Post a Boro stat


Well-known member
Erimus. Who was the first Boro player to receive a red card and a yellow card ( actually brandished a card) in season 1976-77

On that related point Grant Leadbitter and Adam Clayton lead the all time table of yellow cards for the Championship


Well-known member
Pat Lynch, defender, was named as sub this day 18th March 1972 & become the 1st Boro player to be named sub & never feature again


Active member
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.


Well-known member
3 of the 1st 4 Boro loanees were keepers

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