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Teessiders Aiming For Happier Trip To The Seaside

Boro take on Brighton at the Amex Stadium tomorrow aiming to wipe away bad memories from our last trip to the seaside at Blackpool. But manager Tony Mowbray is raising a note of caution when he compares Gus Poyet’s team to the side that hammered us in a night to forget beneath Blackpool Tower. Boro’s side will be missing many names tomorrow, added to the long term injury absences of Rhys Williams and Muzzy Carayol, there will be no Zemmama, Hoyte, Arca or Luke Williams in the ....


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Can Boro Topple Derby?

Boro must bounce back from Saturday’s defeat to Derby with a win over East Midland rivals Derby tonight at the Riverside. Kick off 7.45pm. Derby will come full of confidence following a victory over their near neighbours Nottingham Forest on Sunday but Boro can kick back to form and win. The defeat against Leicester was plain bad luck. The deflection on that winning goal, quite cruel. Maybe we didn’t deserve to win a game that was always tight but we certainly did not deserve to ....


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Boro Can Out Fox Leicester

Big Nigel Pearson brings his bang on form Leicester City side to the Riverside on Saturday; expect a tough game but we can win it. Leicester are hammering teams for fun at home this season but are suffering with travelling sickness yet to get off the mark away from the Crisp Bowl. Let’s continue the trend on Saturday. Kick off 3pm.   Boro bounced back from the Blackpool dressing down with a televised master show against Blackburn and then punished dangerous Preston with a second ....


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Can Boro Make It A Winning Return To Lancashire?

It will be a wet ride to Lancashire this evening but hopefully it will be well worth it when Boro return with a win and still in the Capital One Cup. We cannot keep away from this corner of the Red Rose County. But Friday’s victory over Blackburn has washed away the sour memories of defeat at Preston’s near neighbours Blackpool a week ago. Yet another away cup tie for Boro but impressive wins at Bury and Gillingham mean that we have no fear of slipping up on our travels. Those ....


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Boro Looking To Bounce Back At Blackburn

  Boro boss Tony Mowbray would like nothing better than to see his Boro side bouncing back from Tuesday's big defeat with a big result and performance tonight. And there will not be a single Boro fan that disagrees with that sentiment. No easy task though, if we thought Blackpool were good and they were, then what about Blackburn, currently leading the table and beating all comers home and away. Yet will their own fans beat them in the end or will they eventually come round and get on ....


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Can Boro Switch Off The Blackpool Lights?

  It is second versus seventh tonight as Boro travel to Blackpool hoping to derail a team up amongst the early pace setters. With the illuminations in full swing now there will be plenty of light shining down on the two teams promotion prospects this evening. The first part of a very difficult week in Lancashire, how good it would be to get started with a few points in the bag. It is never easy at Bloomfield Road and Boro have been on the end of some real batterings from Blackpool over ....


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Can Middlesbrough Derail The Tractor Boys?

  Boro take on Ipswich today at the Riverside, hoping to make it three straights home wins. Kick off 3pm. Be there. Boro resume football having had a couple a couple of weeks to dwell on the defeat away at Millwall. Far too long really because the two home successes have now been overshadowed. We could put that right today by a win over Paul Jewell's side and making it four home successes in a row in all counting last season. Boro sit in twelfth place currently compared to Ipswich in ....


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Boro Can Beat The Lions In Their New Den

  Boro fans travel to Millwall with plenty of hope and anticipation that we can produce another winning performance. A victory would mean a third successive league win at the New Den and a third successive league win this season. Come on.. Kick off is a very early 12.45pm because of the Paralympics and fans are warned to get down early as there will bea lot of extra traffic. Boro aim to build on back to back home wins and also take the away cup form to south east London against a ....


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Boro Out Class Gills

Boro outplayed and outclassed Gillingham to power past the lower league side into the third round of the Capital One. A big home crowd went home disappointed as the team from Kent that have played so well this season were given a football lesson by Championship Boro. It was a night of so many pluses for Boro. Muzzy Carayol was quite superb on his debut that was marked by a quite brilliant goal. The speedy winger squeezed between two defenders and slipped the ball past the keeper for a quite ....


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Can Boro Stuff Gills?

Boro take on Gillingham in the Capital One Cup 2nd round this evening. Kick off 7.45pm. Can we keep the run going and win our first game in Kent for many moons? There wll no doubt be many changes from the Boro side that held on for back to back Riverside wins on Saturday. But manager Tony Mowbray will not want to disrupt things completely, he will be keen to have some continuity to keep the results flowing and to deal with a potential banana skin at Gillingham. We are surely owed a home cup ....


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Can Boro Bounce Back V Burnley?

We had the disappointment and frustration before the 4000 Boro at Barnsley can we now bounce back at home v Burnley? Tonight sees Boro take on the conquerors of pre-season favourites Bolton and a team that defeated us here 2-0 last season. But the newly shaped Boro side looked to be going places before last Saturday. Time to get back on those rails and turning the Riverside into some kind of fortress. Boro V Burnley 7.45pm kick off at the Riverside this evening. It has been a fair while ....


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Boro's Season Can Start With A Bang At Barnsley

  Boro will start the new Championship campaign in front of over a 3000 strong travelling army at Oakwell, South Yorkshire. Can Tony Mowbray's much rebuilt side make it a winning start? Mowbray is looking forward to the challenge: “It will be great to have a big following there, am hearing the tickets have sold well, so let's hope we give the supporters something to cheer.” Boro were far stronger away than at the Riverside last season so will probably revel in starting off ....


