Ben Herd is expecting St Albans City to show a different side this season having watched their summer business with interest.
Zane Banton is predicting a successful season ahead at Clarence Park following an impressive start to life at St Albans City for the new signings.
Ian Allinson believes St Albans City have to make better use of what they have off the pitch if they are to continue making strides forward on it.
Spiralling costs and the threat to the team are the main reasons for the increase in ticket prices that has caused plenty of outrage among some St Albans City supporters according to co-owner Lawrence Levy.
One of the remits for Ian Allinson's new job is to look at the logistics, the finance and the possibility of St Albans City going full-time.
St Albans City's co-owner Lawrence Levy said the emotional impact following the death of Clive Churchhouse was "the worst things that has happened to me".
St Albans City suffered their first defeat in pre-season as they lost 2-0 away to Biggleswade Town, writes Paige Simmonds.
David Noble's return from injury is just one reason for the growing excitement ahead of the new season - as he predicts this could be St Albans City's year.
Scott Shulton is determined to put his injury problems behind him and help St Albans City push towards the play-offs.
St Albans City's second pre-season fixture brought a second win, 3-2 at Ware - but it wasn't as straight forward as it had looked.
Ian Allinson was a happy man after his new look St Albans City side got off to a winning start in pre-season.
Ian Allinson admits that as it stands the trio of Ben Wyatt, Solomon Sambou and David Moyo are unlikely to be part of St Albans City's plans this season.
Chippenham Town are offering reduced coach travel for their game at St Albans City as a counter-balance to what they say is the "high cost of entry" to Clarence Park.