Expectations for Season 20/21 (3 Viewers)

Guildford Bee

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We've got more than enough in this squad to do much better than that. December is a real killer of a month though with some big games and a lot of them so would certainly be good to get Norgaard back by then. Should have Roerslev back then too... I think not making play offs would be regarded as a big disappointment by the club..
There are no exceptional teams this season. Watford look hard to beat but there’s no reason at all why we shouldn’t be around the top 2
 

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I think it's become clear that this season is going to be totally batsh*t in all divisions with players more tired, more prone to injury and with home advantage all but obliterated. There will be more and more freak results (hopefully Preston was one) and it's going to be hard to predict.
 

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Its too tough to call. Our squad is finding its feet and we are losing a few to injury each week.

If we can get in that top 6 i will be over the moon.
 

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This is all going to be about how good our team is when the full squad are used and whether we can still win/draw enough games without our best players.

As we've already seen, players will get injured and those that don't will get tired. We were lucky with injuries last year, with our best players injury free. It's a great opportunity for top 2, but really a bit of a lottery this season. What I would say is we didn't sign Toney (and he didn't come here) just to be also rans.
 

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Its too tough to call. Our squad is finding its feet and we are losing a few to injury each week.

If we can get in that top 6 i will be over the moon.
I don't think you are too wide of the mark to be honest. The merry-go-round of games and no crowds will produce so many odd results this year and despite the shrewd addition of Toney losing the calibre of Said and Ollie will impact us. Injuries are not being kind to us at the moment. I think the long term of the squad is extremely good but I think this may be a season of flirting with the play-off's rather than a top two finish.
 

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I don't think you are too wide of the mark to be honest. The merry-go-round of games and no crowds will produce so many odd results this year and despite the shrewd addition of Toney losing the calibre of Said and Ollie will impact us. Injuries are not being kind to us at the moment. I think the long term of the squad is extremely good but I think this may be a season of flirting with the play-off's rather than a top two finish.
Flirting with the play offs is what we did 2015-2019. Top half and not mathematically out of sight of top 6 until 3-4 games off the end of the season in all but one in which we did just enough while teams above us imploded. I think we’re better than we were those 5 seasons even if not as strong as we finished last season. Finishing below 6th would be a massive disappointment and you’d have to be almost horizontally relaxed to think otherwise.
 

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Flirting with the play offs is what we did 2015-2019. Top half and not mathematically out of sight of top 6 until 3-4 games off the end of the season in all but one in which we did just enough while teams above us imploded. I think we’re better than we were those 5 seasons even if not as strong as we finished last season. Finishing below 6th would be a massive disappointment and you’d have to be almost horizontally relaxed to think otherwise.
No I don't believe I'm horizontally relaxed at all AB that's my opinion for what it's worth. We've lost 60 million pound worth of talent, recovering from the bitter psychological impact of missing out on promotion last season and having to bed in new players on top of the surreal nature of Covid football in an empty stadium. Add Norgaard's injury etc and it'll be a difficult October and November.

Yes I 'aspire' to a Top Six but it's going to be a funny old season.
 

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Didn’t realise how badly Wycombe are doing 6 games 6 defeats and just one goal! And against us I thought they looked ok
 

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