Posts Tagged ‘Middlesbrough’

One to Watch: Adam Johnson 0

One to Watch: Adam Johnson


If you had been told at the beginning of January that Manchester City’s biggest transfer window signing would be a 22 year old Englishman from the Championship you would have been forgiven for laughing out loud, but that’s exactly what happened. The acquisition of the flying winger raised eyebrows with many predicting nothing more than […]

Kitson heads to Teeside 0

Kitson heads to Teeside


Middlesbrough have taken Stoke City striker Dave Kitson to the Riverside for two months on loan. The 29 year old is new manager Gordon Strachan’s third signing since he took over from Gareth Southgate, following the arrival of both Marcus Bent and Isaiah Osbourne. “I’m delighted Dave is coming in to bolster the squad’s numbers […]

King jailed for 18 months 0

King jailed for 18 months


Wigan Athletic striker Marlon King has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a female in a London bar last December. The 29 year old was out celebrating his wife’s pregnancy when he reacted angrily to rejection from a 20 year old girl, punching her in the face […]

New Boro boss targets promotion 0

New Boro boss targets promotion


Gordon Strachan has set his sights on guiding Middlesbrough back into the Premier League at the first attempt after being unveiled as their new manager on Monday. The 52-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the Championship club and succeeds Gareth Southgate, who was sacked following last week’s victory over Derby. Strachan returns to the […]

Boro part company with Southgate 0

Boro part company with Southgate


Middlesbrough have announced the departure of manager Gareth Southgate with immediate effect, despite sitting just one point off top spot in the Championship. The club announced the decision late last night and will now be on the lookout for a replacement in the hope of returning to the Premiership following last year’s relegation. “This has […]

Alves quits Boro for Qatar 0

Alves quits Boro for Qatar


Brazilian striker Afonso Alves has set his sights on topping the Qatar League scoring charts after completing a move to Al Sadd from Middlesbrough. The Teessiders insisted on Friday the paperwork for the deal had not been completed after Middlesbrough’s record signing Alves was pictured on the Al Sadd official website wearing a shirt and […]

Tuncay and Huth set for Stoke move 0

Tuncay and Huth set for Stoke move


Middlesbrough manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed that Stoke City are in talks to sign Robert Huth and Tuncay for a combined fee of around £11m. Germany defender Huth and Turkey forward Tuncay are discussing personal terms and undergoing medicals at City. “The two clubs have agreed a fee and Robert is having talks with Stoke […]

Moments of Magic #2 - Fabrizio Ravanelli 0

Moments of Magic #2 – Fabrizio Ravanelli


The series returns as Neil Sherwin looks at one of the great Premiership opening day performances. #2 – Fabrizio Ravanelli v Liverpool, 1996 When a player who has just won the Champions League shows up at the Riverside Stadium in a Middlesbrough shirt it’s bound to leave people scratching their heads. That’s exactly what happened […]