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Second half Blackpool fight-back brings Reds down to earth

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Blackpool 3, Barnsley 1 (Carabao Cup, first round) When half-time arrived at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday night everything was going so well for Barnsley. With two and a half games of the new campaign gone they had scored seven goals, conceded none, were top of League One and apparently coasting into the second round of… Read more »


Reds sign teenage midfielder

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Barnsley have signed 18-year-old midfielder Callum Styles from Bury and he has penned a four-year deal with an option for a further year. Both clubs have agreed that the player will return to Bury later this week on a loan deal until January 2019 before joining up with Barnsley’s first team squad for the remainder of the 2018/19 campaign.


Thiam shines in red-hot start by rampaging Reds

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Barnsley 4, Oxford United 0 (League One) (By Keith Lodge) On a day when temperatures across the land continued to rise it was fitting that Barnsley should deliver a red-hot performance at the start of a new campaign, sparking hopes of a realistic bid to bounce back into the Championship at the first attempt. While… Read more »


Reds appoint former Hannover manager as new head coach

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Barnsley have appointed former Hannover manager Daniel Stendel as their new head coach. The Frankfurt-born 44-year-old, who also made almost 200 appearances for the German Club in a 14-year career as a player, has signed a two-year contract and will start work with the Reds when the players report back for pre-season training on July… Read more »




League One looms closer for struggling Reds

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Nottingham Forest 3, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet Championship) The trapdoor to League One is open wide and on the evidence of this performance Barnsley are destined to plunge straight through it. Remarkably, for a team desperate for a win to boost their Championship survival hopes, the Reds were outfought in the first half by rivals who… Read more »



Mick makes early exit after victory blow for home-town team

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Ipswich Town 1, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet Championship) It is ironic that Mick McCarthy’s last game in charge of Ipswich Town should have seen him oversee a victory which struck another blow to the chances of his home-town team escaping relegation. The Oakwell legend (pictured) had planned to leave the Sussex Club by mutual consent when… Read more »


A striking story as Reds’ derby triumph boosts survival hopes

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Barnsley 3, Sheffield United 2 (SkyBet Championship) In an intriguing tale of three strikers Barnsley not only earned the pride that comes with a South Yorkshire derby victory, but also, more importantly, clinched three precious points in their fight for Championship survival. The triumphant triumvirate of Tom Bradshaw, Kieffer Moore and Oli McBurnie combined with… Read more »