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Middlesbrough FC news from Wednesday, September 20, 2017

- A much-changed Aston Villa lost 2-0 against Middlesbrough in the third round of the EFL Cup at Villa Park on Tuesday night, and Villa fans were not impressed with the performance of Tommy Elphick.Steve Bruce decided to make 11 alterations to the team that picked up just their second Championship win of the campaign when they beat Barnsley 3-0 at Oakwell on Saturday, and Elphick made a rare appeara

- Immediately after his side were dumped out of the Carabao Cup at home to Middlesbrough, boss Steve Bruce was already thinking about the league.As evident with the team he picked, having changed every player from Saturday, the Championship is the only thing that matters to Bruce and Villa this season.It’s understandable given the pressure he is under to deliver promotion although he won’t have been

- Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk will have been delighted with the contribution of some of his younger players as a much-changed Boro ran out 2-0 winners in the Carabao Cup at Villa Park.Admittedly, Villa themselves changed their entire team, but it was still an assured performance from the Teesside club.One of the standouts was 18 year-old left-winger Marcus Tavernier.He is the younger brother of

- The Sky Bet Championship has an array of talent currently on show, with a host of youngsters currently making a name for themselves in English football's second-tier.  Both domestic and foreign young players are excelling in the division, with many playing a key role for their respective clubs.Here at FLW, we have looked to make a combined XI of the best under-21 talent currently playing in the Ch

- Fulham started the season as one of the favourites for promotion but have failed to find the same consistency that saw them end the previous campaign so well. The Londoners have won just two of their eight games in the league so far and fell to a poor 2-1 defeat to Burton Albion last time around. They can rightly feel aggrieved by the awarding of a harsh penalty that ultimately decided the game, b

- Norwich continued their good run of form last night as they comfortably beat Brentford 3-1 at Griffin Park in the third round of the Carabao Cup.The Canaries have been playing nicely in recent weeks and the results have certainly turned around after a poor start to the season under Daniel Farke.For sure, then, fans of the club will be hoping that their side is going to keep this up for the rest of

- Crystal Palace made nine changes to their starting 11 last night, but were far from the only team to overhaul their lineup for the Carabao Cup third round.In fact, fewer than a third of the players who started last night (72 out of 242) also started their team's last match.It highlights just how low the Carabao Cup has fallen in the list of priorities for many managers, not only in the Premier Lea