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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 …

Boro Pull Off Stunning Transfer Move By Signing Champions League Winning Free-Agent Forward For Next Season

That’s right Tony Pulis and Boro have made an audacious transfer move clearly with a return to the Premier League firmly in their sights. Middlesbrough have signed a pre-contract agreement with former Chelsea, Real Madrid and current Bayern Munich attacker Dutch legend Arjen Robben. Robben apparently has been sold on a move to the Riverside …

Boro’s Braithwaite reportedly ‘wants to stay at Bordeaux’ permanently

In the January transfer window there were bound to be changes after new boss Tony Pulis took over from Garry Monk. As we know the window proved to be a busy period as Pulis promised numerous changes in a need to trim the Boro squad he inherited from Monk down to a more manageable number. …

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’s Bamford Bags Hat-Trick As Tony Pulis Moves His Team Into The Play-0ff Places

With snow hammering the Teeside area all week the big question was whether the Championship clash between Tony Pulis’ Middlesbrough side and Leeds boss Paul Heckingbottom’s new side would actually go ahead on Friday night. The game was only able to be played because of the superb Boro ground-staff and the incredibly organised and generous …

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, …