Boro-born Jonathan Woodgate supported the club as a boy, and had two spells here as a player before taking the role of head coach.

His playing career hit the heights with Leeds - reaching the semi-finals of the Uefa Cup and the Champions League - before departing Elland Road as part of a fire sale in 2003, linking up with Newcastle United briefly before he made the big money move to Real Madrid.

He first joined his hometown club in 2006, initially on loan from the Bernabeu before making the move permanent.

His form for Boro caught the attentions of Tottenham Hotspur in 2008, helping them lift the League Cup when he netted the winner - and his first goal for the club - in injury time against Chelsea.

A brief one-year spell with Stoke City followed, but he was back home in the summer of 2012, and called time on his playing career four years later as Boro secured a return to the Premier League.

After hanging his boots up, he worked as a scout in Spain for Liverpool and he was back at Boro again in March 2017 when he became part of the first team coaching staff.

Jonathan went on to work with the Under-18s at the start of the 2017/18 season before stepping up to the role of first team coach during Tony Pulis' tenure as manager.

He took the head coach role in the summer of 2019, appointing Robbie Keane, Leo Percovich and Danny Coyne to his coaching staff.

Jonathan was relieved of his role as head coach in June 2020, with Neil Warnock arriving as manager.