Marshall excited about run-in

There is a buzz in the Leicester camp as the npower Championship

promotion race begins to hot up, according to Foxes winger Ben


Four straight wins have put Nigel Pearson’s side firmly in

contention to challenge for a top-two finish.

Leicester could strengthen their grip on an automatic promotion

place when they host Wolves on Thursday night.

Marshall insists the feeling in the Foxes dressing room is

positive as the players enter the final few months of the


“There’s definitely a buzz around the place,” the England

Under-21 international told the media ahead of the visit of


“There’s a buzz because it’s getting closer to the end of the

season and we’ve put a good run together at a good time to put

ourselves right in there.

“We are well in contention and the games are getting less and

less. Hopefully, we can stay there. That’s the challenge now.

“We’ve had a good run of wins and, hopefully, we can keep that


“The confidence is high. We are winning games and the end of the

season seems to be getting closer now, whereas at the start of the

season it felt far away.”