Middlesbrough kick off the season in style

Wheater_goal  Saturday saw the Premier League kick off for the 2008/9 season, and Middlesbrough flew out of the blocks with a 2-1 home win against Tottenham Hotspur.

Goals from last year’s Fans player of the year David Wheater and former Spurs striker Mido saw Boro take the spoils in a positive start to the new season. With 33,000 in attendance to watch the opener , the hard work in preseason has paid off for Gareth Southgate and his coaching staff.

This weekends fixture away to Liverpool will provide another indication on how far Southgate’s young team have progressed. To make sure you get to the game this weekend dont forget to visit our own Boro microsite where you can download our stadium finder for your nuvi.