Juninho to grace Riverside one last time

21 July 2011 04:18
BRAZILIAN star Juninho is to make a final appearance for Middlesbrough in their pre-season friendly clash with PSV Eindhoven.[LNB] The 38-year-old, who represented the club in three separate spells and was a member of the team which lifted the Carling Cup in 2004, will play some part in the game next Friday evening.[LNB] Manager Tony Mowbray said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for our fans to pay tribute to one of the most famous players in our history.[LNB] "They never had the chance to give Juninho a proper send-off when he left for the last time, and I know much how they will welcome the chance to show their appreciation for everything he did for the club.[LNB] "The PSV game is an important friendly for us and one we are taking very seriously, and Juninho will play at some stage."[LNB]

Source: Northern_Echo