Over the next two seasons Duncan was victim of a series of unfortunate injuries that limited his playing time, sustaining two cruciate ligament tears as Sunderland slipped down the leagues. Middlesbrough and Oberhausen entered into a town twinning partnership in 1974, close ties having existed for over 50 years. By The Northern Echo Comment. Middlesbrough chief executive Neil Bausor and the agent of Duncan Watmore have this week had a brief chat about the player signing extended terms at the club. [11], Watmore signed for Premier League club Sunderland on 24 May 2013 for an undisclosed fee on a two-year contract. The 2014/15 campaign was spent mostly with Sunderland’s development team, with Duncan named U21 Premier League Player of the Season after scoring 11 goals in 19 matches. It didn't always keep Duncan out of the headlines, though - in March 2017 he was hailed for saving three holidaymakers following a boat crash in Barbados. The former Sunderland forward, who signed a … Ashley Fletcher and Paddy McNair were both teammates during this period, and McNair has since hailed Duncan’s impact when they shared the treatment room while recovering from their respective ACL injuries. Duncan Ian Watmore (born 8 March 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger for Championship club Middlesbrough. [5] He was educated at Cheadle Hulme School. Duncan Ian Watmore (born 8 March 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger for Middlesbrough. Middlesbrough vs Swansea City 2-1 | Yan Dhanda,Duncan Watmore Double Goal ⚽⚽ Middlesbrough have signed former Sunderland forward Duncan Watmore on a short-term deal until January. [27] He was named in the Team of the Tournament and was also voted as the Revelation of the Tournament. * Mar 8, 1994 in Manchester, England 1 / … Duncan made his senior debut with the Black Cats in January 2014, and spent the second half of the 2013/14 season on loan at Scottish side Hibernian, where he scored his first professional goal. [14] His first goal came on 15 March 2014 in a 3–1 defeat away to Partick Thistle. Middlesbrough have announced the signing of former Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore on a short-term contract. [20] Watmore returned from two months out with an ankle injury on 16 April 2016 as a half time substitute away to Norwich City, and scored the third goal in Sunderland's 3–0 victory, a result which brought the team to within a point of Norwich in the relegation battle. [23], On 17 November 2020, Watmore signed for Middlesbrough on a short-term deal until January 2021. From a family with keen sporting interest, father Ian Watmore was once chief executive of the Football Association and since September has been chair of the England and Wales Cricket Board. All rights reserved, Boxing Day Match Against Rotherham Suspended, #OnThisDay In 1995: Hendrie Bows Out With West Ham Goal, GALLERY: Christmas Cheer In Boro Training, WATCH: 'Ask The Gaffer' With Neil Warnock. Watmore previously played for Altrincham, Clitheroe, Curzon Ashton, Sunderland and Hibernian. MIDDLESBROUGH boss Neil Warnock wants to tie down Duncan Watmore on a new deal — because rivals are after him in the window. Middlesbrough's Duncan Watmore is congratulated by Marcus Tavernier against Millwall (Image: CameraSport - Lee Parker) Watmore's goals were … United of Manchester in the FA Trophy. Duncan made his league debut for Sunderland in August 2015 and scored a late consolation goal, introduced from the bench in a Premier League match against a Norwich City side including Jonny Howson. [21], Watmore was ruled out for the remainder of the a 2016–17 season after suffering cruciate knee ligament injury during Sunderland's 2–1 home win over Leicester City on 3 December 2016. But he has caught the eye of other Championship sides already, scoring twice in yesterday’s 3-0 win over Millwall. € * 08.03.1994 in Manchester, England Keep up to date with all the latest news and interviews, ticket information, supporter events, competitions, offers and new product lines from Middlesbrough FC. Duncan then featured for England’s Under-20s at the 2015 Toulon Tournament, and top scored for England alongside Chuba Akpom. [36] In November 2015, Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe likened Watmore to Gareth Bale, his former Tottenham Hotspur teammate, citing a shared ability of ball control. Duncan Watmore will be offered an extended contract at Middlesbrough after his brace against Millwall, Neil Warnock confirmed. Leaving the Red Devils as a 12-year-old, Duncan