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Loan Watch – Ripley earns birthday treat, ‘imperious’ McGinley impresses

Loan Round-Up: Happy birthday Connor! Connor Ripley celebrated his 25th birthday on Tuesday, and on the same day Bury faced Southend looking to add to their four-game unbeaten run in League One. Ripley started the match, as expected, and was...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-19 16:50:02

Match Preview: Cardiff City vs Middlesbrough

This will be the 63rd competitive fixture between Middlesbrough and Cardiff City.  Middlesbrough lay 9th in the Championship following the win against last season?s playoff finalists Reading last Saturday. Cardiff are 4th following the midweek...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-16 19:49:59

Loan Watch – Miller impresses with more heroics & Pears gets tipped for the top

Loan Round-Up: A goalscorer in good form… It’s no surprise that Bury’s results have picked up since George Miller returned to the club. He started the mid-week game against AFC Wimbledon and was on hand to head in the opener from a rebound...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-11 19:49:08

York boss Martin Gray delighted by loan return of Alex Pattison

York City manager Martin Gray has spoken of his delight to have highly-rated Boro youngster Alex Pattison back on loan.  Pattison enjoyed a fruitful month-long spell at Bootham Cresent before returning to Boro last month. The 20-year-old made a...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-08 19:48:54

It?s about time Boro started playing Patrick Bamford in his best position

Harry Kane, who scored his 100th Premier League goal last Sunday, was born in in July 1993. Patrick Bamford, who has a solitary Premier League goal to his name, was born a few weeks later. It a might seem a bit strange to compare them, but there...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-08 16:51:38

Ashley Fletcher still believes long-term future lies at Middlesbrough

Ashley Fletcher is hoping to get his career back on track at Sunderland ? but still believes his long-term future lies at Middlesbrough. Fletcher joined the Championship strugglers in a late deadline day move and made his debut in the 2-0 home...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-05 12:49:10

Loan Watch – Braithwaite & Fletcher make debuts, two loanees score

Loan Round-Up: An academy head-to-head… It was another good week for George Miller, coming off the back of the victory over Oxford last week – in which he scored the equaliser – the 21-year-old found himself on the score sheet again. Miller...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-04 19:50:02

Boro had an eye on the future as well as avoiding mistakes in the past this January

At the fraught and tense Arsenal general meeting last October, Arsene Wenger said these few words: ?Society always follows the way of the game. And what is for sure, in our game, the weight of the past, the weight of the future has been kicked...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-02 19:49:10

Match Preview: Norwich City vs Middlesbrough

This will be the 53rd competitive fixture between Norwich City and Middlesbrough. Boro lay 8th in the Championship table following the 0-0 draw with Sheffield Wednesday, whilst Norwich are 13th after the win at Brentford thanks to a James Maddison...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-02 19:49:10

Besic: ‘I want to prove that Pulis was right to bring me here’

Mo Besic says he wants to prove to manager Tony Pulis that he was right to bring him to Middlesbrough in his first interview since signing for the club. Besic put pen-to-paper on a six-month loan deal on what was a hectic closing few hours on the...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-01 16:52:09

Deadline Day round-up: Four out, two in as Boro wrap up transfer business

Four senior players have been shown the door on deadline day as Middlesbrough wrap up their transfer business. Martin Braithwaite, Ashley Fletcher, Adlene Guedioura and Cyrus Christie have all departed in a busy closing few hours which also saw...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-01 08:50:01

Window Pain: Assessing Boro?s Transfers and Squad

What a crazy end to Deadline Day! Right at the death Boro announced SIX different comings and goings. Altogether there have been three new signings and seven departures in January, making it a busy month for Boro. We expected some of them, not so...
Middlesbrough - 2018-02-01 19:49:06

Jack Harrison confirmed as Boro’s first January signing

Jack Harrison has become Boro’s first January signing, joining on a six-month loan deal from Manchester City. Harrison left New York City to join Pep Guardiola’s side on a three-year deal, but will now spend the rest of the season in the...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-30 19:49:07

Jack Harrison poised to become Boro’s first signing of the January window

Jack Harrison is poised to join Boro on loan until the end of the season, according to various reports. Harrison has flourished for MLS side New York City this season, scoring 14 goals and registering 10 assists in all competitions. His...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-30 08:48:54

Jack Harrison: The ‘golden boy’ who was once the Big Apple’s little secret

Jack Harrison is set to become Boro’s first signing of the January transfer window – but who is he" We take a look at a player named ‘golden boy’ by David Villa. Born in Stoke-on-Trent and rasied in Bolton, Harrison was a part of...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-30 16:49:23

