Football

Southgate fears Blades backlash

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7
Boss Gareth Southgate insists everyone at Middlesbrough owes Bryan Robson a debt of gratitude - but concedes his departure from Sheffield United has increased the chances of an FA Cup upset on Sunday.

And the former England defender admits he is disappointed at the way Robson´s latest management role at Bramall Lane ended, especially as it is likely to give the home fans a boost when Boro travel to South Yorkshire.

"It probably doesn´t make our job any easier because, as we know, the supporters at Sheffield United were a bit anti-Bryan and with the new man (Kevin Blackwell) going in, they will presumably have a new lease of life, however temporary," he said.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2008, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Bryan Robson
Premier League
Gareth Southgate
Sheffield United
Middlesbrough
FA Cup

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again