Huge update on status of Leeds v Middlesbrough match - confirmed
Leeds’ Championship clash with Middlesbrough has been passed and will play out as planned on Friday night.
The news was announced on the BBC Tees Sport Twitter page and confirmed on the official Middlesbrough site on Friday lunchtime.
— BBC Tees Sport (@bbcteessport) March 2, 2018
Confirmation that tonight's game will take place as planned ????⚽️
— Middlesbrough FC (@Boro) March 2, 2018
The confirmation comes after a week of doubt with bad weather affecting the north of England.
Staff at the Riverside have been working all week to ensure the clash can go ahead and the news has finally been confirmed.
It’s great news for Leeds fans and the clash is a massive one, with both sides looking for a spot in the play-offs.
Middlesbrough have the advantage and sit three places above Leeds before tonight’s game but a win for Leeds would draw them level on points.
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For anyone that doesn’t fancy braving the cold weather, the game is being broadcast on Sky Sports, with a kick-off time of 7.45pm.
A win would kick Leeds up to ninth in the table.