Mel Morris

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Mel Morris said : "We've got an investment that was meant to be coming in, it didn't arrive. Because of that it left us a bit short, so I had to rush down to the bank this morning and personally write the cheque to make sure they got paid" External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We’ve got an investment that was meant to be coming in, it didn’t arrive. Because of that it left us a bit short, so I had to rush down to the bank this morning and personally write the cheque to make sure they got paid” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, January 6, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "All the players were paid at 11am this morning," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Read More ) : "No, not concerned. Read More Related Articles " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I think it certainly will be some time soon. " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Firstly, it's really difficult to try to get academy players to gain confidence early in their careers," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Obviously, the commercial opportunities this creates are widespread and significant. Wayne Rooney faces the press at Pride Park (Image: Andy Clarke - acphoto1968@gmail.com 07801061979) " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, January 2, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We got the notion that Wayne was looking at some point to return back to the UK. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have been looking for investment and we are close to trying to get something sorted out on that front, which is important. I have always believed that it's not the best structure to have a single person at the club because it's expensive, but also because you need a balance. So we have been looking for the right person" External link

derbytelegraph Monday, November 18, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have been looking for investment and we are close to trying to get something sorted out on that front, which is important. I have always believed that it's not the best structure to have a single person at the club because it's expensive, but also because you need a balance. So we have been looking for the right person" External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, November 18, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We have been looking for investment and we are close to trying to get something sorted out on that front, which is important. I have always believed that it’s not the best structure to have a single person at the club because it’s expensive, but also because you need a balance. So we have been looking for the right person” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, November 18, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We have been looking for investment and we are close to trying to get something sorted out on that front, which is important. I have always believed that it’s not the best structure to have a single person at the club because it’s expensive, but also because you need a balance. So we have been looking for the right person” External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, November 18, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Philip Cocu ) : "Phillip Cocu has probably had the toughest time as a manager in coping with the sort of issues that have been thrown at him," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, November 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I spent some time earlier this evening talking about sacrifice. " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "It's humbling because my involvement at the club is time and money but it is literally down to the people there and I have had some great help. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "There are a number of initiatives we want to put in place - we have to learn from this, not just as a football club but as a sport," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "The two players got caught, but the real risk here is that others drinking and driving are not getting caught. " External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Of course, I would like to see it through," "The emotion and 'sweat equity' I have put into this club is incredible" External link

thisisderbyshire Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Of course, I would like to see it through," "The emotion and 'sweat equity' I have put into this club is incredible" External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Steve Gibson ) : "Obviously Steve has an issue and he is trying to pursue that. I'm not sure what the issue is. What we did was within the regulations. End of story. Absolutely (done nothing wrong)," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, September 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest," External link

nottinghampost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:06:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "David and Julie have been such great supporters of us over the past 10 years. To have the family at the grand final supporting us was very special," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told : “The issues are far deeper than just finding owners, this goes right the way through to the waterfall of funds from the Premier League down,” External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, August 28, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Maitland City stuck with us for most of the game yesterday, it was only in the third quarter that we took away a little lead and were able to build on it from that," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Obviously, the commercial opportunities this creates are widespread and significant," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, August 12, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “Obviously, the commercial opportunities this creates are widespread and significant,” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, August 12, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

chesterfirst Friday, August 9, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : “To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally,” External link

citizen Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “I’m sure once people hear news of this you are inevitably going to get (other) interest… I’m confident this is something that we’ll get sorted out,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "On the back of Wayne joining the club, we have just been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with our principal shirt sponsor, 32Red" External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : “To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally,” External link

independent-UG Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "On the back of Wayne joining, we've been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with our principal shirt sponsor, 32Red," "This is clearly an exciting signing for us and Wayne's presence will further enhance the club's standing and its ability to perform both on and off the pitch" External link

smh Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We’ve maintained all along that we want to be compliant with FFP and I don’t see anything in this deal that would change that,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "On the back of Wayne joining, we've been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with our principal shirt sponsor, 32Red," "This is clearly an exciting signing for us and Wayne's presence will further enhance the club's standing and its ability to perform both on and off the pitch" External link

watoday Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We’ve maintained all along that we want to be compliant with FFP and I don’t see anything in this deal that would change that,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "On the back of Wayne joining, we've been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with our principal shirt sponsor, 32Red," "This is clearly an exciting signing for us and Wayne's presence will further enhance the club's standing and its ability to perform both on and off the pitch" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It's literally only been a couple of days in the offing," External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris déclaré : «Ça ne fait littéralement que deux jours que ça se prépare. Le point de départ, c'est que nous avons compris qu'il avait hâte de revenir au Royaume-Uni et nous avons décidé de voir si nous pouvions faire quelque chose» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has," "His playing career has been phenomenal. He's demonstrated his leadership qualities in America. Who wouldn't want at least the opportunity for this? I can guarantee Cocu is excited as I am about it" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “I’m sure once people hear news of this you are inevitably going to get (other) interest… I’m confident this is something that we’ll get sorted out,” External link

nan Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has,” External link

nan Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally," External link

afp-english Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Wayne Rooney ) : “Wayne is coming here to play for the club, but he’s also wanting to accelerate his coaching badges… a key thing for him, his long-term career ambitions, is to become a manager,” External link

cyprus-mail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “Our time with Lampard was great because it demonstrated our willingness to give people time, to work with them and give them time to develop. I think Wayne sees Derby as a good place to do that,” External link

cyprus-mail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “The conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has,” External link

