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Middlesbrough V Crystal Palace – Team News And Predicted XI

Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis is expected to name a much-changed side against Crystal Palace in the Carabao Cup tie tonight. He will be without Ryan Shotton who is sidelined with a knee injury, and it is expected that Paddy McNair will keep his place after deputising in recent games as a right wing-back. On-loan Wolves …

Middlesbrough V Sheffield Wednesday – Team News & Predicted XI

Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis is not happy that Boro’s match against Sheffield Wednesday was brought forward to Friday night for TV. The Teessiders had ten players away on international duty, with many only getting a day’s training ahead of the Championship clash at Hillsborough. The likes of Dael Fry, Mo Besic, George Saville, Darren Randolph, …

Middlesbrough V Preston – Match Preview & Predicted XI

Middlesbrough are likely to make wholesale changes for tonight’s game against Preston in the Carabao Cup. Tony Pulis played a number of academy products in the penalty shootout win over Notts County in the first round, while a number of fringe players were given their chance in the 2-1 win over Rochdale at the end …

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 …

Three Ways Tony Pulis Has Transformed Middlesbrough

When Tony Pulis departed Premier League strugglers West Bromwich Albion in November, his name was immediately linked with the Welsh national team job, from which previous incumbent Chris Coleman had just resigned, in addition to the vacant Swansea City job. However, with Boro Chairman Steve Gibson eager to jump the expected queue for Pulis’ services, …

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 …