It’s been a crazy five years for Fulham, going from ninth in the Premier League to 20th in the Championship.
That ninth place finish under Martin Jol, a season in which they competed in the Europa League, seems a world away now, and no more so than when they were struggling to maintain their Championship status at times last season.
On top of this, they’ve had the sale of the club from Mohamed al-Fayed to Shahid Khan, and five managers.
However, this season promises to be different.
The latest of the managers, Slavisa Jokanovic, has been given board backing and invested wisely to put together a solid team who are doing well.
Until Saturday’s loss to Birmingham, their first of the season, they were in second position, and now still sit in the play-offs.
They face Burton on Tuesday before trips to Wigan and Nottingham Forest before the month is out, in addition to two home ties against Bristol City – one in the league and one in the EFL Cup.
Here, in the opinion of Football League World writer Ryan Evans, are the THREE best things to happen to Fulham in the last five years…