cyprus-mail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “I’m sure once people hear news of this you are inevitably going to get (other) interest... I’m confident this is something that we’ll get sorted out,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris déclaré : "Ca ne fait littéralement que deux jours que ça se prépare. Le point de départ, c'est que nous avons compris qu'il avait hâte de revenir au Royaume-Uni et nous avons décidé de voir si nous pouvions faire quelque chose" External link

tv5 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris says : "he wants to finish the season there. ... He will join in January if we can get the deal done" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "I think the key thing to me is the conversation we had with Phillip, which was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has" External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "I'm sure once people hear news of this you are inevitably going to get (other) interest... I'm confident this is something that we'll get sorted out," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris says : "he wants to finish the season there. ... He will join in January if we can get the deal done" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

oxfordtimes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I'm sure that once people hear news you're inevitably going to get interest. I am confident this is something we will get sorted out. " External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We understood he was keen to come back to the UK and of course we looked at it and decided if we could do something on the back of that," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It's never done until it's done," External link

bbc Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I'm confident this is something we will get sorted out," "The starting point was that we understood Wayne was keen to return to the United Kingdom. We had a look and decided to see if we could actually do something on the back of that. "The key thing was conversation he had with [Derby manager] Phillip Cocu" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It has literally been a couple of days in the offing," External link

irishmirror Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've never been aggressive in trying to find investment. We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest. " External link

derbytelegraph Monday, July 29, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We all knew it (Lampard moving on) was going to be a possibility but from the fans' perspective there are a lot of things around what Frank had done that carried forward," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, July 25, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've never been aggressive in trying to find investment. We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest. " External link

derbytelegraph Monday, July 22, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've never been aggressive in trying to find investment. We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, July 22, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Of course, I would like to see it through," "The emotion and 'sweat equity' I have put into this club is incredible" External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, July 22, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "There are two parts to answering the question. " External link

derbytelegraph Monday, July 22, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris ( about Philip Cocu ) : "Firstly, I'm very excited to have Phillip with us here today. " External link

derbytelegraph Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are delighted to welcome Phillip Cocu as our new manager. " External link

herald-ie Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views. "The fit is strong. We want to build on the momentum that we have in our style of play, our club values, and the increasingly important role of our academy. Phillip and his team understand the need and benefits of this approach" External link

bbc Friday, July 5, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views. "The fit is strong. We want to build on the momentum that we have in our style of play, our club values, and the increasingly important role of our academy. Phillip and his team understand the need and benefits of this approach" External link

bbc Friday, July 5, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views. "The fit is strong. We want to build on the momentum that we have in our style of play, our club values, and the increasingly important role of our academy. Phillip and his team understand the need and benefits of this approach" External link

bbc Friday, July 5, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are keen to look at how we help Phillip Cocu understand the challenges of the Championship. You may see things that could happen in the next few days," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, July 5, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are delighted to welcome Phillip Cocu as our new manager. " External link

stokesentinel Friday, July 5, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, July 5, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "The style of football is extremely similar to how Frank has been setting Derby up," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, July 5, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views. "The fit is strong. We want to build on the momentum that we have in our style of play, our club values, and the increasingly important role of our academy. Phillip and his team understand the need and benefits of this approach" External link

bbc Friday, July 5, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "The style of football is extremely similar to how Frank has been setting Derby up," External link

burtonmail Friday, July 5, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “I’m assuming so. Obviously it’s a matter between Chelsea and Frank at this stage, but they’ve now got the opportunity to finalise matters,” External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “I’m assuming so. Obviously it’s a matter between Chelsea and Frank at this stage, but they’ve now got the opportunity to finalise matters,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:53:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “I’m assuming so. Obviously it’s a matter between Chelsea and Frank at this stage, but they’ve now got the opportunity to finalise matters,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:44:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I'm assuming so. It's a matter between Chelsea and Frank at this stage, but they've now got the opportunity to finalise matters," "When Frank and I first met, we discussed this very eventuality. Our belief is that Frank and Chelsea need to have the time to finalise the transaction between them" External link

herald-ie Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told : "We're going to have a tough time ahead if Frank goes. If he'd done a bad job at Derby this season then this wouldn't be happening," External link

heart Monday, July 1, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Someone who will embrace the academy - like Frank has - and have a relationship and connection with the fans. " External link

heart Monday, July 1, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “Style of play is key, the intensity of play is key, the connection with the fans is key,” External link

thetimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "If you become obstructive in these situations that's not going to bode well for the future. I have a good relationship with Frank, and our relationship with Frank and with Chelsea is really important" External link

derbytelegraph Friday, June 28, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : "If Frank's not with us, then there's a profile that you could start to work out," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, June 28, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We will cross the bridge of replacing Frank Lampard if and when we have clarity on the situation" External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, June 27, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Andrea Radrizzani ) : "I think the world of Andrea, he is a great guy. I will always find time for him. " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:23:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Andrea Radrizzani ) : "I think the world of Andrea, he is a great guy. I will always find time for him. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, June 27, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told : "I am hoping this guy will manage us next season, so I'm not giving up hope," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Frank Lampard ) : "When Frank met me for the first time we talked about this opportunity (at Chelsea) even then. We knew at some stage this would happen, we just didn't know when and we thought it would be some way off," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "If he'd done a bad job at Derby this season then this wouldn't be happening," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We have got to start thinking about the fact Frank may move on, although I don’t want to give up on that. " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris replied ( about Frank Lampard ) : "Someone who will embrace the academy - like Frank has - and have a relationship and connection with the fans. And there's an expectation at the club that we have to play football a certain way" External link

