Middlesbrough Manager Gordon Strachan Leaves the Riverside

Scotsman lasts less than a year as Boro boss.

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Middlesbrough manager Gordon Strachan has left the club after less than a year in charge, BBC Sport understands.
The Teessiders lost 2-1 at home to Leeds United on Saturday, dropping to 20th place in the Championship with six defeats in their first 11 league games.
Strachan, who won just 13 of his 46 games in charge, succeeded Gareth Southgate as manager in October 2009.
The club are yet to confirm who will take charge of Tuesday’s trip to Nottingham Forest in the Championship. (BBC Sport)

This is no huge surprise. Gordon Strachan had failed to make significant in roads into getting his north-east side back into the top tier and after last term’s average 11th placed finish the Boro boss would have hoped he could have gotten off to a flyer this term but after just three wins eleven Middlesbrough find themselves at the wrong end of the table.

Who is next for the Riverside hot-seat?

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