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Scott Exits To Lions Den

Boro today announced that Scott McDonald has left the club after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent.    The 29-year-old Australian international joined the club from Celtic in January 2010 and scored 40 goals in 124 appearances at the Riverside. He is now embarking on a new career at Millwall. McDonald was a key part of the Strachan masterplan to foster an early return to the Premier League. Pitting two former SPL top scorers together in Kris Boyd and Scott McDonald ....

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Boro Pride Offers Great Range Of Benefits

  Fans who sign up to this season's Boro Pride scheme can take advantage of great discounts on match tickets. As well as enjoying savings on all 23 home Sky Bet Championship matches, members also receive a range of other great benefits, including: No online or telephone booking fees for home matches Priority booking for home matches before general sale* Electronic access to the Riverside Stadium via a personal Boro Pride card and unique ID number No paper ....

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Boro Backed Charity On The Tees 10k Fundraising Trail

  A Boro-backed Teesside charity backed aims to have 50 experienced runners, joggers and self-proclaimed couch potatoes taking part in September’s SABIC Tees Pride 10k. Among the first to nail their colours to the mast of Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation are six members of staff from Stockton-based px Group. Along with Boro, Bulkhaul and club sponsors Ramsdens, px are generous corporate patrons of the charity. Staff at px are determined to put their best foot ....

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Memories Sought For Carling Cup Book

  Riverside fans are being asked for their memories and photographs for inclusion in a forthcoming book marking the 10th anniversary of Boro’s 2004 Carling Cup success. The 2-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers at the Millennium Stadium saw Steve McClaren’s team clinch the club’s first major silverware after 128 years of waiting. The dramatic success saw Juninho, Gareth Southgate, Mark Schwarzer and goalscorers Joseph Job and Bolo Zenden carve their names in Boro ....

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Donny Boro Game Brought Forward

  Boro’s Championship game against Doncaster Rovers at the Riverside has been brought forward 24 hours to allow for live TV coverage on Sky Sports. The game was to have been played on Saturday October 26 but will now kick-off at 7.45pm on Friday October 25. Boro have previously announced that two away fixtures have been put back 24 hours.The trip to Derby County, scheduled for Tuesday December 3, will now take place on Wednesday December 4 (7.45pm kick-off). The visit to ....

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Foster’s Riverside Debut ‘good Call’ For Boro

  Foster’s lager has been installed as the Official Beer Partner of Middlesbrough FC as part of a new beer and cider supply agreement between the club and Heineken, the UK’s leading cider and beer business. The announcement comes as part of an exclusive arrangement that will see the brewer’s flagship brands – Heineken®, Foster’s, John Smith’s and Strongbow – poured at the Riverside Stadium. Foster’s, which sells three million pints ....

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Fans Can Cash In With Style At Psyche

Top fashion house Psyche are offering generous discounts to Season Card holders this season in an exciting extension to their commercial partnership with the club. The award-winning Middlesbrough retailer, which supplies suits to Boro’s players, are also sponsoring a stylish, limited-edition MFC wallet that will go out to every Season Card holder. It’s specially designed to accommodate Season Cards as well as fixture lists and the new free matchday drinks vouchers. Founded 30 ....

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Boro Matchday Drinks Vouchers - How They Work

Boro have offered Season Card holders detailed advice on how to redeem their matchday drinks vouchers this season. For the first time, Season Card holders are entitled to the added benefit of a free standard hot or cold beverage from concourse outlets at all league matches. Club staff members have spent time consulting with supporter groups at the stadium in order to ensure that the redemption process is easily understood and offers the perfect pour! The main points are: Vouchers can be ....

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Everyone Active Sponsoring Riverside Family Zone

  National leisure operators Everyone Active have become the title sponsors of the Boro’s new Generation Red Family Zone. The unveiling comes as Season Card sales for the newly created family area in the East Stand continue to rise, with many adults taking advantage of the fact that they can bring along a FREE Under 11 supporter. Commenting on the announcement, Anthony Emmerson, Middlesbrough FC’s Head of Supporter Services, said: “Our aspiration for the Generation ....

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Boro Tickets On Sale Next Week

Tickets for Boro’s pre-season friendlies with Hartlepool and Bordeaux and the Capital One Cup game with Accrington Stanley will go on sale next week. Boro make the short trip up the A19 to Victoria Park on Saturday July 20 for what will be their second pre-season friendly following on from their first-ever meeting with Morecambe the previous Wednesday. Tickets for the game against Hartlepool, kick-off 3pm, go on sale on Monday, July 8, priced £13 adults and £6 O-60s ....

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Whitehead Completes Boro's Engine Room Remodel

  Boro yesterday completed the signing of 31-year-old midfielder Dean Whitehead to complete a midfield that means business. The free agent from Premier League Stoke City will slot alongside his former Sunderland team mate Grant Leadbitter and new Hungarian loan signing József Varga in what should be one of the hardest working enginerooms in the Championship. Boro have started rebuilding through the middle but there will surely be key attacking and defending targets in our ....

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Boro's London Pride

Exiled Boro fans once again proved to be the cream of the crop in London as they celebrated a second consecutive supporters league title. Middlesbrough Supporters South football club, who previously boasted keeper Marlon Beresford in goal for them, capped off a successful season by pipping Aberdeen supporters to the title on goal difference on a dramatic final day of the league season. After going the whole of the 2011-12 league season unbeaten, the team reached the semi finals of two ....

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Whitehead Weekend?

