Middlesbrough FC

Middlesbrough FC is a football club with a very long history. They reached the final in the FA Cup 1997 and won the Football League Cup in 2004. Among the latest achievements for the club was to reach the UEFA Cup final in 2005-2006, which ended with a loss against Sevilla. Among the most prominent player George Camsell, George Hardwick, Wild Mannion, Nick Barmby and Fabrizio Ravanelli could be mentioned.

Basic facts

Founded: 1876
Country: England
City: Middlesbrough

Home grounds

Old Archery Ground (1878-1879)
Breckon Hill Road (1879-1882)
Linthorpe Road Ground (1882-1903)
Ayrsome Park (1903-1995)
Riverside Stadium (1995-)

Main trophies

Football League Cup: 1

Prominent players

George Hardwick, Steve Bloomer

Riverside Stadium
Middlesbrough vs Liverpool at Riverside Stadium in 2003.

History

The club was founded in 1876 by Middlesbrough Amateur Cricket Club and become a member of Football league 1899.

Middlesbrough entered the FA Cup for the first time for the 1883-84 season. The became a member of the Football League in 1899 and played the first season in the second division. They reach the top-tier for the first time in 1902 and their best Division One position is a third place, which happened in 1914.

In 1986, the club was facing a bankruptcy. It was followed by a shift of ownership and a reconstruction. The club had to start over in Division 3, but would climb their way up and played in the Premier League season 1996-97.

By Oscar Anderson

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Trivia

Football clubs also founded in 1876

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Football clubs ordered after establishment

League statistics

League record

Titles in total: 0
Premier League titles: 0
First participation: 1899-1900

All seasons

Season League Position Points Notes
2018-19 Championship 7 73  
2017-18 Championship 5 76  
2016-17 Premier League 19 28 Relegated
2015-16 Championship 2 89 Promoted
2014-15 Championship 4 85  
2013-14 Championship 12 64  
2012-13 Championship -9 59  
2011-12 Championship 7 70  
2010-11 Championship 12 62  
2009-10 Championship 11 62  
2008-09 Premier League 19 32 Relegated
2007-08 Premier League 13 42  
2006-07 Premier League 12 46  
2005-06 Premier League 14 45  
2004-05 Premier League 7 55  
2003-04 Premier League 11 48  
2002-03 Premier League 11 49  
2001-02 Premier League 12 15  
2000-01 Premier League 14 42  
1999-00 Premier League 12 52  
1998-99 Premier League 9 51  
1997-98 1st Division 2 91 Promoted
1996-97 Premier League 19 39 Relegated
1995-96 Premier League 12 43  
1994-95 1st Division 1 82 Promoted
1993-94 1st Division 9 67  
1992-93 Premier League 21 44 Relegated
1991-92 2nd Division 2 80 Promoted
1990-91 2nd Division 7 69  
1989-90 2nd Division 21 50  
1988-89 1st Division 18 39 Relegated
1987-88 2nd Division 3 78 Promoted
1986-87 3rd Division 2 94 Promoted
1985-86 2nd Division 21 45 Relegated
1984-85 2nd Division 19 40  
1983-84 2nd Division 17 49  
1982-83 2nd Division 16 48  
1981-82 1st Division 22 39 Relegated
1980-81 1st Division 14 37  
1979-80 1st Division 9 44  
1978-79 1st Division 12 40  
1977-78 1st Division 14 39  
1976-77 1st Division 12 41  
1975-76 1st Division 13 40  
1974-75 1st Division 7 48  
1973-74 2nd Division 1 65 Promoted
1972-73 2nd Division 4 47  
1971-72 2nd Division 9 46  
1970-71 2nd Division 7 48  
1969-70 2nd Division 4 50  
1968-69 2nd Division 4 49  
1967-68 2nd Division 6 46  
1966-67 3rd Division 2 55 Promoted
1965-66 2nd Division 21 33 Relegated
1964-65 2nd Division 17 35  
1963-64 2nd Division 10 41  
1962-63 2nd Division 4 49  
1961-62 2nd Division 12 39  
1960-61 2nd Division 5 48  
1959-60 2nd Division 5 48  
1958-59 2nd Division 13 40  
1957-58 2nd Division 7 45  
1956-57 2nd Division 6 48  
1955-56 2nd Division 14 40  
1954-55 2nd Division 12 42  
1953-54 1st Division 21 30 Relegated
1952-53 1st Division 13 39  
1951-52 1st Division 18 36  
1950-51 1st Division 6 47  
1949-50 1st Division 9 47  
1948-49 1st Division 19 34  
1947-48 1st Division 16 37  
1946-47 1st Division 11 42  
1939-46 - - - WWII
1938-39 1st Division 4 49  
1937-38 1st Division 5 46  
1936-37 1st Division 7 46  
1935-36 1st Division 14 40  
1934-35 1st Division 20 34  
1933-34 1st Division 16 39  
1932-33 1st Division 17 37  
1931-32 1st Division 18 38  
1930-31 1st Division 7 46  
1929-30 1st Division 16 38  
1928-29 2nd Division 1 55 Promoted
1927-28 1st Division 22 37 Relegated
1926-27 2nd Division 1 62 Promoted
1925-26 2nd Division 10 44  
1924-25 2nd Division 13 39  
1923-24 1st Division 22 22 Relegated
1922-23 1st Division 18 36  
1921-22 1st Division 8 46  
1920-21 1st Division 8 46  
1919-20 1st Division 13 40  
1915-19 - - - WWI
1914-15 1st Division 12 37  
1913-14 1st Division 4 43  
1912-13 1st Division 16 32  
1911-12 1st Division 7 40  
1910-11 1st Division 16 32  
1909-10 1st Division 17 31  
1908-09 1st Division 9 37  
1907-08 1st Division 6 41  
1906-07 1st Division 11 36  
1905-06 1st Division 18 31  
1904-05 1st Division 15 26  
1903-04 1st Division 10 30  
1902-03 1st Division 13 32  
1901-02 2nd Division 2 51 Promoted
1900-01 2nd Division 6 37  
1899-00 2nd Division 14 24  

Note. The 1939-40 season was abandoned after three rounds and is therefore excluded.

Premier League – facts, stats and history

References:
Premier League by Gunnar Persson

Image sources:
Jon Grimshaw