Blues Res 0 - Middlesbrough Res 2

Last updated : 01 September 2003 By Brian Cartlidge
Boro's victory at Damson Park came courtesy of a goal in each half from Robbie Stockdale and Stewart Downing.

Despite the defeat, boss Keith Bertschin was pleased with the overall performance considering he was forced to field a number of youngsters in his side.

Blues: Bennett, Beauchamp (Gilbert), Hipkiss, Sadler, Capaldi, Grondin (Allen), Carter, Woodhouse, Evans, Barrowman (Curtis), Mooney.
Subs not used: Dormand, Alsop.