Middlesbrough - Grant determined to lead charge
UK time is: 00:04:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Grant determined to lead charge

Middlesbrough's next visit to Swansea City must come in the Premier League according to midfielder Grant Leadbitter.

The 26-year-old went close for the visitors before they eventually lost out to a late Seb Hines own-goal in their Capital One Cup quarter-final at the Liberty Stadium.

And while readily acknowledging that the Boro dressing room was understandably a very quite place immediately after the game, Leadbitter was hoping the disappointment achieves in further strengthening the resolve within the squad to finally progress out of the current division.

"We don't want to be a nearly team, we want to win things," he told the Evening Gazette. "We can't dwell on Swansea, we played well but lost the game and have to move on.

"We want to come back here in the Premier League next year - that has to be our aim," Leadbitter continued. "I want to do well against Premier League players and I feel we've got Premier League players in our squad. We've got talented players, gifted players and we have to work hard to get out of this league."

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Vital Boro Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 13 2012

Time: 1:34PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Boro could move for striker (Tuesday June 30 2015)

No bids for defender (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Winger set for Millers (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Striker set for Burnley talks (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Boro still working on signings (Sunday June 28 2015)

Date set for cup tie (Sunday June 28 2015)

Midfielder loves Boro life (Sunday June 28 2015)

Former midfielder goes to Town (Tuesday June 23 2015)

Striker fancies Bridge role (Saturday June 20 2015)

Middlesbrough Fixtures 2015-16 (Wednesday June 17 2015)

Archived Middlesbrough Articles

List All Vital Boro Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Wolves need a keeper
Wolves : 01/07/2015 22:34:00
LUFC Rosler - Wood an important piece of the jigsaw
Leeds Utd : 01/07/2015 19:00:01
Versatility The Key
Derby County : 01/07/2015 19:00:00
Forest Confirm Mills Arrival
Forest : 01/07/2015 18:56:00
RUFC - New Medical Staff In At Rotherham
Rotherham : 01/07/2015 18:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aitor Karanka is the right appointment?
Suggested By:  Vital Boro
Yes 76%
No 24%