Boro face a big trip to St Mary’s before Christmas – and MSS have everything you need to know!
Southampton vs Middlesbrough, AKA the Ramirez Derby, kicks off at 14:15 on Sunday 11th December. MSS Members will be getting the 9:54am train from Waterloo to Southampton Central – arriving at 11:34am.
Southampton Central station is just over a 25 minute walk from St Mary’s Stadium with lots of watering holes on the way.
The Admiral Sir Lucius Curtis – A wetherspoons in the Ocean Village. Many MSS members will be meeting there as they arrive into Southampton.
Browns, Millbank Street – A popular away fans pub and close the ground. Many of the Boro fans traveling from further up north will be congregating in this pub.
As usual, watch the MSS social media channels for movements on the day. Up the Boro!
Boro meet Hull again but this time in the Premier League!
After last year’s last gasp winner from David Nugent, Hull managed to overcome the setback and gain promotion through the Play-Offs. Now led by Mike Phelan, will the Tigers suffer a similar defeat at the Riverside?
Join MSS to find out! We will be screening the game at Walkabout Temple – Kick off is at 8pm.
Let us know if you are coming on Facebook!
Walkabout has strict licensing rules imposed by Westminster Council so could all who wish to attend please bring ID. They can be very strict on this rule.
**MSS Loyalty Cards**
If you’ve still not collected your MSS Loyalty card we’ve got plenty to still give away. These entitle you to £3 pints and 25% off food! (Ts&Cs apply.)
The MSS Christmas Appeal in aid of Zoe’s Place is back for its seventh year!
For the previous 6 years this appeal has been run by MSS member Johnathan Gallagher. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Johnathan for all of his input and help over these years and for making the previous MSS Christmas Appeal’s such a success.
The 2016 MSS Christmas Appeal will be run by committee member Kate Grace who has continued the theme of setting up a wish list on Amazon for you to look through.
Once you have decided what you would like to donate to the cause, simply click, pay and it will be posted directly to Zoe’s Place ready for Christmas. In order for the items to be delivered in time for Christmas the guy’s at Zoe’s Place have asked for items to be ordered by Friday December 16th.
Zoe’s Place is a beautiful children’s hospice based in Normanby, Middlesbrough who do a lot of great work providing much needed respite and hospice care to children aged 0-5 years.
They not only care for the children in need, but also offer great support for the children’s parents, siblings and extended family throughout their difficult times.
Everyone on the MSS committee agrees that this is an amazing organisation who do their upmost to help and support those most at need on Teesside.
It gives us great pleasure to be able to donate and support Zoe’s Place and hopefully we can help to bring a little magic to the children they are caring for this Christmas.
We thank you in advance for all of your kind donations.
Middlesbrough face a difficult trip to high flying Arsenal and MSS have all your prematch plans.
Those lucky MSS Members who got tickets are meeting in The Worlds End in Finsbury Park, just a few stops from Kings Cross (Victoria and Piccadilly lines) and a short walk from the ground.
Another option is Drayton Park, a recommended “away fans pub”, also close to the Emirates. The nearest tube stop is Arsenal on the Piccadilly line
Fans should allow plenty of travelling time to allow for the large crowds at the stadium.
Boro’s last trip to the Emirates was an ill-fated FA Cup tie in February 2015 when the Gunners continued to win the trophy. The Teessider’s last league win at Arsenal was in April 2001, thanks to two own goals and Hamilton Ricard.
Arsenal have been in great form recently, including a 6-0 hammering of Bulgarian champions Ludogorets.
Will Boro have enough? In Aitor we trust.
The Premier League is back and Boro are in action against Watford.
MSS have booked the big screen at Walkabout Temple (Temple Place, London WC2R 2PH) to screen the game.
MSS Members are eligible for drinks and food discounts with their MSS Loyalty Card.
More MSS loyalty cards will be available on the day if you’ve not picked up yours yet.
Let us know you are attending via this Facebook link – https://www.facebook.com/events/1789864061270979/
Please remember ID – the venue’s license is very strict and implemented by Westminster Council.
After the recent success of our boats, MSS has decided Boro fans deserve to arrive to our maiden visit to the Olympic Stadium in style. We have booked the Elizabethan river cruise, a 1890’s replica paddle steamer, for Boro’s fixture with West Ham United on Saturday the 1st of October.
