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Show Racism The Red Car(d)

From experience, I think it’s safe to say that getting a classroom of fifteen year olds to talk about racism, or in fact anything in general other than the latest series of Skins, is not the easiest thing in the world. Throw in the fact that it’s a Friday morning and nobody is really awake and you have a recipe for yawns.   Yet, less than ten minutes into the workshop with ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ I was amazed. It didn’t feel as though we were in just ....


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Boro's Final Away Game To Be On A Monday!

  It will be a very inconvenient last Boro away day for the season with our final away match being switched to a Monday!   Good old SKY – Boro’s final away match of the season is the marathon trip down to Cardiff City and guess what SKY have shifted it to a Monday. That will make it easy to get to. Bang goes the weekend. Hope you haven’t already booked your travel and accommodation. You could maybe bill Rupert.   "CARDIFF CITY V MIDDLESBROUGH Please note ....


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Boro Stars Play Keepy-up With Hospice Youngsters

Boro stars Julio Arca, Andrew Davies and Rhys Williams will play keepy-up with youngsters from Butterwick House Children’s Hospice when they take part in the latest “Community Champions” initiative on Thursday March 24.   However, this version of the popular skills test will be played on the Hospice’s new computers rather than on the pitch.    The players will also join children in craft room and garden fun before presenting them with prizes. ....


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Ronnie Coyle Needs Spirit Of 86 Support

  Another of the Boro class of 86 needs our support. This Sunday there will be a benefit match for Ronnie Coyle at Raith Rovers, featuring players including former Boro favourites Bernie Slaven, Gary Pallister and Willie Falconer. Ronnie is battling leukaemia and would welcome as much support as possible.   Ronnie Coyle Benefit Match – Sunday 27th March – Starks Park, Kirkcaldy (Raith Rovers) 3pm kick off.   Ronnie, a loan signing from Scotland during our ....


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Boro Programme Best In The Land

  Boro win at 2011 Football League Awards   The Football League has announced that Middlesbrough FC has won the CSI Sports Best Matchday Programme Award at the 2011 Football League Awards.   Graham Bell, Middlesbrough FC Senior Media & Publications Officer, received the award at the gala ceremony at The Brewery, London, on Sunday evening in front of guests from clubs, sponsors and the football industry. This year there were a total of 17 awards with a total of 34 clubs ....


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Mowbray Support For Bryan Robson's Battle Against Cancer

From one captain marvel to another, Tony Mowbray gave his support to Bryan Robson as he fights against cancer.   Robbo underwent an operation to remove a tumour for his throat on Wednesday.   Robson was the king of the Riverside Revolution that brought Boro fans the biggest and best players to the club as well as arguably the most entertaining season in the club’s history in 1996-97. Robbo took Boro to three Wembley finals and two promotions, including Division One ....


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Boro Fans’ Bids Raise Thousands For Marie Curie

  Middlesbrough FC’s shirt sponsor has praised the generosity and loyalty of Boro fans who have raised thousands of pounds for charity in an online auction.   Ramsdens CEO, Peter Kenyon, said that an impressive £3855 had been raised by the time the auction closed and Boro fans had supported it from the word go.   “People were bidding within two minutes of the first shirts going onto the site and activity was consistent for the rest of the auction ....


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Boro - Red Lion Quiz Back By Popular Demand

Following its successful launch in February, The Red Lion’s Red Hot Boro Quiz is back in the Riverside’s matchday bar again between 1pm-1.45pm this Saturday.   Teams of up to six people can enter the Red Hot Boro Quiz, with question-master Gordon Cox challenging fans to 20 Boro questions plus a short picture round.   The quiz is free to enter, with great prizes for the winning team. Fans are encouraged to arrive before 1pm to ensure they get seats, a table and an ....


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Boro Backs City Status Bid

  MIDDLESBROUGH FC and thousands of its loyal fans are set to fly the flag for the town’s city status bid.   The club are getting behind Middlesbrough’s bid for city status at this Saturday’s npower Championship clash with Watford at the Riverside Stadium.   The town is one of a number bidding for sought-after city status as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations next year.   City status has the potential to raise the profile of an ....


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Boro Fans Get Shirty!

  Saturday’s big game with Watford sees Boro kick off a new promotion that gives fans the chance to buy any two replica shirts for just £20.   Supporters can ‘mix and match’ the shirts they purchase between home and away tops, goalkeeper shirts and mini-kits.   Shirts purchased separately remain at the discounted price of just £15. There are also some great deals available on a wide range of leisurewear.   The offers are available at the ....


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Boro Free Under 18 Tickets This Saturday!

  Boro have issued a reminder that free tickets are available to all those aged under-18 for this Saturday’s big clash with Watford at the Riverside.    To qualify for free tickets youngsters simply need to sign up to Generation RED – Boro’s exclusive club for young fans – via the website www.generationred.co.uk.    Fans can then print off their personalised voucher from the website and visit a ticket office with an adult Season Card ....


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Boro’s Got Talent!

  Middlesbrough stars Andrew Taylor, Danny Coyne and Andrew Halliday will play the roles of TV’s tough-talking judge Simon Cowell when MFC in the Community holds a search for young stars, Boro’s Got Talent.   Part of MFC in the Community, Boro’s groundbreaking Enterprise Academy is to host the event for the third year running with this year’s event focusing on secondary schools in the Tees Valley area.   Each act will perform in front of an audience ....


