Vital Football

Latest Middlesbrough FC News

Mowbray hails key midfielder

Mowbray hails key midfielder

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray has hailed the impact of midfielder Grant Leadbitter at the Riverside.

The former Sunderland and Ipswich Town schemer has become an increasingly influential performer through a series of strong displays since arriving on a free transfer during the summer.

"Leadbitter is a great lad," Mowbray told the Evening Gazette. "He is a hard-working and honest professional footballer who sets himself and the team high standards.

"I'm delighted he plays for us. I think he is one of those boys who gives you his maximum every week," he added. "He has a high level of consistency in his quality play and let's hope we can keep him fit and keep him going."

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Boro
Date:Tuesday November 20 2012
Time: 12:35PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Karanka expects immediate reaction

Head coach Aitor Karanka is already expecting a positive reaction when facing West Bromwich Albion this weekend.

Premiership Freebies In 12 Months?

With a week to go in the 2016/17 summer transfer window, Premier League clubs have players now in their final 12 months on contracts...

Fulham 2 Middlesbrough 1

Middlesbrough went out of the League Cup after Fulham came from behind for a 2-1 extra-time victory at Craven Cottage.

Boro struck early when David Nugent headed in a cross from debutant Brazilian full-back Fabio, who though almost immediately limped out of the action.

That was cancelled out as Julien de Sart deflected Scott Malone's 54th minute effort into his own net.

With no further goals in normal time the contest moved into an added half-hour - and Lasse Vigen Christen

Stats: Fulham v Middlesbrough

All the stats from Fulham (2) vs (1) Middlesbrough, Craven Cottage, Wed 24th Aug 7.45pm Att: 8,522

Archived Vital Boro Articles

Vital Boro articles from

Site Journalists

Maccarone
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Aitor Karanka is the right appointment?
Suggested By: Vital Boro
Yes82%
No18%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 2 2 0 0 6 4
2 Man Utd 2 2 0 0 6 4
3 Hull City 2 2 0 0 6 3
4 Chelsea 2 2 0 0 6 2
5 Everton 2 1 1 0 4 1
6 Middlesbrough 2 1 1 0 4 1
7 Spurs 2 1 1 0 4 1
8 Burnley 2 1 0 1 3 1
9 WBA 2 1 0 1 3 0
10 West Ham 2 1 0 1 3 0
11 Liverpool 2 1 0 1 3 -1
12 Swansea 2 1 0 1 3 -1
13 Arsenal 2 0 1 1 1 -1
14 Watford 2 0 1 1 1 -1
15 Leicester City 2 0 1 1 1 -1
16 Southampton 2 0 1 1 1 -2
17 Stoke 2 0 1 1 1 -3
18 Sunderland 2 0 0 2 0 -2
19 Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 0 -2
20 AFC Bournemouth 2 0 0 2 0 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Middlesbrough  Results (view all)

Middlesbrough  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.diggerman71
2.david11