UK time is: 18:43:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Mowbray defends decision

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray defended the decision to proceed with game at Leicester City on Friday night.

Boro eventually lost out to a solitary goal after suffering a really difficult time travelling to the King Power Stadium.

The kick-off had to be delayed due to it taking Boro over two hours to travel the couple of miles from the team's hotel as a result of the bad weather conditions.

Meanwhile, fewer than nine thousand spectators attended the promotion clash even though over 19,000 tickets had originally been sold.

"I knew we were always going to get here, it was just a question of what time we were going to make it to the ground," Mowbray told the Northern Echo. "It took us two hours for a two-mile trip, but that's finished now and the football match is what was important.

"I thought it was a good game, wasn't it?," he continued. "It's not my decision [whether the match went ahead or not]. People can talk about it, but it's down to Leicester City and the police, it's their decision."

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:Sunday January 20 2013

Time: 5:26PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Defender set for lay-off (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Karanka praises troops (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Early strike decisive (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Stats: Cardiff City v Middlesbrough (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Boro in Wales (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Boro in talks (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Boss aims to reward fans (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Midfielder spot on for Boro (Saturday September 13 2014)

Boss hails match-winner (Saturday September 13 2014)

Stats: Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough (Saturday September 13 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 94

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Reading 7 4 1 2 1 13
7. Derby County 7 3 3 1 5 12
8. Sheff Wed 7 3 3 1 3 12
9. Middlesbrough 7 4 0 3 2 12
10. Ipswich 7 3 2 2 3 11
11. Brentford 7 3 2 2 0 11
12. Millwall 7 3 1 3 0 10

Breaking League News

The Ipswich Website Putting Fans First!
Ipswich : 18/09/2014 18:00:00
Loan News
Birmingham : 18/09/2014 18:00:00
Fulham : 18/09/2014 17:41:00
Harriott`s Conversation With Big Bob.
Charlton : 18/09/2014 16:55:00
Solly Making Good Progress.
Charlton : 18/09/2014 16:45:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aitor Karanka is the right appointment?
Suggested By:  Vital Boro
Yes 77%
No 23%