The sands of expectation are a constantly shifting feature on the sporting landscape. What supporters expect can dramatically erode from one season – or indeed one month – to the next.
There are some constants. For reasons attributable only to collective hysteria, for example, every four years the English public expects to see its national side lift football's World Cup. This is a hopeless, cyclical act of illusion triumphing over reality.
Higher Expectations a Sign of Progress
Depleted Bath Go With the F-Louw
Cup Upset is Not Beyond Us - Attwood
Bath Lack Fear Factor - Brian Moore
MMM: Seeking Swift Revenge
Bath Licking Lips Rather Than Wounds
Craig Calling for New World Club Competition
Almighty Task in Store
Letter from CC!
Attwood is Star Guest
Mike Catt: Wilkinson Has Left a Fabulous Legacy