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‘Goosebumps all over again’ – Plenty of Middlesbrough fans reminisce over famous League Cup victory

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2004 was certainly a year to remember for Middlesbrough as they ended their lengthy wait for cup success and in doing so qualified for the UEFA Cup.

Steve McClaren’s Middlesbrough enjoyed a memorable route to the final, beating the likes of Everton, Tottenham Hotspur, and Arsenal on their way to the Millenium Stadium to set up a clash with Sam Allardyce’s Bolton Wanderers.

Boro got off to the perfect start in Cardiff when Joseph-Desire Job opened the scoring inside just two minutes from close range.

Things got even better for McClaren’s men when Boudewijn Zenden converted a seventh-minute penalty to give Middlesbrough an early two-goal lead.

Wanderers did pull one back through Kevin Davies in the 21st minute but the score would remain at 2-1, giving Middlesbrough their first ever League Cup win.

With the suspension of all professional football until at least 30th April, Middlesbrough have been re-running classic matches from their history and followed up Wednesday re-run of their comeback win against FC Basel in from 2006 with a re-run of their League Cup win.

Here we take a look at some of the best responses to this latest re-run as plenty of Boro fans reminisce about arguably the best day in their club’s history…

QUIZ: These 15 players have played for both Middlesbrough and Sunderland – true or false? 

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Shay Given has played for both Middlesbrough and Sunderland - true or false?


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