Match Preview: Middlesbrough vs Sheffield Wednesday

This will be the 109th competitive fixture between Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday. Boro lay 8th in the Championship table following the domestic victory over QPR 10 days ago whilst Sheffield Wednesday are in 17th place following a home...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-30 12:49:13

Loan Watch #25 – Wing faces United, de Sart on the up with Zulte

Loan Round-Up: Joe Fryer found himself on the bench for Stevenage again this week, confirming his place has unfortunately been lost to Millwall loanee Tom King. Callum Cooke was left without a fixture this weekend as Blackpool’s scheduled home...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-28 16:48:59

Match Preview: Middlesbrough vs Brighton Hove Albion

  This will be the 47th competitive fixture between Middlesbrough and Brighton Hove Albion and the 4th FA Cup fixture between both sides. The last time these teams met in the FA Cup was in 1906 which took 3 attempts to find a winner. Boro...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-26 19:49:06

Report: Blackburn want Harry Chapman on a permanent deal

Blackburn are ready to sign Boro loanee Harry Chapman’s on a permanent deal. Chapman has impressed since joining the League One side on a season-long loan in the summer – and according to HITC Sport, Rovers boss Tony Mowbray wants to turn his...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-26 16:49:22

Assombalonga may score fewer under Pulis – but should improve as a player

Tony Pulis teams aren?t known for being a haven for goal-scorers. When people are selecting their Fantasy Teams few would be picking strikers under Tony Pulis?s management. The last time a striker under Pulis scored more than 20 was Carl Asaba for...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-25 16:49:09

Report: Charlie Wyke on Middlesbrough’s radar

Bradford striker Charlie Wyke is reportedly a target for Middlesbrough. According to the Daily Mirror, manager Tony Pulis wants to reshape his front line ? and wants Wyke to be part of it. Boro-born Wyke started his career at the Riverside and...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-24 16:49:06

Adama Traore praises Tony Pulis following recent form

Adama Traore has put his fine form down to hard work ? and the help of manager Tony Pulis. Traore scored his first goal for Boro on Saturday ? ending a long-awaited run to find the net, last scoring for Aston Villa against Notts County over two...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-22 16:49:01

Report: Boro target Blackburn midfielder Bradley Dack

Boro are reportedly battling Cardiff, Leeds and Aston Villa to sign Blackburn midfielder Bradley Dack. Dack has impressed the Ewood Park faithful following his move from Gillingham in the summer, bagging 12 goals in 29 games so far this...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-22 16:49:01

Loan Watch #24 – Miller shines on Shaker’s return as Wing scores and Tav makes debut

Loan Round-Up: Joe Fryer (Stevenage) was on the substitutes bench again this week as Millwall loanee Tom King made his third successive start in the 0-0 draw against Carlisle. It appears the 21-year-old has lost his place due to recent shaky...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-21 16:49:07

Match Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs Middlesbrough

  This will be the 49th competitive fixture between Queens Park Rangers and Middlesbrough. Boro come into the game on the following the controversial defeat to Fulham whilst QPR have found form in the New Year after winning back to back league...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-19 19:49:04

Report: Middlesbrough keen on Bournemouth striker Lewis Grabban

Bournemouth striker Lewis Grabban is attracting interest from several clubs, with Middlesbrough reportedly one of them. Grabban returned to the Vitality Stadium last week after cutting short his loan spell with struggling Sunderland. The...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-17 08:48:55

Marcus Tavernier joins League One side MK Dons on loan

Highly-rated Boro winger Marcus Tavernier has joined League One outfit MK Dons on loan until the end of the season.  Tavernier hasn’t featured for Boro since the win over Sheffield Wednesday last month but started for the Under-23s in their 3-3...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-17 19:49:11

Leeds United closing in on deal for Adam Forshaw

Leeds United are closing in on the signing of Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Forshaw, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post. Forshaw is valued at around £2.5million – a figure Cardiff City were willing to match – but it appears Thomas...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-17 19:49:11

Loan Watch #23 – Pro praise for McGinley as he makes dream debut for Chairboys

Joe Fryer (Stevenage) Joe Fryer in action for Stevenage. (Image: Rex Features) Fryer had to settle for a place on the bench as Stevenage visited Morecambe in League Two. His place has been taken by Millwall loanee Tom King, who made his second...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-15 16:49:03

Match Preview: Middlesbrough vs Fulham

This will be the 65th competitive fixture between Middlesbrough and Fulham Middlesbrough wins: 29 / Draws: 11 / Fulham wins: 24  Boro come into the game on the back of back to back wins against Preston North End and Sunderland. Fulham, on the...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-13 08:48:40

Fulham vs Boro: The youngest team in PL history – where are they now"