The Boat will be open from 11:00am and will be departing from Westminster Pier (details) at 11:15am (prompt) so make sure you give yourself plenty of time to get there. We will then set sail up and down the River Thames, taking in all its glorious sights and monuments, before finally docking at North Greenwich at around 1:30pm.
North Greenwich pier is a short walk to North Greenwich tube station on the Jubilee line, a 9-minute journey to Stratford station (nearest tube stop for the Olympic stadium).
We want the boat to be a wall of colour of noise so please bring your flags, banners and singing voices. The boat has a cash bar (please bring cash for a prompt service) serving a selection of drinks but bringing your own alcohol onboard is prohibited.
Tickets for the boat are priced at £15 (exc. fees) and are on sale now. Ticket costs go towards ensuring MSS can continue to run events like this in the future.
We’ve launched a fortnightly podcast discussing all things Boro!
The pod stars Adam Garnsey, Graham Kirby, Scott Perkins and James Howell, plus the occasional super sub, and is put together by technical wizard producer-and-editor Kieron Banerj. Our podcast aims to bring the latest punditry and pessimism from Middlesbrough Supporters South.
How to catch the latest episode
iTunes – Link
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Acast – Link
Please make sure you subscribe, share, star and leave feedback!
It’s Middlesbrough’s first away game in London this season and it is one a lot of us are familiar with in recent years back at Craven Cottage in the EFL Cup.
Join the MSS and a bunch of fellow Boro fans in The Temperance for drinks pre-match before the lovely 15 minute walk to the ground through Bishop’s Park. No doubt there will be a few people sticking around for a few post-match beers around this area.
Closest Station: Putney Bridge (District Line)
BREAKING | MSS have reached a deal with Walkabout Temple for the full 2016/17 season.
MSS is delighted to announce a partnership with Walkabout Temple for the 2016/17 season. The partnership means MSS Members can take advantage of £3 drinks on pints*, vodka/JD mixer and jagerbombs – all available any day and any time. Plus 25% off food!
The partnerships starts this Sunday for televised Sunderland match. This weekend Members will receive wristbands for the discounts with unique MSS Loyalty Cards being printed for future TV screenings.
Make sure you wear your colours on Sunday so MSS can see who to give a wristband.
PLEASE make sure you click attending so we can ensure there are enough wristbands to go around and we can let Walkabout know to have more staff on.
More details on wristband distribution to come.
Please remember to bring ID as Walkabout is under a strict license from its local council.
Following on from the success of their first London event in June, ParmStar will be back at the Fourpure Brewery in Bermondsey this Friday & Saturday for #Parmogeddon II.
Just like last time, there will be a limited number of whole parmos on the menu, as well as snack parmos, parmo burgers and Aussie parmas. They’ll be serving from 5-8 on Friday and 12-7 (or sell-out) on Saturday. If you’re planning on ordering a whole parmo, try to get there early on Friday or Saturday.
ParmStar use quality English chicken and serve pub-style parmos from their mobile gazebo. They prepare everything from scratch, apart from the freshly baked buns. Come down to taste a proper parmo and choose from a huge selection of Fourpure beers to help wash it down.
Fourpure is the main starting point for the Bermondsey Beer Mile – a string of awesome craft breweries stretching from Bemondsey to London Bridge. If you fancy doing this, here’s a handy guide from our friends at Beer Guide London – http://www.beerguideldn.com/article.php?ID=5
How to get to Fourpure…
I know what you’re thinking, where the hell is the Fourpure Brewing Tap Room?! Well if you put the below postcode into Citymapper, you should find it without much of a problem.
Fourpure Brewing Co.
Bermondsey Trading Estate
Rotherhithe New Rd
If you’re a bit old school that’s fine too:
South Bermondsey (Southern Rail from London Bridge) – 5 minute walk
Surrey Quays (London Overground) – 12 minute walk
Canada Water (Jubilee Line & London Overground) – 18 minute walk
Bus – No.1 from Tottenham Ct. Road / Canada Water or No.381 from Waterloo / London BridgeWhen you arrive at Bermondsey Trading Estate, walk in passed Screwfix and tool station until you see a bridge. Head under that and you should be able to see the brewery.