Middlesbrough Football Club is looking for a new manager, after saying goodbye to an old friend.
Tony Mowbray has been sacked after Boro's disappointing start to the Championship season as Simon O'Rourke reports.
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The 60-year-old takes charge of the Black Cats with immediate effect.
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