Middlesbrough Football Club, also known as Boro, is a professional football club based in the town of Middlesbrough in the northeast of England. The club was founded in 1876 and has a long and storied history. Middlesbrough has had several successful periods throughout their history, including winning the League Cup in 2004 and reaching the UEFA Cup Final in 2006.
The club's home ground is the Riverside Stadium, which has a capacity of over 34,000 spectators. The stadium is a modern, all-seater venue that opened in 1995 to replace Middlesbrough's former home ground, Ayresome Park. The Riverside Stadium has hosted several high-profile matches over the years, including England international games and European club matches.
Middlesbrough has a loyal fan base, known as the Boro faithful, who regularly pack the Riverside Stadium to support their team. The club has also produced several notable players over the years, including Juninho, Mark Viduka, Gareth Southgate, and Stewart Downing.