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Archives: Middlesbrough

Optimism building for Middlesbrough’s Premier League promotion push

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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The gruelling pre-season schedule is now in full swing and there is optimism around Teesside, with what promises to be an exciting summer of transfers ahead. The aim this season is for Aitor Karanka’s Boro to try and go one … Continue reading

Stewart Downing returns to Middlesbrough in £5 million move

Posted on by PA Sport
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Winger Stewart Downing has rejoined former club Middlesbrough on a four-year deal from West Ham. Downing drops down from the Barclays Premier League to rejoin his home-town club, who were beaten by Norwich in the Championship play-off final at Wembley … Continue reading

Championship Playoff Final; Middlesbrough vs. Norwich: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The richest game in soccer kicks off on Memorial Day in the United States when Middlesbrough plays Norwich City in the Championship Playoff Final on beIN SPORTS from 10am to Noon ET. The winner of the game will get promoted … Continue reading

Where to find Middlesbrough-Norwich playoff final on US TV and Internet

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The richest game in soccer kicks off on Memorial Day in the United States when Middlesbrough plays Norwich City in the Championship Playoff Final on beIN SPORTS from 10am to Noon ET. The winner of the game will get promoted … Continue reading

Chelsea’s undeniable influence on Middlesbrough’s extraordinary season

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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Middlesbrough are 90 minutes away from returning to the Premier League, and there’s plenty of optimism around Teesside as manager Aitor Karanka has his team in a confident mood going into the Wembley showdown with Norwich on Monday. This optimism and belief has … Continue reading

An American travels to see Championship playoff between Brentford and Middlesbrough

Posted on by Andrew Puopolo
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Last weekend I wrote about the joys of promotion to the Premier League and the raucous celebrations at Vicarage Road when Watford were promoted after a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday. This week, however, I was in for quite a … Continue reading

Championship playoff preview and TV schedule: Norwich, Ipswich, Middlesbrough and Brentford

Posted on by Matt Jones
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It’s often said that if you’re going to get promoted from the Championship to the Premier League, going via the playoffs is the best way to do it. Of course, managers, players and supporters of those clubs in English football’s … Continue reading

Middlesbrough must rouse themselves for season defining playoffs

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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One last push for Boro as Aitor Karanka’s men aim to end a six-year spell without Premier League soccer. Automatic promotion to the Premier League slipped out of Middlesbrough’s grasp in the dying embers of the Championship season as they … Continue reading

Watch Arsenal 2-0 Middlesbrough match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Arsene Wenger praised Olivier Giroud for his match-winning performance as the France striker's brace was enough to beat Middlesbrough in their FA Cup fifth-round meeting. Giroud, who missed almost three months of the season after breaking his leg in August, … Continue reading

Top 5 Brazilians of the English Premier League era

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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Brazil. The land of Samba. Home of some of the finest football legends. Pele, Romario, Ronaldo, Socrates, Rivellino, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Dunga, Tostao, Carlos Alberto. The list is endless. A record five World Cup triumphs for the Selecao do justice to … Continue reading

Catching up on the Championship’s races for promotion, play-offs and avoiding relegation

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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This season has proved to be one of the most gripping ever, with nothing between the top six and very little defining the relegation places. As always, managerial dismissals have been a talking point but some of the football being … Continue reading

Watch Manchester City 0-2 Middlesbrough FA Cup match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea loanee Patrick Bamford and Kike struck in the second half as Championship side Middlesbrough produced a shock 2-0 win over Premier League champions Manchester City in the FA Cup. England Under-21 international Bamford pounced on a defensive misunderstanding early … Continue reading

Manchester City ready for challenge against Middlesbrough in FA Cup

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claims his team will be refreshed and ready for the challenge of Middlesbrough after a week in Abu Dhabi. The Barclays Premier League champions flew to the United Arab Emirates for a five-day warm-weather training … Continue reading

Read Our Progress Report on Middlesbrough’s Performances After 17 Gameweeks

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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Best XI:  Best Performer: Many players have impressed this season, with the goalscorers Patrick Bamford, Kike and Lee Tomlin crucial to the team’s success. However, there’s no doubt about it, skipper and midfield general Grant Leadbitter has been the outstanding … Continue reading

5 Classic Premier League Footballers From The Past: A Walk Down Memory Lane, Part Two

Posted on by Scott J Hancox
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After the first part of classic Premier League footballers was well received, I decided to continue the series. Here are five more greats from memory lane: 1. Emerson The Brazilian central midfielder came to the Premier League during the Bryan … Continue reading

Empty Seats at Premiership Matches Continue

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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While Middlesbrough’s defense was as porous tonight as their security (two fans ran across the field in fancy dress costumes during the second half), the match at Riverside Stadium revealed another disturbing fact: All those empty seats. We broached the … Continue reading

Boro Shocker Over Chelsea

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tonight’s shock 2-1 win for Middlesbrough against Chelsea has turned the Premiership upside down in just the first week. It was an unusual match because Boro was the better side in the first 15 minutes, but Chelsea scored against the … Continue reading