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Three lower league gems Boro should look to sign

Over recent years, Boro fans have seen their team get gradually worse, season after season, following relegation in 2017. This is due, in the most part, to poor recruitment and selling the side’s best players. While the second factor is understandable, with the financial burdens on the club, the former is unforgivable over a larger […]

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Selling Spence: Should Boro cash in on Djed?

At 2:00pm on December 7th 2019, the Middlesbrough fans refreshing twitter to see how their team would line up for the Championship matchup with Charlton Athletic were met with a name they had not seen in the starting XI before. Starting at right-wing back for Jonathan Woodgate’s side was former Fulham youth player, and graduate […]

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Protected: Fletcher, Britt and the mismanagement of Boro’s best assets

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Defending Boro’s Marcus Tavernier | Stoke City 1 – 0 Middlesbrough

Following their third defeat in five games at the hands of Stoke City on Saturday, Middlesbrough fans were up in arms at the performance of their side – while their manager used his time with the media to complain about the state of Stoke’s temporary changing rooms. This could, however, have been a deflection tactic […]

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Huddersfield vs Middlesbrough: Match Preview

Following only their second loss of the season, a 1-0 home defeat to Norwich last Saturday, Neil Warnock’s Middlesbrough side could have been forgiven for being a little flat when they faced off against floundering Derby County in midweek. Warnock, however, had his side ready to roll and Boro went on to put three goals […]

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How does Marcus Bettinelli improve Boro’s goalkeeping ranks?

Since Darren Randolph’s final game for Middlesbrough – at Loftus Road where the Irishman conceded twice in a draw with QPR – the search for Boro’s next goalkeeper has been happening, both behind the scenes at Rockliffe Park and on the football fields of the Championship. Homegrown shot-stopper Ainsley Pears look set to be the […]

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Who could fill Boro’s leadership void?

Middlesbrough secured their Championship survival last week, with a 2-1 win away to Sheffield Wednesday, but the mere fact that this was considered an acheivement demonstrates how poor of a season this was for the Teesside outfit. That doesn’t change the fact that Neil Warnock has done a commendable job at keeping Middlesbrough in the […]

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Who could be Boro’s breakout youth star for next season?

Along with the parmo, heavy industry and hosting Miley Cyrus in Stewart Park, Middlesbrough is probably best known for its football team having a great youth system. The likes of Stewart Downing, Ben Gibson and James Morrison are those usually mentioned as the picks of the bunch. In more recent years, however, Boro have seen […]

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Boro’s Three Most Underrated Players This Season

If you were to ask Middlesbrough fans for their Player of the Season votes, during this period of no football, one would imagine that votes would be split. Players such as Ashley Fletcher and Daniel Ayala would each get nominations, with Paddy McNair possibly gaining a number of votes for his early season displays. The […]

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Woodgate shouldn’t blame the youth – they’re the reason Boro aren’t bottom

Following Middlesbrough’s 1-0 loss away to Barnsley on Saturday, boss Jonathan Woodgate was questioned as to why he fielded a more experienced side rather than include the player who have performed well so far for Boro, this season. Woodgate seemed to take a shot at the young players saying “You need experienced players at times. […]