I think this is a very astute appraisal. I think its fair to say, for example, and has been evidenced recently, that Joao and Fletcher are technically much better players than those we have brought in to replace them however monk has majored on the team ethic. Hard work. Discipline. Togetherness.
Often, and this is why individual brilliance is sought after, individual brilliance can win you games even when teamwork and hard work fail. The test of this squad will be whether we can keep that base going through a series of losses. If we don't we'll have trouble as there are very, ver