Middlesbrough FC


Chief Middlesbrough Writer – Stewart Flaherty

A native of Middlesbrough, England, and a 2004 graduate of Loughborough University with a master’s degree in sport psychology. Flaherty has accumulated extensive experience in the men’s game, serving as both Head and Assistant coach at the Collegiate, USL League Two and youth levels. Currently working with an Ivy League NCAA Division 1 Men’s soccer program.


Huddersfield Town 3-2 Middlesbrough – Match Report

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 3-2 loss at Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Town 3-2 Middlesbrough EFL Championship Game 14 November 28th, 2020 Kirklees Stadium, Huddersfield By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) A late winning goal from Josh Koroma sealed all three points for Huddersfield Town and handed playoff chasing Middlesbrough their second defeatContinue reading “Huddersfield Town 3-2 Middlesbrough – Match Report”

Middlesbrough 3-0 Derby County – Match Report

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 3-0 win over Derby County Middlesbrough 3-0 Derby County EFL Championship Game 13 November 25th, 2020 Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough By Stewart Flaherty (@Stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough cruised to a comfortable 3-0 home win over Derby County at the Riverside Stadium to move back within touching distance ofContinue reading “Middlesbrough 3-0 Derby County – Match Report”

Brentford 0-0 Middlesbrough – Match Report

The Good, the Bad and The Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 0-0 draw at fellow playoff chasers Brentford Brentford 0-0 Middlesbrough EFL Championship Game 11 November 7th, 2020 Brentford Community Stadium, London By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough and Brentford scrapped to a scoreless draw that leaves both teams within touching distance of the top six. TheContinue reading “Brentford 0-0 Middlesbrough – Match Report”

Blackburn Rovers 0-0 Middlesbrough – Match Report

The Good, The Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 0-0 EFL Championship draw at Blackburn Rovers Blackburn Rovers 0-0 Middlesbrough EFL Championship Game 10  November 3rd, 2020 Ewood Park, Blackburn By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough and Blackburn Rovers played out an entertaining scoreless draw at Ewood Park. The result extends Boro’s unbeaten streak toContinue reading “Blackburn Rovers 0-0 Middlesbrough – Match Report”

Middlesbrough 1-0 Nottingham Forest – Match Report

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 1-0 EFL Championship win over Nottingham Forest Middlesbrough 1-0 Nottingham Forest EFL Championship Game 9 October 31st, 2020 Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough extended their unbeaten run to eight games courtesy of a late winner by substitute Marvin Johnson who volleyed homeContinue reading “Middlesbrough 1-0 Nottingham Forest – Match Report”

Middlesbrough 2-0 Coventry City – Match Report

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 2-0 home win over Coventry City Middlesbrough 2-0 Coventry City EFL Championship Game 8 October 27th, 2020 Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough moved to the brink of the playoff places and extended their unbeaten run to seven games with a 2-0 homeContinue reading “Middlesbrough 2-0 Coventry City – Match Report”

Cardiff City 1-1 Middlesbrough

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 1-1 EFL Championship draw at Cardiff City Cardiff City 1-1 Middlesbrough EFL Championship Game 7 October 24th, 2020 Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Neil Warnock returned to face his old team in charge of Middlesbrough and took a point away courtesy ofContinue reading “Cardiff City 1-1 Middlesbrough”

Middlesbrough 0-0 Reading – Match Analysis

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 0-0 EFL Championship draw with Reading Middlesbrough 0-0 Reading  EFL Championship Game 5 October 17th, 2020 Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) High flying Reading were held to a 0-0 draw by Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium to end the Royals’ perfect start toContinue reading “Middlesbrough 0-0 Reading – Match Analysis”

Middlesbrough 2-1 Barnsley – Match Analysis

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 2-1 home win over Barnsley in EFL Championship play. Middlesbrough 2-1 Barnsley  EPL Championship Game 4 Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough October 3rd, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough secured their first league win of the season courtesy of goals from Jonny Howson and Chuba Akpom whoContinue reading “Middlesbrough 2-1 Barnsley – Match Analysis”

