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
Rovers clinging onto their star striker at Ewood Park
Boro hoping to continue impressive summer recruitment with Rhodes capture
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
Victory at Yeovil reduced the gap to Foxes after their 4-1 win over Derby on Friday, while QPR also kept up their challenge with win over Ipswich
When managing Middlesbrough in 1975, Jack Charlton proclaimed one of the club’s youngsters “the worst player he’d ever seen”. That player was a 15-year-old Australian called Craig Johnston.
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.
A round up of Saturday's Championship action
Life beyond the Premier League
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
Clough was surprisingly dismissed after defeat to Nottingham Forest on Saturday opening the door to McClaren appointment
Elsewhere there was comprehensive win for Watford while Manchester United youngster Jesse Lingard score four goals on his debut after loan move to Birmingham