Vital Football

Latest Middlesbrough FC News

Clean slate for Boro defender

Clean slate for Boro defender

Middlesbrough defender Seb Hines says the weekend clean-sheet against Wolverhampton Wanderers has helped him move on from the disappointment of conceding a late own-goal in the recent Capital One Cup quarter-final defeat at Swansea City.

The 24-year-old glanced an unlucky header past his own goalkeeper with just under ten minutes remaining as the hosts claimed their first-ever semi-final place in the competition at the Liberty Stadium.

However, Boro returned to league matters at the weekend and this time it was them benefiting from a couple of even later goals at the expense of visitors Wolves.

"These things happen. As a defender, you're going to score an own goal," Hines told the Northern Echo. "If I had to defend that ball again I'd still put my head on it. It was disappointing it went in, but you have to bounce back and move on, and getting a clean sheet was a massive result for me."

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Boro
Date:Monday December 17 2012
Time: 1:07PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Nottingham Forest 2 Middlesbrough 1

Middlesbrough suffered a first defeat in three games with a narrow 2-1 reversal at Nottingham Forest.

The hosts were ahead through Barrie McKay on sixteen minutes, but it wasn't until late on that Daryl Murphy added a second from the penalty spot.

Defender Ben Gibson then replied from a corner to at least offer the visitors renewed hope with seven minutes remaining.

Goalkeeper Darren Randolph wasn't especially troubled by Joe Worrall's opening effort while opposite number Jo

No criticism from Monk

Manager Garry Monk refused to be critical of his players after the 2-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest.

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough

All the stats from Nottingham Forest (2) vs (1) Middlesbrough, City Ground, Sat 19th Aug 3.00pm Att: 26,265

Team Line-Ups: Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough

Team line-ups for Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough at the City Ground.

Archived Vital Boro Articles

Vital Boro articles from

Site Journalists

Maccarone
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Was Garry Monk the right appointment?
Suggested By: Vital Boro
Yes80%
No20%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Middlesbrough  Results (view all)

Middlesbrough  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment