Boro full-back happy for more new additions after Omeruo return

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6:32am Tuesday 29th July 2014

GEORGE FRIEND has admitted that all summer arrivals will be welcomed by the rest of the Middlesbrough squad as Aitor Karanka closes in on a number of much-needed recruits.

Pools ready to welcome Boro to Victoria Park

The Advertiser Series:

7:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Middlesbrough connection at Hartlepool United is tested tonight with the sides meeting in a Victoria Park friendly.

Match report: Sunderland 1 Recreativo de Huelva 0

9:44pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Full-time: Sunderland 1 Recreativo de Huelva 0

Team news: Sunderland v Recreativo

7:37pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE majority of Sunderland’s first team will not figure against Recreativo Huelva as Gustavo Poyet’s gives a number of young guns a chance to shine.

Rodriguez blow but Sunderland hopeful of Clayton deal

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2:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

GUSTAVO POYET is weighing up other options in the transfer market after failing to strike a deal for Uruguayan playmaker Cristian Rodriguez.

Algarve Diary: Late arrivals, The Strip and things can only get better

1:56pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BY the time most Sunderland fans arrived in Portugal, Gustavo Poyet’s first team squad had already had a few days training behind them – but the supporters are not the only late arrivals out here.

Sunderland ready to go in the Algarve - even if more new players are needed

The Advertiser Series: HIGH HOPES: Adam Johnson

6:03am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ADAM JOHNSON has geared up for tonight’s first friendly in the Algarve by claiming Sunderland’s patient approach in the transfer market should ensure there is no repeat of last season’s struggles.

Pardew is still looking for an extra striker

The Advertiser Series:

10:02am Monday 28th July 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED’S pre-season Tour of New Zealand consisted with two victories and manager Alan Pardew could add to his improving squad further by bringing in a new striker.

Gray delighted to bring Mitchell back to Darlington

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9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Martin Gray lauded the arrival of new signing Adam Mitchell, and admitted he hopes his latest signing goes on to bigger and better things.

North-East transfer gossip (Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough): Monday, July 28

The Advertiser Series:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Mike Ashley is always on the look-out for a deal which makes good financial sense so it is little wonder he is being linked with Shakhtar Donetsk striker Facundo Ferreyra.

Boro set for triple boost on transfer front and a Chelsea double

The Advertiser Series:

6:34am Monday 28th July 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH will have Kenneth Omeruo back on the training ground this morning and could have at least two more new signings by the end of the week.

New-boy thinks trip is perfect for Sunderland as Poyet considers Borini loan

The Advertiser Series: Excited: Billy Jones is looking forward to playing for Sunderland

6:02am Monday 28th July 2014

GUSTAVO POYET hopes to have more new signings with Sunderland in Portugal this week and one of his earlier recruits thinks the trip will be ideal for team bonding.

Match report: Rochdale 1 Middlesbrough 3

The Advertiser Series:

4:48pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Full-time: Rochdale 1 Middlesbrough 3

Main set for Doncaster move as Kike starts for Boro at Spotland

The Advertiser Series: LISTEN UP: Curtis Main cups his hands to his ear after scoring the winner last night

2:35pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CURTIS MAIN is a notable absentee from the Middlesbrough squad at Rochdale today as talks with Doncaster could lead to his departure.

De Jong worry after Newcastle beat Phoenix

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1:31pm Saturday 26th July 2014

YOANN Gouffran scored the only goal to secure Newcastle United a second win on tour in New Zealand.

Boro set to confirm signing of Doncaster full-back

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11:09am Saturday 26th July 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH are set to confirm the £500,000 signing of Doncaster Rovers left-back James Husband.

Robinson returns for Darlington

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Jordan Robinson returns for Darlington’s friendly today against his former club Billingham Synthonia.

Adomah back for Boro despite Forest talk

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7:02am Saturday 26th July 2014

ALBERT ADOMAH will not be concerned about interest from Nottingham Forest when he gets his pre-season officially underway with Middlesbrough this afternoon.

North-East transfer gossip (Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough): Saturday, July 26

The Advertiser Series:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014


Magpies will not panic as Milan enter race for Arsenal forward

The Advertiser Series: Summer signing: Emmanuel Riviere arrives from Monaco earlier this month and Newcastle would prefer one more forward

6:02am Saturday 26th July 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED will not be rushed into making any further signings before the end of the summer transfer window.

