UK time is: 14:47:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Youngsters will benefit

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray believes three of his younger players will benefit from his decision to include them in the final day defeat at Sheffield Wednesday.

Mowbray awarded a senior debut to defender Christian Burgess while Ben Gibson and Bryn Morris also made rare first-team starts as the visitors eventually went down 2-0 at Hillsborough.

"It gave them the experience of a 30,000 crowd and the expectation that carries," Mowbray explained to BBC Tees. "I wouldn't be critical of them, I thought they did well.

"It'll be a benefit to them," he promised. "When young players play in big atmospheres it gives them the understanding of what it takes to be a professional footballer."

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:Tuesday May 7 2013

Time: 12:54PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Boro run ends (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Karanka accepts blame (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Boro bid to continue rise (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Boss cautious for Wolves (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Karanka dismisses record (Monday October 20 2014)

Karanka wants better (Saturday October 18 2014)

Boro move into third (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Brighton v Middlesbrough (Saturday October 18 2014)

Defender fires warning (Friday October 17 2014)

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 103

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 13 7 5 1 +13 26
2. Watford 13 7 4 2 +11 25
3. Middlesbrough 13 7 2 4 +7 23
4. Wolves 13 6 5 2 +5 23
5. Norwich 13 6 4 3 +10 22
6. Forest 13 5 7 1 +9 22
7. Charlton 13 5 7 1 +4 22

Breaking League News

Pitman: I wanted the match ball
Bournemouth : 22/10/2014 14:38:00
Holloway Pleased With Clean Sheet
Millwall : 22/10/2014 14:24:00
Hyypia - We Must Keep Fighting
Brighton : 22/10/2014 13:52:00
Fulham : 22/10/2014 13:09:00
Reading : 22/10/2014 13:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aitor Karanka is the right appointment?
Suggested By:  Vital Boro
Yes 79%
No 21%