Middlesbrough Football News

Boro Flashback: Opening Day Against Wolves In 1989

The last time we met on the opening day it was to prove the start of an eventful season for Boro, nearly three decades ago.  It was the summer of 1989, and Wolves headed to Ayresome Park as Division Three champions, and on the back of a second successive promotion.  Boro, on the other hand, having earned consecutive promotions of ...

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Promotion Winner Dimi Konstantopoulos Signs New Boro Contract

The 38-year-old has agreed to extend a stay that has seen him clock 104 appearances in a Boro shirt since signing four years ago. The experienced Greek found himself behind Victor Valdes and Brad Guzan last season, despite playing a key role in the promotion winning season of 2015/16 when we racked up nine consecutive clean sheets, smashing a 30-year ...

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EFL To Support Victims Of Grenfell Tower Fire

The Football Association (FA) has announced plans to raise £1.25 million in support of those affected by the fire with funds from the 2017 Community Shield plus other donations to be dedicated to the cause.  Following discussions with the FA, EFL Chief Executive Shaun Harvey has agreed a commitment whereby the EFL and its Member Clubs will collectively make a ...

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Get To Know Garry Monk's New Backroom Team

They are five familiar faces to the new Boro boss, who has worked with each at various points of his playing and coaching career. Here we take a closer look at the new arrivals who’ll be in the Boro dugout next season.  James Beattie – First Team Coach Beattie is the most recognisable of the new names to make the ...

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Garry Monk

GARRY MONK was appointed Boro manager on June 9 2017.  Bedford-born Garry began his career in Devon, as a trainee with Torquay United. He completed his apprenticeship at Southampton and made his Premier League debut in November 1998 against Derby County. Released by Southampton in February 2004, Garry joined Barnsley before making the move to Swansea City later that year. He ...

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FourFourTwo Name Garry Monk Among Top Managers

The leading football monthly has compiled a list of their top bosses across the 72 clubs, and Monk is placed at the very top of that list, along with Fulham’s Slavisa Jokanovic and Derby County’s Gary Rowett. “Though Leeds ultimately came up short, it was nonetheless a remarkable achievement to amass 75 points with a club that carries such a ...

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Familiar Settings For Boro Pre-Season Friendlies

In fact, when Gareth Southgate’s Boro travelled to Mansfield for an FA Cup fourth round tie nine years ago, it was the first time the two sides had met in two decades.  What the 6,000-odd supporters at Field Mill witnessed was far from a vintage Boro performance against the Nottinghamshire hosts, who would drop out of the Football League at ...

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Boro To Face Mansfield And Rochdale In Pre-Season

Garry Monk’s side head to League Two side Mansfield (7.30pm) on Wednesday July 19 before a trip to League One outfit Rochdale on Saturday July 22 (3pm). Pre-purchased tickets for the Mansfield game will be £10 adults and £5 (17 and under and seniors) with matchday prices increasing by £2 for both price bands. Prices for Rochdale will be £10 ...

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New First Team Staff To Join Up With Boro Boss Garry Monk

The new boss is set to be joined by five trusted new members of staff, who he has worked with previously at Swansea City and Leeds United. Ex-England striker James Beattie and former Swansea City coach David Adams both bring a wealth of experience as first team coaches while goalkeeping coach Daryl Flahavan, a veteran of over 500 career appearances, ...

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Garry Monk: Finding Out Boro's Fixtures Is Exciting For Everyone

He feels that anticipation will be building among club and supporters now that the season ahead has been mapped out. “Everyone will have games in there which mean something to them, and that’s what’s exciting about today,” he said. “It’s great for the fans, who get to plan their home games and away days. They’ll no doubt be looking at ...

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