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Carroll denies Boro in 'cracker'

Middlesbrough 2 Newcastle United 2

Cohen keeps Forest firing

Nottingham Forest 1 Middlesbrough 0

Boro's revival gives division a bad name

Dearth of quality means Teessiders still in play-off hunt despite wretched form, writes Jason Mellor

Robson lifts Boro by getting off mark

Middlesbrough 1 Peterborough United 0

Middlesbrough fend off Johnson offers

Middlesbrough boss Gordon Strachan expects winger Adam Johnson to see out his contract on Teesside with the club having rejected a series off offers.

Little urges young guns to stay put

Rangers star urges tells team-mates that Ibrox offers the best career path

Coyle admits turning down Celtic

New Bolton manager Owen Coyle has revealed he was offered the Celtic job in the summer but turned it down to stay in the Barclays Premier League.

Keeping Boyd is top priority, says Smith

Rangers manager fears a fan boycott if club fail to agree new deal with striker

Kitson reveals Celtic interest

Stoke striker Dave Kitson has declared himself keen on a move to Celtic amid reports Tony Mowbray is lining up a loan deal.

Mowbray sticks to principles

The challenge is plain enough for Tony Mowbray. He finds himself suddenly exposed, so that when Rangers come to Parkhead today, the Celtic manager must find a way to reassert some old competitive values. But then he will have known that this moment would arrive; it is the nature of the job in this most fractured of football cities.

Middlesbrough in talks with Bent

Middlesbrough boss Gordon Strachan has confirmed he remains in talks with striker Marcus Bent over a second spell at the Riverside Stadium.

Newcastle on fire as Boro slide further

Newcastle United 2 Middlesbrough 0: One North-east rival is a model of how to run a club... the other is not. Yet the Geordies are making a mockery of their laughing-stock status, writes Jason Mellor

Jesus 'may have visited UK'

A new film suggests that Jesus may have come to Britain, as described in the hymn Jerusalem, its director said today.

Kitson joins Middlesbrough on loan

Middlesbrough have signed Stoke striker Dave Kitson on a two-month loan.

Middlesbrough sign Osbourne from Aston Villa

Middlesbrough boss Gordon Strachan today signed Aston Villa midfielder Isaiah Osbourne on a two-month loan deal.

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