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Ayresome Park to the Riverside

Middlesbrough, TS5 6BX

Discover the history of Middlesbrough FC and the club's deep-rooted connection to the heart of the town.

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Begin your trail at the Holgate Wall near a street named The Holgate. This is located approximately a 5 minute walk from the Dorman Museum / Linthorpe Road.
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Holgate Wall
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Look for an information board in the green-space outside the Holgate Wall.

Walk closer to this point to reveal a question.

New bricks were added to the Holgate Wall, to stop people climbing over and watching for free, at which end of the stadium?

Hint: Two words

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Ayresome Park was the home of Middlesbrough FC from 1903 to 1995.

It's record attendance was 53,802 in 1949 when Middlesbrough beat Newcastle United 1-0.

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Jacket for Goal Post
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Face the Holgate Wall then turn left and follow the path towards the exit of the green space. Look on the metal fence nearby for a small jacket sculpture.

Which former Boro star was famed for hanging from the Holgate fence?

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This sculpture is one of many created by artist Neville Gabie for his collection called The Trophy Room.

The sculptures commemorate this site's football heritage.

Ayresome Park is a trophy - Neville Gabie

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Stud Marks
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Exit the path onto The Holgate, a residential street. Search in front of the three modern terraced houses opposite for another small sculpture.

These stud marks commemorates North Korean footballer Pak Doo Ik, who scored a famous goal at Ayresome Park. In which year was the goal?

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Pak Doo Ik's goal is arguably the most famous Ayresome goal worldwide.

However, Boro's record goalscorer of the Ayresome era was George Camsell who netted an incredible 345 official, recorded goals for the club

The story behind Pak Doo Ik's stood marks at Ayresome Park.

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Centre Spot
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Enter the T-junction to the right of the terraced houses and continue along The Holgate. After a short distance turn left into a cul-de-sac.

In what year did Middlesbrough FC play their last league match at Ayresome Park.

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These football boots mark the location of the centre spot at Ayresome Park.

Neville Gabie talks about the Trophy Room project at Ayresome Park

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Deep In My Heart...
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Exit the cul-des-sac and retrace your footsteps back past the Holgate Wall information board. This time exit the green-space at the opposite end and turn right onto The Turnstile. Look for a long brick wall with a sandblasted message.

The text on the wall reads "Deep in my heart I do..." what? (one word)

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Remarkably, the connection with North Korea was rekindled in 2002 when several players from the 1966 World Cup returned to Middlesbrough to a heroes welcome.

Football boots and jumpers for goalposts - Neville Gabie

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Penalty Spot
Evening Gazette
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Continue along The Turnstile then take the next right onto The Midfield. Approximately half-way down the street look for a small sculpture at the base of a tree to your right

Which player nicknamed "Big John" was famed for his long run-ups when taking penalties for the Boro?

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This sculpture marks the position of the east-end penalty spot. A crowd favourite of the 1960s and 1970s, John Hickton is fourth in the all-time Boro top goalscorers list with 193 goals.

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Paradise Ground
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Turn around and return to The Turnstile. Bear right and follow the street until you reach Ayresome Park Road. Turn left, then right, onto Kensington Road and stop when you reach the junction with Brompton Street.

Somewhat ironically a sign states that no 'what' games are allowed here by order of M.B.C?

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The professional Middlesbrough Ironopolis club moved to the Paradise Ground in 1889, which would later be part of the Ayresome Park site, in the south-west corner where visiting supporters would stand in the ground's later years.

Photo: The Ironopolis team of 1892-93

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Dorman Museum
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Continue along Kensington Road until you reach a junction with Linthorpe Road. Carefully cross the road and walk to the Dorman Museum.

Look by the entrance for a circular blue plaque. In which year was the Dorman Museum opened?

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Did you know there is an exhibition of various Boro artefacts inside the Museum. Why not pop in for a visit?

Dorman Museum

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Brian Clough
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Enter Albert Park via the main gates (near the Dorman Museum). Once inside the park take the first footpath on your right and look for a statue nearby,

A plaque on the statue includes the dates of Cloughie's birth and death. In which year was he born?

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Before gaining a reputation as one of Britain's greatest managers, Cloughie was a goalscoring star for Boro, scoring a post-war record of 204 goals for the club.

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Linthorpe Road Ground
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Exit Albert Park via the main gates and turn right, following Linthorpe Road towards the town centre. Continue along Linthorpe Road until you reach The Swatters Carr pub (after roughly 500m).

The Swatters Carr is on the corner of Linthorpe Road and which other road? (two words)

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The Linthorpe Road Ground once stood opposite the Swatter's Carr and was home of Middlesbrough FC from the early 1880s to 1903. It included a grandstand holding 30 fans which was extended told hold a further 600 fans at a cost of £160.

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The Masham
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Continue along Linthorpe Road until it becomes a pedestrianised area near the Cleveland Centre. Follow the pedestrianised street until you reach a former pub called The Masham (near Marks & Spencer).

On the ornate green frontage of The Masham what colour are the triangles below the windows?

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The Masham's proprietor when Boro won the FA Amateur Cup in 1895 was Tom Bach. It was here Boro celebrated their inaugral cup success with thousands of fans gathered outside!

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The Railway Station
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Continue along the pedestrianised street and walk under an arched road-bridge. Turn right after the arches and follow the edge of the train station until you reach Albert Road. Turn left then look for a blue circular plaque by a stepped entrance to the train station.

In which year was Middlesbrough Station completed?

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It was at this station that Boro returned triumphant from Leeds after winning the FA Amateur Cup in 1895. Unfortunately, holders Old Carthusians failed to bring the trophy with them so Middlesbrough FC returned home as winners but trophyless!

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It's Party, Party, Party...
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Walk under the ornate railway bridge and then turn right onto Bridge Street East. Turn right at the junction with Windward Way and follow the road until you reach a road bridge close to the Riverside Stadium.

The mural states the club was "Mined out of the Eston Hills. We're roaring all the way to"... where?

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In 2006 the mighty Boro beat Steaua Bucharest 4-2 (4 - 3 agg) in one of the greatest comebacks football has witnessed. Listen to the audio of Ali Brownlee, the iconic voice of the Boro, when the final whistle blew.

Ali Brownlee's commentary.(BBC Tees)

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Boro Brick Road
Tim Hetherington
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Continue under the bridge and walk towards the former Ayresome Park gates, located in front of the West Stand of the Riverside Stadium. Look for a circular blue plaque nearby.

In which year was Middlesbrough Football Club founded?

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These gates were originally located on Warwick Street and served as the entrance to Ayresome Park. The Boro Brick Road leads the way to the gates and includes tributes to Middlesbrough players who died in the World Wars.

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George Hardwick
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Make your way to the pair of statues in front of the gates and find the statue of George Hardwick.

Renowned for his leadership for club and country, which role did Hardwick fulfil for 'Middlesbrough FC, England & Great Britain'?

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As well as one of Boro's greatest servants, Hardwick was a pioneering coach who managed PSV Eindhoven and the Dutch national team after leaving Teesside.

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Wilf Mannion
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Walk across to the statue of Wilf Mannion opposite.

What is the nickname of Wilf Mannion shown on the plaque below the statue?

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South Bank-born star Mannion was one of Boro's greatest players. As well as starring at Ayresome Park, he also played for England and Great Britain alongside his Boro teammate George Hardwick.

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Ayresome Park Gates
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Finally, return to the Ayresome Park gates and the same circular blue plaque.

In which year did Middlesbrough FC move to the Riverside Stadium?

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The photograph captures the kick off of the first match at the Stadium as Chelsea get action underway in August 1995.

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