Middlesbrough Football Club is a professional association football club based in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England and formed in 1876. They are currently competing in the EFL Championship, the second tier of English football.
They were one of the founding members of the Premier League in 1992.
Middlesbrough won the League Cup in 2004, the club's first and only major trophy. They reached the 2006 UEFA Cup Final, but were beaten by Spanish side Sevilla. The club's highest league finish to date was third in the 1913–14 season