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Can the Saddlers break into the top six?

Can the Saddlers break into the top six?

Early signals have suggested that there is some capability that we can break into the top six in League One.

A run of decent results can see you climb the table, as every team - with the exception of Leeds - are very closely matched in ability and points.

The Saddlers have a real chance to try and make it into the Playoffs for the first time since we won them in 2001. This would be a major achievement for Hutch, as the squad is not the biggest in the league, yet we still seem to be able to get the results we need to have a fighting chance.

So, what did you think of our chances? A majority of 57% believe that a top six finish is out if the question, with 43% thinking that we can.

My view is that it could go either way and it wil all depend on our actions in the transfer market over the next four weeks. I would like to think that we can, be we have to be realistic and a top ten finish maybe a better target.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rich
Date:Friday January 1 2010
Time: 4:31PM

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