Louise Taylor at the Riverside Stadium

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Mile Jedinak soars to sink Boro and steer Aston Villa toward play-off final

Steve Bruce will always look back on the first half of 2018 as one of the unhappiest chapters in his personal life but, professionally at least, things are looking up a little. Aston Villa’s manager is grieving following the death of his father in Febr…

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Glenn Murray leaves it late to send Brighton through at Middlesbrough

It has been quite a week for Glenn Murray. Fresh from his arrest, and subsequent release, on suspicion of involvement in £1.1m tax fraud, Brighton’s star striker stepped off the bench to earn Chris Hughton’s side an initially unlikely looking passage i…

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Middlesbrough go fifth and heap more misery on managerless Sunderland

Steve Gibson’s pre-season pledge to “smash the Championship” has rung a little hollow in recent weeks but, little by little, Middlesbrough are starting to suggest promotion may be possible after all.At the end of an afternoon on which Marcus Tavernier’…

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