Conor McLaughlin is looking quite assured at RB/CB.I'm not usually one to get involved in the pessimism, however, I think that a lot of cracks were papered over last season, and as it stands, I don't see us looking better now than we were last year. I don't doubt there will be changes over the next month or so, but the season starts in a couple of weeks and as far as I can see, we're looking like part of the furniture.
47 years, since I watched my first game at Roker Park in 1972.Tough if you don’t like the twisting and moaning
48 years since I saw my first game and as it stands we have gone backwards since last season. You can read safc like a book and none of it reads very well atm
Past experience tells me that unless a footballing miracle occurs then Ross is on borrowed time
It is clear that the new owners were the people to stabilise the club. However they are not the people to take it forward
No money and no vision
Very evident thisAgree OP, been painful on here. Constructive criticism fine but some posters have me thinking they want us to fail. Weird
It was close last season, but that was on no small part due to having Maja for the first half of the season. After he left we struggled and were relying on the keeper and McGeady. On form from when Maja left onwards we would be just scraping into the play offs.This place has been nothing but a cesspit of twist and moaning. Yes we failed last season in not getting promotion, but let's face it, it was close. If you had asked me this time last year, play offs would have been the best I would have expected after the years that preceded.
I think in the first few pre season games we have done ...ok. yesterday playing a team from the Portuguese top flight and really were the better team for the majority. Take some positives man. Let's just see where we are after a few games eh?
erm we got beat !!!Not moaning about a draw with Belenenses is not “accepting mediocrity”. I agree completely with the post you quoted, yet I see anything less than automatic promotion this season as failure.
Belenenses were in the Europa League 3 years ago and finished 9th last season. Effectively we drew 0-0 with a team who are about too end of the Championship standard in a meaningless friendly, yet the SMB make out we’d been beaten 6-0 by Blyth Spartans! I don’t even think there was this much moaning when we were beaten 3-0 at St Johnstone under Grayson.