Boro look poised to sign former Sunderland skipper Dean Whitehead. According to the Evening Gazette, the 31 year old midfielder could well put pen to paper this weekend. That would mean the player released by Mark Hughes at Stoke would team up again with Grant Leadbitter and bring bite, aggression and work rate to our engineroom. He would also bring Premier pedigree and no doubt on a personal level have something to prove to Mark Hughes, a man with a proven Midas touch in reverse. It would be ....

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Trekkers’ Treasured Footy Kit Donation

  Former street kids in Tanzania are wearing kits of North-East clubs with pride following a visit from Colin Cooper, Craig Hignett, Jeff Stelling and their fellow Kilimanjaro trekkers. The Boro legends and Pools’ new management duo were joined by Hartlepool-supporting Sky Sports presenter Jeff and 12 fellow fundraisers to present the kit to kids at the Amani Children’s Home in the town of Moshi. The town is situated at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest ....

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Boro Sign Hungary Internatinal, Varga

Boro are poised to make a first signing of the summer swooping for Hungary international József Varga. Capped 21 times for his country the 25 year old midfielder will join Boro on a one year loan deal. Varga has considerable experience in Hungary domestic football and in the Bundesliga where he has played in more recent times for SpVgg Greuther Furth. Swansea City had been linked to him as there was reported interest in the English Premier League for the Debrecen player. It ....

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Leicester At Home For Boro

  Boro were today given a home start to the season against a team that seem certain to be amongst the promotion favourites again, Leicester City on Saturday August 3rd. Yes, that is right summer football is definitely here. In common with Boro and most of the promotion contenders Nigel Pearson's Leicester City had a terrifyingly bad time of it in 2013. They did manage to beat Boro in the televised Friday night fixture in the snow but only after a wonder goal from Nugent and a last-ditch ....

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Cooper’s Kili Tribute To Finlay

Colin Cooper has spoken of the “emotional” experience of reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of his son, Finlay, as part of a 15-strong group raising thousands of pounds for children’s causes. Middlesbrough legends Cooper and Craig Hignett led a group that also included Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling to the 5,895m summit of the world’s highest free-standing mountain early on Thursday morning. Hartlepool United’s new management duo and their ....

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Boro V Accrington Stanley

  Boro finally landed a home draw in the League Cup! Boro were drawn at home to Accrington Stanley in the first round of the Capital One (League) Cup to be played at the Riverside during the week commencing August 5th.   So, next season seems a little closer now with the first fixtures revealed. On Wednesday this will be followed by the announcement of the League fixture list and then suddenly we will be looking ahead again and wondering and hoping. Yes, Boro have been handed a ....

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Bill’s Top Of Fundraising League

  A signed Brazil shirt has been presented to a North-East business leader who was top fundraiser in the UK’s first CEO Sleepout. Wilton Group chief executive officer Bill Scott raised £4,500 for homelessness causes when taking part in the CEO Sleepout outside Middlesbrough FC’s Riverside Stadium. He was presented with the Brazil shirt – kindly donated by Middlesbrough FC – by Onyx Group director Alastair Waite, who was the event’s second ....

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Cooper And Co Reach Kili Summit

  Middlesbrough legends Colin Cooper and Craig Hignett have led a group of 15 fundraisers to the 5,895m summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for children’s causes and charities. Hartlepool United’s new management duo and their fellow Finlay Cooper Fundraisers, including Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling, reached the top early this morning (Thursday) following an eight-hour climb in darkness. Accompanied by experienced guides, they climbed by torchlight for ....

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Kickz Receives £20,000 Funding Boost

  Kickz, the flagship community programme run by MFC Foundation, has received a £20,000 boost to expand its work in tackling anti-social behaviour. The funding from Tees Valley Community Foundation and Erimus Housing will enable the programme to move into new areas of Middlesbrough and increase training. Kickz is a national project targeted at reducing anti-social behaviour in deprived wards of Middlesbrough and uses football and activities such as health workshops, ....

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Extra Time To Save Your Seats

  Boro have extended the Save Your Seat deadline for an extra 24 hours to 5pm this Saturday to give fans extra time to renew their Season Cards. Overall sales numbers for the forthcoming campaign are significantly ahead of this time last year, boosted by a rush of families snapping up seats in the new Generation Red Family Zone.And staff expect the figure to rise further in the remaining days as supporters ensure they retain their own spot at the Riverside. “We know how much it ....

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Boro Race Night For Africa Adventure

MFC Foundation has teamed up with North Ormesby Working Men’s Club to hold a fundraising Race Night ahead of its forthcoming African Adventure. A group of Boro supporters will set off for the trip of a lifetime on November 11, spending 11 days working in schools in Nakuru, a deprived area of south-west Kenya. The trip aims to raise £20,000 for African Adventures’ partner projects in Kenya, as well as raising funds for MFC Foundation’s work on Teesside. The Race ....

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Kilimanjaro Challenge Underway

A team of intrepid trekkers, led by Middlesbrough legends and new Hartepool United management duo Colin Cooper and Craig Hignett, are on their way to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. Along with Hartlepool-born Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling and 12 other fundraisers, they aim to reach to reach the 5,895m summit of Africa’s highest mountain on Thursday (June 13). On Sunday (June 9) they left the Tanzanian town of Moshi to gather at the Machame Gate and set off on a trek that starts in ....

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Boro To Host French Cup Winners

Boro fans will have the chance to see Tony Mowbray’s side in pre-season action at the Riverside on Saturday July 27 (ko 3pm) when French cup winners Bordeaux arrive for the club’s only home pre-season friendly. Coach Francis Gillot’s team – who finished seventh in Ligue 1 last season - lifted the Coupe de France just days ago when two Cheick Diabate goals, including an 88th-minute winner, helped them beat Evian 3-2. Les Girondins’ proud history includes six ....

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