• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 23 October 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Carrow Road

Norwich City vs Middlesbrough


Team Lineups

Norwich City

1 Ruddy
2 Martin
20 Barnett
22 Ward
26 Smith
24 McNamee
7 Crofts
15 Fox
19 Lappin
9 Holt
10 Jackson
Substitutes
13 Rudd
14 Hoolahan
16 Martin
18 Smith
23 Johnson
25 Daley
33 Berthel Askou

Middlesbrough

30 Steele
29 McMahon
5 Wheater
6 McManus
4 Bates
8 Thomson
18 O'Neil
10 Bailey
22 Williams
9 Boyd
15 Lita
Substitutes
21 Coyne
7 McDonald
11 Kink
24 Hines
27 Bennett
33 Smallwood
37 Tavares

Possession Stats

50%
50%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Norwich City

W W W L W D D W

Middlesbrough

L W L W L W W L
Head to Head
Middlesbrough
3-0
Norwich 22-Mar-1998
Norwich
1-3
Middlesbrough 15-Nov-1997
Norwich
2-0
Middlesbrough 11-Jan-1986
Middlesbrough
1-1
Norwich 14-Sep-1985
Middlesbrough
1-0
Norwich 15-Apr-1972
Norwich
2-0
Middlesbrough 27-Nov-1971

Live Text Commentary
93:33 +3.33
 

Joe Bennett produces a cross, clearance by Elliott Ward.

93:17 +3.17
 

A cross is delivered by Gary O'Neil, clearance made by Steven Smith.

92:52 +2.52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Chris Martin. Gary O'Neil restarts play with the free kick.

90:48 +0.48
 

Nicky Bailey produces a cross, Scott McDonald produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

87:10
 

Scott McDonald has a drilled shot. Leon Barnett gets a block in. Scott McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Russell Martin. John Ruddy takes the direct free kick.

85:39
 

The ball is sent over by Joe Bennett.

81:42
 

The official flags Chris Martin offside. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen McManus. Scott McDonald sends in a cross. The referee blows for offside against Scott McDonald. Indirect free kick taken by John Ruddy.

79:13
Substitution
 

Korey Smith replaces Anthony McNamee. Shot from a long way out by Joe Bennett goes wide of the left-hand post.

78:19
 

Centre by Joe Bennett, clearance made by Russell Martin. Corner from the left by-line taken by Gary O'Neil, Elliott Ward makes a clearance.

77:48
 

Unfair challenge on David Wheater by Chris Martin results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen McManus.

75:49
 

Nicky Bailey takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Clearance by Anthony McNamee. Corner from right by-line taken by Gary O'Neil.

75:17
 

Joe Bennett produces a cross, Anthony McNamee manages to make a clearance. Gary O'Neil takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Simon Lappin.

74:03
 

Unfair challenge on Andrew Crofts by Luke Williams results in a free kick. Elliott Ward takes the free kick.

73:36
Substitution
 

Tony McMahon leaves the field to be replaced by Joe Bennett. The ball is crossed by Tony McMahon, Header by Leroy Lita from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

72:37
 

Simon Lappin produces a cross, save made by Jason Steele.

71:10
 

David Wheater gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Holt. Chris Martin has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, blocked by Nicky Bailey.

68:47
Substitution
 

Tony McMahon goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Chris Martin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Simeon Jackson. Free kick awarded for a foul by Tony McMahon on Simon Lappin. The free kick is swung in right-footed by David Fox, save made by Jason Steele.

68:11
 

The ball is delivered by Russell Martin, Simeon Jackson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jason Steele. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

67:33
 

The referee cautions Stephen McManus for unsporting behaviour. Stephen McManus concedes a free kick for a foul on Simeon Jackson. Free kick taken by David Fox.

67:09
 

Centre by Matthew Bates, clearance made by Elliott Ward.

66:42
 

Tony McMahon produces a cross, Elliott Ward makes a clearance.

65:18
 

Tony McMahon sends in a cross, Leon Barnett makes a clearance.

64:48
 

The ball is delivered by Simon Lappin, save by Jason Steele.

64:48
 

The ball is delivered by Simon Lappin, save by Jason Steele.

63:13
 

Unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Elliott Ward results in a free kick. Gary O'Neil has an effort direct from the free kick, David Fox gets a block in.

62:25
 

The ball is sent over by Tony McMahon.

59:46
Substitution
 

Scott McDonald on for Kris Boyd. The official flags Simeon Jackson offside. Stephen McManus takes the indirect free kick.

58:06
 

Shot by David Fox. Luke Williams manages to make a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by David Fox, Grant Holt challenges Stephen McManus unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

57:56
 

The ball is crossed by Steven Smith, clearance by David Wheater.

56:06
 

The offside flag is raised against Richard Smallwood. John Ruddy takes the indirect free kick.

54:23
 

A cross is delivered by Gary O'Neil, clearance made by Leon Barnett.

52:41
 

Richard Smallwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Holt. Free kick crossed by David Fox.

51:36
 

Unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Andrew Crofts results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Gary O'Neil.

51:00
 

The ball is swung over by Steven Smith, clearance made by Nicky Bailey.

49:25
 

Anthony McNamee takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Kris Boyd.

46:40 +1.4
 

David Fox challenges Luke Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Kris Boyd from the free kick, Simon Lappin manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil played to the near post, clearance by Simon Lappin.

46:40 +1.4
 

David Fox gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luke Williams. Strike on goal comes in from Kris Boyd from the free kick, clearance by David Fox. Gary O'Neil takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Simon Lappin.

