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Boro Podcasting The Night Away

  This edition got leftover from Easter – it must have been all those chocolate eggs and the celebrating from winning away in style at Hull City. We were celebrating the penultimate home game and fanzine of the season and looking ahead to a winning end of the season.   Scott Easby from the University of Sunderland joins Alex Lewczuk myself in an uplifting Easter FMTTM edition reflecting on Boro`s recent upwardly mobile fortunes. We discover how Tony Mowbray went Kung Fu ....


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Camsell Kitís Comeback!

  Goal-mad Boro will evoke memories of the most famous scoring achievement in their history when they pull on their new-look adidas home strip for this Saturday’s final game against Doncaster.   The retro-style red shirt sees a return for the white shoulder 'yoke' made famous by Boro’s all-time top scorer George Camsell when he scored 59 league goals during the 1926-27 promotion campaign.   Season Card holders can snap up the 2011-12 home kit from tomorrow ....


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Riverside Becomes Part Of Middlesbrough 5k

  Riverside Becomes Part of Middlesbrough 5K   It’s been the scene of so much footballing drama and elation over the years. But in the next two weeks Boro’s Riverside Stadium is to play host to a sporting endeavour of a different kind. For the very first time the route of the Middlesbrough ‘Healthy Town’ 5K Road Race will go inside the Riverside Stadium.   Organisers have collaborated with the football club to create this unique opportunity for ....


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Get On Board For Sir Bobby Cancer Charity Game

On Friday May 20th, the third in the series of 'Sir Bobby Robson Foundation' Charity Football matches takes place at the Riverside Stadium organised via the online FMTTM messageboard. The teams are sorted, the mascots, everything is in place, now we need your support to make this a big, big winner for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and fighting cancer in the north east.   Former England Football manager, Sir Bobby Robson fought cancer an incredible five times. Sadly, 17 years after his ....


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Boro - Last Chance To See Goal Heroes

Seats are now on general sale for goal crazy Boro’s final game of the season at home to Doncaster Rovers this Saturday (12.45pm).   Having scored 19 goals in their last eight games, Tony Mowbray’s rejuvenated side have transformed into the npower Championship’s entertainers.   And the Boro manager wants his players to end the season on a high with a fourth successive victory to ensure the feel-good factor is taken into the close season. Mowbray said: ....


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Mogga's Royal Wedding School Mission

  Tony Mowbray revealed how he would spend the day of the royal wedding when he paid a visit to St Pius X RC Primary School in Middlesbrough a day before William and Kate’s own ‘match of the day’.   Following a written invitation from Year 4 classmates, the Boro manager took a break from the club’s end-of-season run-in to help mark the end of the St Pius X’s ‘Brilliant Britain’ project marking the royal wedding.   And he told pupils ....


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Mowbray Presents School's Brilliant Britain Awards

  Tony Mowbray will help celebrate a very different ‘match of the day’ when he pays a visit to St Pius X RC Primary School in Middlesbrough a day before the royal wedding of William and Kate.   Following a written invitation from Year 4 classmates, the Boro manager is taking a break from the club’s end-of-season run-in to help mark the end of the St Pius X’s ‘Brilliant Britain’ project.   And he is sure to take a special interest in the ....


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Sunday Lunch Special For Parky Benefit Match

Fans attending Gary Parkinson’s benefit match at the Riverside on Sunday May 15 can book to enjoy a sumptuous lunch before the action starts.   Normal Sunday lunch times have been extended to include 2pm and 2.30pm sittings to cater for supporters arriving for an exciting afternoon of entertainment that will include appearances by celebrities, sports stars and former Boro players.   The match is being supported by Boro’s shirt sponsors, Ramsdens.   Actually ....


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Moreno Plays For Parky

  Former Boro striker Jaime Moreno, a US Major League legend, is the latest name to commit to playing in the Gary Parkinson Benefit Match at the Riverside Stadium on Sunday May 15 (4pm).   Celebrities and sports stars will join former Boro players and the club’s shirt sponsor Ramsdens in support of former Boro defender Parkinson.   And Bolivian Moreno, whose wife Louise is from Parkinson’s Thornaby hometown, will cross the Atlantic to take part in the big game ....


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Boro Three-year Ticket Holder Hits Jackpot

Two more of Boro’s three-year Season Card holders have won fabulous hospitality packages in the club’s latest double prize draw.   Barbara Greenmon, who sits in the West Lower, and Steve Brown, who sits in the North Stand, were picked out of the hat ahead of Monday’s home game with Coventry City. Their prize is a table in the Riverside Suite for a forthcoming match.   As well as food and drink with guests, Barbara and Steve will meet the Man of the Match and ....


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Boro Season Card Deadline May 14

Boro fans are reminded that they have until 5pm on Saturday May 14 to purchase a 2011-12 Season Card at Early Bird prices.   There is no increase in Boro’s Season Card prices for a sixth successive season in 2011-12.   The price-freeze means that compared to purchasing tickets match-by-match during the current campaign, adult supporters can save up to £228 – the equivalent of NINE free games – by purchasing a 2011-12 Season Card.   With all Season ....


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Red Lion Quiz Is Back!

The Riverside’s Red Lion bar will be hosting its final Red Hot Boro Quiz of the season from 1pm on Monday April 25 ahead of the big game with Coventry City.   Teams of up to six people can enter the Red Lion’s 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 prizes for all members of the winning team – and there’ll also be table-service during the ....


