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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 »



Handy Andy pleased as punch as Reds ko Foxes

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Veteran striker Andy Gray was pleased as punch after his two first half goals helped Barnsley ko big-spending Leicester City. The 33-year-old forward has had to bide his time, due to the good form shown by Craig Davies and leading scorer Ricardo Vaz Te, but got the nod from boss Keith Hill for the clash… Read more »


Super success was for birthday boy Flicker

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Barnsley boss Keith Hill dedicated the brilliant 2-1 victory over Leicester City this afternoon to his assistant David Flitcroft. Said a thrilled Hill: “First and foremost that was a win for David Flitcroft. He’s 38 today and we’ve given him a bit of a birthday treat with that success. “He is an integral part of… Read more »


Gray at the double in brilliant Barnsley win

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Leicester City 1, Barnsley 2 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge Reds boss Keith Hill opted to change his attack for the tough test at big-spending Leicester, handing new signing Chris Dagnall his debut, in the number 13 shirt, but also bringing back Andy Gray at the expense of Craig Davies. And what an inspirational decision it… Read more »