What Do Rhys Williams And Phil Jones Have In Common?

Versatility in a player is a very valuable attribute in today’s game with so many managers now looking for young, strong and technically gifted players to strengthen their team. The prime example of a player with extreme versatility in the Premier League at the present moment must be the emergence of Manchester United youngster, Phil…

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Our Thoughts Are With Former Boro Coach McQueen

We are all saddened to hear the news that former Middlesbrough coach, Gordon McQueen, has been diagnosed with cancer. The much loved ex-Manchester United defender announced on Friday afternoon that he will receive treatment at The James Cook University Hospital after being diagnosed with cancer of the larynx. A big character on and off the…

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McClaren Held The Key To Downing Stay At Villa

After speculation arose that Steve McClaren was hot favourite for the Aston Villa job midweek, it now seems that the former Middlesbrough boss is now out of the running after initial talks broke-down last minute with the Birmingham outfit. Whatever led to those talks breaking down may have a worrying knock-on effect for Villa fans…

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New Boro Shirts Revealed Early

As this season draws to a close Tony Mowbray will be looking to build on Boro’s recent success in the npower Championship by getting stuck into the summer transfer market and also developing players on the training ground. Off the pitch/training ground, the kit designers are busy making their final choices before mass production of…

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Gary O’Neil To Retire From Football

As the Middlesbrough players and fans head to Humberside today for the npower Championship clash against Hull City I’m sure many will be thinking about Gary O’Neil and hoping the former Boro captain recovers from what looks like a very serious ankle injury sustained only last week. The 27-year-old was clattered by Nigel Reo-Coker in…

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