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Boro look likely to drop.


Wheater - Dejected.

By Borofan - Football Network
March 21 2009

Boro have been cut 4 points adrift from survival after an uninspiring 1-0 defeat against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium. A late goal from Shawcross was enough to seperate the two sides on the day, and saw Stoke leaping out of the table while Boro remain fixed further into 19th position in the league.

With only eight games remaining in the Premier League, it would appear quite probable that the team will go down this season. While investment has been cut compared to previous seasons, on paper we still have a team that you feel should have enough to survive - but on the pitch we simply cannot score enough goals. If you only win one game in eighteen matches (albeit against Liverpool), it seems difficult to see how a team is able to survive in a league that does not tolerate a great deal of mistakes. While in January I thought that we should still have enough in us and the team to survive, like many other fans I think relegation is now the most likely prospect come May.

It is painful to see how little of our chances we are able to put away. Slotting these chances away is the difference between us and other teams in many games this season. We also are unable to perform against fellow bottom half opposition; we took no points whatsoever against West Brom, the only team below us in the league. With the international break this coming week 3 points against Bolton the following weekend is crucial to even stay in the race.

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Down by the Riverside
Boro look likely to drop.
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21/03/2009 21:22
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Re: Boro look likely to drop.
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26/03/2009 14:07
I think the realization is finally settling in. Except at 3pm each week I keep expecting us to do better.... based upon what exactly I don't know. Watch out for the heartening rally in form just when the pressure is off and when agents are asking for good performances.

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