Peschisolido Not Happy With Rams Life

Last updated : 28 August 2004 By @blades_mad1889

Golden Memories: Paul Peschisolido celebrates his match winner over Colchester in the Cup last season.
The Canadian international netted four goals in three games for Derby County which helped the Pride Park club retain there Championship status.

He and his strike partner Marcus Tudgay hit it off straight away and celebrated his debut by scoring the only goal of the game and then a brace against rivals Nottingham Forest.

His only start this season came in the 3-1 defeat at Lincoln City, the Rams were leading with 11 minutes left but three goals in as many minutes ended George Burley's cup dream.

Peschisolido said; "When you're not in the side, you have to work that little bit harder in training to keep yourself fit and sharp,".

"You also have to keep yourself in the right frame of mind so that hopefully you can take your chance when called on."

The former Birmingham City striker made 45 appearances (57 as sub) between years 2001 and 2004 whilst netting 24 important goals.

On the day he signed for the Rams, he said: "As a footballer, you want to start games and be more involved."

Now he finds himself back on the bench and his manager understands the player's frustration.

"I have some excellent players who are not always in the starting line-up and that's not easy for those players," said Burley.

"You need a squad and a good substitutes' bench. It is up to the players to take their chance when they are given one."

Maybe turning down that Blades contract was a bad idea Pesch?