Boro recorded a much-needed win over Reading but they will need more if they want to return to the Premier League
Middlesbrough are interested in Birmingham City defender Ryan Shotton, who would arguably be an excellent addition to Leeds United's squad.
The controversial chairman has backed his managers regularly at Derby County, but not every signing has come off as hoped.
Birmingham have enjoyed another promising season in the Championship.
Birmingham have been fantastic in the Championship this season, and Shotton has been a key part of that.
Players from Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion, Derby County, Birmingham City and Burton Albion make up our Midlands team of the weekend.
Stoke City, Derby County and Aston Villa are all represented.
Blues manager Gary Rowett will decide on a possible formation change ahead of the derby clash against Aston Villa.
The Midlands rivals are all set for their first league meeting since 2011.
Birmingham City defender Shotton is convinced that the Blues can maintain their push for promotion for this season.
Which players shone and who disappointed in Birmingham City's 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday?
George Thorne and Mason Bennett also tweeted after Derby's sensational win over Wolves.
Nottingham Forest were held by 10-man Derby County this afternoon as the East Midlands rivals played out a 1-1 draw at The City Ground.