Yakubu nets in Edinburgh draw

Last updated : 21 July 2005 By Reggie Holdsworth
A strong Boro side started the first pre-season game at Tynecastle, against a Hearts team who had already played four pre-season games.

In an entertaining game the supporters had to wait until the last fifteen minutes for the goals.

Boro took the lead from the penalty spot after Gaizka Mendieta was brought down in the box. Yakubu scored from the spot.

The lead only lasted five minutes before Andy Webster equalised for the Jambos.

Boro team:
Jones, Paranby, Queudrue, Parlour, Ehiogu, Southgate, Mendieta, Yakubu, Viduka (Kennedy 60), Boateng, Johnston (Liddle 73)

Boro's 'second string' lost 3-0 against Hartlepool at Victoria Park.

Boro team:
Turnbull, Reiziger, Brounds, Doriva, Hines, Cooper, Owens (Robson 25(Mulligan 88)), Cattermole, Nemeth (Watling 46), Craddock, Walker (Fisher 77).