So, what is the likely situation with the international futures of Simon Davies, Jason Koumas, Carl Fletcher and even Craig Bellamy, James
Collins and Danny Gabbidon?
But with injuries already depriving Toshack of Craig Bellamy, James
Collins and Simon Davies before this week's withdrawals of Gareth Bale, Jack Collison, Ched Evans and Sam Ricketts, there will be no room for error at the Tofig Bahramov Stadium.
Craig Bellamy, James
Collins, Simon Davies and Jason Koumas were already ruled out, and Tosh has now also lost Manchester City striker Ched Evans and Hull defender Sam Ricketts.
There was no shame in the defeat having travelled with a squad of just 17 after 15 players, including Craig Bellamy, James
Collins, Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey, were ruled out of the trip.
But just when the Wales manager thought he couldn't be hit worse by injuries, he has the body blow of losing Ricketts, Bale, Collison, Evans and David Cotterill from a squad that was already shorn of Bellamy, James
Collins, Gabbidon and Davies.
In the past 10 years the hotel has evolved to become a celebrity favourite, often acting as the Welsh base for a large number of high-profile personalities, including the likes of Take That, Michael Jordan, One Direction, Craig Bellamy, James
Corden and the Wales rugby team.
Currently 101 young jockeys are receiving coaching including Micheal Nolan, Tom Bellamy, James
Best and Jeremy McGrath who are all expected to ride at the Festival.
But the Welsh have lost Craig Bellamy, James
Collins, Neil Taylor and their first and second-choice keepers.
If you think it's glib to use a phrase like that, then ask yourself when we last had ball players of the quality of Ramsey and Allen, a world-class superstar like Gareth Bale and so many established Premier League operators like Williams, Taylor, Bellamy, James
Collins, even Morison, these days.
Ramsey brushed aside a suggestion that he was too young captain his country, although he acknowledged that other contenders, notably Craig Bellamy, James
Collins, Danny Gabbidon and Ashley Williams had all done the job under former manager John Toshack.
And, for the time being, they will be aided and guided by more experienced hands such as Craig Bellamy, James
Collins and Ashley Williams.
There was no shame in the defeat having travelled with a squad of just 17 after 15 players, including the likes of Craig Bellamy, James
Collins, Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey, were ruled out for the trip.