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Last-kick heart-break for Reds

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Wolverhampton Wanderers 2, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley were denied a hard-fought and thoroughly deserved point against high-flying Wolves as two stoppage time goals provided a dramatic finale at Molineux. The home team took the lead 10 minutes from the end of normal time, but the defiant Reds snatched an equaliser in the first minute… Read more »



Three-goal Villains spoil Reds’ anniversary party

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Barnsley 0, Aston Villa 3 (SkyBet Championship) Aston Villa were the real ‘Villains’ of the piece as Steve Bruce’s side gatecrashed the 130th anniversary celebrations of the Oakwell Club. There were consequently no happy returns for the Reds’ legends from various eras who had been paraded in front of the home supporters prior to kick-off…. Read more »


Adam’s late ace earns Reds another trip to Wembley

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Barnsley 3, Derby County 2 (Caraboa Cup, second round) Adam Hammill’s list of great Barnsley goals goes on. The mercurial winger, who scored two memorable goals at Wembley in the same season to earn the Reds not only cup glory but helped them to promotion, ¬†grabbed a late winner to book his club another trip… Read more »


Barnsley’s terminally ill owner produces poignant programme notes

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Terminally ill Barnsley FC owner Patrick Cryne¬†produced some poignant programme notes ahead of Barnsl;ey’s thrilling 3-2 win over Derby County at Oakwell on Tuesday night – a result which booked the Reds’ another visit to Wembley. Cryne, 66, has terminal cancer, and admits he is ‘living on borrowed time’. He admits he may not even… Read more »


Heckingbottom pleased with first away point of season

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Preston North End 1, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley ended a five-match losing league sequence on the road as a Brad Potts goal earned them their first away point of the season at Deepdale on Saturday. Based upon a solid rearguard, where Adam Jackson turned in a terrific display alongside Liam Lindsay at centre-half, the… Read more »


Football League reject Reds’ McBurnie loan deal

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Barnsley Football Club has received final notification from the English Football League that the loan signing of Oli McBurnie from Swansea City has been rejected. The season-long loan deal, which had been mooted nearly all summer, was finally announced by both Barnsley and Swansea on transfer deadline day. However, the administration process of the transfer… Read more »


Reds sign Swansea striker on season-long loan

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Barnsley have completed the signing of 21-year-old Swansea City striker Oliver McBurnie on a season-long loan. McBurnie (pictured) who started his career with Bradford City, made his Premiership debut with the Swans last year, and has been a substitute in all three of their fixtures so far this season. He will continue on duty with… Read more »


Take-over speculation mounts as Oakwell chairman resigns

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Barnsley chairman Maurice Watkins has announced that he is to leave the club, fuelling speculation of an imminent take-over by a Chinese consortium. The former Manchester United director and lawyer, who was appointed in May, 2013, has issued a statement saying: “It is just over four years ago that the owner, Patrick Cryne, asked me… Read more »


Reds sign Villa midfielder on season-long loan

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Barnsley have beaten the transfer deadline with the significant signing of Aston Villa’s 25-year-old midfield player Gary Gardner on a season-long loan. Gardner (pictured) has made more than 100 Championship appearances, including 42 for Villa last season and others on loan to Sheffield Wednesday, Brighton and Hove Albion and Nottingham Forest. He scored his first… Read more »