herald-ie Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have had more than a fair number, let's put it that way," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have had more than a fair number, let's put it that way," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We’re going to have a tough time ahead if Frank goes. If he’d done a bad job at Derby this season then this wouldn’t be happening,” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris replied ( about Frank Lampard ) : “Someone who will embrace the academy like Frank has and have a relationship and connection with the fans. And there’s an expectation at the club that we have to play football a certain way” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We’re going to have a tough time ahead if Frank goes. If he’d done a bad job at Derby this season then this wouldn’t be happening,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris replied ( about Frank Lampard ) : “Someone who will embrace the academy like Frank has and have a relationship and connection with the fans. And there’s an expectation at the club that we have to play football a certain way” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "It is impossible in the situation. " External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We will cross the bridge of replacing Frank Lampard if and when we have clarity on the situation" External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We will cross the bridge of replacing Frank Lampard if and when we have clarity on the situation" External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added : "The linking is inevitable - I don't think it was ever going to be any other way," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, June 26, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added : "The linking is inevitable - I don't think it was ever going to be any other way," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris commenting : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term" External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "Of course, we have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term," External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "Of course, we have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term," External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We have made it very clear to everyone - but most importantly to Frank himself - that we want to retain him at the club for the long term. "If Chelsea want to hire Frank, then it is in their gift to make an offer in pursuit of that. In the meantime, we will continue to put our best foot forward to continue with our plans for the coming season” External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank himself that we want to retain him at the club for the long term," External link

themirror Tuesday, June 18, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We have made it very clear to everyone - but most importantly to Frank himself - that we want to retain him at the club for the long term. "If Chelsea want to hire Frank, then it is in their gift to make an offer in pursuit of that. In the meantime, we will continue to put our best foot forward to continue with our plans for the coming season” External link

bristolpost Monday, June 17, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term," External link

upi Monday, June 17, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We will work closely with Frank in that regard so that he knows how much he is wanted by everyone associated with the club,” External link

dailypost Monday, June 17, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "There's no change in the situation at present, except for the fact that Chelsea no longer have a manager," External link

heart Monday, June 17, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank himself that we want to retain him at the club for the long term," External link

irishmirror Monday, June 17, 2019 3:40:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “There’s no change in the situation at present, except for the fact that Chelsea no longer have a manager,” External link

chesterfirst Monday, June 17, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term," "If Chelsea want to hire Frank, then it is in their gift to make an offer in pursuit of that. "In the meantime, we will continue to put our best foot forward to continue with our plans for the coming season and work with Frank for him to know how much he is wanted by everyone associated with the club" External link

bbc Monday, June 17, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "We will reflect on this game in the next couple of days," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Both clubs (Derby and Villa) will have had A and B plans in place," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris replied : "Listen, we have been perpetually going again - and we will do it again next season," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It's very difficult when you go one goal down, let alone two. Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County: Championship play-off final " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It's very difficult when you go one goal down, let alone two. Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County: Championship play-off final " External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, May 28, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "It is different, it's different for a lot of reasons. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, May 27, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I am pretty calm really because there is no way you can guarantee a result in this game. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, May 27, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "Middlesbrough were offered by us in writing to come with their advisors to go through our submissions for profitability and sustainability, [but] they declined," External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, May 27, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I’ll call it out there because I think it needs calling out. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, May 27, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Mason typifies everything want in a player," External link

derbytelegraph Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "The linking is inevitable - I don't think it was ever going to be any other way," External link

nottinghampost Friday, May 24, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "If he had come here and it had not worked out, I don't think that link would have come out. " External link

nottinghampost Friday, May 24, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "Chelsea have a massive game coming up this week, so have we," External link

nottinghampost Friday, May 24, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "The linking is inevitable - I don't think it was ever going to be any other way," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, May 24, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "Is anyone surprised that lots of people would be interested in him given what he has achieved this season? His style of football has been fantastic," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, May 24, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "Chelsea have a massive game coming up this week, so have we," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, May 24, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : “I can’t remember a season as competitive as this and for Frank to pull it off in his first season is absolutely unbelievable,” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, May 6, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We’re one point adrift of where we were this time last year, in spite of the fact that we made changes, in particular with the style of football,” External link

derbytelegraph Friday, May 3, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I think people are enjoying the football, that has been the comments from the fans this season," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, April 3, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I think people are enjoying the football, that has been the comments from the fans this season," External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “Something like 40 percent of our wage bill is associated with players who have barely featured or who did not feature at all in the 2018-19 season so far,” External link

nottinghampost Friday, March 29, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "If you look at contracted players, there are 37 contracted players in the first-team squad, notionally," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, March 29, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "As we get through the end of this season, 26% of the 40% drops off the wage bill because of contract expiry. " External link

derbytelegraph Friday, March 29, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told : "Conversations range from, 'I will be interested to take it all and you can clear off', to people saying, 'I'd like to buy the club and I would like you to stay involved', to 'I want to invest in the club'," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "I wouldn't say all of those amount to serious discussions where someone has the wherewithal and the inclination and the desire to do something, but several of them have as well. " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "It’s impossible to spend at the level we have year after year," External link

