Football: Boro's Junior Lions relaunched.Byline: By ERIC PAYLOR
BORO have relaunched their young members club, the Junior Lions, for the new campaign.
This season's membership pack includes offers, competitions, prizes and Boro experiences.
Boro have also joined forces with some of the region's best known family attractions to give members a voucher booklet with special offers.
Partners in the discount voucher scheme include Lightwater Valley Whilst Lightwater Valley is best known as one of the most popular theme parks in the UK, their 175 acre site in Ripon (North Yorkshire) is also home to a shopping village and a Birds of Prey Centre. , Jorvik Viking Centre, Newham Grange Leisure Farm Newham Grange Leisure Farm is a rare breed survival trust conservation centre located in Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough in the borough of Middlesbrough and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. , Nature's World, North Yorkshire Moors Railway The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire, England. Overview
The 18-mile line is the second-longest heritage line in the United Kingdom and runs across the North York Moors from Pickering via Levisham, Newton Dale and Goathland to , Diggerland, Butterfly World, Quads '4' All, Darlington Railway Museum, Fun City, Redcar Bears and Middlesbrough Football Club in the Community.
Boro Junior Lions also receive a Boro scarf, wallchart A wallchart is a type of large poster often displaying information for educational use or entertainment. One popular use of a wallchart is to track progress of sports teams in cup events. and door hanger, a membership card, Christmas card and a birthday letter signed by manager Gareth Southgate.
Before every home game members are also entered into a draw for a chance to be the club's matchday mascot, while there are also opportunities to be Boro's mascot at an away game and the chance to be a ball boy or girl at the Riverside.
Members of Boro Junior Lions are entered in regular prize draws to win match tickets to Premier League games at the Riverside and other prizes include Boro shirts signed by the first team.
Members can also access the great Boro Junior Lions section of the club's official website at www.mfc.co.uk Sponsored by Family Information Service Middlesbrough, membership of Boro Junior Lions for 2008-09 is pounds 14 (pounds 22 overseas). Application forms are available from the MFC club stores, the Riverside ticket office and the club's website.
ROARING AHEAD: Stewart Downing and Tuncay join club mascot Roary and young member Danny Graham to launch the new-look Boro Junior Lions