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Gary Parkinson Poker Night

Boro fans are urged to join former Middlesbrough players to support a special charity poker night in aid of the Gary Parkinson Trust.  The team at the recently launched Grosvenor G Casino Stockton invites you to take part in an exclusive red carpet charity poker night, on Tuesday 28 February to compete and play alongside former Boro players in aid of the Gary Parkinson Trust. The competition will begin at 7.00pm following a champagne reception on arrival for all who enter. There will be a ....


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Stuart Pearce Backing Boro – Let's Back His Under 21s

Stuart Pearce had plenty of praise to heap on Boro's boss Tony Mowbray as he looked forward to bringing his England Under 21 team to the Riverside at the end of next month. A team that should feature some of the young, home grown starlets that have flourished under Mowbray. Let's support the players and back England's return to the Riverside on Feb 29. Leap years have been very good to Middlesbrough. I'm thinking of course back to that Millennium Stadium Carling Cup win. We can make it another ....


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Boro Back From The Brink

Make sure you get down to the Dorman Museum for a new Boro exhibition that opened today. Sorry did I say “a Boro exhibition?” That should have read the best ever Boro exhibition because having had a sneak preview of some of the memorabilia I can say categorically that there has never been a collection quite like it before.   Boro Back From the Brink is the exhibition that takes its starting point as being 1986 the date when our football club came perilously close to going ....


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Boro Fans Rally Round To Help Quakers

Big-hearted Boro fans donated £5,760.35 for the effort to save Darlington FC in a bucket collection at the Riverside ahead of last weekend’s game against Burnley. About 15 members of Darlington Supporters Club staged the collection around the stadium and were bowled over by the generous response from their near neighbours. Organiser Paul Saxton said: “It was an absolutely magnificent total. People were putting in £20 and £10 notes and throwing in all their loose ....


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Jutkiewicz Ambitious To Succeed With Boro

Lukas Jutkiewicz signed a four-and-a-half year contract with Boro today and talked about his ambitions to play for the club in the Premier League. The 22-year-old, who became one of most sought-after strikers in the npower Championship with Coventry City, says: “This is a big step-up in my career. This is a club that is on the up and I want to play my part in helping us get promoted. “This is also a great opportunity for me to develop as a player as Middlesbrough progress.” ....


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Boro Season Card Sunderland Ticket Info

Boro are advising Season Card holders that tickets for the FA Cup with Budweiser fourth-round tie with Sunderland later this month will go on sale from the South-East Corner Ticket Office tomorrow at 9.30am.   This office will open from 9.30am to 3pm and will only be selling tickets for the Sunderland and Coventry City away games. Tickets will be on sale again after the match from the Main Ticket Office until 5.30pm.    Tickets for the FA Cup match at the Stadium of Light ....


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It Will Be Sunday In Sunderland

Boro have confirmed that their FA Cup with Budweiser fourth-round tie with Sunderland will take place on Sunday January 29 (kick-off 1.30pm) at the Stadium of Light and will be broadcast live on ITV1.   MFC’s allocation of tickets has been restricted to 3,000 by Sunderland’s Safety Advisory Group, following lengthy discussions between the Clubs, the Police and the SAG.   Tickets for the first Wear-Tees derby since 2009 will go on sale to Season Card Holders on ....


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Boro Close In On Striker Target

Middlesbrough look to be closing on on Coventry striker Lukas Jutkiewicz. According to the Evening Gazette website a fee could already have been agreed between the clubs. We are now at the stage of thrashing out personal terms. This would be a fantastic result for Boro who targeted Jutkiewicz in the last transfer window but at that time only had finance to offer a loan deal. Now we are back in presumably pledging cash to make sure we have a new forward in our ranks long before the end of the ....


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Alan Peacock Guest Of Honour At Riverside International

Boro legend Alan Peacock will be the guest of honour when England U21s take on Belgium in a European Championship qualifier at the Riverside next month.   The 74-year-old scored 125 goals in Middlesbrough colours and has been invited to the game by The Football Association as Stuart Pearce’s Young Lions look to qualify for the 2013 UEFA European Championship in Israel.   “It’s a real honour to be asked and I’m really looking forward to seeing an England ....