nottinghampost Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris : "It’s great that women are wanting to learn about the harms and benefits of vaping. When I started vaping, I less interested in the health risks of vaping- when you’re at that point where your knee deep in the addiction, asking those questions weren’t front of mind for me. I wanted to just listen- and I was lucky that I was supported by a vaping group who knew what they were talking about. There were people in that group that supported me that were doing it for the love of helping people- they weren’t getting paid, and that was really cool" External link

voxy Friday, December 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris : "Before vaping, I tried everything NRT (nicotine replacement therapy), gum, lozenges, and none worked for me because I didn’t get the oral fix. I don’t like chewing things as it looks yuck. I definitely vaped more when I started but that’s because I didn’t get the right device, and I knew not to worry because I’d end up vaping less over time which I definitely have. I need to have my vape and know its there- when I’ve got it, I don’t actually need it, but I just need to know it’s there" External link

voxy Friday, December 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris : "As a mum, my kids are really happy for me and can see what being smoke free has done for me. My daughter doesn’t smoke, neither do- they tried it as kids but because I made the changes that influenced them. Vaping doesn’t give you that stress like cigarettes do. Especially financials- I see whÄnau fighting about the financials, which I don’t have to worry about anymore" External link

voxy Friday, December 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "As a result of Sky's decision to move the game to the Friday night, the opportunity for our supporters to make the journey down to Brighton has been severely impacted," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, February 3, 2017 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris writes ( about Mel Morris ) : "We have been extremely fortunate to have the backing of Mel Morris. Without his backing it would be a very different financial picture, that has to be said. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, January 30, 2017 12:29:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Nigel Pearson ) : "Speaking to Nigel, it was immediately obvious that the way he spoke about football and the need to build the club really struck a chord with us," External link

thisisderbyshire Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:31:00 PM EAT



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tycoon0.50%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
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Philip Cocu said ( about Mel Morris ) : "It was very positive, and it shows the affection and importance Derby County has for Mel (Morris), the owner," External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Philip Cocu said ( about Mel Morris ) : "It was very positive, and it shows the affection and importance Derby County has for Mel (Morris), the owner," External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Frank Lampard wrote ( about Mel Morris ) : "I would like to say a special thank you to Mel Morris, players, staff and everyone who is associated with Derby County Football Club. " External link

irishmirror Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Harry Redknapp said ( about Mel Morris ) : "Mel will already have a shortlist of managers for Derby," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, June 28, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Daniel Walton ( about Mel Morris ) : "Fantastic interview with Mel Morris on talkSPORT. We are incredibly lucky to have that man running our football club" External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Simon Jordan said ( about Mel Morris ) : "I think he has learnt some of his trade on Mel Morris' dime, and I think that comes with a degree of responsibility," External link

bristolpost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Jordan said ( about Mel Morris ) : "I think he has learnt some of his trade on Mel's dime, and I think that comes with a degree of responsibility," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Frank Lampard said ( about Mel Morris ) : "This game is for the fans, and it is for Mel Morris, and his family for what they have done for this club," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, May 27, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Frank Lampard said ( about Mel Morris ) : "I have to say that before I came to the club a lot of people had a story about Mel, and I think there's never been a truer thing for me than take as you find because what I've found is a man who has put so much into this club, financially as well as emotionally. He's desperate to get this club into the Premier League. " External link

derbytelegraph Monday, May 27, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Stephen Pearce said ( about Mel Morris ) : "We've had the sale of the stadium to a separate company, which is owned by executive chairman Mel Morris. " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, April 2, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Frank Lampard said ( about Mel Morris ) : "I know the story, and the story hasn't changed from the moment I came to the club when Mel was very up front and open with me in terms of the fact the club is looking for investment to some degree," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, April 1, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Rowett said ( about Mel Morris ) : "It is a great club, a fantastically run club, and you have got an owner (Mel Morris) that has invested heavily over the years. " External link

derbytelegraph Friday, February 8, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Frank Lampard added ( about Mel Morris ) : "We've had a right go, to be fair to the club - (owner and chairman) Mel Morris has - and now, as we said when I came in at the start of the season, it's not quite the same," "But we're trying, and we'll keep going on the pitch. That's my job" External link

derbytelegraph Saturday, February 2, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris writes ( about Mel Morris ) : "We have been extremely fortunate to have the backing of Mel Morris. Without his backing it would be a very different financial picture, that has to be said. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, January 30, 2017 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sam Rush said ( about Mel Morris ) : "While it is usually transfer window shenanigans that occupy off-the-field activities and media 'speculation' at this time of year, the major focus in recent weeks has in fact been our work, led by chairman Mel Morris, with other Football League clubs in anticipation of all the clubs meeting here at Pride Park on 5th of January. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, January 5, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

Sam Rush said ( about Mel Morris ) : "While it is usually transfer window shenanigans that occupy off-the-field activities and media 'speculation' at this time of year, the major focus in recent weeks has in fact been our work, led by chairman Mel Morris, with other Football League clubs in anticipation of all the clubs meeting here at Pride Park on 5th of January. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, January 5, 2017 1:48:00 PM EAT

