Tag: Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough complete signing of West Ham striker Ashley Fletcher for £6.5m

Middlesbrough have confirmed the £6.5million signing of Ashley Fletcher from West Ham. The 21-year-old striker has agreed a four-year contract to become big-spending Boro’s seventh new signing this summer. Fletcher joined West Ham from Manchester United last year but started just two Premier League matches, and has been pushed further down the pecking order by […]

Middlesbrough academy player Anthony Renton diagnosed with leukemia

Middlesbrough have announced academy player Anthony Renton has been diagnosed with leukemia. Renton, 18, is currently undergoing treatment at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital. A club statement read: ” The thoughts and support of everyone at the Boro are with one of our academy players who has been diagnosed with leukemia. “Middlesbrough-born Anthony Renton, 19 in November, […]

Middlesbrough pay club-record fee to sign Britt Assombalonga from Forest

Middlesbrough have announced a club-record deal to sign Britt Assombalonga from Nottingham Forest. The 24-year-old striker has signed for Garry Monk’s Championship side despite an injury-hit three years at the City Ground. Assombalonga is a proven goalscorer in the Championship, having netted 30 times in 47 league starts since signing for £5.5million in 2014. However, […]

Former Middlesbrough frontman Massimo Maccarone joins Brisbane Roar

Former Middlesbrough striker Massimo Maccarone has signed for Australian side Brisbane Roar. The 37-year-old, a former Italy international, left Empoli following their relegation from Serie A last season and will be the Roar’s marquee player for the A-League 2017/18 campaign. Maccarone, who played for Boro between 2002 and 2007, is set to become the second […]