Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Boro Look for Memorable End to Era

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Boro Look for Memorable End to Era

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Boro are aiming to make their historic final trip to Highbury a memorable visit, said Steve Harrison today.

Arsenal's 93-year-old ground closes for business at the end of the season when the Gunners make the short journey to the impressive Emirates Stadium.

First-team coach Harrison wants to see Boro improve on their poor Premiership record there in what will be their final opportunity.

Boro have won just four league games at Highbury, plus another one in the Carling Cup semi-finals.

Harrison said: "What player isn't lifted when he walks through the marbled hall at Arsenal?

"It's one of my favourite places because it has an atmosphere all of its own ... who will ever forget the Carling Cup victory there when Juninho scored?

"We have played some excellent stuff at times against Arsenal since I came here," added Harrison, recalling September's superb 2-1 win for Boro over the Gunners at the Riverside.

"They will be a little bit wary of us because they know what we are capable of on our day. …

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