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lenmasterman
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RE: Boro State Of Play

@ken Apologies, Ken. Have been away and just seen your earlier questions on the Scots forwards and friendlies of the late 40s. This was sightly b...

2 days ago
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RE: World Cup 2022

@forever-dormo I had the pleasure of seeing John Charles play against the Boro in the 1950s. It was a memorable experience for me as it was the fir...

2 weeks ago
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RE: World Cup 2022

Very good, Werder. And phew! I think I might now watch it. Not much of it, but some. Just England, Wales, Australia and the later knockout ti...

2 weeks ago
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RE: World Cup 2022

A brilliant piece, Werder, and as incisive an analysis as I have seen anywhere. Indeed this whole debate, stimulated by Allan's original contribution...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Norwich v Boro

Bob Thanks for posting that excellent Norwich match report which was so good that it reminded me of one of Redcar Red's regular reports which added...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Blackpool v Boro (Again)

@forever-dormo Enjoyed both of your recent posts, Dormo. The first was a bit camp, but the second reassuringly hip.

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

A fine energetic performance from the lads, particularly in the first half when we could have easily gone in leading 5-1, instead of being behind. F...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

Astonished that Giles continues as left wing back. Such an obvious weakness defensively. If Bola not available there must be some other way of pluggin...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

@deleriad Can't disagree with your general argument, but this lad oozes genuine quality of a kind that I haven't seen in any of our previous loanee...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

Great post, Bob. Iqbal will certainly be a crowd pleaser if we can get him. Great balance, low centre of gravity, two-footed, the only proviso being...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

Thanks and congratulations, Bob, on another excellent and topical starter. We are really lucky to have both you and Andy putting in so much time and ...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

Poor game. One shot on target and we go in one up. Some nice little midfield triangles just before half time but we generally lack cohesion. If we g...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

Tepid game half an hour in. We have shown nothing, then a nice ball in from Smith headed home by Akpom. Hope this gives us some confidence as we hav...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

So Carrick is giving the Scott proteges a chance. Forss selected: Hoppe on the bench. We shall see.

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

@powmillnaemore I not only recall Clairville Common consisting of a couple of mud-patch pitches in the 19440s and 1950s but I played on them many m...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

@ken I think they played at Hustlers Fields off Stockton Road, but later moved to Hutton Road, on a pitch later taken over by the Boro as their tra...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

@k-p-in-spain Your Dad must have been a really good player because Boro Swifts were a crack youth team. That was the reason that Don Revie as a yo...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

@k-p-in-spain My 'uncle', Bill Sanderson, was the man who signed Don Revie for the Boro Swifts, which became a nursery team for Leicester City. (Un...

4 weeks ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

Bitterly disappointing to lose to an added time winner with two men left unmarked beyond the far post. Very poor defending, but we were lucky to have ...

1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

Good open game. We look promising on the break but are giving Preston too much down their left with Jones not getting back and leaving Smith two agai...

1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

@werdermouth Good to hear about 'Never give up...' Do pass on our best wishes and let her know that she has been sorely missed. And has she reall...

1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

Interesting to see the Boro training video with Carrick working on the team's passing. Very good, though in the final game even our forwards were able...

1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

Woodgate reinstated; Leo retained; the new coach surrounded by the old guard and the same recruitment structure which has delivered failure, the threa...

1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

Apologies for my post which became redundant as I was typing it. It will be interesting to see who Carrick brings in with him, how the issues causin...

1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

Thanks for getting the ball rolling, Bob. Greatly appreciated. The delays over Carrick's appointment continue. I have no inside information abo...

1 month ago
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RE: Boro v Huddersfield

@forever-dormo Thanks for the Braverman Shanty tip. Never heard of the Marsh family, but having been knocked out by the Shanty I have spent a very...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

@k-p-in-spain Excellent summary of the game.

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

A first half hour that had all of the intensity, atmosphere, skill and excitement of a pre-season friendly between two non-league teams. Boro had mos...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

@werdermouth` Brilliant. I had to consult the keyboard to see what you !@£$%^&*ing well meant. As amusing as the reason why Kwasi Kwarteng ha...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

@deleriad As with Bob's earlier post, I don't necessarily disagree with the points you make, but the club has control of the Wilder narrative and w...

1 month ago
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