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Jewell confident on Derby future

Paul Jewell
Paul Jewell's side are 18th in the Championship

Derby County manager Paul Jewell says his job is not on the line despite recent newspaper speculation.

Jewell told BBC Radio Derby: "I spoke to the chairman on Monday and he's assured me there's not a problem.

"I know it's not going great, I'm not stupid and I've been here before but we've had a tough season."

Nathan Ellington managed a last-minute equaliser in their 2-2 draw at Charlton on Monday, but the Rams have not won in their last six league games.

Jewell added: "I can only do my best. My best in this league has been good enough before and given a fair run at it, I'll think I'll get it right again.

"The biggest problem we've had is that I came in when I knew we were going to get relegated and I've had a year to put it right.

"We made a few mistakes in the January transfer window trying to have a little bit of dignity going down but it didn't work and we're still paying for those mistakes."

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