On May 7th 2006, Middlesbrough managed to do what would seem impossible in the modern era. With the UEFA Cup Final in Eindhoven just four days away, England bound Steve McClaren decided to showcase the club’s outstanding academy by selecting a...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-12 19:48:52

Boro keen for George Miller to join a Football League club following Wrexham loan

Boro want Under-23 striker George Miller to join a club in the Football League following his brief spell at non-league Wrexham. Wrexham boss Dean Keates admits the club tried to tie up an extended loan deal for Miller, but their efforts were...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-09 19:49:04

Adama Traore and Tony Pulis – a match made in heaven"

Adama Traore – a player who divides fans. Some fans think he is brilliant and must play every game. Others think he lacks a football brain and only has pace. Aitor Karanka, Steve Agnew, Garry Monk – all managers who never really gave him a...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-08 19:49:00

Report: Boro tracking League Two star Jevani Brown

Middlesbrough are one of several clubs chasing League Two hotshot Jevani Brown, according to
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-08 19:49:00

Loan Watch #22 – Lewis Wing makes debut as FA Cup gets into full flow

Joe Fryer (Stevenage) Stevenage goalkeeper Joe Fryer saves at the feet of Swindon’s Kaiyne Woolery (Image: Rob Noyes) Fryer was in goal for Stevenage’s 4-1 win over Cheltenham on Monday night. The League Two side announced the loan signing of...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-07 16:48:47

FA Cup Preview: Middlesbrough vs Sunderland

This will be the 148th competitive fixture between Middlesbrough and Sunderland Middlesbrough Wins: 49 / Draws: 37 / Sunderland: 61  Did you know" This will be the 9th time Boro have faced Sunderland in the FA Cup. The first FA Cup tie between...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-06 12:49:21

Pulis is right, Boro’s squad is too big & was the main reason for Monk?s downfall

In Marti Perarnau?s book ?Pep Confidential? about Pep Guardiola?s first season at Bayern Munich, Guardiola stresses that he doesn?t like to have more than 20 players in his squad (since moving to Manchester he has acknowledged he needs more players...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-05 16:50:20

Boro in Europe: A Journey into the Unknown

 ?We?re just a small town in Europe; we?re just a small town in Europe? Did Boro fans ever think these words would echo around a 30,000+ capacity all seater stadium" Did Boro fans from generations past think they would witness the club lift a...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-04 19:49:02

York City want to extend loan of Boro youngster Pattison

National League side York City want to keep on-loan Middlesbrough midfielder Alex Pattison until the end of the season. The 20-year-old has impressed for York since joining the Minstermen last month and recently won The Press Player of the Month...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-03 08:48:50

Report: Boro among clubs eyeing Aalesunds FK winger Edwin Gyasi

Middlesbrough have been linked with a move for Ghana international Edwin Gyasi, according to the Daily Mail. The right winger, who plays for Norwegian side Aalesunds FK, has also drawn attention from local rivals Sunderland as well as Premier...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-03 08:48:50

Fabio on Boro exit: ‘I have already received some offers’

Fan favourite Fabio da Silva has spoken out about asking to leave Middlesbrough this transfer window. Tony Pulis confirmed yesterday that the full-back has told of his desire to put an end to his time on Teesside, with Boro’s new boss insinuating...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-02 12:49:58

Tony Pulis: ‘Players carry a badge for this football club and must give their best’

Tony Pulis was refreshingly honest in his assessment of the 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa on Saturday, as he called for players to come together and give their best. Boro were defeated by a deflated Aston Villa side, who came into the game without a...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-01 08:48:41

Match Preview: Preston North End vs Middlesbrough

This will be the 96th competitive fixture between Preston North End and Middlesbrough. Middlesbrough wins: 43 / Draw: 23 / Preston North End wins: 29 Boro lay 9th in the Championship table after yesterday?s defeat to promotion rivals Aston Villa...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-01 16:48:45

Loan Watch #22 – Player of the month award for one promising Boro talent

Joe Fryer (Stevenage) Joe Fryer attempts to block a shot on the goal like against Coventry. (Image: Coventry City) After getting their form back on track with a thumping 5-1 win over Chesterfield, ‘Boro did a… Boro and took two steps back....
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-01 08:48:41

Match Preview: Middlesbrough vs Aston Villa

  This will be the 142nd competitive fixture between Middlesbrough and Aston Villa. Middlesbrough wins: 43 / Draws: 34 / Aston Villa wins: 64 Boro lay 8th in the Championship table after back to back wins against Sheffield Wednesday and Bolton...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-01 08:48:41

