Middlesbrough - Defender committed to the cause
UK time is: 18:16:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Defender committed to the cause

Middlesbrough defender Stephen McManus would like nothing better than helping the club achieve promotion even though he looks very unlikely to be at the Riverside next season.

Due to the current injury crisis McManus was recalled to the side for the first time since October for the midweek draw at Burnley and following another recent loan spell at Bristol City.

The 30-year-old Scot is out of contract at Boro in the summer and as one of their highest-earners appears set for a departure at the end of the campaign. Even so the former Celtic centre-back remains committed to the cause.

"I would love to help this club get promoted, that's what I wanted when I arrived and that's what I want now," McManus told the Northern Echo. "I would love that for the fans, the club, the full town. The town wants a club in the Premier League - if I can - then great."

Join The Vital Debate

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

The Journalist

Writer: Vital Boro Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 21 2013

Time: 2:09PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Boro bid for another big result (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Karanka warns of danger (Monday November 30 2015)

Boro have no fear (Monday November 30 2015)

Karanka thanks rival (Monday November 30 2015)

Boro on the rise (Saturday November 28 2015)

Karanka not happy with performance (Saturday November 28 2015)

Boro hope to bridge gap (Friday November 27 2015)

Trio in loan moves (Thursday November 26 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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Brighton 18 10 8 0 +10 38
2. Middlesbrough 18 11 3 4 +15 36
3. Derby County 18 10 6 2 +15 36
4. Hull City 18 10 5 3 +16 35
5. Burnley 18 9 7 2 +9 34
6. Birmingham 18 8 4 6 +5 28
7. Ipswich 18 7 7 4 +3 28

Middlesbrough  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vokes Ready For Preston Return
Burnley : 01/12/2015 18:10:01
Glenn Whelan Speaks About His Time At Wednesday
Sheff Wed : 01/12/2015 18:06:01
Brighton Post £10.44m Annual Losses
Brighton : 01/12/2015 17:52:00
O'Connell On Lost Bolton Points
Brentford : 01/12/2015 17:33:00
Owls Star Sougou - 'Glad to be Back and Lets Beat Stoke!'
Sheff Wed : 01/12/2015 16:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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