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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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Aston Villa snap up Premier League title-winner Ritchie De Laet from Leicester City - 23/08/2016
De Laet joins Villa for an undisclosed fee, having last season helped Leicester win the Premier League, while also being part of the Middlesbrough squad that won promotion to the top flight.
Middlesbrough 'ready to fight in the Premier League', insists manager Aitor Karanka - 21/08/2016
Sunderland will be in a relegation fight admits David Moyes after defeats in opening two fixtures  - 21/08/2016
The Black Cats were beaten 2-1 at home to North-East rivals Middlesbrough on Sunday to leave them on zero points after two games.
Sunderland vs Middlesbrough: David Moyes tells Black Cats supporters to expect another relegation scrap - 21/08/2016
Sunderland 1 Middlesbrough 2: The hosts dropped into the bottom three with no points after suffering their second successive defeat
Sunderland vs Middlesbrough match report: Alarming Wear-Tees derby defeat may give David Moyes sleepless nights - 21/08/2016
Sunderland 1 Middlesbrough 2: Two first-half goals from Cristhian Stuani gave Boro control of this game long before Patrick van Aanholt's 71s minute strike offered Sunderland forlorn hope