Boro to make Ireland trip

05 July 2010 03:30
Middlesbrough will travel to Ireland to play pre-season friendlies against Athlone Town and Bray Wanderers. Gordon Strachan's side will play Athlone on Monday, July 19 with a 7.45pm kick-off at the Athlone Town Stadium. They will then take on Bray on Wednesday, July 21 at the Carlisle Grounds, also with a 7.45pm kick-off. Boro had expected to play Shamrock Rovers on July 19 but the Irish side had to withdraw from the fixture.

Source: PA