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30 Aug, 2014

Reading 1-0 Middlesbrough


midoSimon Cox scores the only goal. Enrique Kike misses chances at the end of either half as Middlesbrough enjoyed complete domination. Adkins:

We had 16 players unavailable going into the game so it’s a great result. It was a super goal from Simon Cox.That gave us something to hold on to and [Adam] Federici has not really had many saves to make.The young side we have got have come away from home against an excellent side and got a great result. We had seven academy players on the field to finish off.

29 Aug, 2014

Middlesbrough sign


bamfordBamford signs a season-long loan deal from Chelsea. He has been training and is expected to be in their matchday squad against Reading.He plays the position of striker. Karanka:

I first enquired about trying to bring Patrick to Middlesbrough last December so I am delighted that everything has now been agreed.

23 Aug, 2014

Sheffield 3-2 Middlesbrough


middleAtdhe Nuhiu puts Sheffield ahead six minutes into the game. Steve May gives them the second in the 42nd minute and Nuhiu scores his second. Skipper Grant Leadbitter scores a penalty for Middlesbrough in the 72 minute and then another from the same spot in the second minute of extra time. Karanka:

It is very difficult to explain. I prefer to keep calm now and analyse the game when I arrive home. I don’t know if some of my players think they are untouchable but it is disappointing the way some played.

16 Apr, 1997

Leicester 1-0 Middlesbrough (replay after 1-1)


An extra time goal from Steve Claridge in the replay at Hillsbrough gives Leicester City their second League Cup win.  A last minute equaliser at Wembley had denied Middlesbrough victory.  This would be the last League Cup Final to go to a replay with penalties used to decide subsequent finals that finish all square after extra time.