LAST week, we asked readers to vote for Middlesbrough’s greatest all-time XI.

Boro boasted some legendary names during the 20th century, many played for England and other countries, and more recently there were players who went onto win a first major cup final in 2004 as well as reach the UEFA Cup final in 2006.

We were inundated with selections and the votes have been tallied - here's who you chose as Middlesbrough's greatest ever XI:

The Northern Echo: Goalkeepers

The Northern Echo: Mark Schwarzer

Mark Schwarzer
Appearances: 445
During his 11 years at Middlesbrough he helped them to cup finals, cup glory and promotion. Arguably his finest hour was bouncing back from an error in the 2004 Carling Cup final to help Boro triumph, while he also made a late penalty save at Manchester City to secure a UEFA Cup spot.

The Northern Echo: Defenders

The Northern Echo: Willie Maddren

Willie Maddren
Appearances: 354
Goals: 21
A wonderfully cultured centre-half even though he also played in seven other positions for Middlesbrough. He formed a formidable partnership at the back with Stuart Boam and helped deliver promotion in 1974 by 15 points.

The Northern Echo: Tony Mowbray

Tony Mowbray
Appearances: 424
Goals: 29
Saltburn-raised Mowbray was named captain at the age of 22 and led the club to back-to-back promotions after liquidation in 1986. Bruce Rioch famously said ‘if I had to fly to the moon I would take Tony Mowbray with me’ because of how reliable he was.

The Northern Echo: Gary Pallister

Gary Pallister
1984-1988 & 1998-2000
Appearances: 249
Goals: 7
Pally was the ball-playing half of an exceptional defensive partnership with the steely Mowbray. Pallister went onto secure a move to Manchester United and become one of the best English defenders of his generation.

The Northern Echo: Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate
Appearances: 224
Goals: 4
Steve McClaren’s first signing in 2001 turned out to be one of his finest moves. The England manager, who also had a spell in charge at the Riverside, went onto become the only Boro captain to lift a major trophy in 2004.

The Northern Echo: Midfielders

The Northern Echo: George Boateng

George Boateng
Appearances: 223
Goals: 9
The Dutchman was one of Steve McClaren’s best pieces of transfer business when he agreed to pay Aston Villa £5m. He went on to make Middlesbrough tick in in the centre of the pitch, driving them on to Carling Cup glory and a UEFA Cup spot in 2004 and 2006.

The Northern Echo: Emerson

Appearances: 71
Goals: 11
The Brazilian didn’t spend as long as fans would have liked at Middlesbrough, but he showed his quality and class during his time there. The all-action midfielder scored and created goals, as well as won the ball regularly in the middle. He will also be remembered for going AWOL after interest from Barcelona.

The Northern Echo: Graeme Souness

Graeme Souness
Appearances: 216
Goals:  27
The Scotland midfielder was integral to the team that won the Second Division under Jack Charlton in 1974 and during his time on Teesside he showed everyone how good he was. His displays earned a move to Liverpool where he won domestic and European titles.

The Northern Echo: Forwards

The Northern Echo: Brian Clough

Brian Clough
Appearances: 222
Goals: 204
The locally produced centre-forward was a supreme goalpoacher and his record speaks for itself. Even though he is renowned even more nowadays for his managerial career, Clough had determination, strength and pace … but most of all he could finish in the penalty box.

The Northern Echo: Juninho

1995-97, 1999-2000 & 2002-04
Appearances: 152
Goals: 34
The little fella, as he is affectionately known at the Riverside, lit up Teesside and the Premier League with his performances. His trickery and heart drew affection from supporters, with his size not preventing the World Cup winner from becoming one of the Premier League’s best players of his era.

The Northern Echo: Wilf Mannion

Wilf Mannion
Appearances: 368
Goals: 110
He was the golden boy of Middlesbrough in the immediate post-war years because he was a complete inside-forward. He could cut through defences and score with a sudden burst of pace. He might have only been 5ft 5in but he was sturdy and powerful.