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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 »


Hammill linked with loan exit

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Reports in the national press today are claiming that Wolves may allow former Barnsley winger Adam Hammill to go out on loan this month. But before Reds’ fans get too excited, the three clubs reported to be leading the chase for the winger are Premier League strugglers Blackburn Rovers, Championship leaders Southampton and Scottish giants… Read more »


Reds trio in Team of the Week

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Barnsley FC have dominated the Championship’s ‘Team of the Week’ – after turning on the style in Saturday’s superb away win at Leicester City. Not one, not two but three Barnsley players have been included. Goalkeeper Luke Steele, who made a truly stunning save from a Paul Gallagher free-kick in the first half; Danny Drinkwater,… Read more »