Birmingham City are one of the current front-runners in this year’s Championship and for more neutral supporters, this may come as a bit of a surprise.
With the likes of Newcastle United, Norwich and even close rivals Aston Villa now in the division, it’s going to be one of the tightest campaigns on record but Birmingham are a side that fully deserve the right to compete.
They’ve lost only once so far this season and another point this weekend against QPR keeps them in sixth place in the Championship.
It’s impressive stuff when you consider when Gary Rowett took over two years ago, the club were in a relegation scrap with truly uncertain times ahead.
But he’s turned it around and they can compete for the play-offs, if they get certain things right going forward.
So with that in mind, here’s THREE things Gary Rowett must do to guide Birmingham to the play-offs…