“It’s a North-East derby, and the passion and the energy that will come from 30,000 Teessiders is everything the players need," Agnew told mfc.co.uk as Boro aim to cut the nine-point gap to 17th place.
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“We have to approach it with intent and fighting spirit. You want to supporters to have an enjoyable night, a vocal night, and walk away from the stadium saying, you know what, that was a fantastic performance."
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