Riggott blow

Last updated : 07 September 2006 By Reggie Holdsworth

The defender injured ankle ligaments in training and will miss Boro's first trip to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. It will be mid to late October before he has recovered.

Fortunately Boro have just signed two quality central defenders in Jonathan Woodgate and Robert Huth, but Saturday's game may come too soon for Huth who is recovering from an ankle injury.