Tony Pulis confirms Fabio wants to leave Middlesbrough

Tony Pulis revealed after Boro’s comeback victory over Preston that full-back Fabio da Silva has asked to leave the club. Eyebrows were raised when the Brazilian took to Instagram this morning, seemingly saying his goodbyes to the Boro fans –...
Middlesbrough - 2018-01-01 19:49:41

Tony Pulis will bring this Middlesbrough team together, says Ryan Shotton

Ryan Shotton has reflected on a roller coaster week and believes new manager Tony Pulis will bring back much-needed belief amongst the squad. The 28-year-old was restored to the starting line-up in Garry Monk’s final game in charge – and scored...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-29 12:51:16

Why Adama Traore could thrive under new boss Tony Pulis

Earlier in the season I wrote that Adama Traore, despite his obvious ability, had the footballing brain of a Sunday League player. It was a bit harsh, but I couldn?t get over how frustrating he was to watch, how poor his decision-making was, and how...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-29 12:51:16

Tony Pulis on Boro’s aim, Steve Gibson’s charm and the appeal of ‘hardworking̵...

Newly-appointed manager Tony Pulis has refused to make promises on promotion ? but is aiming to improve the club as a whole. Pulis was speaking after Boro’s win over Bolton, with second half goals coming from Martin Braithwaite and Britt...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-27 16:48:43

Garry Monk admits surprise at timing of Middlesbrough exit

Garry Monk says he was surprised at the timing of his dismissal, claiming the club were beginning to turn their season around. Monk was relieved of his duties following Boro’s win over Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday, making him Middlesbrough’s...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-27 19:49:42

The pros and cons of the newly-appointed Tony Pulis

So, the Monk experiment is over and Boro have appointed old man Tony Pulis. It?s sure to be a divisive appointment; some will see him as a steady, experienced hand to guide the side into the play-offs, but others will see his negative brand of...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-26 16:48:40

Match Preview: Middlesbrough vs Bolton Wanderers

Middlesbrough wins: 44 / Draws: 31 / Bolton wins: 55 This will be the 131st competitive fixture between Middlesbrough and Bolton Wanderers.  Boro lay 9th in the Championship table after the 2-1 win away to Sheffield Wednesday whilst Bolton lay...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-25 12:48:27

Boro part company with manager Garry Monk despite win over Sheffield Wednesday

Boro have parted company with manager Garry Monk – just hours after their comeback victory at Hillsborough. A club statement read: “Middlesbrough Football Club have parted company with manager Garry Monk. “The club would like to thank Garry...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-24 09:30:26

Monk?s Christmas Sacking: The Boro soap opera continues

Monk is gone. In the end, the decision was inevitable given the way the season was going, but the timing is questionable to say the least. Sacking a manager following victory is not that unusual, if the chairman has not been happy with what he?s...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-24 16:49:01

Loan Watch #21 – Torrid runs continue for some but end for others in busy build up to Christma...

Joe Fryer (Stevenage) Joe Fryer of Stevenage denies Andy Kellett of Chesterfield (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo) It was an enthralling game at the Lamex Stadium with Stevenage showing their ruthless edge in a 5-1 win over Chesterfield. Fryer, as...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-24 12:48:44

Match Preview: Sheffield Wednesday vs Middlesbrough

This will be the 108th competitive fixture between Sheffield Wednesday and Middlesbrough. Sheffield Wednesday wins: 46  / Draws: 17 / Middlesbrough wins: 44 Boro lay 10th in the Championship table after a disappointing defeat away to Millwall...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-23 08:48:51

Garry Monk proud of players following Sheffield Wednesday win

Garry Monk has praised his players for their performance following their victory over struggling Sheffield Wednesday.  Boro  came from behind to earn a much needed three points in what was a big game for two out-of-form teams. Ross Wallace put the...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-23 19:48:44

12 Days of Boro – #12 Juninho

Across decades there have been many unforgettable Brazilian names with skill, technique and ability, carrying only a singe name. Pele, Jairzinho, Zico, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho to name a few. Their names live long in the hearts and minds of not only...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-23 16:48:38

Could the help of an assistant manager benefit Garry Monk"

When Garry Monk arrived in the summer it didn?t go unnoticed that his assistant in his previous two positions, Pep Clotet, would not be joining him. Quite a few fans have made an argument that Monk is significantly less effective on his own. Leeds...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-22 16:49:20

12 Days of Boro – #11 Gareth Southgate

Trophies are difficult to win. In the top divisions of English football there are three top domestic honours available each season. Over many decades, the big clubs have accumulated most of the silverware on offer. For smaller clubs, winning...
Middlesbrough - 2017-12-21 16:48:37
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