Robert Snodgrass swoops to nod winner for Aston Villa at Middlesbrough

30 December 2017 05:50
Lethargic, square, blunt: what a welcome Tony Pulis received from Middlesbrough on his first afternoon in charge of a side that were meant to smash the Championship ceiling this season. Lacking urgency but for short flurries, Boro lost to a team that had endured a bitter December of no wins in five games. Robert Snodgrass’s 75th-minute header removed that bad taste from the 2,700 travelling fans’ mouths and eased some of the pressure on Steve Bruce.Pulis teams are known for hard work and the 59-year-old was given ample evidence that hard work is what Boro require – plus urgency, pace, creativity and maybe a few other things, too. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian