UK time is: 08:32:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Boro won't underestimate minnows

Middlesbrough midfielder Nicky Bailey says there is absolutely no chance of his side taking non-league Hastings United too lightly at the weekend.

The Teessiders host the lowest-ranked club left in the competition in the FA Cup third round on Saturday afternoon, hoping to continue their impressive form in the knockout competitions this season after already reaching the quarter-finals of the League Cup until losing in unfortunate fashion at Premier League Swansea City.

However, Bailey can already vividly recall being a member of the Boro side shocked by Burton Albion a couple of years ago and certainly wants to avoid a repeat at the hands of their Ryman Premier League visitors.

"A couple of years ago we played Burton and they did us on their patch," Bailey told the Northern Echo. "We know we're going to have to be 100 per cent and whoever gets the jersey has to go out there and put things right.

"We can go out there, score a few goals and get the confidence back," he continued. "We've been leaking a few too many of late but hopefully we can get a clean sheet and score a few goals."

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 January 3 2013

Time: 2:15PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Boro back on top (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Stats: Middlesbrough v Millwall (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Boro seek a reaction (Tuesday March 3 2015)

That was worse - Karanka (Saturday February 28 2015)

Rapid double sinks Boro (Saturday February 28 2015)

Keeper delighted to sign (Friday February 27 2015)

Boro travel to Hillsborough (Friday February 27 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. diggerman 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Middlesbrough 35 19 9 7 +29 66
2. Derby County 35 19 8 8 +29 65
3. Watford 35 20 5 10 +28 65
4. Bournemouth 35 18 9 8 +31 63
5. Norwich 34 18 8 8 +29 62
6. Brentford 35 19 4 12 +12 61
7. Ipswich 34 17 9 8 +18 60

Breaking League News

Fulham : 04/03/2015 08:08:00
Striker tipping youngsters for Premiership future
Leeds Utd : 04/03/2015 08:00:00
Sharp - I will score goals with a run in the side
Leeds Utd : 04/03/2015 08:00:00
Howe: I am very proud of the players
Bournemouth : 04/03/2015 07:58:00
Howe: Really pleased with Yann
Bournemouth : 04/03/2015 07:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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