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Tonge ties up Oakwell deal

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Barnsley have completed the loan signing of Michael Tonge from Stoke City. The 28-year-old creative midfielder will stay at Oakwell until the end of the season. He will train with the rest of his new team-mates this week and could be in line for his Oakwell debut next Tuesday night, against a Derby County side… Read more »


Reds cannot agree terms for Orient skipper

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The Reds were keen to sign Leyton Orient skipper Stephen Dawson but have been unable to strike a deal. Personal terms are understood to be the major stumbling block for the 26-year-old Irish midfielder, who has made over 60 appearances for the O’s but is out of contract at the end of this season. Whether… Read more »


Keith Lodge reflects on BFC's memorable moments

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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: All true Barnsley supporters will be aware that 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the one and only time that the Reds carried off the famous FA Cup. Not so many will… Read more »


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!