posted on Jul, 25 2004 @ 05:50 PM
Pre-season games are meant to be taken very seriously websurfer for two reasons. One is that the players can get match fitness back against other top
teams. The other is that the whole squad get a chance to stake a claim in the first 11 for the coming season as they don't often get the chance once
it starts. Also, in the case of say Liverpool who have a new manager the players want to prove as much as possible they are worthy of a place in the
side and start with a clean slate.
Obviously though because of a lack of match fitness the games might not be up to the standards we are used to in season, but it's not for a lack of