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Season Starts At Bury

  Boro start the season off at Gigg Lane against league One Bury. Hopefully we will start it with a bit of a flourish and progress in the Capital One Cup. Boro will go head to head with the Olympics finale in this first round encounter in what used to be called the league cup. The Capital One cup is of course no longer sponsored by Carling, the one cup that we bagged in our golden age. Could this weekend's encounter mark a big new start in the quest to return to the higher echelons for ....


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Come On Boro. Come On Palace

So it comes down to the final match. It is quite simple now, we must win at Watford and Cardiff lose. Can we make the play offs? Fingers crossed. Kick off at Vicarage Road - 12.30 Saturday. High noon. You’ve got to be in it to win it and let’s face it this time last chance none of us gave ourselves a cat in hell’s chance. Probably few people did at the start of the season either. But between times we have been right in the mix throughout the season now we must turn it on ....


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Can Boro Shoot Down The Seagulls?

Boro make the long, long trip down to the south coast to take on Brighton and Hove Albion. Our first visit to their new stadium, we never did go to the Withnail and I. In the American Express Community Stadium the away end gets decked out with mementoes of the visitors and even sells their beer. Very hospitable indeed. Let’s hope the charity extends to gift wrapping us 3 points.  Boro will of course have a new look defence and new leader on the pitch. Barry Robson has been selected ....


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Boro V Ipswich Town Re-visited

Can Boro get back to winning ways and bring back 3 points from Ipswich? How welcome a win would be but it will certainly be tough against a team that are on a real run of wins at home. Let's hope we can find the same type of performance as against West Ham away and yet this time we clinch the victory. Fly: We go back to Ipswich again and things have changed considerably since the first attempt to finish the match haven't they? TM: Somebody just said we are taking nine different names on the ....


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Can Boro Blitz Bristol City?

A draw at West Ham has restored everyone's faith and confidence now for a big home win. Now let's blitz Bristol City. To be honest I would settle for any kind of win even a last minute free kick from Malauray Martin would do the trick. What a glorious day that was down at Ashton Gate. Another win against Bristol City is exactly what the promotion doctor would prescribe right now. Then that hard fought draw at Upton Park has been the start of something tangible. Yes, a 4 point week with the ....


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Can Boro Strike Back At The Hammers?

Into the fire again tonight as Boro seek to stop the rot at the home of promotion pushing West Ham. Unhappy memories of Upton Park, the scene of our Premier relegation wake. The only solace that day was Newcastle going down, they haven't done too badly since sadly. Can we strike back at the Irons tonight? They are vulnerable at home. I suppose their highly paid team start to recall they were not good enough for the Premier when playing in front of Premier sized crowds. It could be off ....


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Boro Need To Consolidate

Boro boss Tony Mowbray has called on his team to build on Saturday’s exceptional win at Pompey tonight against Barnsley. The first of two home games against Yorkshire sides Mowbray knows that this could present a real opportunity to push on up the league and knock on the door to the automatic promotion places. But first we need to win tonight. Kick off 7.45pm. The Riverside.   Consolidate was the watch word for Tony Mowbray at the pre-match press conference before Boro’s game ....


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Can Boro Sink Pompey?

Boro must stick the boot into the stricken Pompey at Fratton Park tomorrow. There can be no room for sentiment as the side tottering on the brink must be put to the sword as Boro aim to bounce back from last week’s defeat. The 0-2 loss to Reading dented our promotion prospects but a win on the south coast could revive our hopes, especially with exciting new loan signing Adam Hammill on the right. Let’s hope we can bring back the win.   According to Pompey’s ....


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Massive Game At The Riverside Ė Can Boro Beat Reading?

Two in form teams go head to head and something has to give at the Riverside this afternoon. Forget the Sunderland games, put England Under 21s on the back boiler today's fixture could easily be the match of the season so far. Win and Boro make it three victories in a row and put a major spoke in the wheels of a rival. Suddenly the promotion race would open up for us again. And with reports of loan players coming in this could be the start of a very special run in period for us. Do not miss ....


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Boro Can Escape The Lions Den With 3 Points

Can Boro put together back to back wins down at Millwall tonight? We will have Barry Robson (but not Nicky Bailey) champing at the bit to add bite to the midfield as we go after a prize that should lift us back into the play off places. It will be a victory that will only be won the hard way. There is never any other way to hammer out a win at the New Den but that would only serve as to make it all the sweeter.   Last season’s league win at Millwall came against all the odds, ....


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Can Boro Chop Down The Tricky Trees?

Forget the FA Cup dramas, don’t mention injuries and no one even sneak a mention of Valentine’s, tonight its all about the quest for 3 points and climbing back on that promotion bus by stopping Nottingham Forest in their tricky tracks. Boro have a pretty woeful record against the Tricky Trees of Nottingham but tonight we need to get back to basics and that means returning to winning ways.   Here we are in the middle of February and still awaiting our first league victory of ....


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Can Boro Shoot The Eagles Down

Boro take on Crystal Palace at the Riverside tomorrow and the visitors bring with them a big reminder of why you should not let league matters be overshadowed by big cup games. Everyone brave the cold or/and the snow and get along tomorrow to support Boro’s renewed promotion push.  The not so super Eagles have slumped down the league following their exciting cup run to the semi finals. But following the unluckiest of eliminations by penalties to Cardiff they are now waking up to ....


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Donít Get Distracted!

Boro return to Championship home action at the Riverside on Saturday after 2 away games on the bounce. First a 1-1 at the Stadium of Light in the FA Cup 4th Round and then a 2-2 draw with Leicester at the KP in the league. However, Boro will feel hard done to in the Leicester game after going down 1-0 in the first 10 minutes. Boro pulled it back to 1-1 after 17 minutes through Scott McDonald. Boro then thought they had stolen it with 11 minutes left when Tony McNahon found the net. However, ....


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