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New Red Scott set for start against Blues

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Barnsley’s new signing Scott Golbourne is set to start Saturday’s match against Championship promotion hopefuls Birmingham City at Oakwell – after his goalscoring debut off the bench at Watford last weekend. Golbourne, 23, was signed by Reds boss Keith Hill on January transfer deadline day, for an undisclosed fee from Exeter City. He is normally… Read more »


Hill hailed by Barnsley board

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The Barnsley FC board have given boss Keith Hill and his backroom staff a big thumbs-up following his first seven months in charge of the Championship club. Hill, 42, succeeded Mark Robins as Reds boss last June, after leading previous club Rochdale first to promotion and then to within three points of the League One… Read more »


Ex-Reds chairman at the Lamproom

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The Lamproom Theatre are holding ‘An Evening With John Dennis’ on March 7. Mr Dennis, former chairman of Barnsley Football Club, will chat about his long association with the Reds, including the day the club were promoted for the one and only time to the Premier League. He will also tak about what happened in… Read more »


Redders enjoys dream start as Leeds caretaker

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Former Barnsley FC star Neil Redfearn is set to remain in temporary charge of Leeds United for at least another week. The 46-year-old enjoyed a dream start to his stint as caretaker manager of the Whites with a 3-0 victory over nine-man Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday. He said: “I have been told… Read more »


Barnsley fan goes in for a bit of chest-beating….

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The temperature had plunged to zero at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Snow was in the air. It was freezing. But one Barnsley fanatic among the 500-plus who had gathered in the away section of Watford’s ground clearly didn’t feel the cold. He opted to take off his t-shirt, his jumper, and his coat! For a… Read more »


Below-par Barnsley beaten by Eustace brace

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Watford 2, Barnsley 1 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge at Vicarage Road Low in quality, a lot of huff and puff, and hardly anything to get the supporters on the edge of their seats. Barnsley boss Keith Hill said Saturday’s tussle between his Reds and the Hornets was, in his view, similar to gardening: boring! Now… Read more »



Keith Lodge: Focus on Futcher

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By Keith Lodge, who for many years travelled the length and breadth of the country reporting on the fortunes of Barnsley Football Club: It was interesting to see an article by Paul Futcher in Barnsley’s match-day programme for the recent home game with Derby County. I rated him as one of the finest ball-playing central… Read more »


Supporters Trust to welcome Oakwell Legend 'Rimmo'

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The Barnsley Supporters Trust will welcome a true Oakwell legend at their next fans forum meeting in the Legends Suite on Tuesday, February 21 (7pm). For the guest speaker, often known affectionately as ‘Mr Barnsley’, is none other than Norman Rimmington. ‘Rimmo’ was once introduced to Sir Alex Ferguson. “Of course I know who you… Read more »


Korey a class act

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Barnsley new boy Korey Smith could not have asked for a better start to his loan spell at Oakwell. The midfielder, on loan from Norwich City, enjoyed a memorable 21st birthday as he produced a man-of-the-match debut performance in the 3-2 win over Derby County on Tuesday night. Smith was simply superb in the first… Read more »