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My Only Boro

Local author Will Nett has taken the a giant leap forward and published a book on his life in Middlesbrough and love of the Boro. Not only is it available on line but you can walk into Waterstones and buy a copy of My Only Boro there and then. Will Nett(leton) wrote an article for us on the site yesterday about FA hypocrisy but I think we need to investigate his own publication more fully. A big accomplishment. We are currently walking in a Mowbray wonderland and maybe that is why Boro fans ....


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Boro Fan Strikes Gold In Plimsolls

The first golden sovereign to be won in the Ramsdens’ half time shoot out challenge at the Riverside has been awarded to a contestant who had forgotten his football boots. Jason Booth, a 26-year-old architecture student from Northallerton, managed to kick two consecutive shots on target to win the 22ct gold prize during the contest at the Peterborough United match on New Year’s Eve. The self-confessed massive Boro fan, who has supported the team for as long as he can remember, ....


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500 Up For Fmttm

  Boxing Day marked a landmark day for Fly Me To The Moon as the fanzine reached its 500th issue. Little could the 3 original instigators of the Boro fanzine have dreamed back in 1988 that their tiny periodical would capture the Boro fan imagination and stay the course for so many years and so many issues. And so many late nights!   Robbie Boal, Tony St Pierre and Andy Gillandi were the fellas behind Fly Me To The Moon. The fanzine movement was already sweeping the country and most ....


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Boro Heading For Bumper Boxing Day Crowd

With a huge away following expected and the biggest home crowd of the season already guaranteed, Boro fans are being asked to rise to the challenge and back their team for the Boxing Day visit of Hull City. The club are confident fans will get behind Tony Mowbray’s men and ticket sales have already surpassed this season’s previous biggest home crowd of 18,457 for the visit of West Ham, with a 20,000-plus attendance on the cards. Boro old boy Nick Barmby’s in-form Tigers have ....


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Tickets On Sale For Shrews Cup Game

Tickets for Boro’s FA Cup with Budweiser third round tie against Shrewsbury Town at the Riverside on Saturday January 7 (ko 3pm) are now on sale priced just £10 for adults, £7 for Over-65s and £5 for U-18s. It will be Boro's first foray into the FA Cup since the ignominious defeat at Burton Albion in January. Time to put right that late, late turn around in a game we had dominated. The record books don't lie just as when Boro lost 2-1 at Shrewsbury's old Gay Meadow ....


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Boro's Sponsors Ramsdens Present Golden Gift To Council

A limited edition 9ct gold hallmarked commemorative coin produced by Boro's sponsors, Ramsdens Financial Ltd to celebrate the centenary of the Tees Transporter Bridge has been presented to Middlesbrough Council. The Teesside-based pawnbroking business specially commissioned just 100 of the hallmarked 9ct gold mementos as part of the ongoing centenary celebrations. And Boro’s sponsors donated one of the 100 to the Council to commemorate the centenary, which has attracted thousands of ....


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Back Boro’s Promotion Push With A Half Season Card

A Boro Half Season Card makes the perfect Christmas gift - and with prices starting at just £55, you can’t afford to miss a kick of Tony Mowbray's thrilling drive for promotion. With a dozen home games to go, Boro are perfectly poised in the race for a place back in the Premier League. But Mogga needs the support of every loyal fan to make the dream a reality. Supporters who have been giving the team their backing but haven’t got a Season Card can make real savings for what ....


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Boro Stars Meet Brave Children At ‘golden Ticket’ Party

Boro’s first-team stars will be meeting brave children who have battled against adversity and serious illness at the club’s annual “Golden Ticket” party at the Riverside today (Tuesday December 20). Nominations for Boro’s “Champions Children” have flooded in and those selected are looking forward to an afternoon of fun. There will be a visit by Father Christmas, a balloon modeller and a face painter. The party will also feature Boro mascot ....


