Spot onAs one poster has already reminded us, the only table that counts is the final table.
We are a very good footballing team but not the finished article. It's obvious we need to learn how to defend a lot better and how to shut down games. That will come but the important thing is that we now play the right way. If it takes another season, then so be it. If we can put all those things together we will be well equipped to stay at a higher level. I have no interest in going up and then coming straight back which is what happens to sides which haven't established the right base. MB is clearly thinking long term and having to build a good team with a limited budget isn't easy. Critics of the management would do well to remember that the way we play is what persuaded the likes of Forshaw, Bidwell and Dean to come here.
MB isn't throwing money at the first team which would possibly give a short term boost to our fortunes but with no guarantee of any lasting improvement [ as well as building up financial pressures]. So let's see how we evolve. I have no doubt that the management are addressing the defence and how to see out games. It will take time but it just might all come together at the right time this season.