Late Emnes Goal Saves Boro

On a day when Middlesbrough could have easily won, they left the Riverside with one point thanks to a very late Marvin Emnes goal. Middlesbrough made one change to the side that won 1-0 at Charlton with Jayson Leutwiler coming in for Jason Steele who was recovering from an ankle injury sustained at The Valley. Blackpool…

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Boro Rearguard Key To Winning Ways

Guard, protection, stronghold and barrier are all words associated with football defending which is a vital ingredient in having a successful and winning team. Boro conceded 27 league goals at the Riverside last season which is just over a goal a game – something which needs to be addressed for improvement. The winners of the…

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Boro’s Financial Situation

Now many Middlesbrough fans are wondering where all of this money has suddenly come from, with the hefty bids for Ross McCormack (£1.3million), Tokelo Rantie (£850,000) and then the signing of Albert Adomah for £1million, which surprised allot of fans. However not all the fans know the ins and outs of the transfer business. Since…

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Jim Platt: That Jack Charlton Side Had Everything

James Archibald Platt, was born 26/1/1952 and won 23 caps as a goalkeeper for Northern Ireland. He joined Boro in 1970 and left in 1983 playing a staggering 481 games for the club and is now currently the Secretary for the Middlesbrough Former Players Association. I contacted him recently to ask him some questions about…

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Jutkiewicz Leads The Boro Line As Number 9

Following the announcement of Middlesbrough’s squad numbers for the forthcoming Championship season and with it the news that Boro striker Lukas Jutkiewicz has been given the number 9 shirt we thought we would take a look at some of the former players who wore #9 in recent times. We’ve had a plethora of foreign strikers that…

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