Middlesbrough 0 Everton 2: Spaniard scores marvellous opener as visitors book a place in the last four of a domestic competition for the first time in a decade
Manchester United 0 Middlesbrough 0 (aet; Boro win 3-1 on penalties): Wayne Rooney misses from the spot as Premier League side are dumped out of competition
Middlesbrough supporters are planning an imaginative protest against the recent job losses in Teeside’s steel industry ahead of tonight’s Capital One Cup tie at Manchester United.
Bent played more than 500 professional matches for 14 different clubs
Bamford won Football League player of the year last week
Five ties will be televised
Boro manager looking for promotion to the Premier League in North East
Blues boss is confident his side can prevent relegation after near miss last year
A look ahead to the FA Cup third round fixture at the Riverside Stadium
Rantie’s career began after he answered a talent-spotting advertisement on the internet
Elsewhere there were wins for Middlesbrough Ipswich and Watford
Celtic bounced back from their Champions’ League hammering by Barcelona with a 1-0 home win against Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership.
Dan Petrescu appears to have ruled himself out of the running
Karanka was yesterday announced as their new manager and immediately given the task of returning the club to the top flight of English football
The Spaniard will become Boro's first-ever non-British boss
Leicester slip up at Doncaster to lose ground while Watford recover to beat Huddersfield