Vital Football

Latest Middlesbrough FC News

Boro seek to build on win

Boro seek to build on win

Another big weekend for Middlesbrough with this time a visit to the capital and fellow promotion challengers Crystal Palace.

Boro are definitely without striker Curtis Main after being sent-off following his late midweek winner against Leeds United.

Meanwhile, there are once again a number of injury concerns regarding the likes of Jonathan Woodgate, Seb Hines, Andre Bikey and Scott McDonald.

"Psychologically, if you can beat Palace and jump above them it gives you a great lift," manager Tony Mowbray told Boro's official website. "If they beat us, we've got to win two more games than them and as the games pass you run out of opportunities to do that.

"They're two points in front of us and the aim is to finish the game a place higher in the league and pushing on," he added. "We'll go there in a more confident mode looking to push on after our midweek victory over Leeds and we have to try and follow it up if we can."

The Eagles could include Australian international midfielder Mile Jedinak in a protective face-mask after fracturing an eye socket against Huddersfield Town last month.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Boro
Date:Friday February 15 2013
Time: 4:39PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Striker delighted to get off mark

Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford was delighted to open his account against Chesterfield at the warm-weather training camp in Portugal.

Boro smash transfer record

Middlesbrough have signed Nottingham Forest striker Britt Assombalonga in a new club record deal believed to be around £14m.

September TV Selections Made - Soon To Be Announced

Sky Sports selected their TV picks for the month of September last week and fans will know which games have effected on Wednesday.

Boro man targeted by rivals

Championship rivals Birmingham City are keen on taking Middlesbrough winger Stewart Downing to St Andrew's.

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
Yes81%
No19%
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 (view all)

Write for Vital Football