carved out his early career in the lower leagues with Altrincham, also spending time on loan with Curzon Ashton and Clitheroe. [25] Watmore continued his goal scoring with 2 on the 12th December 2020 in a 3-0 win against Millwall fc [26], Watmore made his debut for England under-20s on 28 May 2015 in the 2015 Toulon Tournament, scoring England's second goal in a 3–3 draw with Morocco. Watmore only signed until mid-January as a free agent. Duncan Watmore is at home at Middlesbrough but question marks remain over strikers The addition to a winger or two will provide the catalyst but the … [35], Watmore plays as a winger. [22], It was announced on 17 June 2020 that Watmore would be leaving Sunderland, bringing to an end his 7 years at the club. That November, Duncan scored his first U21 goal and assisted two others after coming on as a substitute against Switzerland. Neil Warnock finally has his man after former Sunderland striker Duncan Watmore signed for Middlesbrough.. Duncan Watmore, 26, from England Middlesbrough FC, since 2020 Right Winger Market value: £720Th. [9][10] He scored 14 goals for Altrincham in the 2012–13 season. Watmore signed for … [32] Watmore scored his first under-21 goal and assisted two others on 14 November 2015 after coming on as a substitute against Switzerland in a 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifier. The man with a record eight promotions in English football on his CV toasted yet another triumph as Duncan Watmore's double gave Middlesbrough victory. Those ties began in 1953 with youth exchanges, the first of which was held in 1953. Watmore was a free agent after leaving the Black Cats at the end of last season. [38] He graduated with a first-class honours degree in December 2015. Duncan Watmore’s double ensured Neil Warnock was able to celebrate his 72nd birthday in style as his Middlesbrough side claimed a 2-1 win over Swansea in the Championship. Duncan was born in Manchester, and spent time with Manchester United as a youngster. [13], On 31 January 2014, Watmore joined Scottish Premiership club Hibernian on loan for the rest of the 2013–14 season. CAN WE HIT 20 LIKES? The 26-year old has signed a short … [8] Watmore had spells on loan at Northern Premier League Division One North clubs Clitheroe and Curzon Ashton in early 2012. [6], Watmore started his career at Manchester United, but was released at the age of 12. By YP Sport Saturday, 12th December 2020, 5:19 pm [19] He signed a new four-year contract with Sunderland on 22 November 2015. Minutes later, though, he was victim to a poor challenge which saw Chairboys man Marcus Bean dismissed and ended Duncan’s season. [39] In 2017 whilst on holiday in Barbados Watmore reportedly helped save three pensioners from the water after a boat crash. [34] He scored three goals in 13 appearances for the under-21s from 2015 to 2016. Duncan Watmore's double ensured Neil Warnock was able to celebrate his 72nd birthday in style as his Middlesbrough side claimed a 2-1 win over Swansea in … Having started the … [30], In August 2015, Watmore was called up to the England under-21 squad for the first time. Middlesbrough forward Duncan Watmore 0 comment NEIL WARNOCK intends to sit down with Duncan Watmore's representatives before the weekend to tie up the details of a … [18], Watmore made his league debut for Sunderland on 15 August 2015, coming off the bench to score a late consolation goal with a scuffed volley into the bottom-left corner in a 3–1 home loss to Norwich City. [31] He made his debut against the United States on 3 September 2015 as a second-half substitute, and assisted James Wilson's winning goal. Returning to club football, Duncan scored four senior goals that season, netting against Exeter in the League Cup and Stoke City then returning from an ankle lay-off to net in the reverse fixture with Norwich. He was soon on the road to recovery again, though 2019/20 season proved to be his final season with Sunderland, appearing 22 times and scoring twice before the League One campaign was curtailed due to coronavirus. * Mar 8, 1994 in Manchester, England [7] He joined Altrincham in their youth team at the age of 16. The winger was named in the Team of the Tournament as well as winning the Revelation of the Tournament award. Duncan Watmore scores twice to open his account for Middlesbrough The former Sunderland player scored twice as Neil Warnock's side took a step closer to the play-offs nechronicle DUNCAN WATMORE provided a belated birthday gift to Neil Warnock and perhaps an early Christmas present