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Mel Morris said : "We've got an investment that was meant to be coming in, it didn't arrive. Because of that it left us a bit short, so I had to rush down to the bank this morning and personally write the cheque to make sure they got paid" External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We’ve got an investment that was meant to be coming in, it didn’t arrive. Because of that it left us a bit short, so I had to rush down to the bank this morning and personally write the cheque to make sure they got paid” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, January 6, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "All the players were paid at 11am this morning," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Read More ) : "No, not concerned. Read More Related Articles " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I think it certainly will be some time soon. " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Firstly, it's really difficult to try to get academy players to gain confidence early in their careers," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Obviously, the commercial opportunities this creates are widespread and significant. Wayne Rooney faces the press at Pride Park (Image: Andy Clarke - acphoto1968@gmail.com 07801061979) " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, January 2, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We got the notion that Wayne was looking at some point to return back to the UK. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have been looking for investment and we are close to trying to get something sorted out on that front, which is important. I have always believed that it's not the best structure to have a single person at the club because it's expensive, but also because you need a balance. So we have been looking for the right person" External link

derbytelegraph Monday, November 18, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have been looking for investment and we are close to trying to get something sorted out on that front, which is important. I have always believed that it's not the best structure to have a single person at the club because it's expensive, but also because you need a balance. So we have been looking for the right person" External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, November 18, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We have been looking for investment and we are close to trying to get something sorted out on that front, which is important. I have always believed that it’s not the best structure to have a single person at the club because it’s expensive, but also because you need a balance. So we have been looking for the right person” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, November 18, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We have been looking for investment and we are close to trying to get something sorted out on that front, which is important. I have always believed that it’s not the best structure to have a single person at the club because it’s expensive, but also because you need a balance. So we have been looking for the right person” External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, November 18, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Philip Cocu ) : "Phillip Cocu has probably had the toughest time as a manager in coping with the sort of issues that have been thrown at him," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, November 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I spent some time earlier this evening talking about sacrifice. " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "It's humbling because my involvement at the club is time and money but it is literally down to the people there and I have had some great help. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "There are a number of initiatives we want to put in place - we have to learn from this, not just as a football club but as a sport," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "The two players got caught, but the real risk here is that others drinking and driving are not getting caught. " External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Of course, I would like to see it through," "The emotion and 'sweat equity' I have put into this club is incredible" External link

thisisderbyshire Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Of course, I would like to see it through," "The emotion and 'sweat equity' I have put into this club is incredible" External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Steve Gibson ) : "Obviously Steve has an issue and he is trying to pursue that. I'm not sure what the issue is. What we did was within the regulations. End of story. Absolutely (done nothing wrong)," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, September 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest," External link

nottinghampost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:06:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "David and Julie have been such great supporters of us over the past 10 years. To have the family at the grand final supporting us was very special," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told : “The issues are far deeper than just finding owners, this goes right the way through to the waterfall of funds from the Premier League down,” External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, August 28, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Maitland City stuck with us for most of the game yesterday, it was only in the third quarter that we took away a little lead and were able to build on it from that," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Obviously, the commercial opportunities this creates are widespread and significant," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, August 12, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “Obviously, the commercial opportunities this creates are widespread and significant,” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, August 12, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

chesterfirst Friday, August 9, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : “To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally,” External link

citizen Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “I’m sure once people hear news of this you are inevitably going to get (other) interest… I’m confident this is something that we’ll get sorted out,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "On the back of Wayne joining the club, we have just been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with our principal shirt sponsor, 32Red" External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : “To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally,” External link

independent-UG Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "On the back of Wayne joining, we've been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with our principal shirt sponsor, 32Red," "This is clearly an exciting signing for us and Wayne's presence will further enhance the club's standing and its ability to perform both on and off the pitch" External link

smh Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We’ve maintained all along that we want to be compliant with FFP and I don’t see anything in this deal that would change that,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "On the back of Wayne joining, we've been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with our principal shirt sponsor, 32Red," "This is clearly an exciting signing for us and Wayne's presence will further enhance the club's standing and its ability to perform both on and off the pitch" External link

watoday Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We’ve maintained all along that we want to be compliant with FFP and I don’t see anything in this deal that would change that,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "On the back of Wayne joining, we've been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with our principal shirt sponsor, 32Red," "This is clearly an exciting signing for us and Wayne's presence will further enhance the club's standing and its ability to perform both on and off the pitch" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It's literally only been a couple of days in the offing," External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris déclaré : «Ça ne fait littéralement que deux jours que ça se prépare. Le point de départ, c'est que nous avons compris qu'il avait hâte de revenir au Royaume-Uni et nous avons décidé de voir si nous pouvions faire quelque chose» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has," "His playing career has been phenomenal. He's demonstrated his leadership qualities in America. Who wouldn't want at least the opportunity for this? I can guarantee Cocu is excited as I am about it" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “I’m sure once people hear news of this you are inevitably going to get (other) interest… I’m confident this is something that we’ll get sorted out,” External link

nan Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has,” External link

nan Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally," External link

afp-english Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "To have Wayne Rooney as a player, and equally as an aspiring coach, is incredible and I can only imagine the buzz this will generate amongst our supporters at home and internationally," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Wayne Rooney ) : "The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Wayne Rooney ) : “Wayne is coming here to play for the club, but he’s also wanting to accelerate his coaching badges… a key thing for him, his long-term career ambitions, is to become a manager,” External link

cyprus-mail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “Our time with Lampard was great because it demonstrated our willingness to give people time, to work with them and give them time to develop. I think Wayne sees Derby as a good place to do that,” External link

cyprus-mail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “The conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has,” External link

cyprus-mail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “I’m sure once people hear news of this you are inevitably going to get (other) interest... I’m confident this is something that we’ll get sorted out,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris déclaré : "Ca ne fait littéralement que deux jours que ça se prépare. Le point de départ, c'est que nous avons compris qu'il avait hâte de revenir au Royaume-Uni et nous avons décidé de voir si nous pouvions faire quelque chose" External link

