Gary Rowett sets Birmingham City points target

Gary Rowett is aiming to guide his Birmingham City side to a play-off spot.

Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett has suggested that he wants his side to accumulate between 72-78 points this season as they hunt a play-off spot.

The Blues are currently lurking just outside the top six, but Rowett wants his side to bridge that gap by the end of the campaign.

And the former Burton Albion boss believes that if his team can collect just over 70 points this term, they should have a chance of gatecrashing the play-off pack.

Birmingham are currently on 48 points, meaning that they would have to have a strong end to the campaign if they are to match Rowett’s target.

The Blues’ form will also have to improve, considering they have been off the pace in the last few weeks.

Birmingham have won just two of their last seven matches, and they are in danger of losing ground on some of their fellow promotion chasers.

Birmingham are next in action against relegation threatened Bolton Wanderers at St. Andrews on Tuesday night, before they face another out of form side in Queens Park Rangers at the weekend.

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