UK time is: 07:40:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Striker encourages self-analysis

Middlesbrough striker Scott McDonald has told his own colleagues to "take a long, hard look at themselves" ahead of next season.

That follows his side continuing their recent slide down the table despite managing a late fightback against Charlton Athletic at the weekend.

Boro finally wrap-up their campaign on Saturday against a Sheffield Wednesday outfit still needing points to avoid the drop, although it is their latest visitors currently demonstrating more the relegation form with just three of their last nineteen league games producing a victory.

"We all have to take a long, hard look at ourselves and ask what we can do better than what we've done in the second half of the season," McDonald told the Northern Echo. "We want to put this behind us now and click our fingers and be ready for the start of next season.

"We can only really assess how the future looks at the start of next season," he continued. "But everyone has to come back ready and fully fit, if not even fitter than they've been this year. We have to be better in every aspect."

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:Monday April 29 2013

Time: 4:33PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Early goals decisive (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Stats: Reading v Middlesbrough (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Boro look to deny Royals (Tuesday April 22 2014)

We need to change - Karanka (Saturday April 19 2014)

Boro run ends (Saturday April 19 2014)

Stats: Middlesbrough v Millwall (Saturday April 19 2014)

Boro chase more success (Friday April 18 2014)

Keeper praised (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Boro earn shock win (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Stats: Burnley v Middlesbrough (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Archived 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 138
2. gayuri 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Blackburn 44 16 16 12 5 64
11. Bournemouth 44 17 12 15 -1 63
12. Watford 43 15 15 13 17 60
13. Middlesbrough 44 14 16 14 7 58
14. Bolton 44 13 16 15 -3 55
15. Sheff Wed 44 13 14 17 1 53
16. Leeds Utd 44 15 8 21 -10 53

Breaking League News

LUFC On This Day - April 23rd
Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 07:22:00
Any Previous? - Latics v Blackpool
Wigan : 23/04/2014 07:00:00
Meet The Ref - Latics v Blackpool - Andy D'Urso
Wigan : 23/04/2014 07:00:00
Reading 2 - 0 Middlesbrough
Reading : 23/04/2014 00:21:00
Early goals decisive
Middlesbrough : 22/04/2014 22:32:00
Leicester - Championship Title Winners 2013-14
Leicester City : 22/04/2014 22:25:00
Leicester City : 22/04/2014 22:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aitor Karanka is the right appointment?
Suggested By:  Vital Boro
Yes 74%
No 26%