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Aug 14, 2009
Westcliff riviera
Not long now till the 5th of August and Blackburn at Roots Hall. With the signings of Hendrie, Kightly and Turner(have we?) and Mr Brown looking for more new boys we appear to be set for a very decent squad to start the season. If only Nile hadn't been a complete tool and was getting a full pre-season in, we would be awesome, on paper at least.

Now for the discussion bit. With the introduction of the newbies our squad will take on new group dynamics and they will have to form a new togetherness which has been the cornerstone of previous seasons. That will take time I think, as will the gelling of the team on the playing front. My guess is that some of our established 1st teamers may be a bit ****ed off at the increased competition. Whether that will make them up their game is yet to be seen. I'm really pleased with the re-enforcements but I'm not expecting to see championship contenders from the very first game. So, what do you think?