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Sport: Football
Manager: Steve McClaren
Squad: Click for the club's squad
Ground: BT Cellnet Riverside


Middlesbrough football club was formed in 1876 from cricket players that played for the local Middlesbrough cricket team. The club was officially formed in a gymnasium in the Albert Park Hotel on Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough. Two years later a breakaway faction of the club left to form 'Middlesbrough Ironopolis'. In 1986 after relegation, the club went into liquidation. Steve Gibson, the current chairman gathered together a consortium to rescue the club. Middelsbrough subsequently reformed in 1986.Middlesbrough have yet to win a major domestic honour. They reached the Final of both the F.A Cup and League Cup in 1997 but lost them both.

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Bill Howell's report covering Nol's views on Juan Pablo Angel's goals drought More
Robbie Elliott: Just like making my debut again! - 16/08/2004
Robbie talks about Saturday's game against Boro where a new look defence held it's own in a 2-2 draw. More
Nolberto Solano: Big-hearted Nobby's no bad apple - 03/05/2004
Graham Hill, writing in the 'Sunday Mercury', looks at how Nol's upbringing in Lima influences his character today. More
Nolberto Solano: Solano accepts his punishment - 28/04/2004
ITV Football report on Nol's sending off after clashing with the ex-Villa player; George Boateng. More
John McGinlay: Bolton heroes look to the future - 03/03/2004
Richard Frost interviews John after Sunday's disappointing Carling Cup defeat where the emphasis is on keeping the season alive. Although the article mentions relegation - this is far from John's thoughts... More
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Arsenal players snapped by Aaron Ramsey as Welsh midfielder turns photographer in training - 21/10/2016
Aaron Ramsey tried his hand as a photographer today as his Arsenal teammates prepared for their weekend clash with Middlesbrough - which the Welshman will miss through injury.
Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka accepts he would be happy for his side to finish 17th after poor run of results   - 21/10/2016
Aitor Karanka has admitted he will be a happy man if Middlesbrough finish the season hovering precariously above the Premier League relegation zone.
Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, October 21: Aguero and Kompany to be axed by Manchester City? Chelsea chasing Middlesbrough star? - 21/10/2016
Aitor Karanka convinced he can lead Middlesbrough to Premier League safety as he fires back at critics - 21/10/2016
The Spaniard is under pressure after a run of one point from five matches has seen the Teessiders slump to 17th in the table, with only goal difference keeping them out of the bottom three.