Middlesbrough 1-1 Queens Park Rangers – Match Analysis

Queens Park Rangers 1-1 Middlesbrough EFL Championship Game 3 The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium, London September 26th, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough picked up a road point at Queens Park Rangers courtesy of a goal on debut from new signing Chuba Akpom. Impressive winger Bright Osayi-Samuel capped a man of the match performance forContinue reading “Middlesbrough 1-1 Queens Park Rangers – Match Analysis”

Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth Analysis

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition:  Observations from Middlesbrough’s 1-1 draw with Bournemouth in their home EFL Championship Opener Middlesbrough 1-1 Bournemouth  EFL Championship Game 2 Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough September 19th, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough grabbed a point courtesy of a late equalizer from Marcus Browne in a hard fought game againstContinue reading “Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth Analysis”

Middlesbrough 0-2 Barnsley

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 2-0 defeat to Barnsley in EFL Cup Round 2 Middlesbrough 0-2 Barnsley EFL Cup Round Two Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough September 15th, 2020 Middlesbrough were dumped out of the EFL Cup courtesy of a quality performance from Barnsley on Tuesday night. Luke Thomas was pivotal forContinue reading “Middlesbrough 0-2 Barnsley”

Watford vs Middlesbrough – Match Analysis

Watford 1 – 0 Middlesbrough September 11, 2020 Vicarage Road, Watford By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s opening day 1-0 defeat at Watford in the SkyBet championship. Neil Warnock’s Middlesbrough went down 1-0 at Vicarage Road on Friday night courtesy of a first half Craig Cathcart header.Continue reading “Watford vs Middlesbrough – Match Analysis”

Middlesbrough vs Shrewsbury – Match Analysis

3 good, 3 bad (and 3 opposition) points from Middlesbrough’s Carabao Cup Round 1 victory over Shrewsbury Town Middlesbrough 4-3 Shrewsbury Town September 4, 2020 Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough opened their 2020/2021 season with a high scoring 4-3 win over League One Shrewsbury Town in Carabao Cup action.  Here we lookContinue reading “Middlesbrough vs Shrewsbury – Match Analysis”

Sheffield Wednesday vs Middlesbrough – Match Report

Sheffield Wednesday 1 – 2 Middlesbrough The Championship Hillsborough, Sheffield July 22, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough ensured safety from relegation and ended their season on a high note with a last gasp winning goal from striker Britt Assombalonga.  Jacob Murphy had opened the scoring for Sheffield Wednesday, before Paddy McNair equalized for BoroContinue reading “Sheffield Wednesday vs Middlesbrough – Match Report”

Middlesbrough vs Cardiff – Match Report

Middlesbrough 1-3 Cardiff City The Championship MRiverside Stadium, Middlesbrough July 18th, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Cardiff CIty continued their playoff push with a convincing 3-1 win at the Riverside Stadium, a result that meant Middlesbrough will go into the final day of the season with relegation still on the line.  Defender Sean Morrison openedContinue reading “Middlesbrough vs Cardiff – Match Report”

Middlesbrough vs Bristol City – Match Report

Middlesbrough 1 – 3 Bristol City The Championship Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough July 11, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Bristol City kept their playoff hopes alive with a convincing 3-1 win over relegation threatened Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.  A brace from Nahki Wells either side of a Jamie Paterson goal completed the scoring for theContinue reading “Middlesbrough vs Bristol City – Match Report”

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Stoke City vs Middlesbrough – Match Report

Stoke City 0 – 2 Middlesbrough The Championship Bet 365 Stadium, Stoke on Trent June 27th 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) The Neil Warnock era began at Middlesbrough with a vital 2-0 win at the Bet365 Stadium in a relegation fight against Stoke City.  Leading goal scorer Ashley Fletcher opened the scoring from a PatrickContinue reading “Stoke City vs Middlesbrough – Match Report”

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Middlesbrough vs Swansea – Match Report

Middlesbrough 0-3 Swansea City  The Championship Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough June 20th 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough returned from the lengthy COVID-19 enforced break in league play and suffered a heavy 3-0 defeat at the hands of Swansea City.  Two goals from Liverpool loanee Rhian Brewster, and a penalty from Adre Ayew rounded out theContinue reading “Middlesbrough vs Swansea – Match Report”

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