Derby County Football Club is a professional association football club based in Derbyshire, England. The club is currently participating in the second tier of English football, namely the EFL Championship.
Founded in 1884, Derby County has been one of the most recognizable clubs in England over the years. The club was one of the twelve founding members of the Football League and is one of ten teams to have taken part in every season of English football league system.
The club enjoyed its best years in the 1970s when they won the first division twice. Additionally, they have only spent four seasons out of the country's top two divisions.
Nicknamed 'The Rams', the club plays its home games at the Pride Park Stadium. Derby have been playing their home fixtures at the ground since 1997. The Rams have been sporting the black and white kit since the 1890s and do so till this day.
The club is owned by Mel Morris and their current manager is Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard.