Writer: Andrew Joyce
Date:Monday May 11 2009
When you compare this season with last season you could possibly draw one particular parallel.
It was about this time last year, in our Premier League programme, that Diomansy Kamara kick-started our survival campaign with two thrilling goals in a fantastic win up at Manchester City.
The goals came when we were dead and buried, losing to City staring into the relegation chasm, in a way they were as valuable, possibly more so, than Danny Murphy`s goal at Fratton Park.
Fast forward to this season, and last weekend, we find Diomansy on the score sheet with another brace. With our Premier League future already assured the importance of those two goals shouldn`t be under-estimated.
If, as we hope, they do their bit to help us qualify for the Europa League they could benefit the club just as much.
Although revenue will increase through participation in Europe, it`ll also make our club more visible and possibly more attractive when it comes to signing players.
Speaking about the very goals already mentioned, Diomansy commented, after the Aston Villa game,
"It`s very different to when I score the two late goals against Manchester City - then it was amazing, the team didn`t want to go into the Championship. This was easier, you`re just trying to get into Europe and you`re more relaxed."
"When you have a big season and beat Arsenal, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Newcastle, Tottenham then you need to be in Europe."
So whilst Diomansy may describe them as being very different, they could, in a way, be very similar, if you get my drift!
Date:Monday May 11 2009
It`s a Fair Price to Ask Isn`t It? (Saturday July 26 2014)
Magath Signs Two New Players! (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Is there Anyone Left? (Tuesday July 22 2014)
Fulham Win at Crawley! (Sunday July 20 2014)
Trio to Stay (Sunday July 20 2014)
Stockdale Brighton Bound? (Saturday July 19 2014)
Zamora Pens 1-Year Deal! (Thursday July 17 2014)
Ruiz Going Greek! (Thursday July 17 2014)
Centre Back Tracked! (Thursday July 17 2014)
So Where Next for the Misfit? (Wednesday July 16 2014)
|10. Derby County||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|15. Leeds Utd||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Boro down Dale
» Middlesbrough : 26/07/2014 17:57:00
|Defender set to join Boro
» Middlesbrough : 26/07/2014 17:52:00
|Striker ready to depart
» Middlesbrough : 26/07/2014 17:46:00
|Newcomer tipped for goals
» Middlesbrough : 26/07/2014 17:41:00
|Fortuna Dusseldorf v Latics - The Team Sheets
» Wigan : 26/07/2014 17:06:00