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Boro Celebrate Youth Employment Graduates

  The first young people to ‘graduate’ from a new programme run by Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation received their certificates at a celebration event held at the Riverside Stadium on Monday night. MFCF’s Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) project is funded by European Social Fund and is targeted at 15 – 29 year olds who are not in employment, education or training. The presentation took place in the Riverside Suite, before the participants were given a ....


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Bernieís A Teesside Hero!

Bernie Slaven earned legendary status for his goal-scoring exploits while playing for Middlesbrough FC but now he has been officially recognised as a Teesside Hero due to his less-heralded work off the pitch. The Scottish-born ex-Republic of Ireland player, now an adopted Teessider, scored 146 goals for Boro, making him one of the club’s all-time top scorers. After hanging up his football boots, the former striker won a new legion of fans as a media pundit, one of radio’s Three ....


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New Restaurant Is All Greek For Dimi!

A restaurant will be in safe hands as Premier League goalkeeper Dimi Konstantopolous puts the finishing touches to an exciting new business venture.  Great is being launched tomorrow, Wednesday 23rd November. The Greek goalie has spent the last six months working on a new eaterie in Middlesbrough – which is called Great – and is now almost ready to welcome diners.  The restaurant occupies a 200sq m ....


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Love Your Neighbour In Middlesbrough And Boro

On Sunday a group of young people will walk around the pitch before kick off at the Riverside displaying the banner Love Your Neighbour. As part of National Interfaith Week 2016, Middlesbrough Interfaith Network is inviting people from all faiths and beliefs, civic leaders, charities, businesses, community groups and schools to take part in Love Your Neighbour. Love Your Neighbour is a movement that started in Birmingham following the EU referendum, encouraging people and communities to ....


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Kicking The Booze Into Touch For A Dry January

Boro legend Neil ‘Maddo’ Maddison is giving booze the boot – and he’s urging others to join him on the wagon. The former Boro star and BBC expert summariser is challenging people in the town to make a resolution to ditch the drink for the 31 days of January. Working alongside Middlesbrough Council’s Improving Public Health Service and Balance, the North East Alcohol office, he’s hoping people will take a break for the booze and enjoy the health, and ....


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Claire\'s Dentaid And Boro Mission In Africa

Dental Hygienist and Therapist, Claire McFadden tells us how she was a Boro fan on a mission when she set out to help dental care in Uganda. She also had an ulterior motive to give out Boro shirts provided by MFC Foundation and spread the word about our football club. I visited Uganda to provide dental care to villages and those unable to access healthcare. We travelled through much of Uganda, hundreds of miles setting up makeshift surgeries in rural areas each day. I was volunteering ....


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Rioch And Mowbray Lead 30th Anniversary Boro Reunion

Boro fans can enjoy a night of nostalgia when they join the team of 1986-87 enjoy a 30th anniversary reunion dinner, led by manager Bruce Rioch and captain Tony Mowbray. Middlesbrough Former Players Association is organising the event that will recall a season that saw Boro bounce back from liquidation to win the first of two successive promotions. The club went bust in the summer of 1986 and, with the gates of Ayresome Park locked by the official receiver, the players went without wages ....


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Boro Legends Visit Artistís Football And Dr Who Exhibition

Boro legends paid a visit to the first hometown exhibition by acclaimed Middlesbrough artist Richard Piers Rayner. Tony Mowbray, Gary Pallister, Bernie Slaven, Gary Gill, Jim Platt and Alan Peacock called in to see Rayner’s exhibition, Doctor Who and the Unseen History of Middlesbrough Football Club. Held at Middlesbrough’s pythongallery, at the invitation of Middlesbrough’s Discover Middlesbrough festival the exhibition tells the narrative of Boro’s long ....


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Technology Trail-blazers Boro Collect Top Award

Middlesbrough Football Club, together with partners ADI and Eleven Sports Media, has been named as the leader in the use of new technology at the prestigious Football Business Awards.  Boro won the Best/Most Innovative use of Technology by a Club and were presented with the award at a glittering ceremony at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday evening.  The technology nomination came on the back of a first in world football last season – with the launch of a new 360° digital ....


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Doctor Who And Unseen Boro: Richard Piers Rayner Exhibition Launch

Acclaimed local artist Richard Piers Rayner asks the question: “What do you get if you cross a Time Lord with a Football Club?” The answer? His exhibition entitled Doctor Who and the Unseen History of Middlesbrough Football Club – all from the same drawing board. Discover Middlesbrough and pythongallery are delighted to announce the official launch of the first ever Middlesbrough exhibition of Richard’s at pythongallery, Middlesbrough, from noon-3pm on ....


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Parmo Fundraiser For Finley

Calling all pacey parmo eaters! Charity fundraisers are looking for lovers of Teesside’s favourite dish to join them in a parmo-eating speed challenge this Friday towards a massive fundraising push for Middlesbrough four-year-old Finley Ingles. £200,000 is needed to send Finley to the USA for life-changing brain surgery – and Teesside company Bespoke Financial is looking to give the fundraising a further boost to take it towards the £100,000 mark. The Finley Ingles ....


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A Walk With The Boro From Albert To Ayresome Park

  Ever wondered where Boro played before Ayresome Park? Actually you may be of the generation that only knows the Riverside but you can find out on Thursday morning as historian Michael McCann guides a Boro walk around all the former grounds of Middlesbrough FC, from Albert to Ayresome Park. This Discover Middlesbrough walk will take in all four former grounds, at a leisurely pace (ie not all fast) with plenty of stops including a stop over at the Linthorpe Road public house that was ....


