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FAQ of Middlesbrough FC
When was Middlesbrough FC founded?
Middlesbrough Football Club were founded in 1876. Like a lot of clubs who were formed around this time, the idea came from the local cricket team who were looking to keep active during the winter months. In this case, members of Middlesbrough Cricket Club came together to form the football team.
Who owns Middlesbrough FC?
Middlesbrough FC are owned by Steve Gibson. He is a British businessman who has served as chairman of the football club since 1994. Gibson started out with a haulage company and, after taking over Middlesbrough in the 1990s, he is one of the longest-serving owners in English football.
What is Middlesbrough's nickname?
Middlesbrough Football Club’s official nickname is The Boro. This simpy derives from a shortened version of the Middlesbrough name. On occasions, the initials MFC may be used, but The Boro is the accepted nickname of Middlesbrough among the club’s supporters.
Who are Middlesbrough’s rivals?
How many cup finals have Middlesbrough been in?
Middlesbrough have played in seven major cup finals. The team were runners up in the FA Cup in 1997 when they lost to Chelsea. Middlesbrough have also played in three League Cup finals, plus two Amateur Cup Finals, a UEFA Cup Final, a Full Members Cup Final and an Anglo Scottish Cup final.
When did Middlesbrough last win a trophy?
Middlesbrough’s last major trophy win came at the end of the 2003/04 season when they claimed the League Cup. After a strong run through the earlier rounds, the club beat Bolton Wanderers 2-1 in the final with goals coming from Joseph-Desire Job and Boudewijn Zenden.
Middlesbrough Quiz Questions
- In the 1996/97 FA Cup final, which team opposed Middlesbrough?
- In which year Middlesbrough lost the FA Cup final?
- To which club was Ben Gibson sold by Middlesbrough for a sum of €16.9 million?
- What is Middlesbrough’s biggest FA Cup victory?
- What is Middlesbrough’s record League win?
- What was Middlesbrough’s biggest FA Cup loss?
- Which Middlesbrough player holds the record for the most caps?
- Which player scored the most goals in Middlesbrough’s history?
- Who did Middlesbrough sell Adama Traoré to for €20 million?