tv5 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris says : "he wants to finish the season there. ... He will join in January if we can get the deal done" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "I think the key thing to me is the conversation we had with Phillip, which was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has" External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "I'm sure once people hear news of this you are inevitably going to get (other) interest... I'm confident this is something that we'll get sorted out," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "The key thing is the conversation he had with Cocu was absolutely critical to the interest Wayne has," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris says : "he wants to finish the season there. ... He will join in January if we can get the deal done" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

oxfordtimes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I'm sure that once people hear news you're inevitably going to get interest. I am confident this is something we will get sorted out. " External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “It’s literally only been a couple of days in the offing,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We understood he was keen to come back to the UK and of course we looked at it and decided if we could do something on the back of that," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It's never done until it's done," External link

bbc Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I'm confident this is something we will get sorted out," "The starting point was that we understood Wayne was keen to return to the United Kingdom. We had a look and decided to see if we could actually do something on the back of that. "The key thing was conversation he had with [Derby manager] Phillip Cocu" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It has literally been a couple of days in the offing," External link

irishmirror Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've never been aggressive in trying to find investment. We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest. " External link

derbytelegraph Monday, July 29, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We all knew it (Lampard moving on) was going to be a possibility but from the fans' perspective there are a lot of things around what Frank had done that carried forward," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, July 25, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've never been aggressive in trying to find investment. We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest. " External link

derbytelegraph Monday, July 22, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We've never been aggressive in trying to find investment. We've said to people that we're open to offers to come in and invest. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, July 22, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Of course, I would like to see it through," "The emotion and 'sweat equity' I have put into this club is incredible" External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, July 22, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "There are two parts to answering the question. " External link

derbytelegraph Monday, July 22, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris ( about Philip Cocu ) : "Firstly, I'm very excited to have Phillip with us here today. " External link

derbytelegraph Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are delighted to welcome Phillip Cocu as our new manager. " External link

herald-ie Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views. "The fit is strong. We want to build on the momentum that we have in our style of play, our club values, and the increasingly important role of our academy. Phillip and his team understand the need and benefits of this approach" External link

bbc Friday, July 5, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views. "The fit is strong. We want to build on the momentum that we have in our style of play, our club values, and the increasingly important role of our academy. Phillip and his team understand the need and benefits of this approach" External link

bbc Friday, July 5, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views. "The fit is strong. We want to build on the momentum that we have in our style of play, our club values, and the increasingly important role of our academy. Phillip and his team understand the need and benefits of this approach" External link

bbc Friday, July 5, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are keen to look at how we help Phillip Cocu understand the challenges of the Championship. You may see things that could happen in the next few days," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, July 5, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are delighted to welcome Phillip Cocu as our new manager. " External link

stokesentinel Friday, July 5, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, July 5, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "The style of football is extremely similar to how Frank has been setting Derby up," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, July 5, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Philip Cocu ) : "We are continuing to develop our philosophy at Derby County and from the first conversation with Phillip, and his team, it was very clear they share similar views. "The fit is strong. We want to build on the momentum that we have in our style of play, our club values, and the increasingly important role of our academy. Phillip and his team understand the need and benefits of this approach" External link

bbc Friday, July 5, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "The style of football is extremely similar to how Frank has been setting Derby up," External link

burtonmail Friday, July 5, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “I’m assuming so. Obviously it’s a matter between Chelsea and Frank at this stage, but they’ve now got the opportunity to finalise matters,” External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “I’m assuming so. Obviously it’s a matter between Chelsea and Frank at this stage, but they’ve now got the opportunity to finalise matters,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:53:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “I’m assuming so. Obviously it’s a matter between Chelsea and Frank at this stage, but they’ve now got the opportunity to finalise matters,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:44:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I'm assuming so. It's a matter between Chelsea and Frank at this stage, but they've now got the opportunity to finalise matters," "When Frank and I first met, we discussed this very eventuality. Our belief is that Frank and Chelsea need to have the time to finalise the transaction between them" External link

herald-ie Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told : "We're going to have a tough time ahead if Frank goes. If he'd done a bad job at Derby this season then this wouldn't be happening," External link

heart Monday, July 1, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Someone who will embrace the academy - like Frank has - and have a relationship and connection with the fans. " External link

heart Monday, July 1, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “Style of play is key, the intensity of play is key, the connection with the fans is key,” External link

thetimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "If you become obstructive in these situations that's not going to bode well for the future. I have a good relationship with Frank, and our relationship with Frank and with Chelsea is really important" External link

derbytelegraph Friday, June 28, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : "If Frank's not with us, then there's a profile that you could start to work out," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, June 28, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We will cross the bridge of replacing Frank Lampard if and when we have clarity on the situation" External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, June 27, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Andrea Radrizzani ) : "I think the world of Andrea, he is a great guy. I will always find time for him. " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:23:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Andrea Radrizzani ) : "I think the world of Andrea, he is a great guy. I will always find time for him. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, June 27, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told : "I am hoping this guy will manage us next season, so I'm not giving up hope," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Frank Lampard ) : "When Frank met me for the first time we talked about this opportunity (at Chelsea) even then. We knew at some stage this would happen, we just didn't know when and we thought it would be some way off," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "If he'd done a bad job at Derby this season then this wouldn't be happening," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We have got to start thinking about the fact Frank may move on, although I don’t want to give up on that. " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris replied ( about Frank Lampard ) : "Someone who will embrace the academy - like Frank has - and have a relationship and connection with the fans. And there's an expectation at the club that we have to play football a certain way" External link

