Middlesbrough entered the FA Cup for the first time for the 1883-84 season. The became a member of the Football League in 1899 and played the first season in the second division. They reach the top-tier for the first time in 1902 and their best Division One position is a third place, which happened in 1914.
1. Stephen Pears GK 1983-84 on loan x 2 from Man Utd
2. Martin Thomas GK 1984-85 on loan from Newcastle
3. John Kay Defender 1984-85 on loan from Wimbkedon
4. Eric McMANUS GK 1985-86 on loan from Bradford City