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Tony Mowbray And John Wilson Sign Limited Edition Books To Raise Funds For Gary Parkinson Trust

Local author John Wilson has donated one hundred copies of his new book Jack Hartley and the Golden Key to help raise money for The Gary Parkinson Trust Fund. The special limited editions have been signed by Boro manager Tony Mowbray who also plays a leading role in the enthralling story. Talking about this final book in the Ayresome Park trilogy John Wilson said, “Tony was synonymous Ayresome Park and  being able to weave him into the plot has not only provided the series with the ....


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Boro Legend Presents Sembcorp With Wilton 'world Cup'

Former Boro and England centre half Gary Pallister, presented the first Wilton ‘World Cup’ of the post-ICI era to the seven-a-side team with the silky soccer skills, Sembcorp Utilities UK. Six major international companies at the Wilton site clashed in a revival of an historic sporting contest at the Middlesbrough Football Club Academy. For the first time in more than a decade workers competed for the Wilton Cup and in the process raised more than £600 for the Finlay ....


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Patrick’s Cash Grabber Challenge

Top comedian Patrick Monahan is next to take on the Ramsdens Cash Grabber celebrity challenge after efforts by local celebrities Kay Murray, Chris Tomlinson, Dave Daniell and Craig Hignett. Boro fan Patrick will take part in the Ramsdens Cash Grabber celebrity challenge before the big game with Blackpool on Saturday (December 29). Fans are invited to see Patrick – winner of TV’s Show Me the Funny - try to beat previous celebrity attempts at about 2.15pm. Based close to the ....


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Kay’s Cash Grabber Challenge

Former Real Madrid TV presenter Kay Murray is next to take on the Ramsdens Cash Grabber celebrity challenge after Craig Hignett threw down the gauntlet with a fantastic performance. Boro fan Kay, who recently moved to Miami to start a new job with US TV network beIN Sport, will take part in the Ramsdens Cash Grabber celebrity challenge before today’s game. Fans are invited to see Kay – a former Boro TV presenter and Boro Babe model - try to beat previous celebrity attempts by ....


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Boro F A Cup Tickets For A Tenner

Tickets for Boro’s FA Cup with Budweiser third round tie against Ryman Premier League Hastings United are now on sale to Season Card holders only, priced just £10 adults, £7 over-65s and £5 under-17s. The game takes place at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday January 5 with a 3pm kick-off.  Season Card holders have until the close of business on Saturday December 29 to be guaranteed their usual matchday seat. After this date all seats will be released for general ....


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Rhys Calls For A Health Kick

Boro star Rhys Williams was joined by new Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald in issuing a festive health message in support of Teesside’s 17 Healthy Living Pharmacies. Both the Boro defender and recently-elected MP reminded the public about the dangers of overindulging when they called in on a health bus at the Riverside Stadium before Saturday’s win over Wolves After spending time chatting to fans who visited a health bus before Saturday’s win over Wolves, the Boro defender ....


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Eager Fans Boost Boxing Day Sales

Boro ticket office staff reported a surge of sales over the weekend as supporters plan ahead for the Boxing Day match against Blackburn Rovers. And fans who want to be at the big game are being urged to follow suit and book early to avoid being caught out by queues and Christmas holiday closures. The club are hoping for a bumper crowd for the game after 27,794 packed the Riverside for the corresponding fixture last year, when Hull City were the visitors. The attendance is ....


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Panto Time At The Riverside

The Boro Brick Road will lead to the Yellow Brick Road when a traditional panto comes to the Riverside for a one-off performance on Sunday December 23.   This two-hour production - which takes place in the Legends Lounge - is suitable for all age groups and will incorporate all the humour of pantomime.   Tickets are £10, which includes a children’s disco, or family ticket (two adults and two children) are available for £35.   Can Scarecrow learn to work ....


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All Aboard The Health Bus With Rhys!

