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Championship
2019/20 Championship preview
15:00 Friday 2nd August 2019

As is the case every Championship season, 2019/20 will be an open affair. Last campaign, Sheffield United proved any team at this level can get on a roll to gain promotion. The division is arguably the most competitive anywhere. With…

Championship
Can Jonathan Woodgate lead Boro back to the promised land?
12:00 Monday 15th July 2019

Even before Tony Pulis was sacked following his failure to secure Premier League promotion, bookmakers had Jonathan Woodgate as the favourite to take over at Middlesbrough. They were right, of course. Now in charge, can the former Boro…

Championship
Why Boro should appoint Michael Reiziger as Tony Pulis' replacement
12:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

The handwriting was visible. Tony Pulis was destined to bust at Middlesbrough. Chairman Steve Gibson set him up to fail. His inability to reach the Championship playoff only fast-tracked the inevitable.  Pulis’ brief was to guide…

Championship
Is Tony Pulis entirely to blame for Boro's late-season slump?
09:00 Wednesday 10th April 2019

A few months ago, all eyes at the Riverside envisioned a place in the Championship playoffs, if not direct promotion to the Premier League. Expectations lowered dramatically in the last few weeks. Now, Middlesbrough will be thankful just…

Football
What next for Adam Johnson after leaving prison?
15:00 Tuesday 26th March 2019

After spending three years in HMP Mooreland, a penal institution, Adam Johnson was released. The ex-England international was sentenced to serve six years for sexually grooming an underage teenager. He served just over three. Johnson’s…

Championship
Mad Scientist Marcelo Bielsa finding Leeds promotion formula volatile
12:00 Tuesday 19th March 2019

Marcelo Bielsa had Leeds United back on track for a place in the Premiership next season. The Whites returned to winning ways after suffering through Spygate earlier in the campaign. Five wins and a draw in six matches since taking their lumps…

Championship
Why Middlesbrough must extend Jon Obi Mikel immediately
15:00 Thursday 28th February 2019

Every team needs a Mikel. Those were the words of former England manager Steve McClaren after his QPR side succumbed 2-nil to Middlesbrough at the Riverside. If there was ever any doubt regarding John Mikel Obi influence on Boro it was soundly…

Championship
Are Middlesbrough defending their way back to the Premier League?
09:00 Tuesday 30th October 2018

Is defence the best form of attack? Can a defence be the main cause of a promotion push? These are the questions that have to be addressed at Middlesbrough Football Club. Currently third, they possess the best defence in the English Football…

Premier League
Ben Gibson bolsters Burnley's backline
17:00 Saturday 11th August 2018

Burnley is readying a third consecutive Premier League campaign. This summer revealed how manager Sean Dyche wants to improve his squad. Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson was a recent addition, but was he a good buy? For an accomplished…

Championship
Will Leeds United get more Bamford for their buck?
09:00 Sunday 5th August 2018

With a new Skybet Championship season breathing down his neck, Marcelo Bielsa can rest assured his new Leeds United squad has a clinical centre-forward to lead them into the new campaign. Patrick Bamford is now Leeds' top marksman…

Championship
Championship preview: Can Tony Pulis bring Middlesbrough up?
09:00 Wednesday 1st August 2018

Middlesbrough will be hoping that they can be in the promotion picture in the Championship this season. The North-East side finished 5th in the last campaign, but lost in the play-offs to Aston Villa over two legs. Confidence is high among…

Championship
What next for Middlesbrough's sought-after Adama Traore?
12:00 Saturday 7th July 2018

Speculation has suggested a few Premier League clubs are interested in making a move to sign Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore this summer, which comes as no surprise given his ability and potential. With that in mind, is leaving the correct…

Championship
Is Tony Pulis the right man to get Boro back in the Premier League
09:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

Middlesbrough's season came to a disappointing end when they fell to playoff semi-final defeat against Aston Villa. Having lost 1-0 at the Riverside, a goalless draw at Villa Park sent the Birmingham side to Wembley.…

Championship
Championship play-offs: Which team will secure Premier League promotion?
10:30 Friday 11th May 2018

The Championship play-offs commence on Friday night. Fulham, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, and Derby County all have sights set on England’s top division. Only three games stand in their way.   In the semi-finals, Fulham take on Derby…

Championship
Which teams will make the Championship play-offs?
21:00 Tuesday 1st May 2018

The Championship play-offs are one of the most eagerly anticipated events in world football. This season is no different. With Wolverhampton Wanderers already promoted having won the title, the race is now on to join them in the Premier League.…