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Season Ticket Renewal At Xmas?
It's been a while, but he's back!! Digging his pen into some old wounds and poking around. He wants to renew, he also wants answers. The truth is out there!
Match Report - Pre-season Round up
Shaggy gives his insight into the Boros pre-season endeavours and casts a glance at the season ahead.
Choices, Egos, Aspirations
Danny Coyne and Mark Yeates or Afonso Alves and Mido. Which type of player do you want at your club? Our newest recruits are not names regularly featured in the headlines, which is in stark contrast with big money signings of previous seasons who have again been in the press for all the wrong reasons.
Before the Carve Up
Andrew Glover ponders upon the possible twists and turns of rescheduled games as Sky and the BBC fight over the spoils.
I Want To Renew........But...
He wants to renew. But as you may expect from our resident conspiracy theorist, its not as simple as that!!!
The light At The End Of The Tunnel Has Just Been Turned Back On!!!!
A burst of optimism from Mowbrays Number 4 charting our potential escape from relegation.
Why is 4-4-2 now considered a 'gung ho' approach? Mick Johnstone gives his thoughts on this and how it fits with the Boro squad.
Andrew Glover tales a look at this season and triies to take a few positives forward into next season, whichever division we may be in.
Boro.....A Bit Like The Wife?
Micky M - The 'Erimus Exile' throws objectivity out of the window.
The Boro are very much 'like the wife'.
Erimus Exiles Deep Concern
An Erimus Exile remembers his first glimpse of theBoro and expresses his deep concerns over the teams current position.
MJ is back with his views on Tucay, his best position and the way forward as we approach the end of the season.
While I can accept that the club has a duty to remind fans of the rules about persistent standing, the final paragraph of the letter handed to fans in the south-east corner before the Wigan game was pathetic.
Andy Glovers views regarding the 'infamous' letter.
This article first appeared in FMTTM
Mick's back, with a rallying call to the fans, two fingered gestures to those that deride us, a kangaroo court to punnish those accountable for our situation. The value of sterling against the euro and the collapse of the worlds banking systems. What more could you ask for?
Where's The Passion?
In these troubled times would it be too much to ask for someone at the club, preferably Gibbo, to come out and reassure fans that everything that is possible is being done to halt the seemingly runaway train like slide into Championship oblivion.
Can The Fans Make A Difference?
More than ever but certainly not for the first time, the spotlight is on the Riverside faithful to turn up the volume and do their bit in what is increasingly looking like a grim battle for survival from the upcoming " six pointer," to the very end of another season of apparent disappointment and struggle. MJ looks at the fans contribution and how the club can move things forward.
If I Ruled The Riverside
You've seen the films, when dinosaurs, or zombies ruled the earth! Imagine what it would be like if MJ ruled the riverside........
Downing & The Sunderland Game
Anyone who has played football at any level, knows that it takes the whole team pulling together to win a game, so if one or two of your team mates are not playing well, you don't slag them off, because you know they will play even worse, what you do is encourage them by telling them to get their head up and give them praise for their efforts,
A transfer request is never welcome but one submitted by one of our own is a bitterer pill to swallow. Thoughts on the Downing saga.
Unhappy with the actions of the police in making the return trip after Saturdays match against Fulham 'dry'. Dave has written to Frank Cook, his local MP, and hopes other people will follow suit and contact their own local MP. This has also been passed on to the FSF.
He's at it again! The bit is between the teeth, the dog has seen the hare, the wood has been spotted amongst the trees! Never one to mince his words MJ unleashes his very own conspiracy theory. The Gazette are in his sights and get both barrels as he looks at the independence of the press and Boro's 'missing' millions.
Something Is Amiss!!
Hull away, the nature of luck, conspiracy theories, Alves, Omega 3, quality of referees, paranoia & a happy ending. The churnings of a tortured mind, what more could you ask for?
The Magic Of The FA Cup
What makes the FA Cup 3rd round so special?
Listening to the draw on Sunday afternoon, after watching Histon beat Leeds United, brought home to me exactly why the FA Cup is lauded as, and rightly so in my opinion, the best cup competition in the world.
Barrow? Who Are Ya?
Who exactly are Barrow AFC? A potted history of our potential FA Cup 3rd Round banana skin.
A budding songwriter in the South West corner reflects upon the changes in atmosphere over the years and offers up a few of his compositions.
Airbourne Wheelies 10th May 2008
Details of the highly successful parachute jump organised by The Twe12thman in conjunction with the Teesside Branch of The Parachute Regimental Association were honoured to sponsor this event and help those involved to raise funds for The Help for Heroes Appeal and the MDSA Mini Bus Appeal
A Boro fans view on standing, stewarding and the situation that is now facing fans. Surely the atmosphere in grounds is dead enough without individuals fearing ejection for having the audacity to try and create some noise
This article first appeared in FMTTM.
Fewer games than ever are played on a Saturday and even less so at the fans' favoured start time. An investigation into how different clubs are affected by the staggered start times, TV schedules and UEFA cup rest days.
This article first appeared in FMTTM.
From Sunday Best To Saturday Rest
Villa, Everton, Bolton. The words Boro & consistency seldom go hand in hand. A fans view of the last three games