Ding-ding - next stop the Riverside! Boro fans will be encouraged to make a healthy lifestyle their goal when they join Rhys Williams on the health bus for the visit of Wolves this Saturday (December 15). Parked close to the main ticket office from 1pm, the bus will be offering a range of health checks and advice to men and women of all ages as part of the Healthy Living Pharmacy project in the NHS Tees region. Staffed by pharmacists, health experts and Boro star Rhys, the bus will be an ....


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Mowbray’s Message To Fans On Cup Trail

Boro boss Tony Mowbray was full of praise for the many hundreds of Boro fans making the long midweek journey to Swansea dreaming of cup glory again in South Wales. Boro play away at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium tonight, 7.45pm kick off in the Quarter Final of the Capital One Cup. Thanks to kindly cup sponsors Capital One and MFC many of the fans will be travelling free of charge on coaches. A great gesture and a welcome saving of £33 for supporters that have forgotten what it feels ....


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Mowbray’s Message To Fans On Cup Trail

Boro boss Tony Mowbray was full of praise for the many hundreds of Boro fans making the long midweek journey to Swansea dreaming of cup glory again in South Wales. Boro play away at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium tonight, 7.45pm kick off in the Quarter Final of the Capital One Cup. Thanks to kindly cup sponsors Capital One and MFC many of the fans will be travelling free of charge on coaches. A great gesture and a welcome saving of £33 for supporters that have forgotten what it feels ....


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We Will Give It Our Very Shot At Swansea

Boro boss Tony Mowbray will not be holding anything back when he takes his side to Swansea tomorrow night in the Quarter Final of the capital One Cup. Boro go there looking to win through to then last four but no one is under illusions at the enormity of the task ahead against a top, top Premier side in Swansea. It is going to be a fantastic night of cup football in South Wales tomorrow. Can Boro upset the odds and the formbook and stay alive in the competition with a result. We showed ....


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Sponsor A Player And Win A Visit From Tony Mowbray

    Sponsor your favourite Boro player and not only will you get all the usual benefits, you’ll also be in with a chance of winning a special visit to your business from Tony Mowbray. All current sponsors and those who sign up by Christmas Eve will be entered into a draw to win our unique, money-can’t-buy prize in an initiative backed by the manager. The winner gets a visit from Mowbray to their business, where he will spend an hour meeting staff, posing for ....


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Colin Cooper Dinner Raises £12,500

  Two former team-mates helped former Boro star Colin Cooper’s children’s charity raise more than £12,500 when they were guest speakers at dinner held by the Finlay Cooper Fund at Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield. Andy Townsend and Dean Windass entertained more than 300 dinner guests, including Boro manager Tony Mowbray, coaches Mark Venus, Mark Proctor, Stephen Pears and other members of the club’s backroom staff. All funds from the event will be used by the charity ....


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Free Travel Offer For Swansea Cup-tie Extended

Boro have matched Capital One’s initiative by offering further free travel on official club coaches for Wednesday’s quarter-final at Swansea. The club stepped in after all 196 places places generously financed by Capital One were quickly snapped up by supporters travelling to South Wales. A further four coaches are now being made available to meet demand. From today, any fan who buys a ticket for the Capital One Cup tie will be allowed to travel on club coaches free of charge. ....


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Search On For Boro’s Champion Children

Boro are looking for some very special children to join their exclusive Golden Ticket Christmas party at the Riverside Stadium on Thursday December 20. First-team stars will be attending the exciting event as the club honours "Champion Children" who represent the most deserving causes in the local area. It might be a child who has fought against serious illness or has bravely cared for brothers and sisters following the loss of a parent. It could be a youngster who shops for an elderly ....


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Boro Sponsor Ramsdens Fast Track To Success

Boro sponsor Ramsdens is the only north-east headquartered company listed in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 after achieving an annual sales growth of 65% over a three-year period.  The Fast Track 100 ranks Britain's 100 privately-owned companies with the fastest-growing sales over the last three years. Ramsdens’ ranking in 66th place was based on annual sales of £51,270,000 for the financial year ending December 2011, making it the highest positioned business ....


