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Fans invade the pitch as the full time whistle blows

Fans invaded the pitch after 8 minutes of added time at the Riverside as a 1 all draw against Brighton secured Middlesbrough a place in the Premier League next season.

Chairman Steve Gibson was in tears as players and fans hugged one another on the pitch.

Fans and players share the moment Boro were promoted Credit: Simon O'Rourke



Boro Boss: 'We have the chance to win'

Middlesbrough FC's head coach Aitor Karanka has said he is preparing his team to beat Brighton this weekend - despite only needing a draw in Saturday's Championship promotion decider.

In his pre-match press conference Atior Karanka said he was confident they have a good chance of winning.

Watch the whole of this week's press conference here:

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