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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 …

Premier League manager gives Boro backing

It’s fair to say that Middlesbrough have had a poor start to the season so far. Relegation from the Premier League last season was a big blow after spending just a single season in the top flight, but the Boro invested well over the summer and many predicted that they would be straight back up …

Middlesbrough ‘too good not to climb the table’

Middlesbrough have too many good players to be where they are in the table, and it’s only a matter of time until they start to make their way towards the top. That’s the view of Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom, whose side earned a 2-2 draw with Boro over the weekend. New signings Martin Braithwaite and …

Monk will get Boro back into the Premier League

Garry Monk will get Middlesbrough back into the Premier League and will be given the time in order to do so, says club legend Colin Cooper. Boro spent one season in English football’s top flight last year after promotion, but failed to make a stamp on the division and were subsequently relegated. But changes have …

Chelsea and United keen on Boro star

Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester United are said to be scouting Middlesbrough defender Dael Fry, with the youngster starting to make his name as one of the hottest prospects in English football this season. The 20-year-old has has broken into Boro’s side quite unexpectedly this season after failing to impress whilst on loan at …

Monk wants to end September on a high

Boro boss Garry Monk is aiming for his side to end the month of September on a high, with two home games in the offing. His side face Norwich City on Tuesday evening before playing Brentford on Saturday, and the manager is hoping that they can have a convincing finish to a successful month. Middlesbrough …

Former star tips Boro for promotion

Tomas Kalas says Middlesbrough know what it takes to succeed in the Championship, and fancies them to achieve promotion yet again this season. The Czech defender won promotion with Boro two seasons ago, and expects more of the same from the club despite no longer playing for them and being on loan at fellow promotion …

Monk delighted as Boro see off 10 man Villa

Garry Monk says that the display from Middlesbrough on Tuesday night was ‘excellent’ and praised his much-changed team that overcame Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup. Boro go into the fourth round of the competition, beating Villa 2-0, but that was only after skipper Tommy Elphick was sent off for a second bookable offence. Patrick …

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