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Keith Lodge: Focus on Futcher

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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: It was interesting to see an article by Paul Futcher in Barnsley’s match-day programme for the recent home game with Derby County. I rated him as one of the finest ball-playing central… Read more »


Supporters Trust to welcome Oakwell Legend 'Rimmo'

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The Barnsley Supporters Trust will welcome a true Oakwell legend at their next fans forum meeting in the Legends Suite on Tuesday, February 21 (7pm). For the guest speaker, often known affectionately as ‘Mr Barnsley’, is none other than Norman Rimmington. ‘Rimmo’ was once introduced to Sir Alex Ferguson. “Of course I know who you… Read more »


Korey a class act

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Barnsley new boy Korey Smith could not have asked for a better start to his loan spell at Oakwell. The midfielder, on loan from Norwich City, enjoyed a memorable 21st birthday as he produced a man-of-the-match debut performance in the 3-2 win over Derby County on Tuesday night. Smith was simply superb in the first… Read more »


Hill pleased as Reds head for Hornets

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Barnsley boss Keith Hill is set to hand new left-back Scott Golbourne his debut at Watford on Saturday. But the Reds’ other deadline day signing, Leyton Orient skipper Stephen Dawson, will have to bide his time before pulling on the red jersey, as he is recovering from an ankle injury he picked up while playing… Read more »



Smith revels in birthday win

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New loan star Korey Smith had a dream 21st birthday yesterday – helping the Reds overcome Derby County on his debut. “It was a great day for me,” Smith told Barnsley Player: “The most important thing is that we got the three points. Hopefully we can keep moving up the table. “I think Tongey (Michael… Read more »



Fabulous first half sees Barnsley home

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Barnsley 3, Derby County 2 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge Three-nil up at half-time, after a fabulous first 45 minutes. Supporters of most clubs in that position would be sitting back thinking their favourites were home and hosed. Not followers of Barnsley, however! They had seen their side in a similar position not too long ago…. Read more »


Young Reds shoot down Owls

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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 »


Vaz Te set for Hammers, Dawson coming in

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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 »