Arbroath’s 2014-15 campaign is one of the most absurd in recent Scottish football history.
But how did the decay start? What are the root causes for Arbroath’s decline? There are a number of factors – poor transfer business over the winter, injuries to key personnel and the failure to figure out and implement a successful strategy on the pitch have certainly contributed. Intangible, ethereal reasons – the squad’s very sudden loss of confidence, for instance – have almost certainly played their part too.
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