Middlesbrough a promotion contender - Bennett

Published Add your comment

Football News

Middlesbrough left-back Joe Bennett is confident that the team can mount a serious promotion challenge next season.

The 21-year-old benefited from the arrival of current boss Tony Mowbray in October, making 30 league appearances under the former Celtic manager.


"We've got to try and get promoted and I think we've got a good chance," Bennett told the club's official website.

"If you look at our form at the end of the season, we beat Cardiff, one of the best teams in the league. That shows we can beat any team.

"It's going to be tough, but if we carry on our form and keep the base of the squad then we'll have a good chance."

After being reinstated in the side by Mowbray, Bennett earned the Fans' Player of the Year Award. He said: "It meant a lot to me winning. The fans have been really good to me since I broke into the first team."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

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

Joe Bennett

Article Comments

Read more

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


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. 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