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Former Hartlepool assistant odds on to land Middlesbrough job

The odds on Steve Agnew landing the top job at Middlesbrough have been slashed.
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Rudy Gestede backs Steve Agnew to be a success at Middlesbrough

Rudy Gestede is backing interim head coach Steve Agnew to steer Middlesbrough to Premier League safety.

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Rudy Gestede and Eric Bailly clash yesterday

Steve Agnew hoping to get Middlesbrough job full-time

Caretaker boss Steve Agnew says he would like the chance to be full-time boss at Middlesbrough and believes his side have the tools to avoid relegation.

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Former Hartlepool United coach Steve Agnew: Keeping Middlesbrough in Premier League would be the ‘biggest achievement of my life’

Steve Agnew has admitted keeping Middlesbrough in the Premier League would be the biggest achievement of his life.

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Axed Boro boss Aitor Karanka (right) with assistant Steve Agnew, who has taken interim control

Steve Agnew in interim control as Boro look for way ahead after end of Karanka reign

Steve Agnew could get the chance to stake his claim for the Middlesbrough job as chairman Steve Gibson plots the way forward after the departure of head coach Aitor Karanka.

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Nigel Pearson and Guus Hiddink early favourites to replace Aitor Karanka at Middlesbrough

Following the news that Aitor Karanka has left his post as manager of Middlesbrough, BoyleSports have installed former Derby County manager Nigel Pearson as the 2/1 favourite to be the next permanent manager.

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Adebayo Akinfenwa, left, in action for previous club AFC Wimbledon at Pools.

Heavyweight heroes: Footballers who defied their physique and terrace taunts

Hartlepool United face a big challenge on Saturday when 16st striker Adebayo “The Beast” Akinfenwa arrives in town with Wycombe Wanderers.

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Former Sunderland star appointed caretaker Middlesbrough boss as Aitor Karanka sacked

Middlesbrough have sacked manager Aitor Karanka – and made ex-Sunderland boss Steve Agnew as caretaker manager.

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Cristhian Stuani and Ben Gibson try to shut out Kevin De Bruyne

Middlesbrough boss promises big fight for survival

Aitor Karanka has vowed to fight until the end to keep Middlesbrough in the Premier League after seeing his FA Cup dreams dashed.

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Middlesbrough's Alvaro Negredo (centre) with Manchester City's David Silva (left) and Manchester City's Fernandinho (right) after the final whistle during the Emirates FA Cup quarter final at the Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough 0 Manchester City 2: FA Cup woe for Boro as City progress to the semi-finals

Sergio Aguero's sixth goal in five matches eased Manchester City into the FA Cup semi-finals as Middlesbrough's game resistance was finally broken.

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Boro winger Viktor Fischer threatens Oxford United in last month's FA Cup fifth round tie. Picture by Tom Collins.

Middlesbrough v Manchester City: Boro urged to be positive in FA Cup quarter-final

Boss Aitor Karanka has urged Middlesbrough to be positive in tomorrow’s FA Cup quarter-final tie at home to Pep Guardiola’s star-studded Manchester City.

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Middlesbrough face defensive dilemma

Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka could be without three defenders for Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final clash with Manchester City.

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Aitor Karanka on why Middlesbrough are in an "amazing" position ahead of Manchester City FA Cup test

Aitor Karanka insists Middlesbrough are in an "amazing" position as they attempt to book a trip to Wembley and stave off relegation from the Premier League.

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Stoke City's Marko Arnautovic scores his side's first goal

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka determined to fight on after latest defeat

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka admitted after the defeat at Stoke that the Teessiders have lots of problems - but stressed he would not be quitting.

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Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka

Aitor Karanka issues strong message to his struggling Middlesbrough players

Aitor Karanka has ordered Middlesbrough to approach each of their last 12 Premier League games as if they were cup finals in the battle for survival.

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Jose Mourinho keeps the ball away from Boro defender Ben Gibson, as Aitor Karanka watches on with a smile on his face (Photo: PA)

Aitor Karanka has same mentality as mentor Jose Mourinho as he attempts to drag Middlesbrough to Premier League safety

Aitor Karanka insists he has the same mentality as mentor Jose Mourinho as he attempts to drag Middlesbrough to Premier League safety.

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Grant Leadbitter scores from the penalty spot. Picture by Tom Collins

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka looking for unity in cup and league

Aitor Karanka has told all his players they will have important roles to play as Middlesbrough battle for FA Cup glory and Premier League survival.

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Adlene Guedioura drives in a shot for Middlesbrough in last week's goalless Premier League draw with Everton. Picture by Tom Collins.

Karanka urges positivity as Boro eye cup lift and survival

Aitor Karanka has vowed not to let history repeat itself as he attempts to steer Middlesbrough to cup glory and Premier League survival.

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Middlesbrough's Gaston Ramirez.

Gaston Ramirez is key to Middlesbrough’s bid for Premier League survival and FA Cup glory

Gaston Ramirez will be handed a key role in Middlesbrough’s dual bid for Premier League survival and FA Cup glory after being welcomed back into the fold.

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Boro's Ben Gibson challenges Everton's Romelu Lukaku

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka sees Victor Valdes as key man in survival fight

Aitor Karanka says his old La Liga rivalry with goalkeeper Victor Valdes is a thing of the past as the pair plot to keep Middlesbrough clear of the Premier League relegation zone.

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