‘Never heard of him’ A popular response from Boro fans on hearing the news that Oxford United had accepted a bid that is believed to be in the region of £2.5 million for the League One winger. The 26-year-old has been on Teesside for a medical and is expected to complete the move before Thursday’s… Read More Marvin Johnson: The view from Oxford United
Catfished: Gary Monk committed an act of self-flagellation on Saturday in front of a Riverside Stadium that once again had plenty of empty seats. Out went a formation that had appeared to be functioning after a clunky start and a player who had performed; in came a return to 4-4-2 (in the first half at… Read More Have Boro been Monkfished?
Stewart Downing. A Boro boy at heart, and loves the club. Yet, he was one of the players some of the supporters turned their back on when times got tough in the top flight last season. He was brought back by Steve Gibson for at the time seemed to be a lot of money for… Read More Does Stewart Downing still have a lot to offer in a Boro shirt?
So far, so good! Following a disappointing campaign in the Premier League, positive words from Steve Gibson in an exclusive interview with BBC Tees promised fans he would be making sure the same mistakes weren’t made again this time around. And how he has delivered. Embed from Getty Images Boro are by far and away… Read More Q of the Week: What’d be the ideal end to the transfer window? Boro fans have their say…
Britt. Bamford. Braithwaite. Gestede. Those four names equate to almost 40 million pounds worth of striking talent available at Garry Monk’s disposal – three of which are arguably proven goalscorers at Championship level. But what’s the point in having such quality in abundance up-top if there’s no creative spark to supply them with the chances they… Read More Why Boro must continue their chase for Brentford’s Jota
A question on lips all around this Summer, as Boro returned to the Championship, was about the future of Ben Gibson. The local lad had a season to remember, playing every minute of every league game and earning himself his first England call up. He had made his mark on the Premier League. Embed from… Read More The Gibson-Fry partnership Has Potential to Take Boro Up
Two wins, two clean sheets. Amazing what a few days does for the morale. After the Wolves game the mood music was a mixture of disappointment and a call for patience, and whilst the need for caution and patience is still there, the feeling on Teesside right now is one of positivity. The winning feeling… Read More What a Difference a Few Days Make – The Winning Feeling is Back!
“I’m sorry sir; we don’t have fillet steak anymore so here is a burger. The good news is that we’ve frozen the price so your burger will cost the same as what we charged you for your steak.” This is how I felt with the news that Boro had announced they had ‘frozen’ on the… Read More What Price For Loyalty? Do Boro Need a Ticket Price rethink?
Well, that wasn’t in the script was it? An away day defeat on the opening day at Wolves it was though, the familiar feel of a goalless Boro display, however this wasn’t exactly the sort of defeat we’d become accustomed to last season. Embed from Getty Images There’s the valid argument that if Dani Ayala… Read More Opening Day Boro Blues, But No Reason to Be Alarmed
Ah, is it just me or does anybody see The new improved tomorrow isn’t what it used to be (Bon Jovi – The More Things Change) Was yesterday the day of the Wolves of Groundhog Day? At the end of the opening stanza of #smashtheleague I was reminded of that hair metal warbler Jon Bon… Read More Same Old Story, It’s Still Boro Nil