herald-ie Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have had more than a fair number, let's put it that way," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have had more than a fair number, let's put it that way," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We’re going to have a tough time ahead if Frank goes. If he’d done a bad job at Derby this season then this wouldn’t be happening,” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris replied ( about Frank Lampard ) : “Someone who will embrace the academy like Frank has and have a relationship and connection with the fans. And there’s an expectation at the club that we have to play football a certain way” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We’re going to have a tough time ahead if Frank goes. If he’d done a bad job at Derby this season then this wouldn’t be happening,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris replied ( about Frank Lampard ) : “Someone who will embrace the academy like Frank has and have a relationship and connection with the fans. And there’s an expectation at the club that we have to play football a certain way” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "It is impossible in the situation. " External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We will cross the bridge of replacing Frank Lampard if and when we have clarity on the situation" External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We will cross the bridge of replacing Frank Lampard if and when we have clarity on the situation" External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added : "The linking is inevitable - I don't think it was ever going to be any other way," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, June 26, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris added : "The linking is inevitable - I don't think it was ever going to be any other way," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris commenting : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term" External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "Of course, we have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term," External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "Of course, we have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term," External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We have made it very clear to everyone - but most importantly to Frank himself - that we want to retain him at the club for the long term. "If Chelsea want to hire Frank, then it is in their gift to make an offer in pursuit of that. In the meantime, we will continue to put our best foot forward to continue with our plans for the coming season” External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank himself that we want to retain him at the club for the long term," External link

themirror Tuesday, June 18, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We have made it very clear to everyone - but most importantly to Frank himself - that we want to retain him at the club for the long term. "If Chelsea want to hire Frank, then it is in their gift to make an offer in pursuit of that. In the meantime, we will continue to put our best foot forward to continue with our plans for the coming season” External link

bristolpost Monday, June 17, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term," External link

upi Monday, June 17, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : “We will work closely with Frank in that regard so that he knows how much he is wanted by everyone associated with the club,” External link

dailypost Monday, June 17, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "There's no change in the situation at present, except for the fact that Chelsea no longer have a manager," External link

heart Monday, June 17, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told ( about Frank Lampard ) : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank himself that we want to retain him at the club for the long term," External link

irishmirror Monday, June 17, 2019 3:40:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “There’s no change in the situation at present, except for the fact that Chelsea no longer have a manager,” External link

chesterfirst Monday, June 17, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "We have made it very clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain Frank for the long term," "If Chelsea want to hire Frank, then it is in their gift to make an offer in pursuit of that. "In the meantime, we will continue to put our best foot forward to continue with our plans for the coming season and work with Frank for him to know how much he is wanted by everyone associated with the club" External link

bbc Monday, June 17, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "We will reflect on this game in the next couple of days," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Both clubs (Derby and Villa) will have had A and B plans in place," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris replied : "Listen, we have been perpetually going again - and we will do it again next season," External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It's very difficult when you go one goal down, let alone two. Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County: Championship play-off final " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "It's very difficult when you go one goal down, let alone two. Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County: Championship play-off final " External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, May 28, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "It is different, it's different for a lot of reasons. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, May 27, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I am pretty calm really because there is no way you can guarantee a result in this game. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, May 27, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "Middlesbrough were offered by us in writing to come with their advisors to go through our submissions for profitability and sustainability, [but] they declined," External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, May 27, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I’ll call it out there because I think it needs calling out. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, May 27, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "Mason typifies everything want in a player," External link

derbytelegraph Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "The linking is inevitable - I don't think it was ever going to be any other way," External link

nottinghampost Friday, May 24, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : "If he had come here and it had not worked out, I don't think that link would have come out. " External link

nottinghampost Friday, May 24, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "Chelsea have a massive game coming up this week, so have we," External link

nottinghampost Friday, May 24, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "The linking is inevitable - I don't think it was ever going to be any other way," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, May 24, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "Is anyone surprised that lots of people would be interested in him given what he has achieved this season? His style of football has been fantastic," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, May 24, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "Chelsea have a massive game coming up this week, so have we," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, May 24, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Frank Lampard ) : “I can’t remember a season as competitive as this and for Frank to pull it off in his first season is absolutely unbelievable,” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, May 6, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : “We’re one point adrift of where we were this time last year, in spite of the fact that we made changes, in particular with the style of football,” External link

derbytelegraph Friday, May 3, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I think people are enjoying the football, that has been the comments from the fans this season," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, April 3, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "I think people are enjoying the football, that has been the comments from the fans this season," External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris told : “Something like 40 percent of our wage bill is associated with players who have barely featured or who did not feature at all in the 2018-19 season so far,” External link

nottinghampost Friday, March 29, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "If you look at contracted players, there are 37 contracted players in the first-team squad, notionally," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, March 29, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "As we get through the end of this season, 26% of the 40% drops off the wage bill because of contract expiry. " External link

derbytelegraph Friday, March 29, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris told : "Conversations range from, 'I will be interested to take it all and you can clear off', to people saying, 'I'd like to buy the club and I would like you to stay involved', to 'I want to invest in the club'," External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris added : "I wouldn't say all of those amount to serious discussions where someone has the wherewithal and the inclination and the desire to do something, but several of them have as well. " External link

derbytelegraph Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said : "It’s impossible to spend at the level we have year after year," External link

