Vital Football

Latest Middlesbrough FC News

Relief for Mowbray

Relief for Mowbray

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray admitted he was simply relieved to be in the draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup following a late 2-1 victory against League Two Aldershot Town at the Riverside.

All the goals arrived in the final ten minutes of the game, with Lukas Jutkiewicz eventually clinching it for the home side with his second of the afternoon deep into stoppage time.

"Give them great credit, they have their own trials and tribulations in the league and they came here and frustrated us," Mowbray told Boro's official website. "The fact that we don't have to go to Aldershot for a replay on a Tuesday night is a relief.

"We know there's a lot for us to work on and that we need to improve," he added. "But at the end of the day we scored two goals and we're in the hat for the next round. Let's hope we get a draw that's kind to us and let's see where it takes us."

Join The Vital Debate

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

Writer:Vital Boro
Date:Saturday January 26 2013
Time: 11:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Former Boro striker enjoying goal-return

Former Boro striker Cristhian Stuani has been enjoying a spectacular goal-return in Spain.

Struggle continues for striker

Boro striker Ashley Fletcher continues to struggle while on loan to neighbours Sunderland.

Boro planning Albion market?

Manager Tony Pulis might not restrict himself to only trying to take defender Craig Dawson from former club West Bromwich Albion.

Boss calls for increased protection

Manager Tony Pulis is becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the treatment being handed out by opposition players towards winger Adama Traore.

Middlesbrough Archived Articles

Vital Boro articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would you appreciate a summer raid on West Brom?
Suggested By: Vital Boro
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Middlesbrough  Results (view all)

Middlesbrough  Fixtures

Write for Vital Football