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Tag Archives: Middlesbrough

Magilton Leads The Championship Sack Race

Posted on by Dan Trelfer

Of the 24 teams that kicked off the Championship just under a year ago, eleven now have new managers. In the majority of cases, the manager was removed due to perceived failings. Being a Championship manager is like being a … Continue reading

Newcastle The New Leeds? Eight Reasons The Championship Will Not Be A Walk In St James’ Park

Posted on by Dan Trelfer

Newcastle fans must have watched Leeds United’s loss to Millwall in the League One play-offs and shuddered. It was like watching The Ghost of Football’s Future. Two clubs of similar size with similarly raucous fans, they are teams that by … Continue reading

The Premier League Relegation Battle: Life And Death At The Bottom

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

The weekend promised excitement, drama and last-minute heartache with several sides still fighting for survival at the season’s very end. Sunderland, Hull, Newcastle and Middlesbrough were all on the edge of the cliff. Some already hanging off the side. Others … Continue reading

Who Will Relegation Hit The Hardest?

Posted on by Christopher Walker

With West Bromwich Albion’s fate sealed last week we can now prepare ourselves for a dramatic conclusion to the Premier League season on Sunday. The neutral (including yours truly) will relish it and will want to see as many twists and turns as … Continue reading

Premiership Final Day Preview

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So, how’s your nerves? Sky Sports News have today been running an article about stress relief for fans for Sunday. Tips included having a hot bath, avoiding alcohol and meditating to stay relaxed in the build up to the final … Continue reading

Sunderland’s Defeat Sets Up Sensational Sunday Showdown

Posted on by Paul Bestall

All they needed was a win to make sure they were free of being dragged in to the final day relegation battle against a side guaranteed Premiership Football for next season but Portsmouth proved a bridge too far for Sunderland. … Continue reading

How Long Left for Southgate at Middlesbrough?

Posted on by David Schiavone

Gareth Southgate’s Middlesbrough look al but destined for the drop after a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon. Sanli Tuncay scored their only goal, which was a sublime overhead kick. But the impotence of the Boro’ attack was … Continue reading

Alan Shearer Gets It Right

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

Alan Shearer needs all the good luck he can find in the dying weeks of Newcastle United’s disaster of a season. And after his 69th minute substitution of Michael Owen for Obafemi Martins, fortune smiled on the Magpies’ former number … Continue reading

A Game Neither Newcastle United Or Middlesbrough Can Afford To Lose

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When the fixture list was released back in June 2008, no doubt the fans of both Newcastle and Middlesbrough hadn’t a thought that they’d be facing a six pointer to try and save their Premiership survival with today’s clash.  Yet … Continue reading

Key Relegation Battles This Weekend

Posted on by Christopher Walker

 I have spent this morning  perusing the remaining fixtures for the relegation threatened teams and it appears that everything seems to point to the round of matches starting Saturday 9th May to Monday 11th May. As I have written before … Continue reading

Who Will Go Down?

Posted on by Michael Scallon

With West Brom’s unfortunate defeat at White Hart Lane yesterday, the Baggies are all but relegated with 28 points from 35 games leaving them 6 points behind Hull City – with the Yorkshiremen having a game in hand. Barring a miracle, … Continue reading

Sunderland Keep Slipping Under Sbragia

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When Roy Keane walked out of the Stadium of Light back in December, they had 15 points from 15 games. He’d become exasperated as his expensively recruited side simply hadn’t gelled as quickly as he’d hoped and felt he couldn’t … Continue reading

Can Southgate Continue His Arsenal Hoodoo?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well its one of those strange things that football sometimes conjures up some little nugget that makes you check the facts fully before you really believe it could be true For example, Liverpool never lost when Ian Rush scored until … Continue reading

The Relegation Rumble: Can Gareth Southgate Save Middlesbrough From Relegation?

Posted on by tyduffy

Middlesbrough manager Gareth Southgate has the “it” quality as a manager. Not “it” in the genius sense like Arsene Wenger or Sir Alex Ferguson. Southgate has it in the Raymond Domenech sense where he could strip naked, smear himself with … Continue reading

Nerves Will Destroy Stewart Downings England Career

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why can’t Stewart Downing show us the form that makes him such a sought after player when he pulls on the England shirt? There is no doubting that at Premier League level, Downing is one of the most dangerous and … Continue reading

Newcastle Call For Venables? Things Can’t Get Any Worse

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well, can things get any worse for Newcastle United than they currently are? One win in the league in 3 months, the manager still recovering from his triple heart bypass operation, crowds are falling, the caretakers pointing out, in case … Continue reading

Middlesbrough Are In Freefall

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why can everyone else see Middlesbrough’s problems but Steve Gibson? Whilst his support for Southgate is edifying, it worries me that the Chairman seems so detached from the situation Boro are in by continuing to back Southgate over the evidence … Continue reading

Stewart Downing: The Enigma

Posted on by Michael Timbury

I’ve wondered for a long time what it is that managers see in Stewart Downing, particularly England managers. Since his first call up in February 2005, Downing has been pretty much been a regular in the England squad, but why? … Continue reading