To make things worse for Robson, his unsettled Fabrizio Ravanelli has failed to return from Italy. The former Juventus man had been given permission to return home, but has not returned since despite being expected to report back this week. "I will answer no questions on Ravanelli," an angry Robson said yesterday.
The teenagers Andy Campbell, Anthony Ormrod, Stephen Baker and Craig Harrison are all drafted into the Boro squad along with Emerson's cousin, Fabio, while Andy Townsend also looks likely to play despite having eight stitches in a foot wound while playing for the Republic of Ireland last weekend.
The Bradford manager, Chris Kamara, is expected to keep faith with the side that lost 4-0 at home to Sunderland in their last outing.Reuse content