for himself as Middlesbrough downed Swansea. DUNCAN WATMORE provided a belated birthday gift to Neil Warnock and perhaps an early Christmas present for himself as Middlesbrough downed … Watmore previously played for Altrincham, Clitheroe, Curzon Ashton, Sunderland and Hibernian. Skip to next photo. The 26-year-old struck both goals, his first for the club, as Boro took the points with a 2-1 win over their play-off rivals. Neil Warnock expects Duncan Watmore to extend his Middlesbrough stay. Neil Warnock paid tribute to Duncan Watmore after the injury-plagued forward scored his first two Middlesbrough goals in his side’s 2-1 Championship win over Swansea. Duncan Watmore struck another double to help Middlesbrough to a 3-0 win over out-of-sorts Millwall at the Riverside. In the summer of 2016, Duncan was back at the Toulon Tournament with England, this time returning home a winner as a side including Lewis Baker, Jack Grealish and James Ward-Prowse earned the Young Lions' first victory in the competition for 22 years. Watmore was born in Manchester[4] and is the son of Ian Watmore, a former chief executive of the Football Association. The same month, he’d also make his first England Under-21 appearance, assisting James Wilson’s winning goal against the United States. Toulon Tournament Team of the Tournament: Toulon Tournament Revelation of the Tournament: 2015, This page was last edited on 22 December 2020, at 20:42. Duncan then featured for England’s Under-20s at the 2015 Toulon Tournament, and … A blistering spell of form with Alty attracted the attention of a host of clubs higher up the pyramid, and it was Sunderland who won the race to capture Duncan as a 19-year-old in May 2013. Operating as a winger or forward, Duncan quickly emerged as a fan favourite on Wearside, his raw pace and willingness to drive at defenders earning the nickname ‘roadrunner.’. Duncan Watmore is hoping to make his first appearance for Middlesbrough in the home game against Derby. Watmore only signed until mid-January as a free agent. [17], On 29 May 2015, Watmore was named the U21 Premier League Player of the Season, after scoring 11 goals in 19 matches in the competition. Duncan Watmore, right, shone for Middlesbrough (Mike Egerton/PA) Neil Warnock paid tribute to Duncan Watmore after the injury-plagued forward scored his first two Middlesbrough … See photos images. Duncan Watmore 's double ensured Neil Warnock was able to celebrate his 72nd birthday in style as his Middlesbrough side claimed a 2-1 win over Swansea in … UTB! At the time, Duncan was also working towards a degree in business and economics at the University of Manchester, and transferred his studies to Newcastle University. Duncan Watmore, 26, aus England FC Middlesbrough, seit 2020 Rechtsaußen Marktwert: 800 Tsd. Duncan Watmore has a several clubs chasing his services Credit: Rex Features. [24] He scored his first goals for Middlesbrough when he scored twice in a 2-0 win against Swansea City on 2 December 2020. [5][12] He made his debut for the Sunderland first team on 5 January 2014 as a 60th-minute substitute for Ji Dong-won in a 3–1 home win against Carlisle United in the third round of the FA Cup. Official Club Website of Middlesbrough FC. Duncan Watmore struck another double to help Middlesbrough to a 3-0 win over out-of-sorts Millwall at the Riverside. DUNCAN WATMORE struck a double for the second time in ten days to get Middlesbrough back to winning ways against Millwall at the Riverside. 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[15][16] Watmore left Hibernian at the end of the season. MIDDLESBROUGH boss Neil Warnock wants to tie down Duncan Watmore on a new deal — because rivals are after him in the window. Stay in control and create your free MFC Digital Account now or update your preferences to select the communications you want to receive from Boro. The 2014/15 campaign was spent mostly with Sunderland’s development team, with Duncan named U21 Premier League Player of the Season after scoring 11 goals in 19 matches. Duncan Watmore has signed for the boro, His short loan means he will be with the club till January. Duncan Watmore struck another double to help Middlesbrough to a 3-0 win over out-of-sorts Millwall at the Riverside. Duncan Watmore (right) also scored two for Middlesbrough against Swansea on 2 December Middlesbrough swept aside Millwall with three goals in the first … 2. [7] He made his first-team debut on 27 November 2011 as a substitute in a 2–1 away defeat to F.C. 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