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Where are they now? Boro’s Bees Play-Off Semi-Final Beaters

*LONG READ*May 15th 2015. A Riverside Stadium packed to the rafters welcomes their Teesside heros to the pitch, a week after they saw their side clutch victory from the jaws of a stalemate thanks to the left boot of Fernando Amorebieta. As Pigbag rings out from the tannoy system, all 30,000+ Middlesbrough fans clap in […]

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What is Middlesbrough’s best XI at the moment?

At the turn of the year, Middlesbrough fans seemed to hold a great deal of animosity against Tony Pulis. The team was under performing, and a Boxing Day defeat to Sheffield Wednesday after being knocked out of the Carabao Cup by League One Burton Albion, only compounded fans’ misery. Since then, however, Boro have seen […]

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Darren Randolph’s case for ‘Best Goalkeeper in the Championship’

Garry Monk’s short lived time on Teesside can be catagorised in two words: overspending and underachieving. The former Swansea City and Leeds United boss spent over £30 million on strikers alone. Monk broke Boro’s transfer record when he splashed £15 million on Nottingham Forest’s Britt Assombalonga; as well as bringing in Ashley Fletcher from West […]

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Views from the Holgate Podcast Episode Four: Newport County incident and Leeds United preview with Alex Royal

The Views from the Holgate podcast is back this week with a special interview with Middlesbrough fan Alex Royal. Alex was one of the 400 fans who traveled to Newport for the FA Cup replay and witnessed some unseemly scenes between Boro fans and players. Alex gave his point of view and addressed some of […]