Last Updated: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:22
Goalkeeper David Marshall believes strength in depth will prove the difference this season, as Cardiff look to secure promotion.
The Bluebirds are currently eight points clear at the top of the Championship table with a game in hand over nearest rivals Hull, and Marshall thinks the signings made by Malky Mackay in the summer will be crucial in their bid to gain Premier League status.
There was a blend of youth and experience in Mackay's signings in the summer, with the likes of Craig Bellamy, Jordon Mutch, Matthew Connolly, Kim Bo-Kyung and Heidar Helguson.
Another summer signing, Nicky Maynard, damaged cruciate ligaments three games into his Cardiff career, and the 26-year-old will not play again this season, but Mackay brought in Fraizer Campbell in the January window and the former England U21 international has already made an impact, getting the winner at Leeds.
Marshall, who has made over 130 appearances for the Bluebirds, said: "The overall quality in depth is better this season and there are players ready to step into any position who will enhance the team we have.
"Nobody is taking anything for granted and we have to maintain the hard work and consistency which has got us to this point."
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