Stuart Gray: What Sheffield Wednesday's players talked about throughout last season

Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray has commented on the strength of his side's team spirit.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray has told the Sheffield Star that his players had been talking about the team spirit at the club throughout last season.

Gray has suggested that the players will need to protect their unity and team bond, if they are going to fight for a top six place in the Championship next year.

“The confidence, belief and never-give-up attitude of the group, we have to carry that through,” he said.

“The team spirit is the big thing. The players have commented on it all the way through the season and we need to keep that going.”

“We’ll need that again next season if we’re going to give it a good go.”

The Owls finished the past season in 13th place on 60 points, 18 points off the pace in terms of the top six.

If the manager can keep the squad together and avoid any key players leaving in important positions, as well as improving the side, there’s every reason for Wednesday fans to be confident looking ahead to next season.

The club have the infrastructure and the support base needed to maintain a strong push for promotion next season.

There are some very big and strong sides in the Championship and the Owls will need that team spirit to help them in the face of difficult challenges.

A strong bond between the squad can ensure they give that little bit more and inspire each other as the club goes about getting promoted.

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