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Middlesbrough v Birmingham City: Monk looking to remedy Boro’s Riverside run

IN Middlesbrough’s recent Championship past, the onset of back-to-back home matches after a tough away-day was as close as it gets to a fail-safe mechanism.

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Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk.

Video: Delight for Christiansen but only misery for Middlesbrough boss Monk on Leeds United return

LEEDS UNITED head coach Thomas Christiansen insists that his side’s motivation to beat a direct Championship rival in Middlesbrough superseded any desire to get one over former Whites chief Garry Monk in yesterday’s eventful encounter at Elland Road.

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Verdict (video): How Leeds United stayed ‘on message’ to see off Middlesbrough

SOME wins are sweeter than others.

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VIDEO: Leeds United fans' reaction irrelevant, says Garry Monk

Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk, who quit Leeds United two days after owner Andrea Radrizzani completed his takeover, played down the abuse he received from Whites fans prior to his side's 2-1 defeat at Elland Road.
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United's Gianni Alioski takes on Boro's Marcus Tavernier.
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Player ratings: Hernandez and Alioski impress as Leeds United defeat Middlesbrough

Leeds held on for a 2-1 win against Middlesbrough to snap their losing Sky Bet Championship run and ensure a miserable first return to Elland Road for former boss Garry Monk. Here Leon Wobschall gives his player ratings.

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Leeds United 2 Middlesbrough 1: Dominant Leeds spoil Monk’s return

GARRY MONK’S Elland Road return proved a disappointing one as Leeds United claimed the points in a breathless encounter to secure their first victory in five matches.

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THE OLD AND THE NEW: Garry Monk, right, and Thomas Christiansen shake hands at Elland Road.

Leeds United fans take it easy on returning Monk

GARRY MONK was subjected to predictable but by and large low key ‘abuse’ on his return to Elland Road for Sunday afternoon’s Championship clash between Leeds United and Middlesbrough.

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Video - Leeds United v Middlesbrough: Points the only issue for returning Monk

GARRY MONK insists tomorrow is not about him.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Middlesbrough's Jonny Howson battles for the ball with Cardiff City's Junior Hoilett. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

Leeds United v Middlesbrough: Former captain Howson backs Whites to be ‘in the mix’

LISTEN to most of the pre-match conjecture and you would be forgiven for thinking that it is just Middlesbrough Garry Monk who is returning to Elland Road tomorrow.

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Leeds United meet Middlesbrough at Elland Road on Sunday

Leeds United v Middlesbrough composite XI: Is this the best combined dream team?

The term grudge match comes around now and again in England's top leagues - and Leeds United's home outing against Middlesbrough this Sunday fits the bill quite perfectly.
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Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom

Next Sunderland manager: Odds tumble on Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom and ex-Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka

Paul Heckingbottom has become a frontrunner in the betting market to take over as the new manager of Barnsley's Championship rivals Sunderland.

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Power Rankings: Sheffield United have moved top of the Yorkshire rankings

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Sheffield Wednesday, Huddersfield and Barnsley climb as Leeds United and Hull City slump continues

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

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Middlesbrough's Marvin Johnson, left, and Sunderland's Jonathan Williams battle for the ball at Riverside Stadium (Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire).

Middlesbrough 1 Sunderland 0: Tavernier lifts Boro up into play-off spots

Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk is confident there is more to come from his team after seeing them climb into fifth place in the Championship with victory over struggling Sunderland.

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Middlesbrough's Adam Forshaw (left) and team-mates celebrate victory against Sunderland. PIC: PA

Garry Monk believes there is more to come from his Middlesbrough side

Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk is confident there is more to come from his team after seeing them climb into fifth place in the Sky Bet Championship with victory over struggling Sunderland.

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Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk . Picture: PA.

Middlesbrough v Sunderland: Smiles return as Boro look to pile on agony for struggling Black Cats

THE mood when these two clubs last met just 193 days ago could not have been more downcast.

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Power Rankings: Sheffield United have moved top of the Yorkshire rankings

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Big changes as Leeds United and Hull City plummet - Owls and Middlesbrough rise

Yorkshire Post sports writer Ed White rates the form of Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Guiseley, FC Halifax Town, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday.

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UNDER PRESSURE: Thomas Christiansen, Leonid Slutsky, Carlose Carvalhal, Garry Monk.

Richard Sutcliffe: Yorkshire managers feeling the heat as fortunes fluctuate

A WEEK ago, Carlos Carvalhal and Garry Monk were feeling the heat. Now, it is the turn of Leonid Slutsky and Thomas Christiansen.

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Leonid Slutsky, the Hull City head coach

Verdict: Hull City 1 Middlesbrough 3 – Resolute Boro add to Tigers’ misery

SUCH has been the desire of Leonid Slutsky to embrace life in the East Riding since arriving during the summer, he has regularly been seen exploring the area on his bicycle and even popped into Hull Fair last month.

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Hull City boss Leonid Slutsky questions future as Middlesbrough pile on problems

Hull manager Leonid Slutsky will accept his fate if the club's hierarchy dismisses him following another defeat for the Tigers at the KCOM Stadium.

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Hull City 1 Middlesbrough 3

Hull City 1 Middlesbrough 3: Michael Hector sent off as impressive Boro claim derby spoils

Middlesbrough clinched a second away victory in the space of four days after defeating Hull 3-1 to end a run of four straight losses at the KCOM Stadium.

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