I don't understand.
How are we weaker when the only player who would potentially have been a first teamer to go was Tom Clarke?
You could argue that other clubs have strengthened but not all have and the window is still open
Three quotes from DJ's piece in tomorrow's programme ( he's featured on the front cover):
This time last year "I didn't think I was going to be here but the window shut and I got the opportunity."
"I have aspirations and I have goals and I want to push on."
Being made captain against Brentford...
There can't have been many times when a father and son have played for the first team in the same season but I think the year big Sam was caretaker player manager his son Craig featured briefly in a game as well.
With some exceptions (e.g. Wigan & Barnsley away) we had been playing poorly well before lockdown, especially at home. The pressing game requires all the players to perform near maximum most of the time and we just couldn't keep it going and went into our shell. We don't have enough Gregan type...
It's understandable to be disappointed at the season petering out but a dose of harsh reality is needed.
We were in a good position for a long time but the season is 46 games, not 30. We lacked the depth of quality in the squad to continue with a high intensity pressing game so reverted to...