Whitbread joins Rams

Leicester defender Zak Whitbread has joined the Foxes' Sky Bet Championship rivals Derby on an emergency loan deal.

Last Updated: 30/09/13 at 12:51 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Davie Weir: Lack of Rangers scouting network is a problem

Post comment

Davie Weir believes the lack of a scouting network at Rangers is a problem that needs to be solved.

Robbie Brady bid from Norwich rejected by Hull

Post comment

Hull City have confirmed they have rejected a third bid from Norwich City for winger Robbie Brady.

All Articles

Zak Whitbread: Brought in as defensive c

Zak Whitbread: Brought in as defensive c

Whitbread was due to train with the Rams on Monday morning and he looks likely to make his debut for Derby against Ipswich at Pride Park on Tuesday night.

The Rams, who sacked manager Nigel Clough on Saturday evening just hours after defeat to Nottingham Forest, have problems in central defence following Richard Keogh's red card at the City Ground.

Keogh is suspended for the visit of the Tractor Boys while Shaun Barker and Mark O'Brien are still making their way back from long-term injuries.

Meanwhile, Leicester are currently spoilt for choice in the centre-back department with club captain Wes Morgan and Liam Moore in excellent form, signings Marcin Wasilewski and Ignasi Miquel waiting in the wings, and Sean St Ledger close to returning from a knee injury.

Whitbread, 29, who started his career at Liverpool and played for Millwall and Norwich before joining Leicester in the summer of 2012, has made just four appearances for the Foxes this season - the last being in the 5-2 victory over Carlisle in the Capital One Cup last month.


Sky Bet Free Bet Club: £10 free bet - £5 free every week


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Roberto Firmino eyeing trophy success at Liverpool after saying bye to Hoffenheim

Liverpool's £29m summer signing Roberto Firmino hopes to celebrate "a lot of success" at Anfield and 'can't wait test himself in the Premier League'.

Manchester United 'agree Matteo Darmian fee with Torino'

Manchester United have agreed a fee with Torino for Italy right-back Matteo Darmian, according to Sky Italia sources.

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba not joining Barcelona this year

Barcelona have insisted they are "not planning" a move for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba this calendar year.

Mail Box

Doesn't Delph To Arsenal Make More Sense?

We have reaction to our Top Ten regarding Philipp Lahm and Dave Mackay, why we all love Harry Kane, Fabian Delph to Arsenal and what United can get away with...

Why Is Kane More Likeable Than Carrick?

A Mailbox which covers topics including Harry Kane, Sergio Aguero, Robin van Persie, handballs, transfer reporting and Rodgers bingo. It's not us being mean...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company