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Hill closes in on loan pair

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Barnsley boss Keith Hill is hoping to have two new midfielders training with the rest of his squad by Wednesday. After losing Jacob Butterfield to a season-ending injury, and seeing loan ace Danny Drinkwater sign for Leicester City, Hill has moved to bolster his midfield ahead of the home clash with Derby County early next… Read more »


Hill hits out at McEveley boo boys

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Barnsley manager Keith Hill readily admitted that Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to lowly Millwall ‘wasn’t at all good’ – but hit out at the Oakwell boo-boys who hounded Jay McEveley. The Reds left-back came in for heavy criticism after his part in Darius Henderson’s third goal 15 minutes from time. Said Hill: “I heard some… Read more »


Henderson hat-trick sinks below-par Barnsley

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Barnsley 1, Millwall 3 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge Barnsley boss Keith Hill says he is trying to build something at Oakwell. This reporter commends him for that – and believes he has done a terrific job so far this season, on a shoestring of a Championship budget. To be 12 points clear of the bottom… Read more »


Reds linked with Orient skipper

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It is being claimed that League One club Leyton Orient have rejected an offer from Barnsley for their club captain Stephen Dawson. The 26-year-old Irish midfielder is out of contract at the end of the current season – and has so far shown no inclination to pen a new deal. Sky Sports are claiming today… Read more »


Reds versus Lions: head-to-head

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The record between Barnsley and Saturday’s visitors Millwall is a very close one. Tomorrow’s Oakwell clash will be the 59th competitive meeting of the two clubs. Millwall have won 18, Barnsley 17. But the Reds go into the game as favourites for the three points, despite the fact that they are without their two best… Read more »


Rimmo on Sky Sports

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Oakwell legend Norman Rimmington features on tonight’s Football League Weekend show on Sky Sports at 5.30pm. They would need a five-hour programme at least to enable ‘Rimmo’ to get across what he’s seen in the game during his long career at Barnsley FC!



Hill targets a successful 20-game season

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Barnsley manager Keith Hill has now set his sights on ‘over-achieving in a 20-game season’ – and says a push towards the top six is not a forlorn dream. The Reds are sitting comfortably in 14th spot in the Championship table, with 36 points from 26 fixtures. They are six points adrift of the play-offs,… Read more »


Drinkwater completes Foxes move

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Keith Hill believes that Barnsley can cope without midfield ace Danny Drinkwater, who has completed a transfer to Leicester City later today. Drinkwater had been scheduled to remain on loan with the Reds from Manchester United until the end of the season, but has instead moved move to the Midlands in an undisclosed cash deal…. Read more »


Hill misses out on the Jones boy

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Reds manager Keith Hill has revealed that local rivals Sheffield Wednesday signed a player he wanted. Hill was keen on acquiring former Bury midfielder Mike Jones, but the Owls got the deal done first, and the 24-year-old made his Hillsborough debut last weekend in the 1-0 defeat to League One leaders Charlton Athletic. Said Hill:… Read more »