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Dawson determined to deliver when fit

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Barnsley’s injured midfielder Stephen Dawson wants to prove to the Barnsley supporters just why boss Keith Hill snapped him up just before the transfer window slammed shut. The former Leyton Orient skipper won many admirers for some fine performances in the lower leagues. Now he wants to show he can cut it in the Championship…. Read more »


Golbourne gunning for Barnsley success

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Scott Golbourne is confident he can blossom at Barnsley. The left-sided player, signed on deadline day from Exeter City for an undisclosed fee, enjoyed a goalscoring debut at Watford last weekend – and is now in line for his home bow against high-flying Birmingham City on Saturday. His strike at Vicarage Road, after coming on… Read more »


Clubs should take a chance on ex-Red star Eaden

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Former Barnsley star Nicky Eaden could teach budding footballers a few things about crossing a ball. Or helping teams win promotion. Or even playing in a Premier League team for that matter. So it’s a pity – or should that read a travesty – that he’s not getting the chance to pass on his unquestioned… Read more »


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 »