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Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson earns first England call-up

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson has received his first call-up to the England squad as a replacement for the injured Chris Smalling.
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Sheffield United top Leon Wobschall's Power Rankings ahead of Leeds United

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Huddersfield Town plummet as Blades and Leeds United march on at top

Yorkshire Post football writer Leon Wobschall rates the form of Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Guiseley, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, North Ferriby, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and York City.

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GOING DOWN? Hull City manager Marco Silva. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA.

The ‘six-point’ battles on the horizon for Hull City and Middlesbrough

STEVE BRUCE always swore by 10 victories. Others believe only 40 points will be enough.

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AT LAST:  Middlesbroughs Rudy Gestede  celebrates scoring his sides first league goal since January 31 yesterday. Picture: PA

Middlesbrough 1 Manchester United 3 - Steve Agnew takes positives from Boro’s home loss

Jesse Lingard’s thunderous strike lit up what ended up being a nervy Manchester United win as relegation-threatened Middlesbrough rallied under caretaker manager Steve Agnew.

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Steve Agnew takes Middlesbrough's training session for the first time as the club's caretaker head coach (Picture: Andrew Varley)

Middlesbrough v Manchester United: Aitor Karanka fell on his sword, claims Boro supremo Gibson

Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson has revealed Aitor Karanka “sacrificed himself” after failing to drag the club out of their relegation tailspin.

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Former Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Madine, left, and ex-Leeds frontman Mark Viduka, right, have both scored on St Patrick's Day

From the archive: Ten thrilling Yorkshire fixtures that took place on St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day has thrown up a number of classic encounters of yesteryear. Leon Wobschall has had the history books out to look at games for Huddersfield Town, Middlesbrough, Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and Sheffield United.

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Aitor Karanka.

Hiddink and Pearson on list of candidates after Karanka’s torrid Boro reign is ended

GUUS HIDDINK and Nigel Pearson are the prominent frontrunners to replace Aitor Karanka following his departure from Middlesbrough.

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Aitor Karanka has been hailed by fans on social media after he left Middlesbrough

Social media reaction: Famous Middlesbrough fans join players and pundits reacting to Aitor Karanka's departure

Aitor Karanka lost his job as Middlesbrough manager today after three and a half years in charge of the club.

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Four of the contenders in the frame to replace Aitor Karanka

Runners and riders: The names in the frame to replace Aitor Karanka as Middlesbrough boss

Aitor Karanka has been relieved of his duties as Middlesbrough manager and a number of names have shot straight to into the market for the vacant position.

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Aitor Karanka, centre, has been sacked by Middlesbrough and the list of candidates to replace him is extensive

VOTE: Who should take over from Aitor Karanka as Middlesbrough manager?

Aitor Karanka's departure as head coach has left Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson with a key appointment to make, with just 11 games of the Premier League season remaining and the club in relegation trouble.

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GONE: Aitor Karanka. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA

Leon Wobschall: The numbers game that brought an end to Aitor Karanka’s reign at Middlesbrough

AS the saying goes, there are lies, damned lies and statistics.

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Aitor Karanka has left Middlesbrough

Aitor Karanka sacked by Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough have announced the departure of head coach Aitor Karanka.

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Manchester City's Raheem Sterling (left) and Middlesbrough's Fabio Pereira da Silva (centre) battle for the ball.

Big Match Verdict: Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka has players’ backing, insists Adam Clayton

IT was perhaps not Aitor Karanka’s wisest move to suggest that Pep Guardiola was not even the best manager in Manchester – let alone the world – before Saturday’s game.

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David Silva beats Brad Guzan to the ball (Photo: PA)

Middlesbrough 0 Manchester City 2: Aitor Karanka's woes deepen as City earn Wembley date in FA Cup

MIDDLESBROUGH were afforded no respite from their Premier League toils as the class of Pep Guardiola's Manchester City proved too much as the visitors secured a comfortable progression to the FA Cup semi-finals at the Riverside.
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Middlesbrough's George Friend is injured for today's FA Cup clash with Manchester City.

Middlesbrough v Manchester City - Aitor Karanka in no rush to quit Boro cause

GIVEN Middlesbrough’s parlous recent form, reviving the spirits through history is currently a default mechanism for many on Teesside.

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It's a big weekend for Hull City, Middlesbrough, Huddersfield Town, Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United

Something for the weekend: Crunch time for Hull City, FA Cup 'free hit' for Boro plus crucial games for Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town

THE BREEZY month of March. For Yorkshire's clubs, it is all about experiencing 'tailwinds' and not 'headwinds' in their pursuit of success at a critical juncture.
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Middlesbrough v Manchester City

Middlesbrough v Manchester City: What time is kick-off, what channel is it on and what are the match odds?

Middlesbrough look for some light relief to their free-falling Premier League campaign with a prize of a Wembley semi-final up for grabs against Manchester City on Saturday.

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Sheffield United top the Yorkshire Power Rankings, with Leeds United, Huddersfield Town, Guiseley and Sheffield Wednesday in pursuit.

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Sheffield United race clear of Leeds United and Huddersfield Town, as Guiseley leapfrog Sheffield Wednesday

KEEPING in the number-crunching and ups and downs theme on Budget Day, here are the Yorkshire Post’s latest Power Rankings.

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Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka.

Stoke 2 Middlesbrough 0: Boro enter drop zone as cracks appear at back

struggling Middlesbrough dropped down one from 17th to enter the relegation zone as their winless run in the league extended to a 10th game.

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