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Reds sign Partick Thistle defender Lindsay on three-year deal

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Barnsley have fought off competition to land 21-year-old Scottish defender Liam Lindsay. The centre-back, who has penned a three-year deal at Oakwell, becomes Paul Heckingbottom’s third major summer signing, following the arrival of Steve Mallan from St Mirren and Jason McCarthy from Southampton. Lindsay made his first team debut for Partick Thistle at the age of… Read more »


Reds confirm signing of Southampton defender

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Barnsley Football have confirmed today that they have completed the signing of Southampton’s 21-years-old defender Jason McCarthy on a three-year deal. And head coach Paul Heckingbottom expressed his delight on the club’s official website. “I am really pleased to get Jason to join us,” he said. “We have been monitoring him for a while. It’s… Read more »


Reds beat Blades to signing of Premiership club defender

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It would appear that Barnsley have beaten South Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United to the signing of Southampton right-back James McCarthy. Reports indicate that a £200,000 fee has been agreed between the Reds and the Saints and McCarthy is set to move once personal terms have been agreed. The 21-year-old spent last season on loan at… Read more »



Watkins agrees three-year deal with Norwich

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Norwich City have agreed a deal to sign Barnsley forward Marley Watkins on a free transfer. Watkins, 26, made 42 Championship appearances for the Reds last term. He is the first signing made by Norwich’s new head coach Daniel Farke. Watkins, who netted 10 goals and delivered nine assists for the Oakwell outfit last season, has… Read more »


Barnsley appoint new Chief Executive

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Barnsley Football Club have recruited a Frenchman as their new Chief Executive. He is Gauthier Ganaye, who is currently Director of Marketing and International Development with Racing Club de Lens, where he is also a member of the club’s Executive Committee. He has also served as General Secretary, with responsibility for all football administration and… Read more »


‘Testing schedule’ of pre-season matches for the Reds

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Barnsley have announced a series of pre-season fixtures as they build up to a demanding second campaign in the Championship. They kick-off with two away fixtures, taking on National League opponents Guiseley Town on Tuesday, 11 July (7.30pm) and then heading to League Two side Grimsby Town four days later for a Saturday afternoon re-union… Read more »


Reds finally get their man as Mallan makes the move to Oakwell

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After a week of speculation and misunderstandings highly-rated 21-years-old St Mirren midfielder Stevie Mallan has joined Barnsley on a three-year deal. It looked at one point earlier this week that the transfer had already gone through; then it transpired that the Barnsley bid had mistakenly been e-mailed to  the Scottish club’s fans’ website; but all… Read more »


E-mail error holds up Barnsley’s bid for Scottish midfielder

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It would appear that Barnsley’s bid to sign St Mirren midfielder Stevie Mallan is not going as smoothly as might have been hoped. Apparently, when the Oakwell Club e-mailed an offer for the highly-rated 21-year-old last week it was mistakenly sent to the Saints’ fans’ site, stmirren.co.uk. The website’s editor passed the bid on to… Read more »


Reds set to sign 21-years-old Scottish midfield player

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St Mirren midfielder Steve Mallan is expected to join Barnsley after completing a medical. According to Scottish sources the Oakwell Club has agreed a fee of £200,00 for the 21-year-old, who is highly rated north of the border, He is a player who has been tracked all season by the Reds and he played a… Read more »