Two football fans who ripped up a copy of the Koran at an away match have been found guilty of a religiously-aggravated public
The three largest football clubs in the north-east come from Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough. Since the election of 'New Labour' in 1997, all three have either been promoted to, or relegated from the English Premier League.
I've got a lot to look forward to as a Boro fan, and I should be delighted and excited about what lies ahead for my dad and I as we continue our journey of ups and downs on the Boro bus.But I can't help feeling just a little bit sad about the direction our great chairman has chosen to go down.
The next time you decide to pop along to a top game and hand over the best part of £100, you would be well advised to stop for a moment to consider going local and trying out non league football.