Barnsley’s under 18 side breezed to a superb 3-0 home victory over local rivals Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Premier Academy League on Saturday morning. Rhys Oates led the way with a couple of goals. The young Reds were dominant throughout and could have doubled their final goal tally. Midfielder Brad Abbott opened the scoring… Read more »
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Barnsley look set to tackle Derby County at Oakwell tonight without their top scorer Ricardo Vaz Te. The Portuguese player is having a medical at Championship leaders West Ham United this morning and is close to signing for an undisclosed fee. He could even feature in West Ham’s game with Ipswich tonight. Vaz Te and… Read more »
Barnsley are expected to sign Leyton Orient skipper Stephen Dawson on Tuesday, for an undisclosed six-figure fee. The 26-year-old Irish midfielder is expected at Oakwell tomorrow for a medical and to thrash out personal terms, after the two clubs apparently agreed a deal. Dawson has made over 60 appearances for Orient but is out of… Read more »
Barnsley are bracing themselves for a transfer deadline day Hammer blow – which could see top scorer Ricardo Vaz Te departing Oakwell. Championship leaders West Ham United have already had one bid rejected for the Portuguese star, and are being tipped to return with a bigger offer. Reds boss Keith Hill would like to hold… Read more »
Barnsley have signed Exeter City left-back Scott Golbourne for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old was at Oakwell this afternoon and successfully underwent a medical before agreeing personal terms over a two-and-a-half year contract. Golbourne, a former England youth international, began his career at Bristol City, before joining Reading. He played only six times for the… Read more »
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 »
Barnsley manager Keith Hill was his typical forthright, honest self at Monday morning’s press conference at Oakwell. He said that he has ‘quite a few irons in the fire’ ahead of tomorrow’s transfer deadline – and revealed that the Reds had rejected what he termed a ‘derisory offer’ from Championship leaders West Ham United for… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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.