UK time is: 19:05:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Boro keeper set for bench

Middlesbrough goalkeeper Jason Steele was expected to be on the bench for England Under-21s later this evening.

England are taking on Italy in a UEFA Under-21 European Championships Group A fixture at the Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv (7.30pm).

Stoke City's highly-rated Jack Butland was set to earn preference ahead of the Boro 22-year-old and start the game.

Manager Stuart Pearce is already without both Danny Rose and Thomas Ince (suspension) after the pair were banned in the fallout from the qualification play-off tie with Serbia in October. But Wilfried Zaha (ankle) should be available.

Hosts Israel and Norway are the other two teams in the group.

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:Wednesday June 5 2013

Time: 4:39PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Boro visit New York Stadium (Friday October 31 2014)

Head coach hails squad (Friday October 31 2014)

Defender back at Boro (Friday October 31 2014)

Defender seeks killer touch (Friday October 31 2014)

Karanka expects tough clash (Friday October 31 2014)

Rich praise for former midfielder (Thursday October 30 2014)

Youngster's chance will come (Thursday October 30 2014)

Defender natural leader (Thursday October 30 2014)

Defender receives praise (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Skipper happy with things (Wednesday October 29 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 202

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Watford 14 7 5 2 11 26
3. Wolves 14 7 5 2 6 26
4. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 14 24
5. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 7 24
6. Norwich 14 6 5 3 10 23
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 7 22
8. Blackburn 14 6 4 4 1 22

Breaking League News

LUFC Woolmer in charge of Cardiff clash
Leeds Utd : 31/10/2014 19:00:00
Junior Cherries Xmas Party - 9th December
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 17:49:00
AFCB host open training session
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 17:37:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Leeds
Cardiff : 31/10/2014 17:27:00
WSL Team of the Season
Birmingham : 31/10/2014 17:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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