Over 12,000 tickets have already been sold for the cup tie, and the deadline for Season Card holders to purchase at discounted prices and guarantee their usual seat has passed. All remaining seats are on sale at general sale prices, which are as follows:

  • Adult: £15.00
  • Over-65: £10.00
  • Under-18: £5.00

Buy tickets online for the FA Cup tie between Boro and Newport County 

MFC Official 

The Club Shop at the Riverside will be open right up until kick-off and for an hour after the full-time whistle. 

Shop online at MFC Direct 

Special Guest At The Riverside 

BDO Darts World Champion Glen Durrant will be joining former Boro midfielder Neil Maddison in the Riverside Suite at tomorrow's game, fresh from retaining the crown for the third year in succession. He will also be on the pitch at half-time with his BDO World Trophy, and will conduct the Boro Lotto draw in aid of the MFC Foundation. 

Big Screen Messages 

Send us your messages on Twitter with the hashtag #UTB and we'll be selecting them to be shown on the Big Screen in the lead-up to kick-off and at half-time.

Family Zone/Twe12th Man Bar 

Turnstiles to the GRFZ open at 12.30pm. 

To keep us focused on getting fit, we have another six-month family membership to win in association with Everyone Active. All you have to do is give your details and we will pick a winner.

Did you know it’s National Story Week? Can you help us write a story for National Story Week? We are going to make a story together. If you want to write the next line to keep our story going, head over to the Creative Corner in association with WHSmith, Teesside Park. 

Do you know it’s also World Puzzle Day on Saturday? Get yourself to the Creative Corner and see what puzzles WHSmith – Teesside Park have for you to work out. The winners will be entered into a lucky draw to win some traditional puzzle sets.

Wildlife Trust are back to tell us all about Wiggle around the Waders – helping the plight of our wading birds. Visit them at the Dressing Up Corner. 

Want to be a part of the pre-match build-up? Get yourself pitchside at 2.45pm and you could be one of our lucky flag wavers. 

After the game, get yourself along to the 12th Man Bar in the North Stand, with offers on food and selected drinks with plenty of music. 

You could win a signed ball, signed pennant, vouchers for Frankie & Benny's or Nando's or a hamper of puzzles if you are our lucky winners of our free raffle. 

For further information on the 12th Man Bar, contact Yvonne at

Young Boro fan Phillip, who's been battling cancer for three and a half three years, has been invited to be a mascot at the game after recently ringing the bell to signal the end of treatment. 

Follow The Game 

Due to broadcast regulations, we are unable to broadcast FA Cup matches on our Riverside LIVE streaming service, domestically and overseas. 

You can still keep up to date with all the action from the Riverside at, with audio commentary available from the BBC Tees Sport team, which is priced at £3 for an individual pass. 

Set up your subscription 

We will also be bringing you all the pre-match build-up, minute-by-minute updates throughout and all the reaction from the Boro dressing room with our match centre. 

Please note that supporters using the MFC Official App (Android only)will only be able to select the match centre for the Newport County fixture by selecting the Newport fixture via the Fixtures tab. 


Pick up your copy of our official matchday programme #UTB in and around the Riverside for just £2. In tomorrow's edition, we have a special feature on Dimi becoming our oldest-ever player, connections between Boro and Newport, a closer look at The Exiles and much more.