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Nsue Welcoming Home From Home On Teesside

Middlesbrough FC and Equatorial Guinea international footballer, Emilio Nsue joined eight engineers from the West African country, who have spent the past 25 weeks at Middlesbrough-based TTE, to celebrate the anniversary of their homeland’s independence. The Atlantic Methanol Production Company (AMPCO) technicians, who are only days away from completing their residential training programme, held an afternoon of celebrations at TTE to mark Equatorial Guinea’s 48th year as an ....


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Cornerstone Kick Off Mfc Cabling And It Contract

Teesside IT specialist Cornerstone Business Solutions has strengthened its bond with flagship client Middlesbrough Football Club by carrying out a major contract to upgrade the Riverside Stadium’s cabling and increase internet speeds for the Premier League club. Stockton-based Cornerstone, who are on target for a best-ever £2 million turnover, fitted the Riverside with a full fibre backbone whilst fully re-cabling the stadium including the installation of new high-quality CAT6 ....


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Mfc Foundation To Get Even More Kids Moving Across Teesside .

MFC Foundation, Ferrero and the EFL Trust are today announcing that they are embarking on the THIRD year of their partnership in Teesside to get even more children moving through a primary schools programme that encourages children to take part in physical activity, while helping them to understand the importance of a balanced diet and an active lifestyle. The +Sport Move and Learn Project is part of Ferrero’s global Kinder + Sport initiative designed to encourage active lifestyles in ....


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Rockliffe Hallís Sky Sports Fundraiser Supports Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation would like to thank Rockliffe Hall for donating the proceeds of a raffle from their recent event with Sky Sports pundits Chris Kamara and Charlie Nicholas, to the Foundation. The presenting duo, commonly seen on the panel of Sky Sports’ Gillette Soccer Saturday show, starred in a highly entertaining night in the Grassholme Suite, sharing anecdotes about their playing careers along with some funny behind-the-scenes tales from the show. A grand ....


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Steve Gibson Praises Milestone For Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

Sir Bobby Robson launched his foundation in 2008 to raise an initial £500,000 to equip a cancer trials research centre. Amazingly, just eight years later, thanks to unwavering support, the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation has broken through the £10million fundraising barrier – and is today (2 September) announcing its largest contribution to any cancer project to date. Steve Gibson, a Patron of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, says: “This is an extremely significant ....


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New Boro Deal Has Euro Appeal

An influx of fans expected from the continent after Boro announces new DFDS partnership. The club has signed a new partnership with DFDS Seaways that it is hoped could see an influx of fans from northern Europe watching Premier League football at the Riverside Stadium.  The partnership, which will be heavily promoted in northern Europe, will see football fans from the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium offered exclusive travel packages to attend fixtures at the Riverside ....


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Midas Target £5 Million Goal After Boro Contract

Teesside cladding firm Midas is set to achieve its goal of a record £5 million turnover after sealing a series of major deals – including work to ensure the Riverside Stadium was ready for Middlesbrough Football Club’s long-awaited return to the Premier League. The Middlesbrough firm, which is set to achieve 20% growth on 2015, spent the summer carrying out ground improvement work at the Riverside Stadium worth £300,000 as Boro prepared for their first Premier League ....


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Premier League Project Ensured Boro Were Ready For Big Kick-off

A Teesside partnership has completed a prestigious project at Middlesbrough FC’s Riverside Stadium after diversifying from the offshore industry due to the downturn in the oil and gas sector. Macdonald Offshore Solutions and its sister company Protective Systems worked to a super-tight deadline to manufacture and install an imposing new stair tower and television gantry in time for the club’s long-awaited return to the Premier League. The project, worth more than £300,000 ....


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Premier League Broadcasting Selection Dates

Here is the list of deadlines for Premier League Broadcasting Selection dates as provided by the Premier League. For the first few months broadcasters are supposed to give 6 weeks notice of fixture changes for tv. As you will note as the season moves towards the frantic conclusion then timescales become a little tighter. It is really tight by May but that can be driven by the needs/demands of clubs in Europe as much as broadcasters.  The following list is something you may want to copy ....


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Boro Fan Advice At Stadium Of Light

Last week I attended a meeting with several of the lead figures in the police operation at Sunderland on Sunday. One of several Boro fans present we all agreed that it was an extremely positive meeting. The purpose of this short article is to pass on some of the details of advice given for Boro fans travelling. And although it is regarded as a High Risk category game the police presence will be vastly scaled back from all our previous wear Tees derby games. Boro and Sunderland have not met in ....


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Boro Announce Charity Partners

Boro have announced the club\'s official charity partners for the upcoming 2016/17 season. Guide Dogs: Teesside Group, Remembering Rebecca, and The James Campbell Trust have been selected from a host of applicants and will be supported by the club throughout the year. Guide Dogs UK provide mobility and freedom to blind and partially sighted people, as well as campaigning for the rights of people with visual impairment, educating the public about eye care and funding eye disease ....


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Fifty Years Ago Today.. The Game Of Their Lives

  Exactly fifty years ago today on Tuesday 19th July 1966 the minnows of North Korea pulled off one of the most amazing acts of giant killing in World Cup history and they did it right here in Middlesbrough. The rank outsiders of the tournament defeated one of the hot favourites for the whole competition in a 1-0 win at Ayresome Park that sent shock waves around World football. The name of the scorer, Pak Do Ik will be forever associated with Middlesbrough as will be that most unlikely ....


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Boro\'s Premier Lessons For Richmond School

Richmond Church of England Primary School has given its PE lessons a Premier League upgrade after signing up for ‘Primary Stars’. As a partner in the highly successful school sport programme, qualified coaches from Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation will visit one day a week, to deliver engaging, energetic and effective PE lessons. Drawing on the inspiration of a Premier League football club, the programme aims to create healthier and more positive futures, developing skills ....


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