• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 22 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough vs Preston North End


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

30 Steele
29 McMahon
4 Bates70"
24 Hines
27 Bennett
17 Robson
18 O'Neil
10 Bailey
26 Taylor
9 Boyd
15 Lita
Substitutes
39 Ripley
16 Miller
20 Arca
23 Grounds
32 Emnes
33 Smallwood
38 Park

Preston North End

1 Lonergan
19 Jones87"
4 St. Ledger
29 Cort
2 Morgan
37 McLaughlin
10 Nicholson
20 Russell
17 Parry
16 Hume
8 Hayes
Substitutes
25 Arestidou
5 Brown
14 Mayor
15 Barton
18 Ellington
30 Douglas
41 Carter

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W W W L D W W L

Preston North End

D D W L L L W D
Head to Head
Preston
1-3
Middlesbrough 28-Dec-2010
Middlesbrough
2-0
Preston 23-Mar-2010
Preston
2-2
Middlesbrough 24-Oct-2009
Preston
2-4
Middlesbrough 27-Apr-1974
Middlesbrough
3-0
Preston 11-Dec-1973
Preston
0-1
Middlesbrough 11-Nov-1972


Live Text Commentary
94:16 +4.16
 

Leon Cort concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Bailey. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.

92:30 +2.3
 

Unfair challenge on Joe Bennett by Barry Nicholson results in a free kick. Joe Bennett produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

91:53 +1.53
 

Centre by Tony McMahon, Sean St. Ledger manages to make a clearance.

90:06 +0.06
 

The ball is crossed by Tony McMahon.

89:04
 

The official flags Nathan Ellington offside. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

88:14
 

The referee books Billy Jones for unsporting behaviour.

87:01
Goal
 

Billy Jones finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Middlesbrough 1-1 Preston.The assist for the goal came from Conor McLaughlin.

86:50
 

Danny Mayor delivers the ball, Seb Hines makes a clearance.

85:58
 

Effort on goal by Tony McMahon from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

85:19
 

Gary O'Neil takes a short corner.

85:07
 

Tony McMahon sends in a cross, clearance made by Conor McLaughlin.

84:20
 

The ball is sent over by Conor McLaughlin, clearance by Nicky Bailey.

81:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Julio Arca on Sean St. Ledger. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.

80:55
 

The ball is delivered by Andrew Taylor, Leroy Lita takes a shot. Andy Lonergan gets a block in.

77:16
 

Marvin Emnes challenges Sean St. Ledger unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

76:43
 

Sean St. Ledger concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Bailey. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

76:17
 

Foul by Joe Bennett on Conor McLaughlin, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Barry Nicholson.

74:27
 

Danny Mayor goes into the book. Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Mayor on Joe Bennett. Direct free kick taken by Julio Arca.

73:07
Substitution
 

Darel Russell leaves the field to be replaced by Adam Barton.

72:54
 

Danny Mayor sends in a cross.

70:41
Goal
 

Matthew Bates gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-0 Preston.

69:56
 

Gary O'Neil produces a cross, clearance made by Craig Morgan.

69:01
Substitution
 

Danny Mayor replaces Iain Hume.

68:40
 

Andrew Taylor crosses the ball, Marvin Emnes has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

67:58
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Andy Lonergan makes a save.

66:54
 

Effort from outside the penalty area by Andrew Taylor goes wide left of the goal.

64:16
 

The ball is crossed by Tony McMahon, clearance made by Conor McLaughlin.

63:42
 

Centre by Tony McMahon, Leon Cort manages to make a clearance.

61:29
Substitution
 

Marvin Emnes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kris Boyd.

61:18
 

Tony McMahon produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

60:04
 

The ball is sent over by Nicky Bailey.

59:47
 

Tony McMahon crosses the ball, clearance made by Craig Morgan.

59:14
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil played to the near post, Darel Russell makes a clearance.

56:42
 

Billy Jones takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

55:56
 

The ball is swung over by Andrew Taylor, Leroy Lita takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

54:05
Substitution
 

Nathan Ellington joins the action as a substitute, replacing Paul Hayes. Foul by Nicky Bailey on Billy Jones, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

53:49
 

Leroy Lita produces a cross, clearance by Sean St. Ledger.