47:45
 

The ball is crossed by Russell Martin, David Wheater makes a clearance.

46:22 +1.22
 

Gary O'Neil crosses the ball, Leon Barnett manages to make a clearance.

46:59
 

Tony McMahon crosses the ball, Russell Martin makes a clearance.

45:39
 

The ball is sent over by Tony McMahon, save by John Ruddy.

43:29
Goal
 

Goal scored by Simeon Jackson from close in low into the middle of the goal. Norwich 1-0 Middlesbrough.The ball is crossed by Anthony McNamee. Grant Holt provided the assist for the goal.

41:30
 

The official flags Grant Holt offside. David Wheater restarts play with the free kick.

40:02
Substitution
 

Kevin Thomson goes off and Richard Smallwood comes on.

39:17
 

Drilled left-footed shot by Simon Lappin. Clearance by Luke Williams.

38:37
 

Inswinging corner taken by Anthony McNamee, clearance made by Stephen McManus.

38:17
 

The ball is sent over by Leroy Lita.

37:30
 

Simon Lappin delivers the ball, clearance made by Stephen McManus.

36:27
 

Andrew Crofts takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

35:48
 

The ball is sent over by Matthew Bates.

35:13
 

The ball is sent over by Tony McMahon, Elliott Ward makes a clearance.

34:06
 

The ball is crossed by Simon Lappin, Matthew Bates makes a clearance.

33:34
 

Shot by Leroy Lita from 35 yards. Blocked by Elliott Ward.

32:50
 

Unfair challenge on Leroy Lita by Grant Holt results in a free kick. Kevin Thomson takes the free kick.

32:16
 

Effort from a long way out by Nicky Bailey goes wide right of the goal.

30:03
 

Matthew Bates sends in a cross, clearance by Simon Lappin.

29:23
 

Shot by Leroy Lita. Elliott Ward gets a block in.

28:38
 

Unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Simon Lappin results in a free kick. Gary O'Neil takes the direct free kick.

27:33
 

Steven Smith delivers the ball. Russell Martin sends in a cross, Simeon Jackson produces a volleyed right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

27:23
 

The ball is delivered by Anthony McNamee, clearance made by Kris Boyd.

24:37
 

A cross is delivered by Anthony McNamee, Shot by Andrew Crofts from deep inside the penalty box hits the post.

23:40
 

Simeon Jackson sends in a cross, Leroy Lita makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Anthony McNamee, David Wheater makes a clearance.

22:40
 

The ball is delivered by Russell Martin, clearance by Matthew Bates. Short corner taken by Anthony McNamee from the right by-line, A cross is delivered by Russell Martin, clearance by Nicky Bailey.

21:59
 

The ball is sent over by Tony McMahon.

21:46
 

The ball is delivered by Matthew Bates, Leon Barnett makes a clearance.

21:35
 

A cross is delivered by Matthew Bates, clearance by Russell Martin.

21:11
 

The ball is crossed by Andrew Crofts, David Wheater manages to make a clearance.

19:28
 

A cross is delivered by Russell Martin, Shot from inside the area by Simeon Jackson clears the bar.

18:08
 

Inswinging corner taken by Gary O'Neil from the left by-line, Leroy Lita produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

16:14
 

Simon Lappin delivers the ball, Stephen McManus makes a clearance. Steven Smith produces a cross, clearance made by Stephen McManus. Grant Holt produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left. Leroy Lita takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Russell Martin makes a clearance.

14:48
 

The ball is delivered by Nicky Bailey, John Ruddy makes a save.

14:37
 

Gary O'Neil produces a cross.

13:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Boyd by Leon Barnett. Gary O'Neil has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, John Ruddy makes a comfortable save.

12:32
 

Anthony McNamee produces a cross. The assistant referee flags for offside against Grant Holt. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

10:31
 

Corner taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil from the right by-line to the near post, David Fox manages to make a clearance.

10:21
 

The ball is swung over by Luke Williams, Steven Smith makes a clearance.

9:24
 

Leon Barnett challenges Kris Boyd unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kevin Thomson restarts play with the free kick.

8:10
 

Inswinging corner taken by Anthony McNamee, Elliott Ward produces a left-footed shot from close in that goes over the bar.

5:24
 

Anthony McNamee delivers the ball, clearance made by Tony McMahon.

4:22
 

Shot by Gary O'Neil. Clearance by Leon Barnett. Corner taken by Gary O'Neil, John Ruddy makes a save.

3:48
 

Grant Holt challenges Stephen McManus unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Wheater takes the direct free kick.

3:10
 

David Fox concedes a free kick for a foul on Leroy Lita. Kevin Thomson restarts play with the free kick.

2:58
 

Gary O'Neil crosses the ball, clearance by Elliott Ward.

1:42
 

Corner taken by David Fox played to the near post, Tony McMahon makes a clearance.

:55
 

The ball is sent over by Tony McMahon, clearance made by Elliott Ward.

:8
 

Unfair challenge on Tony McMahon by Grant Holt results in a free kick. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

Kick off
 

The match gets underway.

Half time
 

The referee blows for half time.

Full time
 

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Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 39 42 73
2 Watford 39 32 72
3 Middlesbrough 39 29 72
4 Norwich 39 33 70
5 Derby 39 26 67
6 Ipswich 39 16 67
7 Brentford 39 12 66
8 Wolverhampton 39 11 65
9 Nottm Forest 39 8 57
10 Blackburn 39 1 54

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