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Gibson Hosts Golf Day For Sir Bobby

STAR-STUDDED GOLF DAY ‘FORE’ THE SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION The north east’s football community is uniting to support a very special, star-studded fund-raising event in aid of cancer charity the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation on Wednesday (27 April).The Sir Bobby Robson Celebrity Golf Day and Dinner at beautiful Rockliffe Hall near Darlington is sponsored by Goldchip and marks the first time all of the charity’s high profile Patrons will be together to help raise funds ....


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Boro Ticket Office Easter Opening

There will be special opening hours for Boro’s Ticket Office over the Easter period. The Riverside Ticket Office will be open 9.30am-5pm Monday and Tuesday April 18-19 and Thursday April 21. As usual on a Wednesday, it will be open from 10am-5pm on April 20. Opening hours for Good Friday, April 22, and Saturday April 23 are 9.30am-3pm, closed on Easter Sunday and then open 9.30am-5.15pm on Easter Monday when Boro host Coventry City (3pm kick-off). Opening times for the rest of the week ....


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Boro Sky Blue Thinking

Seats are now on general sale for Boro’s Easter Monday home match with Coventry City (3pm) and for the final game of the season, at home to Doncaster Rovers on Saturday May 7 (12.45pm). For both home games, prices for Boro Pride members start at just £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 £16 over-65, with all under-18s paying £13.   Boro ....


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Fans On Tiger Trail

  Boro are set for another huge away following for Saturday's visit to play-off hopefuls Hull City, with more than 1,500 tickets already sold.   With a further 900 tickets still remaining, Tony Mowbray's side look set to have a loud Teesside support as they bid to continue their recent good form against a side managed by his fellow former Boro captain Nigel Pearson. It's another positive sign of the growing bond between the fans and the team following the 2,600 sell-out at ....


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Billy Day Guest At Supporters Club

  Tonight’s final supporters meeting of the season includes a guest Q and A session with Boro star of the 1950s, Billy Day.   Local lad Billy Day was part of the great forward line that featured Brian Clough, Alan Peacock, Eddie Holliday and also Derek McClean.   Billy Day was feared for his pace along the flank providing much of the service for the incredible goalscoring duo Clough and Peacock.   Billy has remained living in Middlesbrough all his life and is ....


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Boro Season Card Details

There will be no increase in Boro’s Season Card prices for a sixth successive season in 2011-12.   The price-freeze means that compared to purchasing tickets match-by-match during the current campaign, adult supporters can save up to £228 – the equivalent of NINE free games – by purchasing a 2011-12 Season Card.   With all Season Cards remaining just £95 (or £4.13 per game) for under-18s, the saving for young fans is worth an incredible ....


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Letís Fly To The Moon!

  As Boro launch their 2011-12 Season Cards, Tony Mowbray has revealed his dream is to give Chairman Steve Gibson and the club’s supporters a team they can be proud of once again.   In an impassioned message, the Boro boss called on the Teesside community to play their part and back the club as it begins a journey back to the top.   The Redcar-raised Boro legend, who has transformed the team’s performances and results since he returned to the club six months ago, ....


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Marvin Emnes Charged

  Thanks to Blades manager Micky Adams bleating on after the match Marvin Emnes has been charged by the FA for his spot of retaliation in Saturday’s game at Bramall Lane. The fact the Blades player was trying to practise dentistry on Marvin’s mouth at the time doesn’t seem as yet to be taken into account.   Boro’s quiet man Marvin has until 6pm today to respond. With the club only having two fully fit first team strikers the loss of the 2 goals in 2 games ....


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Mowbray And Bennett Share In Community Sports Fun

Boro manager Tony Mowbray and young defender Joe Bennett tried their hand at different sports to celebrate a ground-breaking community initiative.   They joined more than 100 Tees Valley youngsters in the Rockliffe Park sports hall to play badminton, judo, table-tennis and volleyball and highlight the Premier League 4 Sport initiative.   Middlesbrough FC is helping young people to become involved in Olympic sports as part of a £3.8 million partnership with the ....


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Marie Curie Cancer Care Appeal Smashes £5k

  Boro’s shirt sponsor, Ramsdens, has handed £5,448 over to Marie Curie Cancer Care after a huge fund-raising effort by its customers and fans.   The fantastic total resulted from several initiatives organised as part of Marie Curie football week in March. The most successful event was an eBay auction of shirts worn by the first team for the Reading and Derby matches.   Ramsdens agreed to donate the traditional sponsor’s space across the front of the shirts ....


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Boro Benefit For Parky At Riverside

  Celebrities, sports stars, former Boro players and the club’s shirt sponsor Ramsdens are coming together to support former Boro player Gary Parkinson at a Riverside benefit match. The event, which kicks off at 4pm on Sunday May 15, will raise funds for Gary who had a stroke last year and has been left with a condition called “Locked-in Syndrome”, which means he can only communicate through blinking his eyes. The devastating condition leaves the sufferer in a state ....


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Mowbray's Praise For Boro Fans

  With Boro set for a 2,600 Bramall Lane sell-out for Saturday’s big match at Sheffield United, Tony Mowbray has spoken of the increasingly strong bond between his players and the club’s fans.   With more than 2,200 tickets from an allocation of 2,600 already snapped up by 5pm last night (Wednesday), resurgent Boro look certain to take their biggest away following of the season to the crucial clash.   Boro’s biggest away-day following so far was the 2,387 ....


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Mfc Community 5-a-side Offer

MFC in the Community are pleased to announce a special offer for our recently refurbished outdoor astroturf pitches.   You can now book a pitch at our centre on Normanby Road for only £1 per man!! 5-a-side pitches for £10 per hour and 7-a-side for £14 per hour.   This offer is available between 5pm and 10pm every Friday and between 9am and 4pm every Sunday (subject to availability).   Anybody wanting to book a pitch please ring 01642282128. Block bookings ....


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