UK time is: 04:28:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

No worries from Mowbray

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray isn't especially concerned regarding five of his current squad being out of contract in the summer.

The deals of Nicky Bailey, Julio Arca, Andy Halliday, Stephen McManus and Andre Bikey all end in July, although there is the option of an extension for recent signing Bikey, while talks are understood to be in progress regarding Halliday.

Meanwhile, Boro have already indicated they wont stand in McManus` way if he negotiates a long-term deal with Bristol City next month.

"A few of those players were signed in a different era and the club were probably going for it under Gordon Strachan," Mowbray explained to the Evening Gazette. "Some of them are not just short term contracts, some are long term contracts coming to an end.

"If they are on a different level financially from where we are now currently then we have to abide by that really," he added. "There's one or two who are coming out of contract who are playing their part in helping us to try and 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 20 2012

Time: 10:25PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Big clash at the Riverside (Friday October 24 2014)

Karanka confident of team (Friday October 24 2014)

Striker on loan (Thursday October 23 2014)

Boro run ends (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Karanka accepts blame (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Boro bid to continue rise (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Boss cautious for Wolves (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Karanka dismisses record (Monday October 20 2014)

Karanka wants better (Saturday October 18 2014)

Archived Middlesbrough Articles

List All Vital Boro Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. diggerman 151

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 13 7 5 1 +13 26
2. Watford 13 7 4 2 +11 25
3. Middlesbrough 13 7 2 4 +7 23
4. Wolves 13 6 5 2 +5 23
5. Norwich 13 6 4 3 +10 22
6. Forest 13 5 7 1 +9 22
7. Charlton 14 5 7 2 +1 22

Breaking League News

Grant Holt To Stay At Hudderfield For Rest Of Year
Wigan : 25/10/2014 00:15:00
Early Team News - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 25/10/2014 00:03:00
What The Bosses Say - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 24/10/2014 23:39:00
Millers v Seagulls Preview
Rotherham : 24/10/2014 20:05:00
LUFC Leeds v Wolves - Over The Years
Leeds Utd : 24/10/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aitor Karanka is the right appointment?
Suggested By:  Vital Boro
Yes 79%
No 21%