Promotion chances looking strong as Leicester City make history

Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Leicester City made history last night as they recorded eight straight successive league wins, this time over Birmingham City.

The Foxes remain eight points clear at the top of the Championship and their chances of promotion to the Premier League are now looking even stronger.

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FT: #bcfc 1 #lcfc 2 - History boys. Leicester City set a new Club record of eight consecutive league wins. http://t.co/5EWCcwMxCU

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Leicester's Lloyd Dyer and Jamie Vardy both got goals in last night's game at St Andrews.

Some of Leicester's players expressed their joy on Twitter:

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Great game 3 points new record on to the next one can't wait great support it was like playing at home #lcfc

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Still winning ... Buzzing ! Stay top of the league ... Chilling now before another big game Saturday . Thanks for your great support again

The question now is will the Foxes be able to hold on to their strong lead and take automatic promotion? Well, if the last few weeks are anything to go by then their chances are looking very promising.