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Steve Agnew

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  • Premier League Debut Match
    Manchester United (h),
    19 March 2017, Lost 1 - 3

Manager Bio

Steve Agnew was the interim head coach of Middlesbrough during the 2016/17 campaign.

Shipley-born Agnew enjoyed a successful playing career, which spanned a total of 19 years, and undertook spells at Barnsley, Leicester City, Sunderland, Blackburn, Portsmouth and York City.

His first job in coaching was at Gateshead United, where he was assisant manager to Gary Gill.

Agnew initially joined Middlesbrough as an academy coach in 2003, before moving on to spells on the backroom staff of Leeds United and Hartlepool.

However, he returned to Teeside in 2007 in the role of assisiant manager, where he had the reponsibility of managing the reserve team.

Agnew again left the Riverside club in 2012 to join Steve Bruce at Hull City, helping the Tigers gain promotion to the Premier League a year later.

After leaving Hull in 2014, he immediately rejoined Boro as Aitor Karanka's assistant, achieving promotion to the Premier League in the 2015/16 season.

When Karanka departed the club in March 2017, Agnew was appointed as head coach on an interim basis until the end of the season.

Middlesbrough were relegated at the end of the campaign.


  • Middlesbrough v Sunderland
  • Hull City v Middlesbrough
  • Middlesbrough caretaker manager Steve Agnew
  • Middlesbrough caretaker manager Steve Agnew
  • Middlesbrough caretaker manager Steve Agnew celebrates their first goal as Sunderland manager David Moyes looks dismayed

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