50 clean sheets for Karanka in 100 league games

The 1-0 win at home to Sheffield Wednesday meant that Aitor Karanka recorded 50 league clean sheets as Middlesbrough Manager. The half century of clean sheets in a century of games is an amazing record at any level or league, but with the competitive nature of the Championship, it does make this record even more…

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Boro match talk with Blackburn fan

Boro travel to Blackburn on Saturday hoping to make it four away wins in-a-row and take a firm grip on our place at the summit of the Championship. As always it will be a tough test for Karanka’s men, but the recent 3-0 win over Brighton will give this Boro team renewed confidence. Blackburn sit…

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Can Boro get even better?

That is what’s called a masterclass. Brighton were shown exactly what a quality side is all about. With Jose Mourinho watching the mighty Boro from the stands, it really is clear who the real ‘Special One’ is. Aitor! If we could have written how the game would unfold, we probably couldn’t have imagined anything better.…

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Experience tells us that Boro can’t get too carried away

So, we are exactly where we wanted to be. We are top of the league! Since beating Burnley, I’ve been dreaming of promotion, reflecting on an enjoyable game and thinking about how great it is being top of the table… that was until a friend of mine, a Norwich fan, thought it would be funny…

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When will Boro get out of second gear?

Let’s start with Patrick Bamford. Yes, he’s a good player. Yes, he was our star man in a Boro shirt last season and yes, I would have him back on Teesside in a heartbeat, but I’m going to look a little deeper into the potential January signing of last season’s Championship Player of the Year,…

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