UK time is: 08:27:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Former boss tips challenge

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka is taking the club in the right direction according to former manager Steve McClaren.

McClaren is currently in charge of Championship rivals Derby County but fully expects the Teessiders to mount a sustained promotion challenge this season.

"He is certainly changing the face of Middlesbrough," McClaren told BBC Tees. "He brought stability, a new way of working, a new way of thinking and I feel everybody has brought into that, which is the most important thing.

"They are developing and making some very good signings," McClaren added. "They will be pushing definitely for a top-six place this season."

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:Thursday August 28 2014

Time: 2:03AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Middlesbrough Articles

Karanka happy with display (Saturday October 25 2014)

Honours even between challengers (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: Middlesbrough v Watford (Saturday October 25 2014)

Big clash at the Riverside (Friday October 24 2014)

Karanka confident of team (Friday October 24 2014)

Striker on loan (Thursday October 23 2014)

Boro run ends (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Karanka accepts blame (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Boro bid to continue rise (Tuesday October 21 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 151

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

Leeds Utd : 26/10/2014 08:00:00
LUFC On This Day - October 26th
Leeds Utd : 26/10/2014 07:40:00
Pugh: Over the moon
Bournemouth : 26/10/2014 07:27:00
Match Report From Kids Corner: Forest v Rovers
Forest : 26/10/2014 07:16:00
Gray Hails Westwood Performance
Norwich : 26/10/2014 07:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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