Posts Tagged: Middlesbrough

Five to go at the Riverside Stadium

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Blogger Michael Pilcher took advantage of the FA Cup scheduling to tick off the furthest ground left on his 92. The Riverside Stadium was the destination in the second part of a 2-in-1 weekend doing the 92 leaving just 5 grounds to go. Ground 87/92: Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough Middlesbrough 3 – 0 Sheffield Wednesday 8th January 2017 Part 2 of my footballing 2-in-1 weekend was a trip to Middlesbrough’s Riverside (Part 1 for those interested is here). A Premier Inn in Stockton-on-Tees was my base for Saturday night – a very modern Premier Inn it was too, excellent value as… Read more »

Into the final 10 doing the 92 at the Abbey Stadium!

Away end at the Abbey Stadium home of Cambridge United

Changes to the Johnstone’s Paint, no EFL, no, err what’s called… ah yes, the Checkatrade Trophy have provoked an outcry from fans. A tournament already belittled by many saw changes in format, rules and entrants this summer. More matches on the calendar and rock bottom prices though provide groundhoppers with an ideal chance to get a few more ticks off the list. That’s the opportunity blogger Michael Pilcher took. The Gills fan reports back on entering the final 10 of his journey doing the 92 league grounds… Ground: Abbey Stadium (Cambs Glass Stadium) (82/92) Game: Cambridge United 2-1 Middlesbrough Date:… Read more »

Unity now needed if Middlesbrough are to gain promotion

Middlesborough Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough return after the international break with nine games remaining this season. David Nugent’s 90th minute winner against Hull means Boro are five points off top spot in the table and a point behind second-placed Brighton when the Championship resumes. Boro boss Aitor Karanka has now confirmed that his future will be at the Riverside Stadium. The Spaniard did not take charge of the North East club’s trip to Charlton earlier this month and that row clearly had a negative effect on the team as they were beaten 2-0 by the Championship strugglers at the Valley. Now that Karanka has… Read more »

A hat trick in 4 days at the Riverside Stadium

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On the trail of Championship football, blogger pb1uk heads to Teesside. Middlesbrough was the destination as Boro went in search of a 7th consecutive win in all competitions. Their visitors, fellow Yorkshire side Leeds United. Ground: The Riverside Stadium 52/92 Game: Middlesbrough 3-0 Leeds United Date: 27/09/2015 Thoughts on the ground: After travelling over 350 miles in 4 days I arrived in Middlesbrough ready to tick off my 3rd new ground in said period. With the sun beating down it felt like I’d arrived in Southern Europe for some early Autumn sun rather than alongside the River Tees. Crossing the… Read more »

4 grounds in 4 days doing the 92 in style over Easter

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With hopping the Easter bunny would have been proud of blogger Adam Thurston had an Easter Bank Holiday weekend to remember using the extended weekend footballing bonanza to tick a quadruple of new grounds off his 92. Grounds: Greenhous Meadow 11/92 iPro Stadium 12/92 Old Trafford 13/92 Vicarage Road 14/92 Games: Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Dagenham and Redbridge Derby County 2-2 Watford Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa Watford 2-0 Middlesbrough Dates: 03/04/2015 – 06/04/2015 What a weekend. I always knew I would have to make the most of a 4 day weekend, but I didn’t contemplate one such as the one… Read more »