52:35
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Paul Hayes. Matthew Bates takes the direct free kick.

52:08
 

The ball is crossed by Tony McMahon, Sean St. Ledger manages to make a clearance.

50:33
 

Unfair challenge on Joe Bennett by Conor McLaughlin results in a free kick. Gary O'Neil restarts play with the free kick.

50:33
 

Foul by Conor McLaughlin on Joe Bennett, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Gary O'Neil. Conor McLaughlin is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

50:00
 

Tony McMahon sends in a cross, Craig Morgan manages to make a clearance.

48:40
 

Unfair challenge on Iain Hume by Seb Hines results in a free kick. Barry Nicholson restarts play with the free kick.

48:04
 

Julio Arca produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

46:50
 

Corner taken left-footed by Julio Arca.

46:45
 

Tony McMahon sends in a cross, Craig Morgan manages to make a clearance.

45:01
Substitution
 

Julio Arca comes on in place of Barry Robson.

44:09
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Iain Hume.

43:57
 

Paul Parry takes a shot. Blocked by Seb Hines.

42:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary O'Neil on Paul Parry. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.

42:37
 

Tony McMahon crosses the ball, Craig Morgan makes a clearance.

41:13
 

Iain Hume takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

40:36
 

Barry Robson produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the target.

40:14
 

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Andy Lonergan makes a save.

40:14
 

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Clearance by Leon Cort.

39:57
 

Nicky Bailey takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

38:32
 

The ball is swung over by Tony McMahon, clearance made by Billy Jones.

36:57
 

Centre by Conor McLaughlin, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance.

35:57
 

Barry Robson takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

35:41
 

Joe Bennett delivers the ball, Tony McMahon takes a shot. Craig Morgan gets a block in.

34:29
 

Kris Boyd is ruled offside. Andy Lonergan takes the free kick.

34:18
 

Centre by Joe Bennett.

33:26
 

Paul Parry challenges Barry Robson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary O'Neil takes the free kick.

32:53
 

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Leon Cort makes a clearance.

32:20
 

Corner taken by Iain Hume from the left by-line, Barry Robson manages to make a clearance.

32:01
 

Paul Parry takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

31:01
 

The ball is swung over by Tony McMahon, Leroy Lita gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leon Cort. Free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

30:54
 

Joe Bennett sends in a cross, Sean St. Ledger makes a clearance.

29:09
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Paul Hayes. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

25:38
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Darel Russell on Gary O'Neil. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.

23:47
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Kris Boyd. Andy Lonergan takes the direct free kick.

23:24
 

The ball is crossed by Tony McMahon, save by Andy Lonergan.

21:02
 

Leroy Lita has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

20:39
 

The ball is swung over by Tony McMahon, Conor McLaughlin manages to make a clearance.

20:09
 

Sean St. Ledger concedes a free kick for a foul on Leroy Lita. Gary O'Neil restarts play with the free kick.

18:25
 

Gary O'Neil takes a shot. Andy Lonergan makes a save.

18:16
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Gary O'Neil.

17:50
 

Joe Bennett delivers the ball, Gary O'Neil takes a shot. Blocked by Sean St. Ledger.

17:13
 

The ball is crossed by Conor McLaughlin, Jason Steele makes a save.

15:28
 

Kris Boyd has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

12:46
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Gary O'Neil, clearance by Conor McLaughlin.

10:09
 

The ball is crossed by Conor McLaughlin, blocked by Andrew Taylor.

9:10
 

Centre by Andrew Taylor, comfortable save by Andy Lonergan.

7:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Morgan on Leroy Lita. Direct free kick taken by Seb Hines.

7:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Parry by Gary O'Neil. Sean St. Ledger restarts play with the free kick.

4:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Hayes on Seb Hines. Matthew Bates takes the free kick.

4:07
 

Paul Hayes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tony McMahon. Tony McMahon takes the direct free kick.

2:09
 

Corner taken right-footed by Iain Hume to the near post, Kris Boyd makes a clearance.

1:48
 

Iain Hume crosses the ball, Seb Hines manages to make a clearance.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game started.

Half time
 

The first half comes to an end.

Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

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