PreviewsA collection of Fulhamish previews
Following Friday’s dramatic 10-man win over the Canaries of Norwich City, Fulham turn their attention to a home fixture against Aston Villa. Whilst Friday’s victory was a precious one, wins for Wednesday and Reading, as well as a point for Leeds against Newcastle means that the pressure for wins remains firmly on the Whites.
Well here we go - one of the biggest run-ins for many a year. Five games stand between Slav's men and an elusive spot in the play-offs. It's still in completely our hands, but the room for manoeuvre has well and truly expired.
Crunch time is well and truly upon us at the Cottage on Saturday with Ipswich the latest obstacle in the hunt for that all important 6th place finish.
Fulham leapfrogged Sheffield Wednesday into the playoff places on Saturday afternoon, but a tough game against Derby County has the potential to pull the Whites back down to Earth incredibly quickly if they're not firing on all cylinders this evening.
Tuesday's crushing last-gasp disappointment means that Fulham remain outside the playoff places, but that will change if the Whites can return to winning ways against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.
The fabled game in hand has finally arrived at the Cottage and with Saturday's results all falling the way of the Whites, Fulham can finally breach the top six with a win over Blackburn Rovers.
Black and White is the order of the day as Fulham travel up to the North East to face the mighty Newcastle United, who sit three points clear at the top of the league, and seemingly destined for a return to the Premier League.
It's a case of all the 'Whites' in a week as Preston North End's visit to the Cottage is followed up by their similarly attired cousins from Yorkshire.
Fulham return to the Cottage for the first of four crucial home games in March this Saturday as they take on a Preston North End team defying the odds and just behind the Whites in the table.