Middlesbrough Vs Manchester United Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Middlesbrough Vs Manchester United Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

This weekend sees the team with the longest unbeaten run in the Premier League visit the team with the current longest winless streak in the league. Manchester United – 17 games unbeaten – visit the Riverside stadium for their match against Middlesbrough, who have not won since last 10 games. The last time these two sides played each other, Aitor Karanka was meeting his ex-boss. This time, there is no such reunion as Middlesbrough sacked Karanka on Thursday and Steve …
Manchester United Vs Middlesbrough Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Manchester United Vs Middlesbrough Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

The festive season is a time for meeting friends and family and for footballers – former team mates, bosses and rivals. Many such reunions happened during game week 18, with David Moyes visiting Old Trafford again and Joe Allen and Glen Johnson were back at Anfield for Stoke City. The reunion season continues in game week 19 as Middlesbrough visit Manchester United on New Year’s eve. Aitor Karanka will lead his side to Old Trafford, where his former boss Jose …
Arsenal v Middlesbrough Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal v Middlesbrough Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After an emphatic 6-0 win at home against Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad, Arsene Wenger's Arsenal will welcome a struggling Middlesbrough to the Emirates on Saturday hoping they can make it eight wins on the bounce. One of the in-form sides not just in England but in Europe, Arsenal look like they have settled in well and everything is clicking for them ahead of what is a crucial month in November where they face the likes of arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur, …
Middlesbrough vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Middlesbrough vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Tottenham Hotspur travel to the Riverside Stadium in a bid to extend their good run and strengthen their credentials as the team to beat in England this season. Unbeaten in the league so far, the club currently sits in the third spot courtesy of 3 wins and 2 draws, they're above their cross town arch rivals Arsenal and will be keen to impress against a side which has failed to win at home in their 5 outings so far. Middlesbrough, on …
Premier League Club By Club Guide - 2016/17

Premier League Club By Club Guide - 2016/17

With the Premier League season nearly upon us, I take a comprehensive look at the 20 competing teams. Hopefully this guide can help you to decide to have a punt on who could win the league or get relegated this season over at https://matchbook.com/. AFC Bournemouth Any sane England fan should have wanted Eddie Howe as the next national team boss. Howe has demonstrated himself as a highly capable manager and what he and his side achieved last season was nothing …
Are Boro on target to stay up?

Are Boro on target to stay up?

It was just two months ago that I wrote about the return to the Premier League of Middlesbrough Football Club. After seven difficult years away from the top flight, the Teessiders are back and seemingly intent on ensuring their Premier League return is not just a fleeting one. As last season ended, I felt that Middlesbrough would need to improve, strengthen and reinforce if they were to be in a strong position to stay up this coming season. In particular, …
5 players coming into the Premier League to look out for

5 players coming into the Premier League to look out for

The 2016-17 Premier League season welcomes three new clubs into the league and with them, a host of new players who have marked their efforts in the Championship. Burnley, Middlesborough and Hull City will all return to the top flight but they have players who will hold their own in the new season. Middlesborough have made their mark on top clubs in recent seasons – taking Liverpool and Manchester United to penalties in the FA Cup and the Capital One …
The Steel in Middlesbrough's Premier League Return

The Steel in Middlesbrough's Premier League Return

After seven seasons in the Football League Championship, Middlesbrough are finally back in the Premier League.  A scrappy draw at home to promotion rivals Brighton on the final day was enough to seal second place in a game that was emblematic of Boro’s season: much more difficult that it needed to be. However, despite the nerves and anxiety, they did it and the final whistle brought as much relief as it did joy. Their time out of the top flight …