nottinghampost Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris : "It’s great that women are wanting to learn about the harms and benefits of vaping. When I started vaping, I less interested in the health risks of vaping- when you’re at that point where your knee deep in the addiction, asking those questions weren’t front of mind for me. I wanted to just listen- and I was lucky that I was supported by a vaping group who knew what they were talking about. There were people in that group that supported me that were doing it for the love of helping people- they weren’t getting paid, and that was really cool" External link

voxy Friday, December 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris : "Before vaping, I tried everything NRT (nicotine replacement therapy), gum, lozenges, and none worked for me because I didn’t get the oral fix. I don’t like chewing things as it looks yuck. I definitely vaped more when I started but that’s because I didn’t get the right device, and I knew not to worry because I’d end up vaping less over time which I definitely have. I need to have my vape and know its there- when I’ve got it, I don’t actually need it, but I just need to know it’s there" External link

voxy Friday, December 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris : "As a mum, my kids are really happy for me and can see what being smoke free has done for me. My daughter doesn’t smoke, neither do- they tried it as kids but because I made the changes that influenced them. Vaping doesn’t give you that stress like cigarettes do. Especially financials- I see whÄnau fighting about the financials, which I don’t have to worry about anymore" External link

voxy Friday, December 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mel Morris said : "As a result of Sky's decision to move the game to the Friday night, the opportunity for our supporters to make the journey down to Brighton has been severely impacted," External link

thisisderbyshire Friday, February 3, 2017 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris writes ( about Mel Morris ) : "We have been extremely fortunate to have the backing of Mel Morris. Without his backing it would be a very different financial picture, that has to be said. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, January 30, 2017 12:29:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris said ( about Nigel Pearson ) : "Speaking to Nigel, it was immediately obvious that the way he spoke about football and the need to build the club really struck a chord with us," External link

thisisderbyshire Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:31:00 PM EAT



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owner51.49%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
tycoon0.50%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
derby-based business tycoon0.50%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
chief executive0.50%EN09/03/201603/09/2016
director1.98%EN03/13/201413/03/2014
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Mel MorrisEN99.35%
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Philip Cocu said ( about Mel Morris ) : "It was very positive, and it shows the affection and importance Derby County has for Mel (Morris), the owner," External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Philip Cocu said ( about Mel Morris ) : "It was very positive, and it shows the affection and importance Derby County has for Mel (Morris), the owner," External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Frank Lampard wrote ( about Mel Morris ) : "I would like to say a special thank you to Mel Morris, players, staff and everyone who is associated with Derby County Football Club. " External link

irishmirror Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Harry Redknapp said ( about Mel Morris ) : "Mel will already have a shortlist of managers for Derby," External link

derbytelegraph Friday, June 28, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Daniel Walton ( about Mel Morris ) : "Fantastic interview with Mel Morris on talkSPORT. We are incredibly lucky to have that man running our football club" External link

thisisderbyshire Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Simon Jordan said ( about Mel Morris ) : "I think he has learnt some of his trade on Mel Morris' dime, and I think that comes with a degree of responsibility," External link

bristolpost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Jordan said ( about Mel Morris ) : "I think he has learnt some of his trade on Mel's dime, and I think that comes with a degree of responsibility," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Frank Lampard said ( about Mel Morris ) : "This game is for the fans, and it is for Mel Morris, and his family for what they have done for this club," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, May 27, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Frank Lampard said ( about Mel Morris ) : "I have to say that before I came to the club a lot of people had a story about Mel, and I think there's never been a truer thing for me than take as you find because what I've found is a man who has put so much into this club, financially as well as emotionally. He's desperate to get this club into the Premier League. " External link

derbytelegraph Monday, May 27, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Stephen Pearce said ( about Mel Morris ) : "We've had the sale of the stadium to a separate company, which is owned by executive chairman Mel Morris. " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, April 2, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Frank Lampard said ( about Mel Morris ) : "I know the story, and the story hasn't changed from the moment I came to the club when Mel was very up front and open with me in terms of the fact the club is looking for investment to some degree," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, April 1, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Rowett said ( about Mel Morris ) : "It is a great club, a fantastically run club, and you have got an owner (Mel Morris) that has invested heavily over the years. " External link

derbytelegraph Friday, February 8, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Frank Lampard added ( about Mel Morris ) : "We've had a right go, to be fair to the club - (owner and chairman) Mel Morris has - and now, as we said when I came in at the start of the season, it's not quite the same," "But we're trying, and we'll keep going on the pitch. That's my job" External link

derbytelegraph Saturday, February 2, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Mel Morris writes ( about Mel Morris ) : "We have been extremely fortunate to have the backing of Mel Morris. Without his backing it would be a very different financial picture, that has to be said. " External link

thisisderbyshire Monday, January 30, 2017 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sam Rush said ( about Mel Morris ) : "While it is usually transfer window shenanigans that occupy off-the-field activities and media 'speculation' at this time of year, the major focus in recent weeks has in fact been our work, led by chairman Mel Morris, with other Football League clubs in anticipation of all the clubs meeting here at Pride Park on 5th of January. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, January 5, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

Sam Rush said ( about Mel Morris ) : "While it is usually transfer window shenanigans that occupy off-the-field activities and media 'speculation' at this time of year, the major focus in recent weeks has in fact been our work, led by chairman Mel Morris, with other Football League clubs in anticipation of all the clubs meeting here at Pride Park on 5th of January. " External link

thisisderbyshire Thursday, January 5, 2017 1:48:00 PM EAT