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Back Mogga’s Promotion Charge

Get on board and back the Boro with a half season card it makes the perfect Christmas gift -  and with prices starting at just £55, you can’t afford to miss a kick of Tony Mowbray's thrilling drive for promotion. With a dozen games to go, Boro are perfectly poised in the race for a place back in the Premier League. But Mogga needs the support of every loyal fan to make the dream a reality. Supporters who have been giving the team their backing but haven’t got a ....


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Back Boro Against Reading In The Fa Youth Cup

Boro fans are being encouraged to get behind the next generation of talented young players when they open their FA Youth Cup campaign against Reading at the Riverside tonight - Wednesday December 14, ko 7pm. Colin Cooper’s U-18 team have been given a tough assignment in the third round of the prestigious competition but have prepared well and are hopeful of making progress.  Last season’s beaten quarter-finalists, Boro will be hoping to go on another decent run, beginning ....


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Boro Star Takes On Hockey Challenge

Young Boro goalkeeper Connor Ripley will be joining the fun when the Premier League 4 Sport project launches its new hockey programme tonight (Tuesday December 13) at the King’s Academy in Coulby Newham. The England U-19 international will show off his skills in a one-on-one challenge against a junior hockey goalkeeper. The Premier League 4 Sport programme has engaged more than 33,000 young people in three years throughout the country in judo, table tennis, badminton and ....


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Boro’s 37 Minutes

Just a couple of nights left to see YOUR story, Boro’s 37 Minutes. From near oblivion to cup final glory and beyond. All the ups and downs of a traumatic, turbulent, testing and terrific quarter century on the pitch are mirrored by a snapshot of similar marked ups and downs off it. This is Teesside life played out and exposed on a stage in the heart of the community. Don’t miss out.   A band of actors with varying degrees of prior experience have been moulded by playwright ....


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Loyal Russell Reaps Ramsdens’ Goal-den Reward

A Boro fan who makes a 500-mile round trip to every home game has become the first winner of Ramsdens’ Goal-den Shot half-time challenge. Russell Granville, from Ledbury, Herefordshire, was one of three fans chosen to take part in a half-time shoot-out organised by Boro’s shirt sponsor at the West Ham match. Russell joined Philip Veitch, from Stockton, and John Pulling, from Redcar, on the Riverside pitch as each was given two attempts to kick a ball through a specially-designed ....


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Attend Boro Play With Boro 86 Heroes

Three of the Class of '86 will join fans and theatre-lovers at the official opening tonight (Tuesday) of a dramatic play celebrating the 25th anniversary of Boro’s rebirth. Colin Cooper, Stephen Pears and Gary Gill – all now members of Boro’s backroom staff – are attending “Boro’s 37 Minutes” after the show's highly successful preview evening on Monday. Recreating the drama and magic as Boro bounced back from the brink after coming within 37 minutes ....


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1986 Heroes To Attend Boro Play

Three of Boro’s heroes of 1986 are to attend the official opening night of a dramatic play celebrating the 25th anniversary of Middlesbrough Football Club’s rebirth. Colin Cooper, Stephen Pears and Gary Gill – all now members of Boro’s backroom staff – will join Teesside football fans and theatre-lovers to see “Boro’s 37 Minutes”. The play recreates the drama and magic as Boro bounced back from the brink after coming within 37 minutes of folding ....


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Meet The Boro Players Next Week

Fans have a chance to meet the stars and grab a host of Christmas bargains at the next festive signing sessions early next week. Barry Robson, Stephen McManus, Tarmo Kink and Nicky Bailey will be at the town-centre store between 5-6pm on Monday December 5 to sign items of official merchandise and have their photos taken with supporters. Then on Tuesday December 6, Marvin Emnes, Faris Haroun, Justin Hoyte and Danny Coyne will be at the town-centre store between the same times to sign items. ....


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