UK time is: 16:20:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Boro in cup action

Middlesbrough have a visit from Premier League Hull City in the FA Cup third round this weekend.

Head coach Aitor Karanka has to make at least a couple of changes with on loan duo Shay Given and Daniel Ayala both ineligible. However, Karanka still hopes to extend fellow countryman Ayala's stay from Norwich City.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Jason Steele [ankle] and striker Kei Kamara [medial ligament] remain sidelined, with a third shot-stopper, Jayson Leutwiler (ankle), and Andy Halliday (hernia op) needing late checks.

Boro have though welcomed goalkeeper Connor Ripley and winger Adam Reach back to Rockliffe Park after respective loans at Shrewsbury Town and Bradford City.

The Tigers are unable to call upon Tottenham Hotspur loanee Jake Livermore but Stephen Quinn has overcome a recent hamstring problem.

Otherwise, Tom Huddlestone, Curtis Davies and goalkeeper Allan McGregor were expected to be rested.

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:Friday January 3 2014

Time: 8:58PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

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)

Boro aim to gatecrash (Friday April 11 2014)

No rush from Boro (Friday April 11 2014)

Defensive problems for Boro (Thursday April 10 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 133
2. gayuri 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Bournemouth 43 17 11 15 -1 62
11. Blackburn 43 15 16 12 3 61
12. Watford 42 15 15 12 18 60
13. Middlesbrough 43 14 16 13 9 58
14. Bolton 43 13 16 14 -2 55
15. Sheff Wed 43 13 14 16 2 53
16. Leeds Utd 43 15 8 20 -8 53

Breaking League News

LUFC BREAKING Leeds v Nottingham Forest Teams
Leeds Utd : 21/04/2014 16:16:00
Blackpool team v Brighton
Blackpool : 21/04/2014 14:39:00
Team News: Yeovil vs Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield : 21/04/2014 14:10:00
Burnley v Latics - The Team Sheets
Wigan : 21/04/2014 14:06:00
QPR v Watford Starting XIs
Watford : 21/04/2014 14:05:00
Join Our Burnley v Latics Match Thread
Wigan : 21/04/2014 13:55:00
Thorne Happy With Strike
Derby County : 21/04/2014 12:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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