2014–15 Middlesbrough F.C. season

The 2014–15 season was Middlesbrough's 6th consecutive season in the Championship. They also competed in the League Cup and in the FA Cup.

Middlesbrough
2014–15 season
ChairmanSteve Gibson
ManagerAitor Karanka
StadiumRiverside Stadium
Football League Championship4th
FA CupFifth Round
League CupThird Round
Top goalscorerLeague:
Patrick Bamford (17)

All:
Patrick Bamford (19)
Highest home attendance33,381 (vs. Brighton & Hove Albion, 02 May 2015)
Lowest home attendance10,727 (vs. Preston North End, 26 August 2014)

StatisticsEdit

Appearances and goalsEdit

Last updated 2 May 2015[1]
"+" constitutes substitute appearances
No. Pos Nat Player Total Championship FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2 DF   Damià 7 0 6 0 0 0 1 0
3 DF   George Friend 46 1 42 1 3 0 1 0
4 DF   Daniel Ayala 35 5 29+1 4 2 1 3 0
5 DF   Ryan Fredericks (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur) 20 0 16+1 0 2 0 1 0
6 DF   Ben Gibson 40 0 33+3 0 3 0 1 0
7 MF   Grant Leadbitter 49 13 40+3 12 3+1 0 2 1
8 MF   Adam Clayton 47 0 37+4 0 4 0 2 0
9 FW   Kike 49 11 25+17 9 3+1 1 1+2 1
10 MF   Lee Tomlin 48 9 32+10 7 4 0 2 2
11 MF   Emmanuel Ledesma 2 0 1 0 0 0 0+1 0
13 GK   Dimitrios Konstantopoulos 42 0 40 0 0 0 2 0
17 DF   James Husband 6 0 2+1 0 1 0 2 0
18 MF   Dean Whitehead 20 0 11+7 0 0 0 2 0
19 MF   Mustapha Carayol 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 MF   Adam Reach 46 3 27+12 2 0+4 0 2+1 1
21 FW   Jelle Vossen (on loan from Racing Genk) 38 8 20+13 7 2+2 1 0+1 0
22 DF   Kenneth Omeruo (on loan from Chelsea) 23 0 17+2 0 3 0 1 0
23 FW   Patrick Bamford (on loan from Chelsea) 43 19 32+6 17 4 1 0+1 1
24 MF   Emilio Nsue 28 0 12+14 0 0 0 2 0
25 DF   Rhys Williams 2 0 0+1 0 1 0 0 0
26 DF   Tomáš Kalas (on loan from Chelsea) 17 0 16+1 0 0 0 0 0
27 MF   Albert Adomah 49 5 40+3 5 3 0 2+1 0
33 MF   Yanic Wildschut 13 2 3+8 2 0+1 0 0+1 0
34 MF   Adam Forshaw 20 1 6+12 0 0 0 2 1
39 DF   Jonathan Woodgate 8 1 5+2 1 0 0 1 0
40 GK   Tomás Mejías 11 0 6+1 0 4 0 0 0
Players away from the club on loan:
14 FW   Luke Williams 5 1 0+4 0 0 0 1 1
15 DF   Seb Hines 5 0 3 0 0 0 2 0
30 FW   Bradley Fewster 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
Players who appeared for Middlesbrough but left during the season:
16 DF   Andy Halliday 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 MF   Miloš Veljković (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur) 4 0 1+2 0 0+1 0 0 0
33 MF   Richard Smallwood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
46 GK   Jamal Blackman (on loan from Chelsea) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Top scorersEdit

Last updated 17 April 2015
Rank Pos. No. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
1 FW 23   Patrick Bamford 17 1 1 19
2 MF 7   Grant Leadbitter 12 0 1 13
3 FW 9   Kike 9 1 1 11
4 FW 10   Lee Tomlin 7 0 2 9
5 FW 21   Jelle Vossen 7 1 0 8
6= MF 27   Albert Adomah 5 0 0 5
6= DF 4   Daniel Ayala 4 1 0 5
7 MF 20   Adam Reach 2 0 1 3
8 MF 33   Yanic Wildschut 2 0 0 2
9= DF 3   George Friend 1 0 0 1
9= FW 14   Luke Williams 0 0 1 1
9= FW 30   Bradley Fewster 0 0 1 1
9= DF 39   Jonathan Woodgate 1 0 0 1
9= Own goal 1 0 0 1

Disciplinary recordEdit

Number Nation Position Name Total Championship FA Cup League Cup
               
4 DF   Daniel Ayala 10 0 8 0 1 0 1 0
7 MF   Grant Leadbitter 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
8 MF   Adam Clayton 7 1 6 0 0 1 1 0
3 DF   George Friend 6 1 6 1 0 0 0 0
5 DF   Ryan Fredericks 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
10 MF   Lee Tomlin 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
27 MF   Albert Adomah 5 1 4 1 0 0 1 0
6 DF   Ben Gibson 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
18 MF   Dean Whitehead 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 0
3 DF   Kenneth Omeruo 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
23 FW   Patrick Bamford 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
21 FW   Jelle Vossen 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
2 DF   Damià 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
9 FW   Kike 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
13 GK   Dimitrios Konstantopoulos 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
24 MF   Emilio Nsue 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
34 MF   Adam Forshaw 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 MF   Adam Reach 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

CompetitionsEdit

Pre-season and friendliesEdit

ChampionshipEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
2 Watford (P) 46 27 8 11 91 50 +41 89 Promotion to the Premier League
3 Norwich City (O, P) 46 25 11 10 88 48 +40 86 Qualification for Championship play-offs[a]
4 Middlesbrough 46 25 10 11 68 37 +31 85
5 Brentford 46 23 9 14 78 59 +19 78
6 Ipswich Town 46 22 12 12 72 54 +18 78
Updated to match(es) played on 2 May 2015. Source: Sky Sports
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Four teams play for one spot and promotion to the Premier League.