Newcastle keen to give youth a chance as Pardew weighs up Arsenal options

The Advertiser Series: Plans: Alan Pardew is keen for plenty signings

7:01am Friday 25th July 2014

ALAN PARDEW looks set to give youth its chance once more against Wellington Phoenix tomorrow morning, as work goes on back on Tyneside to strengthen his attacking ranks.

Chelsea defender completes £1.5m Sunderland move

The Advertiser Series:

8:07pm Friday 25th July 2014

GUSTAVO POYET has completed the signing of Dutch defender Patrick van Aanholt and he will join Sunderland in Portugal after progress was finally made on the transfer front.

Sunderland boss ready to leave Boro and Burnley target at home

The Advertiser Series: Competition: Steven Fletcher, blue, is one of the strikers keeping Danny Graham out of Gustavo Poyet's thinking. Picture: Chris Booth

7:02am Friday 25th July 2014

SUNDERLAND will fly out to Portugal later today when Danny Graham will be among those left behind looking for a new club.

Karanka reveals why he didn't sign Jozsef Varga, as right-back search goes on

The Advertiser Series:

7:01am Friday 25th July 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH head coach Aitor Karanka believes he made the right decision not to sign Jozsef Varga, despite being frustrated in his search for a new right-back this summer.

North-East transfer gossip (Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough): Friday, July 25

The Advertiser Series:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

The Magpies might be in New Zealand but there are still calls going in from St James’ Park in a bid to strengthen Alan Pardew’s squad.

Sunderland target Chelsea defender after Alonso deal stalls

The Advertiser Series:

12:48am Friday 25th July 2014

Sunderland are pressing ahead with an attempt to land Patrick van Aanholt from Chelsea.

Hartlepool boss remaining patient in transfer search as Sunderland manager gets frustrated

The Advertiser Series: Summer signing: Stuart Parnaby played his first game at Victoria Park for Hartlepool United (pink/black) against Sunderland on Wednesday. Picture: Chris Booth

6:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

COLIN COOPER does not think having a Premier League transfer budget necessarily makes things easier on the transfer front, despite having to be patient in his wait to add to his Hartlepool United squad.

Spennymoor Town to play Hartlepool in pre-season friendly next month

10:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

Spennymoor Town will play Hartlepool United in a pre-season friendly next month. The game is scheduled to be played at the Brewery Field on Monday, August 4 (7.30pm). Admission is £4 adults with a £2 charge for concessions.

Darlington draws in first round of Doodson Sports League Challenge Cup

10:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

The first round draw for the Doodson Sports League Challenge Cup was made yesterday and it saw Darlington paired with Whitby Town. The game will take place at Heritage Park on Wednesday, November 12.

Riviere thinks Cabella will help fulfil international ambitions at Newcastle

The Advertiser Series: Plans: Alan Pardew is keen for plenty signings

6:32am Thursday 24th July 2014

EMMANUEL RIVIERE thinks Newcastle United will provide him with the perfect platform to hit the international stage – with a little help from another exciting summer signing at St James’ Park.

Poyet will not give up on Fabio Borini transfer, as Liverpool man still yet to agree terms with Sunderland

The Advertiser Series: Sunderlands Fabio Borini celebrates  scoring during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 7, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Sunderland. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphre

7:02am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GUS POYET has vowed to do ‘everything possible’ to bring Fabio Borini back to Sunderland – but will not allow the protracted negotiations with the player to distract him from strengthening other areas of the squad.

Sunderland boss hints a new signing is on his way as Scocco joins Old Boys

The Advertiser Series:

11:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GUSTAVO POYET confirmed that Ignacio Scocco’s miserable seven-months at Sunderland was over last night before suggesting at least one new player could arrive before the squad flies out to Portugal tomorrow morning.

Match report: Hartlepool United 0 Sunderland 3

9:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SUNDERLAND’S young guns took centre stage at Victoria Park tonight when a resilient Hartlepool United defence was finally undone after keeping their Premier League counterparts at bay for more than an hour.

Karanka considers other midfield targets

The Advertiser Series:

7:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH head coach Aitor Karanka will turn to other midfield targets if Huddersfield Town refuse to lower their valuation of Adam Clayton.

North-East transfer gossip (Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough): Thursday, July 24

The Advertiser Series:

7:28pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

There is a new name in the frame to become Alan Pardew’s next signing. A new day, a different player; this time the England youth international Eric Dier.

