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Pulis praises Boro youngsters after Carabao Cup victory

Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis has praised his side’s youngsters after they overcame Notts County to reach the second round of the Carabao Cup. Boro’s team featured seven debutants for the game, and fell behind on three separate occasions in order to fight for a 3-3 draw – a sign of character in any team. The …

Boro set to lose star player

Middlesbrough have announced the departure of Adama Traore to Wolves for a fee of £18million after the Premier League side activated his release clause. The 22-year-old is expected to complete his medical this week before officially joining after two years at Boro. Traore missed Boro’s opening game of the season with a shoulder injury, as …

Boro complete £10m sale of star striker

Boro announced this week that they have completed the sale of striker Patrick Bamford, who joins Leeds United on a deal that could rise to the £10m mark. The forward has put pen to paper on a 4-year-deal at Elland Road, and will leave the Riverside just 12 months after joining, where he made a …

Boro star rubbishes exit talk

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson has insisted he is oblivious to any clubs making a bid for him, damning various reports as false. The 25-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from Boro this summer, with Premier League outfits Everton and Southampton said to be keen on acquiring his services. But the defender has …

Middlesbrough star exits club after two years at the club

Middlesbrough have agreed a deal to allow left-back Fabio da Silva to leave the club and join French side FC Nantes. Fabio has spent two years at Boro since joining from Cardiff City, making 54 appearances for the club scoring two goals. The 28-year-old has signed a three-year deal at the Ligue 1 side, and …

Southgate believes England can emulate the heroes of 1966

England manager Gareth Southgate believes that the Three Lions can emulate the heroics of 1966 and bring the World Cup home. The former Middlesbrough boss says he thinks England winning the tournament this summer could merit an even bigger reaction to the one that the squad of 1966 had, but there is still a long …

Boro winger relishing hard preseason training

Boro winger Adama Traore insists that experiencing the gruelling Austrian training camp this summer will greatly benefit the squad for next season. The squad have spent nearly a week training in Austria in preparation for the new season under Tony Pulis, and as their time comes to a close it is safe to say it’s …

Boro confirm Paddy McNair signing from Sunderland

Middlesbrough have officially completed the signing of Sunderland’s Paddy McNair. The former Manchester United defender signs for the Boro for a reported fee of around £5million, although the club has refused to disclose the actual amount. The club have beaten off Premier League competition and the highly-rated 23-year-old midfielder, who can also play in defence, …

Boro chase Paddy McNair

Middlesbrough look set to pursue the signature of Sunderland’s Paddy McNair this summer, with the former Manchester United man hoping to seal a move away from the Stadium of Light. Boro were set to sign Everton’s Muhamed Besic this summer on a permanent deal, but their pursuit of the midfielder looks all but dead after …

Pulis wants former winger back at Boro

Middlesbrough are reportedly targeting Aston Villa winger Albert Adomah, just two years after he left the Riverside. Villa are said to be listening to offers for the forward, who signed from Middlesbrough back in 2016 for an undisclosed fee, with Bristol City and Boro among those interested. The 30-year-old scored 15 goals in 40 games …

Boro interested in former Manchester United star

Middlesbrough are battling with Brighton and Derby County over the signature of former Manchester United star Paddy McNair. The defender began his career at United where he made 27 appearances before being sold to Sunderland in 2016. Last season McNair made 16 appearance for the black cats and chipped in with an impressive 5 goals. …

Tony Pulis Heavily Linked With Permanent Move For Everton’s Mo Besic

After struggling with injury and form at Everton and finding his chances very limited at Goodison Park, Bosnia and Herzegovina international midfielder Mo Besic joined Middlesbrough in January 2018 shortly after Tony Pulis’ appointment last Christmas. Besic made his debut against Cardiff City in the Championship after falling out of favour at Everton following his …

Boro Boss Tony Pulis Plays Down His Club’s Chances Against Aston Villa In Play-Off Semi-Final

When Garry Monk was fired as Middlesbrough manager before Christmas last year, after less than half a season in charge, few could have predicted what would happen during the rest of the campaign. At the time Monk was relieved of his duties by Boro owner Steve Gibson the club were sitting outside the top 6 …

Boro Still Pushing For Play-Off Place As Pulis’ Side Must Keep Up Momentum

With their run of form in the last 10 games Tony Pulis has seen his team stay in an around the play-off places despite losses to close rivals Sheffield United and Wolves. Boro did however bounce back nicely in their last game where they beat fellow play-off contenders Bristol City 2-1 at the Riverside after …

Can’t Back Boro? Here are Some Shrewd UK Betting Tips

It has been a tough season for Middlesbrough fans. The dismal run in November and December really put a dampener on automatic promotion hopes and, even with the good form shown in recent weeks, it is clear that the only hope of getting back to the Premier League lies in the Playoffs. Most punters would …

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