Aitor Is Off And Running

Ten chaotic minutes proved decisive for Aitor Karanka as he celebrated his first home game as Middlesbrough manager with a dramatic victory over Bolton on Saturday afternoon. Boro’s new manager was welcomed by a sea of red “Karanka-chiefs” lighting up the North stand, as he was welcomed with open arms and given a roaring reception…

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Can Karanka Get The Riverside Rocking Again?

Bolton, a side who have had a similar start to that of Middlesbrough and only stand 3 points above us in the middle of the table. With a goal difference of -4, they have also struggled at the back, but because of our scoring abilities we have a goal difference of 0. I think it…

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Chris Freestone: Marco Van Basten Was My Hero

Christopher Freestone was born September 4th 1971 in Nottingham. He started his career with non-league side Arnold Town (Northern Counties East league) in 1993 scoring a remarkable 54 goals, before a shock move to Middlesbrough in 1994 for a small fee. He played 9 games scoring 2 goals for Boro coming on as late sub in…

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Slaven Scored Late On For Us – Right In Front Of Me

Middlesbrough fan: @hazelclay Can you remember your first ever Boro match you attended? HC. First game was Aston Villa at home in September 1992. We lost 3-2 but I enjoyed it immensely. Slaven scored late on for us, right in front of me. Who is your favourite all time Boro player and why? HC. I have…

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Middlesbrough Always Will Be Top Dogs In The North East

Part 2 of the Billy Ashcroft Player Q&A. Were you ever sent off in your Boro career, and if so can you tell us about it? BA. I don’t remember being sent off for Boro, I was a Gobby bloke and sometimes I could miss-time a tackle but to be fair, I wasn’t a saint…

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