BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: BORO have completed the signing of Cameroon international defender André Bikey on a one-year contract, with a further year's option, following a training period with the club

Saturday, August 8, 2009

M'boro 09/10 - First Championship Test Passed.

M'boro................0

Sheffield Utd......0

The pre-season form of Rhys Williams earned him a place from the start for the first time, partnered in midfield by Didier Digard in a side captained by Robert Huth.

Middlesbrough: Coyne; McMahon, Wheater, Huth (Capt.), Grounds, Yeates, Williams, Digard, A Johnson, Aliadiere, Emnes. Subs: Steele (gk); Hoyte, Taylor, O'Neil, Arca, Franks, Lita.

Sheffield United: Bunn; France, Montgomery, Morgan, (Capt.), Kilgallon, Taylor, Howard, Treacy, Walker, Quinn, Henderson. Subs: Bennett (gk); Little, Reid, Cotterill, Bromby, Sharp, Evans.

Referee Lee Mason. Lancashire.