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Ljj Complete The Boro Line-up

  Boro have unveiled Stockton-based LJJ Limited as their monthly shirt sponsors for February.   Tony Mowbray’s team will play six big npower Championship fixtures in February proudly sporting the logo of the mechanical and electrical contractors across their chests.   February was the last month available in Boro’s successful ‘Tailored for You’ sponsorship scheme.   Along with Teesside firms Ramsdens, Deepdale Solutions and Wiring Services, ....


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Boro Seats On Sale Now

Seats are now on general sale for Boro’s home games with Scunthorpe United next Tuesday February 1 (7.45pm ko), Swansea City on Saturday February 12 and QPR on Saturday February 26 (3pm).   As Tony Mowbray’s side look to extend their five-match unbeaten league run, prices for Boro Pride members start at £21 adults, £14 over-65s and those aged 18-21, while all members aged under-18 pay just £8.   General sale prices start at £23 adults and ....


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Boro's Reward For 3 Year Card Holders

Boro are rewarding the loyalty of the club’s Three-Year Season Card holders by giving each of them a voucher for a free replica shirt.   Boro had previously guaranteed more than 300 Three-Year Season Card holders free admission to all of the club’s home cup-ties.   However, Boro’s third round defeat at Burton Albion meant the Riverside will not be hosting any cup-ties during the current campaign.   As compensation, the club are not only sending the free ....


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Boro Futsal Defeat But Fans Winners

Boro supporters are the best in the country, but see their team fall 4-2 to Manchester   Middlesbrough manager Damon Shaw isn’t too disheartened after falling 4-2 to title rivals Manchester in Manchester on Sunday but realises the next two games against reigning champions Sheffield are do or die if Boro want to reach the end of season playoffs.   “We didn’t play too badly against Manchester and it could easily have ended 4-2 in the other direction,” he ....


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Boro Bank On Bennett

Tony Mowbray said Joe Bennett has the ability to become a Premier League footballer after the 20-year-old left-back signed a new four-and-a-half year Boro contract.   He is the fourth talented Academy product to sign an extended deal in recent weeks, after Jason Steele, Cameron Park and Connor Ripley also committed their futures to the club.   Bennett was offered a contract until 2015 after a series of impressive performances since Mowbray’s managerial ....


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Boro Flare Fan Appeal

A Middlesbrough FC supporter, spotted holding a lighted flare during a cup game in Staffordshire, is being urged by police to come forward.   Police at Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, are investigating a number of incidents which happened when Burton Albion played host to Middlesbrough in the 4th round of the FA cup on 8 January.   Two young men, aged 16 and 20 from the Middlesbrough area, and a 38-year old man from Maidstone, Kent, are currently on police bail.   As part ....


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Boro Kits Sale

  Boro fans can take advantage of some unbelievable offers at MFC Official, with all replica shirts reduced to just £15 from Saturday January 22.   The reductions also apply to mini kits, which include shorts and socks.   The bargains don’t end there. All home and away shorts are down to just £10 and there are also great deals on training kit, with all sizes available.   Training rain jackets and jerseys have been slashed to £15 and there ....


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Boro Win ‘performance Of The Week' Award

      Boro’s stunning 4-0 win at Bristol City last Saturday has been named as the Performance of the Week by the League Managers’ Association and F&C Investments.   An engraved crystal football was presented to manager Tony Mowbray after training at Rockliffe Park on Friday and fans can see coverage on Sky Soccer Saturday.   Boro’s victory was chosen by a five-man panel comprising LMA chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Joe Royle, ....


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Your Chance To Reach For The Stars

Supporters who book on Boro’s half-term VIP Stadium Tours will have the chance to chat and have their photographs taken with first team stars Julio Arca, Matthew Bates, Joe Bennett and Danny Coyne.   The Boro players will be meeting fans in the dressing rooms during the guided tours, which are making a comeback after a three-year absence at 3pm on Thursday February 24.   The VIP Tours also feature a chat with Boro legend and Riverside regular Craig Hignett in the media room ....


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Buy A Boro Brick For Your Valentine

Why not place your Valentine’s name among the stars, by giving them a place on the Boro Brick Road?   An personalised message engraved into a brick on the popular feature outside the Riverside Stadium means they’ll have their names featured alongside Boro legends.   The Brick Road already features inscribed bricks dedicated to more than 6,000 supporters and more than 60 former stars and managers of the club.   An ideal Valentine’s gift, birthday or ....


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Boro Fans Ticket Exchange For Preston

Fans who missed out on the chance to see Boro take on Nottingham Forest on Boxing Day can exchange unused tickets for the huge clash with Preston North End at the Riverside this Saturday (ko 3pm).   With the Forest game having been called off on Christmas Eve because of the weather, plenty of Boro fans are holding onto their unused tickets until the rearranged fixture (Tuesday March 1, ko 7.45pm).    However, Boro have confirmed that fans can exchange them for the Preston ....


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Your Chance To Play Street Football

Street football is coming to Teesside, with help from MFC in the Community. And you can get involved.   Young people between the ages of 11 and 18 of both sexes are being encouraged to sign up for park teams, with the chance to pull on the Boro strip to represent Middlesbrough in regional and national tournaments.   The project is being launched at Thorntree Park, Middlesbrough, at 6pm on Thursday January 20 with an invitation to take part in “Wayne Rooney-style” skill ....


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Jo Reaches Heights For Daisy Chain

  BORO’S senior retail manager Jo-Ann Swinnerton is making her final preparations for the challenge of a lifetime - climbing Africa’s highest mountain peak to raise funds for a Teesside charity.   Jo, 40, from Coulby Newham, agreed to take on the mammoth challenge to help the Norton-based Daisy Chain realise its dream of building a respite home for children with autism.   Jo signed up to climb Mount Kilimanjaro last year – and after months of fundraising, ....


