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Full Time: Middlesbrough 3 - 0 Swansea

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It was a comfortable home win for Middlesbrough, which sent Swansea further into the relegation zone.

Alvaro Negredo scored twice. His first; an excellent finish from an Adam Clayton cross. His second; Boro's first penalty of the season.

A much needed win for Aitor Karanka's side, moving the Boro up to 14th in the Premier League table, four points from the bottom three.

Swansea slip one place to 19th after Sunderland's 1-0 win over Watford.


Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson receives OBE at Buckingham Palace

Middlesbrough FC chairman Steve Gibson was officially made an OBE at Buckingham Palace this week.

Steve Gibson receives his OBE from the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace. Credit: PA

The chairman was honoured with an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to economy, sport and the community earlier this year, but was presented with his OBE by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge on Friday 11th.

He is widely celebrated for the success and stability he has brought to Middlesbrough FC since helping to rescue the club from liquidation in 1986.

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