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Time Running Out To Bid For Boro Shirts

TIME is fast running out to bid for a piece of Boro history - special home shirts emblazoned with the Marie Curie Cancer Care logo, which were worn by first-team stars for the games against Reading and Derby County.   Club shirt sponsor Ramsdens Financial Ltd is auctioning 20 match-worn shirts on eBay over a two-week period - and the bidding ends as early as 10pm tonight (Friday) for six of the shirts!   Bidding for seven more of the shirts ends at midday on Saturday – with ....


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Boro App Just 59p This Week!

There's no better time to download the Boro App and get up to date with all things Middlesbrough, including all the inside news on Saturday's big game against Portsmouth.   If you haven't downloaded the app yet then get it this week for a special price of just 59p - a saving of £2.40. For this week only, we're reducing the price not the features, which include: · Latest club news articles · League table and fixture listings · Player profiles · Next ....


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Under-18s Free V Watford

TAKE THE STING OUT OF THE HORNETS   In an amazing offer to promote Boro’s junior membership initiative, Generation RED, free tickets are available to all supporters aged under-18 for the npower Championship clash with Watford on Saturday March 19.    To qualify for free tickets youngsters simply need to sign up to Generation RED through the designated website www.generationred.co.uk.    Members can print off their personalized voucher from the website ....


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Riverside Wedding Show This Sunday

  Middlesbrough FC is hosting a Spring Wedding Show at the Riverside Stadium this Sunday March 13, 12pm-4pm.   The event will not only showcase a wide range of wedding products and services, but also offer an array of show features from interactive demonstrations to glamorous bridal catwalk shows.   There will also be an MFC Café Bar, open during the show for visitors to take a break and browse the literature and ideas they have gathered.   A Beauty Zone will ....


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Boro Loan Dealing

Boro have completed a double loan deal, with goalkeeper Paul Smith arriving from Nottingham Forest and striker Kris Boyd travelling in the opposite direction.     Both deals are for the rest of the season.   Smith, 31, arrives in the wake of an injury to Boro first-choice Jason Steele, who was substituted by 18-year-old Connor Ripley during Saturday’s 5-2 defeat at Reading. Reserve keeper Danny Coyne is also injured.   Smith has played 120 matches for Forest ....


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Boro Fans Urged To Boost Charity

  Boro fans will have opportunity to boost the fundraising effort for the Football League’s Official Charity Partner, Marie Curie Cancer Care, around Tuesday’s home game with Derby County – via a bucket collection and shirt auction.   Prior to the game, a bucket collection will be held around the Riverside Stadium, with fans asked to support the charity however they can.   Then, after the game, from 10pm, several match-worn shirts from Saturday’s game ....


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Bid For Boro Shirts And Help Marie Curie

Middlesbrough FC fans are being given the chance to own a shirt worn by one of the players in the next two matches against Reading and Derby County.   The club’s shirt sponsor, Ramsdens Financial Ltd, is auctioning 20 first team shirts on Ebay over a two-week period, starting at 10pm on March 8th, straight after the home game against Derby County.   All money raised from the bids will be donated to Marie Curie.   The fund raising scheme is just one of several being ....


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Supporters Club Hosts Mowbray

  Tony Mowbray will be special guest of the Boro Supporters Club at the Riverside on Monday March 14 – and the invitation to attend the event is being extended to all fans.   The Boro manager will be taking part in a question-and-answer session with fans from 7.30pm.   The Supporters Club is inviting non-members to attend this one-off event free of charge, though space is strictly limited. Please note that there is a minimum age limit of seven years old at the ....


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Ramsdens Sign Marie Curie Cancer Care

The logo of Marie Curie Cancer Care will appear across the front of Middlesbrough FC players’ shirts for the forthcoming games against Reading and Derby County, thanks to the generosity of the club’s new shirt sponsors Ramsdens.   The UK’s largest independent pawnbrokers, whose three-and-a-half year sponsorship deal with the club starts on March 1, has donated its logo space to The Football League’s Official Charity Partner for the 2010/11 season, for the games on ....


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Mowbray Preaches The Power Of Positivity

Tony Mowbray was preaching the power of positivity yesterday at the weekly press conference and reflecting on what a difference a week and a win makes. Can we take this renewed belief into the clash with the league leaders tomorrow? Could the comeback at Millwall be a launch pad to defeating Queens Park Rangers at the Riverside?   Fmttm: Coming straight after the Swansea game that comeback must have given a lot of belief to fans as well as players. TM: Well, I hope so, I think it was ....


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Boro Programme Shortlisted For Award

Boro matchday magazine REDSQUARE has been shortlisted for Programme of the Year in the 2011 Football League Awards.   It’s the second year running that the programme has been named as a finalist in the prestigious awards, which celebrate excellence across the League’s 72 clubs.    REDSQUARE has lifted the bar again this season with an attractive new design and fresh features covering every aspect of Middlesbrough FC on and off the pitch.   As well as ....


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Nick Is 750 Up For Boro

Despite the 4-3 defeat, super fan Nick Waites was celebrating when Boro lost at home to Swansea – for it was the 750th successive league game he had seen!   Nick has not missed a league game – home or away - since attending his brother Simon’s wedding on the day Boro won promotion to the inaugural Premier League via a 2-1 win at Wolves on May 2 1992.   And the last time he missed a competitive first team game of any sort was back on September 24 1996 when his ....


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Boro Fans Celebrate Victory

Boro fans have been celebrating after winning exclusive prizes through the club’s regular draws for Season Card holders and Three-Year Season Card holders.   The latest Three-Year Season Card holder to win a VIP hospitality package was Michael Holroyd, of Stokesley, who was drawn from the hat ahead of Boro’s game with Swansea.   Michael, who sits in the Riverside’s West Stand Upper, won a three-course pre-match build for two, as had another Three-Year Season Card ....


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