Marveaux moves back to France

The Advertiser Series:

9:55am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED have started a summer clear-out of players no longer wanted at St James’ Park after offloading Sylvain Marveaux.

North-East transfer gossip (Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough): Wednesday, July 23

The Advertiser Series:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MAURICIO ISLA, the £14m deal, the claims and the counter-claims. Either way, it is a deal that will not be happening so Newcastle United fans can forget it.

Franks out to make a striking spot his own

The Advertiser Series:

11:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Ten goals in two seasons may not see Jonathan Franks down as a centre-forward, but the Hartlepool United attacker is making a claim for a spot in his favoured spot.

Match report: Carlisle United 0 Sunderland 1

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10:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MIKAEL MANDRON scored the only goal of the game as Sunderland continued their pre-season preparations with victory at Carlisle United.

Boro face extra competition to land Belgian hot-shot

The Advertiser Series: Boro bound? Jelle Vossen would prefer a move to the Riverside

10:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH have been warned there is extra competition for the signature of striker Jelle Vossen as the drive to enhance Aitor Karanka’s squad continues.

It’s time to treat the Tyne-Wear rivalry with the utmost respect

The Advertiser Series:

11:17am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Sunderland fans raised more than £25,000 at the weekend in memory of two Newcastle supporters killed in the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine. Richard Mason discusses whether their actions will lead to a more friendly meeting when the next Tyne-Wear derby arrives.

Newcastle hit Sydney for four

The Advertiser Series:

10:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED new boys Siem de Jong and Emmanuel Riviere both scored as Alan Pardew’s side beat Sydney FC 4-0 in New Zealand.

Poyet to give fringe players a chance, while Borini's agent hints at Liverpool stay

The Advertiser Series: WANTED: Sunderland remain hopeful of landing Fabio Borini after agreeing a fee with Liverpool

7:02am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SUNDERLAND head coach Gus Poyet will give fringe players Charis Mavrias and Duncan Watmore the chance to earn a place in his first-team squad next season, but Fabio Borini’s agent has reportedly poured cold water over his protracted move to the Stadium of Light.

Karanka to press ahead with transfer plans upon return from Spain

The Advertiser Series: Pondering: Aitor Karanka is thinking of new signings

7:02am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH head coach Aitor Karanka will step up attempts to strengthen his squad upon returning from the club’s pre-season tour in Spain this week.

Pardew wants Magpies to honour John Alder and Liam Sweeney next season

The Advertiser Series: TRIBUTE: Alan Pardew says Newcastle United will dedicate next season to fans John Alder and Liam Sweeney, who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed last week

6:02am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED manager Alan Pardew will field a strong line-up for the opening game of the club’s pre-season tour to New Zealand this morning in honour of two fans who tragically died on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

Sunderland target Borini keen to keep his options open after leaving on Liverpool tour

The Advertiser Series: Sunderlands Fabio Borini celebrates  scoring during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 7, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Sunderland. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphre

7:02am Monday 21st July 2014

FABIO BORINI is keen to keep his options open for as long as possible despite Sunderland having agreed a £14m fee for his services on Friday evening.

Cooper to decide if trialists have future at Hartlepool United

The Advertiser Series:

6:10am Monday 21st July 2014

COLIN COOPER has informed two of his trialists if they have a future at Hartlepool United, and will now turn his attentions to the others.

Darlington hoping to bring Mitchell back to the club

9:51am Monday 21st July 2014

DARLINGTON have welcomed Adam Mitchell back into the fold and are hoping to re-sign him before the season.

Omeruo announces he is rejoining Middlesbrough

The Advertiser Series: COMING BACK: Kenneth Omeruo has announced he is rejoining Middlesbrough next season

6:26pm Sunday 20th July 2014

KENNETH OMERUO has confirmed he is rejoining Middlesbrough on a season-long loan, with the Chelsea defender expected to link up with the rest of Aitor Karanka’s squad before the end of the week.

Newcastle attacking target set to sign new deal with current employers

The Advertiser Series: NEW DEAL: Alexandre Lacazette is set to sign a new three-year deal with Lyon

4:52pm Sunday 20th July 2014

LONG-TERM Newcastle United target Alexandre Lacazette is on the verge of signing a new three-year deal with French club Lyon.

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