The Riverside Stadium of MFC in North Yorkshire
The Riverside Football Stadium is the home ground of Middlesbrough FC or The Boro. The Riverside Stadium was the first stadium designed and constructed to comply with the Taylor Report and was opened on August 26 1995 with a match between Boro and Chelsea football club (see hotels). It replaced the old Ayresome Park stadium.
Middlesbrough Football Club also offers guided stadium tours that include visits to the dressing rooms, the referee room, players tunnel, boardroom, press room, and directors box. These guided tours run on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm, and on Sunday at 12:30 pm.
The local rivals of the club are Sunderland AFC at the Stadium of Light, Newcastle United playing at St James Park and Leeds United playing at Elland Road.
Club — Middlesbrough Football Club
Club Colours — Red and White
Nickname Middlesbrough FC — The Boro, Smoggies
Founded — 1876
Stadium — Riverside Stadium
Capacity — 34,988 seats
Opened — 1995
Address — The Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough, TS3 6RS
Website — MFC
Location of Riverside Stadium — the football ground of MFC is situated just north-east of Middlesbrough town centre in England TS3 6RS, North Yorkshire UK.
The award-winning Captain Cook Birthplace Museum is within reach.
GPS Postcode — TS3 6RS
Nearest train station — the main rail station of the city is Middlesbrough Railway station, located 10 to 15 minutes walk from the ground.
There are frequent rail connections from the station to Redcar and Saltburn, Darlington, Bishop Auckland, Newcastle, Sunderland, Hartlepool and Whitby. Transpennine Express run services to York, Leeds (City Station), Manchester (Piccadilly) and Manchester Airport.
Nearest Airport — the closest airport is Durham Tees Valley Airport, which is around 12 miles away from the town. Newcastle Airport NCL and Leeds Bradford Airport LBA) are within a reasonable drive or an easy train journey.
You can reach Manchester Airport hotels with a direct train service from the airport, which takes approximately 2.5 hours.