League results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 25 10 11 68 37  +31 85 15 5 3 42 12  +30 10 5 8 26 25  +1

Last updated: 6 April 2015.
Source: Football League

MatchesEdit

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A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

The fixtures for the 2014–15 season were announced on 18 June 2014 at 9am.[2]

FA CupEdit

League CupEdit

The draw for the first round was made on 17 June 2014 at 10am. Middlesbrough were drawn away to Oldham Athletic.[3]

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Position Player Transferred from Fee Date Team Source
GK   Tomás Mejías   Real Madrid Undisclosed 4 July 2014 First Team [4]
FW   Kike   Real Murcia Undisclosed 11 July 2014 First Team [5]
DF   James Husband   Doncaster Rovers £500,000 + Swap 26 July 2014 First Team
DF   Emilio Nsue   Real Mallorca Undisclosed 31 July 2014 First Team
MF   Adam Clayton   Huddersfield Town £1,000,000 + Swap 13 August 2014 First Team [6]
DF   Damià Abella   Osasuna Free 16 August 2014 First Team [7]
MF   Yanic Wildschut   Heerenveen Undisclosed 1 September 2014 First Team [8]
MF   Adam Forshaw   Wigan Athletic Undisclosed 28 January 2015 First Team [9]

OutEdit

Position Player Transferred to Fee Date Team Source
MF   Matthew Dolan   Bradford City Free transfer (Released) 16 May 2014 First Team [10]
DF   Jake Fowler   Free Agent Free transfer (Released) 16 May 2014 Reserves [11]
DF   Jayson Leutwiler   Shrewsbury Town Free transfer (Released) 16 May 2014 First Team [11][12]
DF   Cameron Park   Marske United Free transfer (Released) 16 May 2014 First Team [11]
DF   Stuart Parnaby   Hartlepool United Free transfer (Released) 16 May 2014 First Team [11][13]
DF   Frazer Richardson   Rotherham United Free transfer (Released) 16 May 2014 First Team [11][14]
DF   Lewis Sirrell   Östersund Free transfer (Released) 16 May 2014 Reserves [11][15]
DF   Matthew Waters   Free Agent Free transfer (Released) 16 May 2014 Reserves [11]
FW   Marvin Emnes   Swansea City Undisclosed 2 July 2014 First Team [16]
FW   Lukas Jutkiewicz   Burnley Undisclosed 15 July 2014 First Team [17]
FW   Curtis Main   Doncaster Rovers Swap 30 July 2014 First Team [18]
MF   Jacob Butterfield   Huddersfield Town Swap 13 August 2014 First Team [6]
DF   Christian Burgess   Peterborough United Undisclosed 21 August 2014 First Team [19]
MF   Richard Smallwood   Rotherham United Undisclosed 22 August 2014 First Team [20]
FW   Kei Kamara   Columbus Crew Free transfer (Released) 28 August 2014 First Team
FW   Charlie Wyke   Carlisle United Nominal fee 23 January 2015 Reserves [21]
MF   Andy Halliday   Bradford City Undisclosed 26 January 2015 First team [22]

Loans inEdit

Position Player Loaned from End date Team Source
DF   Kenneth Omeruo   Chelsea 30 June 2015 First team [23]
DF   Ryan Fredericks   Tottenham Hotspur 30 June 2015 First team [24]
FW   Patrick Bamford   Chelsea 30 June 2015 First team [25]
FW   Jelle Vossen   Genk 30 June 2015 First team [8]
GK   Jamal Blackman   Chelsea 17 January 2015 First team [8]
DF   Miloš Veljković   Tottenham Hotspur 17 January 2015 First team [26]
DF   Tomáš Kalas   Chelsea 30 June 2015 First team [27]
DF   Fernando Amorebieta   Fulham 30 June 2015 First team [28]
DF   Dwight Tiendalli   Swansea City 30 June 2015 First team [29]

Loans outEdit

Position Player Loaned to End date Team Source
MF   Ryan Brobbel   Hartlepool United 8 November 2014 Reserves [30][31][32]
MF   Richard Smallwood   Rotherham United 22 August 2014 First team [33]
DF   Christian Burgess   Peterborough United 21 August 2014 Reserves [19][34]
FW   Charlie Wyke   Hartlepool United 24 November 2014 Reserves [19][35][36]
GK   Jason Steele   Blackburn Rovers 30 June 2015 First team [37]
DF   Seb Hines   Coventry City 4 January 2015 First team [38]
DF   David Atkinson   Hartlepool United 26 October 2014 Reserves [39]
MF   Andy Halliday   Bradford City 26 January 2015 First team [22][40][41]
FW   Luke Williams   Scunthorpe United 3 January 2015 First team [42][43]
DF   Brad Halliday   York City 13 December 2014 Reserves [44]
MF   Bryn Morris   Burton Albion 19 December 2014 Reserves [45]
MF   Emmanuel Ledesma   Rotherham United 20 December 2014 First team [46]
FW   Bradley Fewster   Preston North End 30 June 2015 Reserves [47]
FW   Luke Williams   Coventry City 12 March 2015 First team [48][49]
MF   Jordan Jones   Hartlepool United 30 June 2015 Reserves [50][51]
MF   Emmanuel Ledesma   Brighton & Hove Albion 21 March 2015 First team [52]
DF   James Husband   Fulham 30 June 2015 First team [28]
FW   Luke Williams   Peterborough United 30 June 2015 First team [53]
DF   David Atkinson   Carlisle United 30 June 2015 Reserves [54]
MF   Mustapha Carayol   Brighton & Hove Albion 30 June 2015 First team [55]

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