Steve Gibson

Steve Gibson is an entrepreneur and the chairman and owner of Middlesbrough Football Club. A self-made millionaire, he was born in Middlesbrough and was raised in the Park End area of the town. He became Middlesbrough's youngest ever Labour councillor at the age of 21. A lifelong Middlesbrough fan, he joined the board as the club's youngest ever director at the age of 26. He currently owns about 90% of the club.


Middlesbrough FC manager Aitor Karanka

Middlesbrough Football Club revenues drop amid poor cup performance and gate sales

The accounts for the year ended June 30 2014 reveal pre-tax losses of more than £20m

Steve Gibson

Gibson O'Neill announce 'plan B' involving Middlesbrough FC

The Steve Gibson-owned group, which also encompasses Bulkhall and Rockliffe Hall, has a plan if the club fail to reach the top flight.

Steve Gibson

Profits slow down for Bulkhaul Limited but bosses remain confident

The Middlesbrough-based tank container Bulkhaul Limited operators made a pre-tax profit of £31.5m

Aitor Karanka with Steve Gibson

Mark Douglas: If Gibson looks abroad, we must be in trouble

Steve Gibson’s appointment of Aitor Karanka as Middlesbrough boss raises questions of how homegrown managerial talent get a chance

Middlesbrough unveil their new manager Aitor Karanka

Interview: Aitor Karanka on becoming Boro's first overseas boss

Middlesbrough have turned to foreign coach Aitor Karanka to develop Teesside talent as Stuart Rayner found out

Mark Venus is a serious contender to follow Tony Mowbray as Middlesbrough manager

Middlesbrough's manager search will give Mark Venus time to state his case

Mark Venus will be given the chance to push his case to be Middlesbrough's next permanent manager as the club take their time assessing candidates

Tony Mowbray

Tony Mowbray sacked by struggling Boro as Gibson acts

Tony Mowbray has been sacked by Middlesbrough after the club’s disappointing start to the Championship season

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray

Boro boss Tony Mowbray to ring changes

TONY Mowbray wants to add an electric spark to a squad which has suffered a shocking second half to the season.

Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray

Tony Mowbray: Play-offs are beyond us now

TONY Mowbray has conceded defeat in Middlesbrough’s bid to make the Championship play-offs.

Tony Mowbray promises to battle on at Boro

TONY Mowbray surveyed a shattered season and insisted he has no intention of quitting a Middlesbrough side in freefall.

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray

Tough times ahead for Middlesbrough

THOUGH he refuses to give up on promotion, Tony Mowbray has warned Middlesbrough supporters failure to escape the Championship will guarantee an extended period of austerity at the club.

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Sir Bobby Robson's legacy continues to live on at Newcastle United

FOOTBALL moves so fast these days that today’s back page might be buried under a mountain of conjecture by the time most of the North East is sitting down for its first coffee break of the morning.

Steve Gibson still gives that little bit extra

MIDDLESBROUGH’S Premier League status is missing at the moment, along with the superstar signings that attracted the full houses of the past.

Boro boss Tony Mowbray

Second tier not second best now claims Tony Mowbray

TONY Mowbray believes this season’s Championship is stronger than it has ever been and the gap between it and the Premier League’s bottom half is not as big as many believe.

Tony Mowbray

Selling no longer a necessity for Boro says Tony Mowbray

HIS team could top the Championship tonight, and Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray insists he is under no pressure, come the impending transfer window, to sell any of the players who might put them there.

Middlesbrough Chairman Steve Gibson

Boro chairman Steve Gibson still enjoys a glowing reputation

TONY Mowbray believes Middlesbrough owner Steve Gibson is exempt from criticism about the way he has led the club for quarter of a century.

Stuart Parnaby tangles with Dean Hammond. Photo by Avril Husband

Brighton and Hove Albion 0 Middlesbrough 1

TONY Mowbray clocked up a century of Middlesbrough games with a gritty defensive display in a 1-0 win at Brighton which was far from his football ideal.

EBAC Northern League

DESPITE losing to Durham City in the FA Cup last weekend, manager Perry Briggs was pleased with Newcastle Benfield’s performance – particularly their second-half effort.

Jonathan Woodgate

Jonathan Woodgate: My career has not been the greatest

BREATHTAKING in his honesty, Jonathan Woodgate has confessed his career has not, thus far, been a “great” one.

Boro the only club Woodgate would drop down for

JONATHAN Woodgate last night admitted only home town club Middlesbrough could have persuaded him to drop out of the Premier League.


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