BREAKING NEWS: BORO have completed the signing of Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo on season loan

Saturday, February 6, 2010

M'boro 09/10 - Positive

Murphy 1

Wheater 62

DAVID WHEATER'S first league goal for 18 months helped Boro come from behind to extend their unbeaten run to four games,

Stephen McManus, Lee Miller and Kyle Naughton all made their Middlesbrough debuts, but Scott McDonald and Julio Arca didn't travel.

Ipswich Town: Lee-Barrett; Rosenior, McAuley, Delaney, Wright (Garvan 79), Leadbitter, Walters (Capt), Norris, Colback, Murphy (Stead 84), Healy (Counago 61). Unused subs: Murphy (gk); Edwards, Peters, Balkestein.

Middlesbrough: Coyne; Naughton, Wheater, McManus, Grounds, Hoyte, Flood, O'Neil (Capt), Taylor (Franks 51), Killen (Lita 81), Miller. Unused subs: Steele (gk); McMahon, Bennett, Walker, L Williams.

Referee: Keith Hill, Hertfordshire.


Ipswich Town: Norris
, 66, foul.

Middlesbrough: O'Neil, 62, foul.

Attendance: 21,243

Conditions: Warm in the sun, cool, in the shade, no discernable breeze.

Website Boro Man of the Match: Good debut from McManus, Grounds enjoyed a fine game while O'Neil's work-rate ensured, again, he did the work of two men. Close, but Stephen McManus edges it.