Former Middlesbrough manager Steve McClaren.Former Middlesbrough manager Steve McClaren.
Former Middlesbrough manager Steve McClaren.

From Gareth Southgate to Juninho: Steve McClaren's best Middlesbrough signings ranked

It’s nineteen years to the day since Steve McClaren was appointed Middlesbrough’s new manager in 2001 – and what a journey it was.

The former Manchester United assistant spent five years at the Riverside – a spell which saw Boro win the 2004 Carling Cup trophy and reach the 2006 UEFA Cup final. The Teessiders also made some terrific signings under McClaren - scroll down and flick through our gallery to see the best of them: