UK time is: 14:18:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

We must get stronger - Mowbray

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray said his squad must be stronger following another defeat in their final game of the season.

On loan Steve Howard and former Boro striker Leroy Lita both struck during the opening half as Sheffield Wednesday secured their own Championship survival with a 2-0 win at Hillsborough.

"We could have gone top on New Year's Day if we'd beaten Derby," Mowbray told BBC Sport. "For 27 games we were as good as anybody in this league, for the rest we have struggled. We've won three of them so it should be no surprise to us we didn't get a victory today, we have to get stronger I think.

"Ultimately the squad has to be stronger and deeper to try and sustain it," he added. "And hopefully you keep your best 11, 12 or 13 players fit for most of the season but we've fallen away, we can't hide that fact, it is what it is."

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:Saturday May 4 2013

Time: 5:41PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Pride of Boro (Saturday January 24 2015)

Boro cause a sensation (Saturday January 24 2015)

Stats: Manchester City v Middlesbrough (Saturday January 24 2015)

Boro ready for major test (Friday January 23 2015)

Keep believing stresses Karanka (Friday January 23 2015)

Striker exits Boro (Friday January 23 2015)

Winger joining Bantams (Friday January 23 2015)

Karanka hails defence (Wednesday January 21 2015)

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 236
2. walkaboutboro 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Brentford 27 15 4 8 8 49
4. Derby County 26 14 6 6 23 48
5. Watford 27 14 5 8 25 47
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43
9. Sheff Wed 26 9 10 7 -2 37

Breaking League News

Millwall (A) Match Preview
Reading : 27/01/2015 13:22:00
Doncaster Rovers Set To Complete Ikpeazu Loan Deal
Watford : 27/01/2015 13:00:00
Adam Forshaw On His Way To Boro - Whats Going On
Wigan : 27/01/2015 12:54:00
RUFC - Millers v Derby New Date
Rotherham : 27/01/2015 12:47:00
Wanderers Make Double Loan Swoop
Bolton : 27/01/2015 12:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aitor Karanka is the right appointment?
Suggested By:  Vital Boro
Yes 78%
No 22%