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Garry Monk Excited For The Boro Promotion Challenge

Boro today unveiled new manager Garry Monk. The 38 year old was all smiles and oozed confidence and was obviously very excited as he met the press as Middlesbrough manager at the Rockciffe training ground. Monk was friendly, approachable but also very business like in the way he answered questions. It was obvious that he relishes the challenge ahead. That challenge is to take Boro straight back to the top flight. Boro Chief Executive, Neil Bausor, did the introductions: “Allow me to ....


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Tribute To Cheick Tiote Rip

Steve McClaren has paid tribute to Cheick Tiote following the former Newcastle star’s shock passing the age of just 30. The former Boro and Newcastle boss made a short statement following the shocking and truly tragic news of the Ivorian midfielder\'s sudden death. Tiote was part of Twente’s midfield when McClaren led the club to its first ever Dutch league title in 2010, whilst also playing regularly under the former England manager at Newcastle in 2015-16. McClaren ....


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From The Bob End

For anyone interested in the history of our football club there is a talk this afternoon at the town’s free museum, Dorman Museum, that might tick some boxes for you. This afternoon at 2pm we will celebrate the early history of Boro with author and collector, John Wilson. John will be talking about the importance of keeping football/sporting memorabilia for posterity and inviting us to take a final look at the Bob End celebration of Boro\'s great 2nd Division Championship winning side of ....


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Big Name Backers Line Up For Aliís Riverside Run

The big names backing one of the region’s most popular events are unveiled this week The run with the big final lap of the Boro’s Riverside Stadium has the backing of major sponsors. The Ali Brownlee Riverside Run 5k road race and 2k Fun Run take place on Sunday, July 2 – but neither event could happen without their headline sponsors. Once again the Cleveland Centre return as headline sponsors, firmly established as one of the Riverside Run’s key supporters and ....


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Boro Fan Anna Needs Your Help For Malawi World Challenge

A young Teesside Boro fan is about to set off on an expedition to Africa to work with children and families affected by HIV/ AIDS and poverty. Anna Johnson is funding her own expedition through raffling a signed Boro shirt and so really needs your help. Anna Johnson is going on a World Challenge expedition to Malawi in 2017. She hopes to make a difference to the lives of teenage girls. But first as part of the challenge she is required to raise her own expedition fee and project costs. Anna ....


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Ugo Ehiogu Rip

It was with shock and sadness that we heard the news this morning that Ugo Ehiogu has passed away at just 44 years of age. Ugo who was working in the youth set-up at Spurs suffered a Cardiac Arrest yesterday and subsequently passed away. Ugo will always be remembered as a heroic centre back in our one and only Cup Final victory in the Carling Cup v Bolton. His saving block against Bolton typified Ugo\'s style and wilingness to put his body in line. He formed one of the greatest ever Boro ....


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Side By Side At The Riverside

  Middlesbrough Football Club is launching its first ever Equality Programme, RiverSideBySide, which aims to help the club promote equality by treating people fairly and with respect.   The campaign is based around diversity, equality and inclusion and is supported at every level within the club.   MFC’s commitment is to eliminate discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy & ....


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Mfc Foundationís Team Up To Tackle Primary School Attendance Issues

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation are delighted to announce a partnership with Tees Valley Community Foundation to tackle primary school attendance figures issues in the area. The Roary’s Class Acts Primary School Attendance Programme, which already runs in Middlesbrough and is part funded by the Premier League, The Professional Footballers’ Association, and the Cleveland Centre is now set to provide support to an additional 16 schools across Tees Valley, engaging with up to ....


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Boro Fanzone

This weekend’s match against Burnley will see Boro’s new FanZone open at the Riverside Stadium for the very first time. The FanZone, created in association with Durham Tees Valley Airport, is located outside the North Stand and opens at 12 noon, with events and entertainment right up until 15 minutes before Saturday’s 3pm kick-off. Featuring live music, food and drink, and a host of competitions, games and giveaways, it’s the best place to soak up the ....


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Rockliffe Hall Raise Funds For Mfc Foundation

MFC Foundation is delighted to announce that Rockliffe Hall Golf and Spa Hotel has raised £3976 for the charity through the sales of their Afternoon Teas. Thanks to their kind generosity, from September to January £1 from every tea sold at the luxurious five-star resort was donated to the Foundation. Rockliffe Hall Chief Executive Eamonn Elliott presented a cheque to Head of MFC Foundation, Helena Bowman, prior to Middlesbrough’s Premier League fixture with Manchester United ....


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Aitor Karanka Gone

  In a short statement on Middlesbrough\'s official website it was announced that Aitor Karanka\'s time at the club has come to an end. The statement reads as follows: Middlesbrough Football Club can today confirm the departure of Head Coach Aitor Karanka. Following discussions, both parties have agreed that it is in the best interests of the club to make this change. The club would like to thank Aitor for all his hard work over the past three-and-a-half years and for the ....


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Boro Fans Forum Making Progress

  The recently-formed body bringing together Middlesbrough Football Club supporters groups is already making progress and is working closely with the club on a range of issues. That was the message from Middlesbrough Supporters Forum founder Chris Joseph after its second meeting this week at which topics discussed included season ticket prices, the cost of travel to away games—and the sound levels at the Riverside. The Forum brings together groups including Middlesbrough ....


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Top Road Race Returns In Aliís Honour

The Voice of the Boro will be heard loud and clear when one of the region’s most popular events returns. The Ali Brownlee Riverside Run was first renamed last year in honour of the local broadcasting legend who died last February after a short battle with cancer. The new name for the Middlesbrough 5k Road Race and 2k Fun becomes a permanent fixture when the event returns on Sunday, July 2. Middlesbrough Council and leisure services partner Everyone Active are hoping for another ....


