The more bullish Derby fans had dubbed tonight's second leg playoff semi-final as 'Istanhull'.
In the end, the atmosphere was reminiscent of Turkish crowds that we've seen before. Or that Manchester United players and Tony Cascarino have seen before at least.
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3-0 down from the 1st leg, Derby went down in a stirring fashion tonight, winning 2-0 on the night.
As resounding a moral victory as you'll ever come across.
Lucky Hull's heavy 'moral defeat' on the night was assured when one of their supporters ran onto the pitch and squared up to Richard Keogh of Derby and Ireland.
The same lipreaders who went to work on Marco Matterazzi will need to have a look though they were partially obstructed by Keogh's body.
Incidentally, Matthew Symonds, the Crystal Palace fan and BNP sympathiser who so annoyed Eric Cantona 21 years ago, told the Sun that he had run the length of the Selhurst Park Stand to shout, "Off you go Cantona, it's an early bath for you!", a formulation which made him sound like a jovial Match of the Day commentator than a screaming hooligan.
Maybe, this guy will claim he was telling Keogh that he reckons Ciaran Clark would be a better bet alongside O'Shea in the Euros.
— Balls.ie (@ballsdotie) May 6, 2016