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Boro Hoping To Build On Reading Win Ahead Of Cardiff City Clash

Not before time, against a surprisingly ineffective Reading team, Tony Pulis’ Boro side ended their three-match goal-less run at the Riverside in the league when they beat Jaap Stam’s Royals outfit 2-1 last Saturday. The play of Reading is a mystery to everyone given how close they came to promotion last year but Boro were …

Boro Make First Addition Of January Window With Signing Of Man City Starlet Who Was In Man United’s Academy

Middlesbrough have today made their first signing of the winter transfer window following the sale of Chris Forshaw to Leeds United for £4.5 million last week. Tony Pulis has managed to secure the loan signing of England U21 international Jack Harrison for the rest of the season. Manchester City had just signed Harrison on a …

Tony Pulis Starting To Show Why He Was Brought To Boro

Tony Pulis has developed a reputation as the manager who can save clubs from relegation after doing the trick with several Premier League clubs. The new Boro boss managed his side to an impressive 3-0 away win against a struggling QPR team this past weekend and it seems like he is starting to get the …

Tony Pulis Making Moves He Warned Of As Forshaw Leaves For Leeds And Others Could Follow

Boro boss Tony Pulis has followed through on his intentions to trim his squad as midfielder Chris Forshaw was sold today for £4.5 million to Leeds United. This comes after Pulis struck a deal a couple of days ago with MK Dons as they agreed to sign Middlesbrough’s 18 year old winger Marcus Tavernier on loan …

Garry Monk still shocked by his sudden Boro exit

Tony Pulis became the Boro manager in what was a pretty crazy Christmas for the Teesiders which saw Garry Monk and his staff put on gardening leave on the surprising night of December 23rd, 2017. The move to relieve Monk of his duties came from Middlesborough chairman Steve Gibson who told the former Swansea City …

Boro Look Ahead To New Year After Crazy Christmas

Even though it looked like Middlesbrough were improving under Garry Monk after a somewhat inconsistent start, the timing of his firing seemed harsh and shocking in equal measures. Monk himself was saddened by his release as we wrote recently as he believed Boro had turned the corner with their inconsistent form and were moving in …

Monk reveals sadness towards Boro sacking

Former Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk has admitted he was ‘surprised’ at the timing of his sacking as manager, saying he believed the team had reached a turning point in their season just around the time he was relieved of his duties. Monk was sacked as manager after Boro’s 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday last week, …

Former Boro coach joins Championship rivals!

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has confirmed the club have appointed former Boro boss Steve Agnew as head of coaching. Agnew has twice been in charge of Middlesbrough as caretaker manager, and was most recently tasked with trying to keep the club away from relegation in the Premier League – something he failed to do. …

Guedioura reveals why he hasn’t played for Boro this season

Midfielder Adlene Guedioura has not made a single appearance for Boro all season, despite only making his move to the Riverside in February for around £3.5m from Watford. In fact, he has only made 145 minutes of football for the Boro in total, and his last appearance for the club game in April. The Algerian …

Boro star reveals his outrageous dream

Middlesbrough star Martin Braithwaite has revealed he wants to win the World Cup before the end of his career, saying that his native Denmark have all the ingredients and potential to do so. The forward moved to Boro from Toulouse in the summer, and has scored 3 goals in his first 8 appearances. It is …

Garry Monk Trying To Be Optimistic While Boro Are Lacking Consecutive Good Performances

So far under Garry Monk this season Middlesbrough have been inconsistent to say the least. Boro’s record vs teams in the top 17 places in the Championship is pretty disappointing as it shows 13 games played with only two won. On the other hand Middlesbrough’s record vs clubs which are strugglers and sit in the …

Monk chuffed over Birmingham City win following tough loss on return to Elland Road

Garry Monk was understandably more than happy to forget about his depressing to his former club Leeds United where Boro went down to a disappointing defeat. Middlesbrough side bounced back in splendid fashion as they notched an important 3 points on Wednesday night with a comprehensive 2-0 win over Steve Cotterill’s struggling Birmingham City. Britt …

Downing confident as Boro push for promotion

Boro winger Stewart Downing says he was always confident that his team’s ability would shine bright in time, after what was admittedly a slow start to the season initially. Downing’s side are on a run of three consecutive fixtures as they head into their massive game against Leeds United this weekend, and the former Liverpool …

WATCH: Boro star nears return following injury

Middlesbrough forward Rudy Gestede is closing in on a return to action for the club as he steps up his rehabilitation from injury. Gestede hasn’t featured for Boro since having surgery after picking up an injury in August, and it’s fair to say his exploits have been missed. However, Garry Monk has confirmed that the …

Middlesbrough ‘broke’ Hull City after fabulous first half display

Middlesbrough look to have put their early season woes behind them as they recorded a second successive league win against Hull City on Tuesday night. The Boro have had a stop start season so far, with Monk’s men failing to find any sort of consistency in the league. But a 3-0 victory over Bolton being …

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