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Mowbray out of the Riverside

Tony Mowbray suffered a poor start to the season. Credit: PA

Tony Mowbray has left his position as Middlesbrough manager.

The club confirmed that assistant Mark Venus would take over from the 49-year-old, who has been at the helm since 2010, until a permanent successor is appointed.

A statement on their official website read: "Middlesbrough Football Club have today announced that manager Tony Mowbray has left the club with immediate effect.

"Assistant manager Mark Venus will take charge of the team until further notice."

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Gomez earns Latics point

Jordi Gomez scored a free-kick to level things late on.

A late goal from substitute Jordi Gomez rescued Wigan a point from a Sky Bet Championship draw with Middlesbrough.

The home side had led through Grant Holt's early penalty, but found themselves trailing when George Friend equalised before half-time, with Grant Leadbitter putting the Teessiders ahead inside the final quarter.

Gomez, though, ensured a share of the spoils when he drilled home a brilliant free-kick five minutes from time.

Gran Leadbitter put MIddlesbrough 2-1 up. Credit: PA

Brister's screamer wins it

Alex Brister scored a wonder goal as Fulham recorded successive Under-21 Premier League wins by beating Middlesbrough 1-0 at Craven Cottage.

What a shame there was no-one there to see it.

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Middlesbrough win at Charlton

Tony Mowbray watches on from the sidelines. Credit: PA

Lukas Jutkiewicz deservedly handed Middlesbrough the points against Charlton with a goal midway through the second half at The Valley.

The striker took advantage of some miscommunication in the home defence to nod home the winner following Grant Leadbitter's corner.

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