Taking the Micky!
For the past two seasons, October has been a dark month for Leicester City managers. Not this time, however.
The horror started for Paulo Sousa two years ago when he was sacked on October 1 after just three months and nine league games in charge.
Then Sven-Goran Eriksson suffered the same fate on October 24 last year after City's mixed start to the campaign had not impressed the club's ambitious owners.
However, this October promises to be a fruitful month for City's current incumbent manager Nigel Pearson.
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Of course it could have all been different. What an important 45 minutes of football the second half against Burnley was.
Saturday's home victory over Bristol City put City on top of the Championship, even if it was for just a few hours, and gave them their fifth consecutive victory.
While Eriksson's City won five on the bounce in February 2011, which also culminated in a home win over the Robins before a defeat at Cardiff City ended the run, not since April 2003 have City been on top of the Championship tree.
That season, Micky Adams' side had not been out of the top three since the end of August.
But they didn't reach the summit until they went on a five-game winning streak, culminating in a victory over Nottingham Forest on April 8, towards the end of a campaign that ensured their return to the Premier League.
It was a rather unspectacular draw at Rotherham United that eventually saw City go top for two games until defeat at Sheffield United saw Portsmouth regain top spot and claim the Championship title.
Pearson has put City in a great position to replicate that achievement, although it would be in different circumstances.
While Pearson has financial resources to call upon, Adams had to operate under increasing financial difficulties and managed to unite his side despite proposed wage cuts and player sales.
But what he did have was vastly-experienced pros, tuned into the demands of a promotion challenge who refused to be distracted by the off-field problems.
In contrast, Pearson is building a young and vibrant side that has played an exciting attacking brand of football in recent weeks.
Jamie Vardy, Anthony Knockaert, Ben Marshall, Liam Moore, Ritchie De Laet and Matty James will have never experienced the pressure and demands of an expected promotion push before, but they seem to be coping superbly.
There are two very noticeable similarities to the current City crop and Adams' promotion achievers however.
Both squads shared a strong sense of team spirit. Pearson is always keen to stress that, when he and his staff scout a player, they look not just at ability on the pitch, but attitude off it.
As a result, he has players who possess similar personalities and share the same driving ambition.
Several players have commented to the media about the strong bond that is emerging in the City dressing room and they are not just paying lip service to the fans.
Adams also had players committed to the cause once he had dealt with a few fractious elements in pre-season.
Why else would Muzzy Izzet reject a lucrative move to Aston Villa that season? He wanted to stay and help City return to the Premier League, a goal he achieved.
But there is also one more vital common ingredient, a dominant, inspirational captain and No.5. Adams had the ever-reliable Matty Elliott. Pearson has the dominant Wes Morgan.
City fans may not have expected Morgan to be quite such a good player when Pearson recruited him from rivals Nottingham Forest last season but, since handing him the armband, Morgan has been outstanding.
Like Elliott, Morgan leads by example and has been City's most consistent and impressive performer during the opening 10 games.
While the likes of David Nugent, Vardy and Knockaert have written the headlines, Morgan has imperiously guided City through a tough start.
The question is, can Pearson and Morgan keep City on track for the rest of the campaign and emulate Adams' men?