Middlesbrough Riverside Stadium gates

Middlesbrough were formed in 1876 and played much of their football, from 1903-1995 before they moved to the Riverside Stadium. Their only major honour came in 2004 when they won the League Cup, and their last spell in the top flight lasted 11 years, which ended in 2009.


Victor Valdés proves Middlesbrough’s best performer in Everton draw

Middlesbrough's Victor Valdes

This was another game in which Middlesbrough equipped themselves relatively well but could not find the telling breakthrough. Aitor Karanka took some satisfaction at his side matching the in‑form Everton but, ultimately, they relied greatly on Victor Valdés and were denied a crucial late victory that could have sparked their season into life.