Middlesbrough FC

Middlesbrough FC

Matthew Bates has the right men next to him at Hartlepool United

Matthew Bates has every faith in the team he will send out at Cheltenham Town – and every faith in his management group.

Hartlepool United 1
Matthew Bates

Achieve something special Matthew Bates tells Hartlepool United

Matthew Bates says keeping Hartlepool United in the Football League would go down as his greatest achievement in football.

Hartlepool United 1
Marten de Roon scores the only goal of the game at the Riverside. Picture by TOM COLLINS

Middlesbrough still alive in Premier League, it's almost all over for Sunderland

Steve Agnew celebrated his first win as manager of Middlesbrough to keep his hopes alive of keeping Boro in the Premier League.

Middlesbrough FC 1
Matthew Bates faces the press. Picture by FRANK REID

A GOOD TIME FOR ME? ASK ME IN COUPLE OF WEEKS ...

A short-term engagement or in it for the long haul?

Hartlepool United 3
10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Middlesbrough

10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Middlesbrough

We take a look at 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Middlesbrough over the years.

Sunderland AFC 3
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Brad Guzan makes a save from  Bournemouth's Benik Afobe.

Middlesbrough boss says fight is not over after Bournemouth shocker

Middlesbrough’s interim head coach Steve Agnew rued the appalling start that led to their 4-0 defeat at Bournemouth but says they will immediately begin to plot a route to survival.

Middlesbrough FC
Ugo Ehiogu

Middlesbrough chairman pays emotional tribute to Ugo Ehiogu

Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson has paid an emotional tribute to former Boro defender Ugo Ehiogu, who has died at the age of 44.

Middlesbrough FC
Ugo Ehiogu

Former Middlesbrough and England defender Ugo Ehiogu was a massive music fan who found new passion after football

Ugo Ehiogu tackled life after football with as much passion as he showed on the pitch - from becoming a partner in a new record label to helping develop the next generation of talent at Tottenham.

Middlesbrough FC
Middlesbrough defender Calum Chambers

Middlesbrough handed fitness boost ahead of crucial Bournemouth clash

Calum Chambers is back in contention for Middlesbrough's crucial Premier League trip to Bournemouth.

Middlesbrough FC
Former England, Middlesbrough and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died aged 44, Tottenham have announced.

Tributes to former England and Middlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu

Tributes have been paid to former Middlesbrough and England player Ugo Ehiogu, who has died aged 44.
Middlesbrough FC 1
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Brad Guzan

Middlesbrough have faith in goalie Brad Guzan for big Sunderland relegation derby

Brad Guzan has been backed to step into Victor Valdes’ boots as Middlesbrough attempt to drag themselves back from the brink of relegation from the Premier League.

Middlesbrough FC
Alvara Negredo celebrates his goal against Arsenal. Picture by Tom Collins.

Middlesbrough boss still up for fight ahead of Sunderland showdown

Middlesbrough boss Steve Agnew says he and his players are still up for the fight as they bid the stay in the Premier League.

Middlesbrough FC 1
Alvara Negredo in action against Arsenal. Picture by Tom Collins.

Middlesbrough heading closer to relegation after Arsenal defeat

Middlesbrough slid closer to the Premier League exit door with defeat at home to Arsenal last night.

Middlesbrough FC 1
Steve Agnew

Middlesbrough boss ready to head-to-head with Arsenal boss Wenger

Steve Agnew will go head-to-head with embattled Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admitting the Frenchman’s plight shows just how difficult Premier League management can be.

Middlesbrough FC
Ex-Pools boss Craig Hignett.

Ex-Hartlepool United boss would ‘love’ return to management

Craig Hignett would love a return to coaching or management – any time, any place, anywhere.

Hartlepool United 3
Joe Fryer of Hartlepool United is congratulated by his team mates after saving  a penalty at Notts County. Picture by Mark Fletcher

Middlesbrough goalie can keep Hartlepool United in Football League

Hartlepool United are in safe hands with Joe Fryer in their struggle for Football League survival.

Hartlepool United 3
Aitor Karanka

Middlesbrough legend Craig Hignett on survival fears and his bust-up with Aitor Karanka

Craig Hignett concedes it will be a “big ask” for his beloved Middlesbrough to stay in the Premier League – even though he thinks the club’s decision to put Steve Agnew in charge was a good one.

Middlesbrough FC 3
Patrick Bamford is brought down by Burnley's Michael Keane.

Middlesbrough boss frustrated not to bet penalty boost against Burnley

Interim head coach Steve Agnew was left to bemoan his luck as relegation-threatened Middlesbrough were denied a first victory in 14 Premier League games by Burnley.

Middlesbrough FC
Middlesbroughs interim head coach Steve Agnew.

Middlesbrough’s interim head coach Steve Agnew determined to ignore doom-mongers ahead of Burnley clash

Middlesbrough’s interim head coach Steve Agnew is determined to ignore the doom-mongers who predict his side are destined for a quick return to the Championship after just one season in the top-flight.

Middlesbrough FC
Boro's Bernardo Espinosa in action against Swansea's Jordan Ayew at the weekend.

INSIDE KNOWLEDGE CAN HELP us - agnew

Steve Agnew will return to former club Hull hoping his inside knowledge will help secure a priceless Premier League victory for struggling Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough FC 3
Load more