Middlesbrough v B'ham preview

19 August 2011 11:31
Team news for Sunday afternoon's Championship clash between Middlesbrough and Birmingham at The Riverside (kick-off 3pm).[LNB] New signing Faris Haroun goes straight into the Middlesbrough squad.[LNB]The Belgium international midfielder signed a three-year deal on Thursday and could get his first taste of English football at the Riverside Stadium.[LNB]He will be joined in the squad by defender Tony McMahon, who is available after serving a one-game ban in midweek following his dismissal at Leeds.[LNB]Full-back Justin Hoyte remains a doubt after limping off with a recurrence of his thigh strain during the 3-1 win at Barnsley, although he will be given time to prove his fitness.[LNB]Merouane Zemmama and Kevin Thomson remains on the long-term casualty list with hip muscle and shin and ankle problems respectively.

Source: Team_Talk