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Moncur double in ding-dong trophy triumph

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Barnsley 2, Bradford City 1 (Checkatrade Trophy) (By Keith Lodge) Ringing a veritable carillon of changes it was still ding-dong merrily on high for Barnsley at Oakwell. There was not one player left in the starting line-up from the team which kicked off against Notts County in League One on Saturday, but the Reds still… Read more »


Reds back to their best in four-goal second half cup blitz

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Barnsley 4, Notts County 0 (FA Cup, first round) (By Keith Lodge) The style and confidence which appeared to have deserted Barnsley in recent matches came flooding back with a flurry of second half goals against eventually outclassed League Two opposition. Struggling to link passes together in a frustrating first half – and showing alarming… Read more »


Reds spot on in penalty shoot-out

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Barnsley 1, Everton Under 21s 1 (Checkatrade Trophy) (Barnsley win 4-2 on penalties) (By Keith Lodge) Barnsley’s penalty shoot-out success ensured that some sort of justice was quite clearly done at Oakwell. For 45 minutes it looked as though only one team had eyes on winning the game – and it certainly wasn’t Everton. With… Read more »


Moore’s late winner keeps off-colour Reds on course

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Barnsley 1, Southend United 0 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel had admitted that the self-confidence of his players had taken a big blow after two away defeats in the space of three days. And it is true that the two performances since then – both at home – have… Read more »



Grant brace puts the skids under misfiring Reds

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Charlton Athletic 2, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet League One) Consistency is the key when it comes to winning promotion – and so far the Reds are struggling to find it. A praiseworthy 3-1 away victory over Fleetwood Town at the end of September was followed by a below-par 1-1 draw at home to bottom team Plymouth… Read more »


A further boost for Reds in five-goal Oakwell thriller

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Barnsley 3, Luton Town 2 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) This was a victory which emphasised the fact that Barnsley now have a squad – as opposed to a team – capable of making an immediate return to the Championship. Three regular first team players were unavailable – goalkeeper Adam Davies and midfielder Kenny… Read more »



Complacent Reds stumble against rock bottom Plymouth

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Barnsley 1, Plymouth Argyle 1 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) On the morning of this match an acquaintance sought my thoughts about the outcome. “Plymouth are bottom of the table without a win,” I replied. “So they are dead certs to pick up all three points!” And we both laughed. It was, however, not… Read more »


Reds hit back to ‘win it for Stephen’

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Fleetwood Town 1, Barnsley 3 (SkyBet League One) Barnsley players said they were determined to pick up all three points at the Highbury Stadium for club volunteer Stephen Croft, who suffered a cardiac arrest just before the kick-off of the match against Burton Albion at Oakwell a week earlier. That game was called off after… Read more »