Big-money recruit Kike was on the scoresheet as Middlesbrough kicked off their Sky Bet Championship with a 2-0 victory over Birmingham
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Millwall have completed the signing of forward Scott McDonald from Middlesbrough on a two-year deal.
Dean Whitehead has completed his move to Middlesbrough after signing a two-year deal.
The 31-year-old midfielder was released by Stoke at the end of last season having spent four years at the Britannia Stadium.
Former Tottenham, Middlesbrough and Ajax striker Mido has announced his retirement at the age of 30.
The striker represented 11 clubs in seven countries and won over 50 caps for Egypt but arguably failed to fulfil his talent and has been without a club since being released by Barnsley in January.
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Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray has written off his side's chances of making this season's Championship playoffs after a horrible 2013 for the Teessiders.
Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray is refusing to rule out his side's chances of qualifying for this season's Championship play-offs.
Boro are now six points adrift of the play-off positions after last nights 0-0 draw at home to Peterborough.