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Category: Middlesbrough

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Middlesbrough lack cutting edge as Swansea hold off first-half flurry

Efficiency is always commendable but, in a football context at least, it pays the greatest dividends when combined with cold-blooded ruthlessness.If there can be no doubt that Middlesbrough have the first part of that equation sorted – Tony Pulis’s won…

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Middlesbrough sweep aside Bolton to keep up pressure on leaders

• QPR continue improvement with win over Millwall• Nottingham Forest earn second victory of seasonMiddlesbrough bounced back from their defeat at Norwich and returned to second place in the Championship with a 2-0 home win against Bolton. George Savill…

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Middlesbrough snuff out Leeds’ Samuel Sáiz as top two fight out feisty stalemate

Tony Pulis does not really do small talk and his address to the players on joining Middlesbrough cut characteristically to the chase. “I’m not here to mess around, said the new manager. “I’m here to win promotion.”That was late last December and a near…

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Daniel Ayala pounces late for Boro to bring West Brom back to earth

As a keen student of military history who spends his spare time touring foreign battlefields and studying the modus operandi of assorted generals, Tony Pulis fully appreciates the importance of patience. Middlesbrough’s manager had to wait until stoppa…

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Yannick Bolasie close to Middlesbrough loan switch from Everton

• Winger to link up with ex-manager Tony Pulis• Championship leaders also keen on Mo Besic and Matt TargettEverton’s Yannick Bolasie is close to joining the Championship leaders, Middlesbrough, on a season-long loan and could soon be followed by his Go…

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Carabao Cup roundup: Nottingham Forest survive on penalties against Bury

• Leeds 2-1 Bolton; Carlisle 1-5 Blackburn Rovers• Middlesbrough see off Notts County; Exeter knock out IpswichBlackburn Rovers were one of the biggest winners in the first round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night, when they thrashed Carlisle 5-1, wit…

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Wolves close in on Dendoncker and Zinchenko after signing £18m Traoré

• Wolves set to spend £28m on two midfielders• Adama Traoré completes move from MiddlesbroughWolves’ ambitious preparations for their Premier League return gathered pace on Wednesday as they signed Adama Traoré for a club-record £18m , and prepared to …

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Wolves close in on Dendoncker and Zinchenko after signing £18m Traoré

• Wolves set to spend £28m on two midfielders• Adama Traoré completes move from MiddlesbroughWolves’ ambitious preparations for their Premier League return gathered pace on Wednesday as they signed Adama Traoré for a club-record £18m , and prepared to …

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Middlesbrough cope without Traoré in home win over Sheffield United

• Pulis’s side remain unbeaten after first victory of season• Late equaliser earns West Brom a draw at Nottingham ForestMiddlesbrough proved they possess plenty of cut and thrust without Adama Traoré as Sheffield United lost 3-0 at the Riverside.Winger…

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Championship: fans from all 24 clubs preview the 2018-19 season

Aston Villa, Derby and Stoke fans are feeling a lot more positive than their friends at Reading, Leeds, Middlesbrough and WiganAfter a turbulent off-season where administration looked like a real possibility, there is an air of positivity around the cl…

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Championship 2018-19 season preview

Big-spending Nottingham Forest will hope they can do a Wolves but the English second tier remains unpredictableThe Championship has a reputation as an exciting, unpredictable division and this season the outcome seems even more uncertain than usual. Wi…

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Leeds set to sign Patrick Bamford from Middlesbrough in £10m transfer

• Former Chelsea striker had medical at Leeds on Monday• Move for an initial £7m rising to £10mPatrick Bamford is close to completing an intriguing transfer from Middlesbrough to their Championship rivals Leeds United in a deal which could be eventuall…

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Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict

The 2016-17 accounts of all top-flight clubs and what the figures say about their health. Manchester United top the charts again with a £581m income and £57m profitFinancial figures for 2016-17, for the 20 clubs that were in the Premier League during 2…

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Aston Villa survive late Stewart Downing scare to reach Wembley final

A long, traumatic season for Steve Bruce could yet deliver a happy ending of sorts as Aston Villa moved to within 90 minutes of a return to the Premier League. For Bruce, who has been through such a distressing time after losing both parents in the pas…

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Aston Villa v Middlesbrough: Championship play-off semi-final – live!

Championship play-off semi-final, second-leg latestSign up for The Fiver, our free and funny daily emailAnd feel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.06am BST Hello. Aston Villa and Middlesbrough could both be forgiven for throwing in the to…

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Grown-up Grealish has found his focus, says Aston Villa’s Steve Bruce

• Grealish had to deal with toxic dressing room, adds Bruce• Villa lead Boro 1-0 from Championship play-off first legUntil recently Jack Grealish was routinely pigeon-holed as a self-destructive, troubled talent but Steve Bruce believes his playmaker w…

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Mile Jedinak soars to sink Boro and steer Aston Villa toward play-off final

Steve Bruce will always look back on the first half of 2018 as one of the unhappiest chapters in his personal life but, professionally at least, things are looking up a little. Aston Villa’s manager is grieving following the death of his father in Febr…

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Mile Jedinak soars to sink Boro and steer Aston Villa toward play-off final

Steve Bruce will always look back on the first half of 2018 as one of the unhappiest chapters in his personal life but, professionally at least, things are looking up a little. Aston Villa’s manager is grieving following the death of his father in Febr…

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Middlesbrough v Aston Villa: Championship play-off semi-final – live!

Championship semi-final updates from the RiversideJerome header gives Derby slender advantage over FulhamAnd feel free to email your thoughts to Scott 4.30pm BST Tony Pulis always said he would name the same XI that started Boro’s last game, the 2-2 dr…

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Middlesbrough v Aston Villa given added poignancy by Percovich return

Leo Percovich, Boro’s former goalkeeping coach, returns to the Riverside for the Championship play-off semi-final after losing two daughters in a car crashShortly after 5pm on Saturday evening the mood at the Riverside is expected to turn almost unbear…