Robbo in for Bruce.
Middlesbrough may be ready offer Steve Bruce The of this article or section may be compromised by "weasel words".
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Boro boss Bryan Robson
Bryan Robson OBE (born 11 January, 1957 in Chester-le-Street, County Durham) is an English football manager and former player. could be back with a second bid for his former Manchester United teammate.
Robson tried to prise Bruce away from the Midlands last season but the move fell through. Now Robson needs a central defender - and Bruce is desperate to get away, with his switch to Birmingham turning sour.
Robson is under orders to take Boro straight back up to the Premier League but his plans were hit yesterday after strong-man defender Nigel Pearson Nigel Graham Pearson (born August 21, 1963 in Nottingham) is an English former football player. Playing career
Pearson played as a defender for Shrewsbury Town, Sheffield Wednesday and Middlesbrough. lasted only 27 minutes in a reserve team comeback.
It was when Boro lost their skipper through injury last season that Robson made an approach for Bruce.
Without 34-year-old Pearson, Boro slid down the table and were in a relegation RELEGATION, civil law. Among the Romans relegation was a banishment to a certain place, and consequently was an interdiction of all places except the one designated.
2. It differed from deportation. (q.v.) Relegation and deportation agree u these particulars: 1. position when he returned.
Now Robson could make another offer with Boro short of central defender cover.
Scottish international Derek Whyte Derek Whyte (born August 31 1968 in Glasgow) is a former Scottish footballer who played for Celtic, Middlesbrough, Aberdeen and Partick Thistle. He also won twelve caps for Scotland during his 18 year playing career. He was participated at Euro 92, Euro 96 and 1998 FIFA World Cup. is currently operating on a week-to- week contract and could leave.
Bruce moved to Birmingham nearly 15 months ago after being handed a shock free transfer by Manchester United. But manager Trevor Francis left him out of the side against Gillingham in the Coca Cola Cup last week.
Wealthy Middlesbrough would have no trouble matching the 36-year-old's pounds 17,000-a-week contract.
Robson stepped up his efforts to sign Tony Yeboah last night, refusing to accept that the Leeds misfit mis·fit
1. Something of the wrong size or shape for its purpose.
2. One who is unable to adjust to one's environment or circumstances or is considered to be disturbingly different from others. won't drop into the First Division.