Martin O'Neill said he felt Sunderland were deserving winners after they beat Middlesbrough 2-1 after extra-time in their FA Cup fourth-round replay.
Swansea City have signed Middlesbrough striker Leroy Lita from Middlesbrough for £1.75 million.
Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray has warned Swansea over the pursuit of duo Leroy Lita and Marvin Emnes.
Middlesbrough midfielder Didier Digard has finally completed his move to Nice for an undisclosed fee.
Turkish club Eskisehirspor have completed the signing of striker Kris Boyd on a free transfer from Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough chief executive Keith Lamb is standing down from his position after almost 25 years with immediate effect.
Former England and Manchester United midfielder Bryan Robson is confident of making a full recovery after undergoing surgery for throat cancer earlier this month.
Middlesbrough striker Kris Boyd is to join League Championship rivals Nottingham Forest on loan as manager Tony Mowbray's search for a goalscorer finally paid dividends.
The Football Association have confirmed they are investigating the crowd trouble that marred the Black Country derby and Middlesbrough's win at Millwall on Saturday.
Middlesbrough have accepted an undisclosed offer from West Ham for midfielder Gary O'Neil.