Posts Tagged "Middlesbrough"

Mark Bright: Football Co-Commentator & All-Round Sage

Mark Bright: Football Co-Commentator & All-Round Sage

By on Dec 22, 2009 in Latest, Opinion | 26 comments

Mark Murphy got a bee in his bonnet whilst watching the Sunday afternoon match between Newcastle United & Middlesbrough, and it came in the form of co-commentator Mark Bright. In the best interest of his sanity, we thought it that it would be for the best to let off steam on the subject here. I had to check. Was it BBC pundit and former Crystal Palace legend...

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Football In The Regions: The North-East

By on Oct 21, 2009 in History, Latest | 0 comments

Fifty years after it first went on air, Tyne Tees Television is now a mere relic. A name from the past. Along with almost all of the other ITV regions, the company name all but vanished from our screens in October 2002 when ITV did away with its regional network and finally merged together as one lumpen mass. Tyne Tees was often criticised as an ITV company for the...

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Match Of The Week – Reading 0-2 Middlesbrough

By on Oct 4, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

The downward route from the Premier League is littered with the names of clubs that thought they could bounce straight back. They thought it would be easy, assuming the clubs below the Premier League to be stuffed full of wheezing pseudo-athletes and watched by philistines who don’t understand the sophisticated ways of the newly-relegated. It is an easy...

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Match Of The Week: Newcastle United 3-1 Middlesbrough

By on May 12, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

It has been a wretched season for the north-east of England. Newcastle United, Middlesbrough and Sunderland have all lurked near the bottom of the Premier League, and it remains uncertain whether Darlington will even get to start next season. Still, there is good news. Gateshead have won promotion into the Blue Square Premier through the play-offs, and yesterday...

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