For what is a small club compared to some of the other Premier League teams they are competing against this season, this would be a massive achievement for the club. But then again, they know all about achievement and making history, as they showed last season: going on a fifteen match unbeaten run, stretching from October all the way to January, only to be defeated at
It’s amazing just how far this team has come in such a short space of time: just last season they were plucking players out the Championship, and just a year on after securing their place in the Premiership in superb style by finishing ninth in the league, they are now signing players such as Nikola Zigic, Ben Foster and most notably Alexander Hleb, whose services they secured on the final day of the transfer window in the Summer. It is clear the Blues are in it for the long haul, and making it a whole year unbeaten at home, in all competitions may I add too, would be the icing on the cake for a superb year for the Blues.
Whatever the outcome on Saturday, it has been a mammoth year for the team that holds the City’s name and a win, or even a draw, Saturday really would be deserved of a team – no - a club, that has worked so very hard over the past year.