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Loan pair set for Oakwell bow but O'Brien remains a doubt

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New loan signings Michael Tonge and Korey Smith are in line for their Barnsley debuts against Derby County at Oakwell tomorrow – but fellow midfielder Jim O’Brien remains a big doubt due to injury. Tonge, 28, and 20-year-old Smith have trained very well over the last few days according to manager Keith Hill – and… Read more »



Shackell is ready for the Oakwell boos

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Former Barnsley skipper Jason Shackell says he fully expects a hostile reception on his return to Oakwell with Derby County on Tuesday night. Not long after manager Mark Robins departed the Reds by mutual consent, 28-year-old centre-back Shackell left Oakwell last summer to team up with the Rams, for an undisclosed fee thought to be… Read more »


Top scorer could be set for one-season stay only at Oakwell

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Barnsley have refused to cash in on their 12-goal leading goalscorer Ricardo Vaz Te – but now run the risk of seeing him walk away for nothing at the end of the season. With only a handful of days left in the January transfer window, the Reds have reportedly rebuffed offers from other Championship clubs… Read more »


Striker on week-long trial at Oakwell

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Barnsley are taking a week-long look at striker Yannick Boli. The 24-year-old Frenchman, of Ivorian descent, was formerly with Paris St Germain and recently at Nimes. He trained with the Reds yesterday and is with them for a week. He had a trial at Blackpool in 2009.


Hill wants two permanent signings before deadline

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Barnsley manager Keith Hill says he wants to make two permanent signings before Tuesday’s Championship clash with Derby County at Oakwell. That day is also the cut-off point for the January transfer window. Hill has already brought in Michael Tonge and Korey Smith on loan deals this week, to offset the injury to Jacob Butterfield… Read more »


Hill issues message to fans

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Barnsley boss Keith Hill released a statement to the supporters today, via the Oakwell Club’s official website. It read: “We’ve been unfortunate that we’ve lost two of our most influential players in Butterfield and Drinkwater. It’s a big hit for any team. “From myself and Flicker’s perspective we’re losing players when we’re not expecting to…. Read more »


Hill ponders Addison's Oakwell future

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Barnsley boss Keith Hill will decide in the next day or two whether or not to extend Miles Addison’s loan deal – or let the player return to Derby County. Addison’s emergency one-month extension expires on Saturday – and with the Reds not having a match on that date then the 23-year-old has technically finished… Read more »


Young Reds set for Owls clash

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Barnsley under 18s take on Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday, in their second local derby game in the space of seven days. They will be hoping for better fortune than they encountered at Leeds United in the FA Premier Academy League last weekend. Highly-rated young striker Danny Rose had a last minute goal controversially disallowed as… Read more »


Reds sign Norwich midfielder on month's loan

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Barnsley have completed the signing of Norwich City’s young midfielder Korey Smith on a month’s loan. He becomes Keith Hill’s second loan signing of the week, after the capture of Stoke City star Michael Tonge, who will remain at Oakwell until the end of the season. Both players will be pressing for a debut start… Read more »