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Reds go nap in first pre-season friendly

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Newly-promoted Barnsley made a flying start in their first pre-season friendly in preparation for the Championship campaign with a convincing 5-0 away victory over Stalybridge Celtic. Alex Mowatt opened their account after good inter-play between Mamadou Thiam and Cameron McGeehan; a Cauley Woodrow brace – one from the penalty spot after Jordan Williams had been brought down,… Read more »

Reds sign highly-rated Dutch defender on a four-year deal

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Barnsley have signed a highly-rated 21-year-old central defender from Danish Superliga side AC Horsens. Six feet five inches tall, Mads Juel Andersen has been described as ‘having a calm head on young shoulders’, and is noted for his ability to play the ball out from the back. Those who have seen him in training have been… Read more »

Reds are promoted after defeats for Portsmouth and Sunderland!

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Defeats for both Portsmouth and Sunderland tonight means that Barnsley have been promoted back to the Championship at the first attempt. They are level on points with Luton Town, who are also promoted; four points clear of Portsmouth and six ahead of Sunderland with only one game to play. The final fixtures on Saturday will… Read more »

Davies rescues rocky Reds to keep automatic promotion hopes alive

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Barnsley 2, Shrewsbury Town 1 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) Jacob Brown may have scored the vital winning goal, but it was Adam Davies who made it possible for Barnsley to pocket three more  precious points. The Reds’ goalkeeper played a pivotal captain’s role with four phenomenal one-on-one saves which kept his side’s automatic promotion… Read more »

Have Reds’ automatic promotion hopes gone for a Burton?

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Burton Albion 3, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet League One) Was this the day that Barnsley’s hopes of an automatic promotion spot went for a Burton? It could well be. While the Reds were suffering their first defeat in 21 matches, their second spot rivals Sunderland and Portsmouth were both winning away and the former are now… Read more »