Veteran midfielder Robbie Savage has retained the captain's armband for Derby's forthcoming npower Championship campaign.
The 35-year-old former Wales international skippered Nigel Clough's side last season and started all but one of the Rams' league matches.
Savage told BBC Radio Derby: "That is a huge boost. I must be in his (Clough's) plans again which I think I deserve after last season."
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