It emerged from Pride Park today that Nigel Clough had been sacked by the Rams after a bust up with chariman Andy Appleby.
Clough sacked! Shock as rookie Walker takes charge
A replacement was put in place immediately in the shape of life-long fan Alex Walker, this was Walker's first job in management.
Earlier today Sky Sports News managed to speak briefly to the new boss, on his way into the training ground
Sky Sports: So Alex, this is your first job in management how far realisticly can you take your beloved Rams?
Walker: That is a silly question, we can go anywhere with me at the helm.
Sky Sports: Your clearly confident in your own ability even though this is your first role in management, what do..
(Walker interrupts the reporter)
Walker: If you had the ability I have you would also be confident, now please.