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Geordies in the smog: Middlesbrough v Newcastle match preview.

March 12th, 2010 | 59 Comments |

Middlesbrough fans queue outside the Riverside.
Middlesbrough fans queue outside the Riverside.
This time tomorrow we will be in the midst of the 116th Tyne/Tees ‘derby’ as Middlesbrough take on Newcastle United in what should be an all guns blazing game at the Riverside. Another away win would see Newcastle take another step closer to promotion whilst ‘Boro have aspirations of making the play-off’s still.

Newcastle haven’t had the best of times at the Riverside recently, failing to win on our last 3 trips to Teeside and this outing could be another tricky one as Middlesbrough are unbeaten at home since boxing day. In fact traditionally Newcastle have always struggled on Teeside. Of the 62 games played there, ‘Boro have won 28 times, 19 have ended up a draw and the Toon have mustered only 15 wins. (more…)