Ian Hamilton: Who will blow it?
22 May 1997
“... Nobody on Teesside, so far as I recall, appeared to think that Boro might have emulated Liverpool’s revival. The two teams were – and so they were – ‘in different leagues’. Before Bryan Robson’s arrival as manager and his signing, not long afterwards, of Juninho, Emerson and Ravanelli, Middlesbrough star-names had been names from the distant past: Wilf Mannion, George Hard-wick ...”