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Mowbray Eyes Up Maximum Points At Bristol

Boro must shake off their cup woes and get back to the nitty gritty of the Football League as they go head to head with fellow strugglers Bristol City at Ashton Gate this weekend. It is the reverse fixture of Tony Mowbray’s first in the Boro hot seat. But it is just another game, another tough game and an opportunity to take full points. There is no time for sentiment for the Middlesbrough manager, not when there are precious points at stake.   I joined the ever growing throng at ....


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Mowbray Must Avoid Going For A Burton

  Can Boro avoid embarrassment in the Midlands? Tony Mowbray gave a press conference yesterday stressing the importance of avoiding slipping on the banana skin that is Paul Peschisolido's League 2 Burton Albion. Most of us remember our struggles against non league Nuneaton Borough under Steve McClaren so we must be ultra-professional in the way we approach our encounter against this former non league outfit.   TM: It's all happening - apologies for being so late. Q: New Year, you ....


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Community Call To ‘win’ A Boro Star!

  Local charities and schools have the chance to 'win' a Middlesbrough player through Boro's unique Community Champions scheme.   The second year of Community Champions will see three groups of Boro stars make personal appearances to help local charities and good causes raise awareness of their projects and create fundraising opportunities.   Under a motto of 'The heart of the community', Boro are renowned for their charitable work.   Boro stars made 470 community ....


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Inside The Ramsdens Boro Deal

Last week Middlesbrough FC signed a seven-figure, three-year shirt sponsorship deal with Ramsdens that will see the name of one of Teesside’s fastest growing businesses appear on the front of club shirts through to 2014. There was a short press conference at the club to make the announcement featuring Neil Bausor Chief Operating Officer of MFC and Stuart Smith from Ramsdens. This is what they had to say about the new deal that starts at the back end of the current season. NB: Neil ....


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Boxing Day Game Off!

Boro’s Boxing Day clash with Nottingham Forest has been postponed for safety reasons after the extreme weather conditions caused numerous problems within the Riverside Stadium.   Following a recommendation from the stadium’s Safety Advisory Group, the Football League has given permission to postpone the game for safety and hygiene reasons.   Boro staff have been battling the elements after at least 30 water pipes burst during the sustained freezing conditions, causing ....


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Boro Sign Three-year Shirt Deal With Ramsdens

  Middlesbrough FC have signed a seven-figure, three-year shirt sponsorship deal with Ramsdens that will see the name of one of Teesside’s fastest growing businesses appear on the front of club shirts through to 2014.   An evolution from Boro’s successful monthly shirt sponsorships, the deal also includes Ramsdens’ logo appearing on club shirts throughout March, April and May of the current campaign in addition to the current four-month deal that runs through to ....


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Book Your Seats For Festive Boro

Seats are now on general sale for Boro's home games with Nottingham Forest on Boxing Day and Norwich City on January 3 (both 3pm) and the festive visits to Preston North End and Leeds United. For the two home games, prices for Boro Pride members start at £21 adults, £14 over-65s and those aged 18-21, while all Boro Pride members aged under-18 pay just £8. General sale prices start at £23 adults and £16 over-65, with all under-18s paying £13. Prices for the ....


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Boro's Golden Ticket Xmas Delight

Up to 30 very special Teesside children will enjoy a unique Christmas party at the Riverside Stadium this afternoon with Middlesbrough FC stars, Father Christmas and Boro mascot Roary.   ‘Champion Children’ representing the most deserving causes in the local area have been nominated to attend the Nestle Golden Ticket Party by Barnardos, Butterwick House Children’s Hospice, Zoe’s Place and Boro supporters.   The children, aged 2-14, will enjoy a tour of the ....


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Boro Players Bring Cheer To Childrens Wards

The annual visit to the children’s wards of the local hospitals has just been completed. As always it is comforting to know that there aren't hundreds of kids in there, the players sometimes almost outnumber them (slight exaggeration perhaps, but nice to know there aren't vast numbers of children spending Christmas time in our hospitals).Always great to see what a boost it is to sick children, their parents and the staff when the players pay a visit.This year it was Mickael Tavares, Tony ....


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Boro Great Jim Platt Puts His Cards On The Table

If you are looking for an interesting last minute Boro Christmas gift then look no further than the Middlesbrough Former Players calendar. It is on sale now at MFC Retail and all the measly £5 price goes to the former players association. There are also Christmas cards as well on sale and like the calendar they carry illustrations by Boro and Hollywood’s own Richard Piers Rayner. Double Bargain.   I caught up with MFPA secretary Jim Platt last week at a signing session in the ....


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Boro Brick Road Rolls On

  The latest phase of Boro Brick Road is now in place – featuring new bricks dedicated to Stewart Downing, Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown and hundreds of fans.   Bricks ordered by a mid-November deadline, many of them Christmas gifts, are included in the latest phase of the popular feature outside the Riverside Stadium.     The Brick Road already features inscribed bricks dedicated to around 7,000 supporters and more than 60 former stars and managers of ....


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Boro Stars’ Hospital Visits To Cheer Children

  Boro have taken delivery of a massive delivery of Nestle selection boxes, ready to bring a little festive joy to children who face spending Christmas in hospital.   York-based confectioners Nestle generously donated the sweet sensation to be given out by Middlesbrough stars who will call in on two local hospitals on Monday December 20.   Armed with the selection boxes, Tony McMahon, Kris Boyd, Marvin Emnes, Leroy Lita and Mickael Tavares will head for Middlesbrough’s ....


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