Middlesbrough F.C.

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Middlesbrough F.C.
Middlesbrough Football Club Crest
Full name Middlesbrough Football Club
Nickname(s) The Boro, Smoggies[1][2][3][4]
Foondit 1876
Ground Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
Ground Capacity 34,742[5]
Awner Steve Gibson
Chairman Steve Gibson
Head Coach Aitor Karanka
League Championship
2017–18 Championship, 5t o 24
Wabsteid Club wabsteid
Current saison

Middlesbrough Football Club (pronounced /ˈmɪdəlzbrə/ (deprecatit template)), an aa kent as The Boro, are an Inglis fitbaw club based in Middlesbrough, who currently play in the Football League Championship. Formed in 1876, they hae played at the Riverside Stadium syne August 1995,[6] their third grund syne turnin professional in 1889. Their langest-servin hame wis Ayresome Park, where they played for 92 years, frae 1903 tae 1995.

They wur ane o the foondin members o the Premier League in 1992. The club's main rivals are Newcastle United an Sunderland.[7] The club an aa take pairt in Yorkshire derbies wi several ither Yorkshire clubs, maist notably Leeds United.[7]

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Domestic[eedit | eedit soorce]

League[eedit | eedit soorce]

Champions: 1926–27, 1928–29, 1973–74, 1994–95; runners-up: 1901–02, 1991–92, 1997–98
Runners-up: 1966–67, 1986–87
Champions 1893–94, 1894–95, 1896–97; runners-up 1890–91, 1891–92, 1897–98

Cup[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners 2004; runners up 1997, 1998
Runners up 1997
Winners 1894–95, 1897–98
Runners up 1990
Winners 2004

Internaitional[eedit | eedit soorce]

Runners up 2005–06
Winners 1976
Winners 1980

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hancox, Dan (10 September 2009). "How is Britain coping with the recession? – Middlesbrough – Smoggies steel themselves". New Statesman. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  2. "Teesside MP uses the word "smoggie" in Parliament speech". Evening Gazette (Teesside). 11 July 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  3. "Maximo Park fear for footy teams". BBC News. 22 April 2009. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  4. Lawson, Helen (21 March 2013). "Janoaworramean? Frustrated Teesside mother pens 'Smoggie dictionary' with translations into Standard English to help others understand her". Daily Mail. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  5. "The Riverside Stadium Info". Middlesbrough F.C. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  6. "Boro FC club info". gazettelive.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-05-27. 
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  9. Seicont tier o Inglis fitbaw.
  10. Third tier o Inglis fitbaw.
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  14. "Boro's nearly men". BBC Sport. 12 April 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-26. 
  15. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FA_Youth_Cup
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  17. "Other Records". mfc1986.co.uk. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
  18. "Kirin Cup". Retrieved 2007-08-31.