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Boroís Quarter Final Date With Destiny

The big fixtures are coming thick and fast for Boro fans as the date and time for our home Quarter Final tie v Man City or Huddersfield has been revealed.   Boro’s Emirates FA Cup quarter-final at Riverside has been confirmed for Saturday March 11 (12:15pm) and the game will be broadcast live on BT Sport Two. So, that is a high noon date with destiny as Boro attempt to make it through to a Wembley semi final for the first time. We will not know our opponents until Man City ....


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Mfc Foundation Launch Media Campaign To Celebrate Middlesbrough Women

MFC Foundation have announced the launch of their #BoroMakesMe social media campaign, which will see a host of successful athletes, TV personalities and businesswomen come together with program participants to celebrate their Middlesbrough heritage for International Women’s Day. Head of Foundation Helena Bowman and former Olympic runner Allison Curbishley introduced the campaign ahead of Middlesbrough’s FA Cup victory over Oxford United on Saturday. The initiative, which will ....


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Boro Supporters Forum

  A new initiative has been launched to bring together Middlesbrough Football Club supporters groups with the aim of ‘strengthening fans’ links with the club and ensuring that we can properly debate the issues which affect us all.’ That is how lifetime Boro fan and founder, Chris Joseph, explains the objective of the independent Middlesbrough Supporters Forum which brings together groups including, Middlesbrough Disabled Supporters Association, Middlesbrough ....


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Higgy And Hendrie Sportsman Dinner

An incredible night of Teesside sport is in store when Boro legends John Hendrie and Craig Hignett are joined by athletics superstars Chris Tomlinson and Richard Kilty for a Sportsmen’s Dinner on Friday, April 7. Organised by Teesside Philanthropic Foundation, the unique event will feature a combined talk by Boro heroes Hendrie and Hignett, respectively the scorers of the last league goal at Ayresome Park and the first at the Riverside Stadium. On the same bill three-times Olympian ....


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Boro Season Card Benefits And Rewards

Every year I get a letter or email from the club about renewing my season card. I look at the price but I don’t really read much of the accompanying bumph. Maybe I will glance at the letter from the chairman but the last thing that grabs my attention is the list of benefits and rewards that come with the season card. Isn’t it just all about going to the match? There is a section on the MFC website headed Benefits & Rewards. Back in the day you could get some kind of a card for ....


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Accessible Stadia

In September 2015, Premier League clubs agreed to achieve better disabled access in stadia.  Among other improvements, all Clubs committed to achieve compliance with the Accessible Stadia Guide by August 2017.   A Premier League interim report highlights the fact that MFC already provide 221 wheelchair positions which is in excess of the 194 positions defined through the Accessible Stadia Guide.  These are sited in three of the four stands with three elevated platforms dedicated ....


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Rioch And Mowbray Lead 30th Anniversary Boro Reunion

  Boro fans enjoyed a night of nostalgia when they joined the team of 1986-87 for a 30th anniversary reunion dinner, led by manager Bruce Rioch and captain Tony Mowbray. Middlesbrough Former Players Association organised the event that recalled a season that saw Boro bounce back from liquidation to win the first of two successive promotions. The club went bust in the summer of 1986 and, with the gates of Ayresome Park locked by the official receiver, the players went without wages for ....


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Craig Liddle New Academy Manager

Craig Liddle has been appointed as the new Academy Manager at Middlesbrough Football Club. The 45-year-old immediately assumes responsibility for all Academy operations with the club’s outgoing Academy manager Dave Parnaby remaining to support two ongoing projects before retiring fully in March. Liddle, a former Boro player who made 34 appearances during a four-year stay with the club between 1994 and 1998, was previously the club’s Under-18s coach before stepping up to an interim ....


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Ncs Gets Middlesbrough Teens On The Pitch At The Riverside

At Saturday’s Middlesbrough vs. West Ham game, local graduates from the National Citizen’s Service (NCS) will enjoy VIP treatment as they join the players on the pitch to launch NCS Match Day, a special event organised by MFC Foundation. A handful of lucky Boro fans who are NCS graduates will be going to the game as special guests of the Club to mingle with star players including George Friend, Marten de Roon and Alvaro Negredo. The players will be wearing NCS branded t-shirts ....


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Valdes Lends A Helping Hand At Modern Foreign Language Event

Middlesbrough FC goalkeeper Victor Valdes surprised Key Stage Three pupils from Egglescliffe School at MFC Foundation’s ‘Shoot For Success’ modern foreign languages event held at the Riverside Stadium. Hosted by MFC Foundation, the official charitable arm of Middlesbrough Football Club, the former Barcelona goalkeeper used his linguistic skills to help teach the students about his home town, while answering questions about his own experiences of learning a new language. ....


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Charles (martin) Reagan Rip

Reagan Charles (Martin). On December 26th 2016, peacefully in Oaklands Care Home aged 92. Beloved husband of Jean, much loved dad of Susan, Barbara, Andy, Tim, Martin and Helen, also a granddad, great-grandad, brother and father-in-law. Martin will be received into The Church of Our Lady, Gale Lane, Acomb at 4pm on Wednesday, January 18th. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, January 19th at 10am followed by a service for family only at York Crematorium. Family flowers ....


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ďthe Ultimate Guide To Middlesbrough Football Programmes Since 1899Ē

Four years in the making with countless hours of research, the authors have described this unique book as the “Holy Grail” when it comes to Middlesbrough F.C. and football programmes, but it is also so much besides. The Ultimate Guide spans nearly 120 years and provides a remarkable record of the past and is also a book that will be of interest to future generations. There are far too many features of the book to list in full, but just a few of the highlights are bulleted ....


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