After a shoddy start to the month in February, it got a lot better towards the back end of the month with four consecutive wins followed by a draw against Sheffield Wednesday. To say that February is the shortest month of the year, it was the most congested month in terms of fixtures this month that the match cancellations at The Shay laid down for us. We were ruthlessly knocked out of the F.A. Cup in the Fifth Round as we were torn away piece by piece in a 6-1 demolition job at Stamford Bridge against the Premier League leaders.
Using our game in hand we managed to lift ourselves back up into second place, now five points behind the new leaders in Derby County, but with two games in hand on Sean Dyche's side. If we win these two games in hand we will go one point ahead of Derby County if they win all of their games leading up to our payback fixtures caused by the poor facilities at The Shay. With no other cup competition distracting us now, we can fully focus on the final 13 games that await us this season.
Some people are addicted to drugs. Some people are addicted to alcohol. Matthew Fletcher is hooked on scoring goals for our football club - a talent that not many possess. He has once again outscored his appearance tally this month and tops the scoring charts in the Championship completely unchallenged with 37 goals in 33 games, averaging a goal every 77.54 minutes - an outstanding statistic that absolutely sh*ts on Hervin Ongenda's 111.47 minutes per goal in second place.