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Reward For Travelling Fans

  Boro fans travelling to the club's Capital One Cup quarter-final at Swansea City on Wednesday December 12 could have their journey paid for by the competition's title sponsors.The Teessiders have been drawn away from home a remarkable 12 consecutive times in the League Cup, with fans clocking up almost 3,500 miles since their last home tie in August 2008. To ease the travel stress, cup sponsors Capital One, a leading credit card company, are rewarding fans by funding the official club ....


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Another Chance To Meet The Boro Stars

  Fans have another chance to meet the stars and grab a host of Christmas bargains at the second of a series of festive signing sessions on Thursday December 6. Rhys Williams, Julio Arca and Connor Ripley will be at the town-centre store between 5-6pm to sign items of official merchandise and have their photos taken with supporters. Popular gift ideas include the new Boro Annual and Boro Calendar, which are terrific value at just £7 each. The Annual is packed with puzzles and ....


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Boro’s Choice Card Deals!

  With Half-Season Card prices starting at less than you'd think, join Tony Mowbray’s team as the campaign turns towards the home straight. By Christmas there will be just a dozen home games to go and Boro are in a great position to build on an encouraging start. From today, Boro fans can sign up as Season Card holders and ensure they don’t miss a kick of what we all hope will be an unforgettable second half of the season. In a brand new offer for this campaign, Half-Season ....


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Boro Boss Backs Skills Event

Boro manager Tony Mowbray is backing an exciting new event that aims to showcase the different careers and job opportunities in Tees Valley. Tees Valley Skills takes place this Thursday (December 6) at the Riverside Stadium. Schools will attend in the morning and then an afternoon session from 2pm until 6pm is open to adult learners, job seekers and parents of those looking to leave or continue their education. Mowbray said: “It’s so important to take full advantage of training ....


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Boro's History Making Cup Draw

  Miracles do happen after all as Boro were drawn out of the hat at home for once and with a very favourable draw in the FA Cup 3rd Round. The League Cup is obviously by now always a cast iron, guaranteed Boro away day (night) but next year's FA Cup 3rd Round offers Boro a Riverside afternoon against non league Hastings United or Harrogate Town. We can roll out the Boro red carpet and extend Teesside hospitality to our non league guests. Hastings United, the lowest ranked team still in ....


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Boro Players Back To College For Movember Health Message

  Last week I joined Boro players Rhys Williams and Curtis Main as they were guests at a very special Middlesbrough College Movember event. It was a lunch time comedy gig with a difference. Comedian John Ryan entertained but also put across many messages about men's health to a packed room of male staff and students. And I have never seen as many moustaches in a room before. Oh and John Ryan was also keen to underline another important message it is not Cidre it is quite definitely ....


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X-factor Star Meets Ex-boro Star!

  Former Riverside hero Craig Hignett passed on the best wishes of the whole of Teesside when he met X-Factor star James Arthur at Wembley Stadium to present the Teesside singer with a Boro shirt courtesy of Ramsdens. Club sponsors Ramsdens arranged for Hignett to make the surprise trip to London to meet the lifelong Boro fan just hours after receiving the request from the X-Factor production team. The shirt is adorned on the back with Saltburn-born James’ Twitter name ....


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Don’t Miss Boro’s Free Offer

Boro fans are reminded that the only way to get a FREE ticket for Boro’s game against Huddersfield Town on Tuesday is to buy a ticket for tomorrow’s match with Bristol City. The Riverside is already guaranteed its second-highest attendance of the season, with well over 17,000 tickets snapped up by yesterday morning and sales picking up speed as the game approaches. But the club are keen to ensure supporters understand that the two-for-one offer only applies for tickets bought for ....


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