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Reds sign Swansea striker on season-long loan

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Barnsley have completed the signing of 21-year-old Swansea City striker Oliver McBurnie on a season-long loan. McBurnie (pictured) who started his career with Bradford City, made his Premiership debut with the Swans last year, and has been a substitute in all three of their fixtures so far this season. He will continue on duty with… Read more »


Take-over speculation mounts as Oakwell chairman resigns

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Barnsley chairman Maurice Watkins has announced that he is to leave the club, fuelling speculation of an imminent take-over by a Chinese consortium. The former Manchester United director and lawyer, who was appointed in May, 2013, has issued a statement saying: “It is just over four years ago that the owner, Patrick Cryne, asked me… Read more »


Reds sign Villa midfielder on season-long loan

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Barnsley have beaten the transfer deadline with the significant signing of Aston Villa’s 25-year-old midfield player Gary Gardner on a season-long loan. Gardner (pictured) has made more than 100 Championship appearances, including 42 for Villa last season and others on loan to Sheffield Wednesday, Brighton and Hove Albion and Nottingham Forest. He scored his first… Read more »


Rampant Reds put woeful Sunderland to the sword

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Barnsley 3, Sunderland 0 (SkyBet Championship) For 20 minutes or so home fans were wondering whether to be excited by Barnsley’s attacking verve or worried by their defensive indecisiveness. But then two goals in the space of four minutes dispelled all fears and sent confidence flowing through the veins of both those who were roaring… Read more »



Oakwell Club in take-over talks with Chinese billionaire

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It has been confirmed that Barnsley Football Club is involved in take-over talks with Nice’s Chinese billionaire majority shareholder Chien Lee, whose consortium includes US businessman Paul Conway. Sources in France suggest that the Oakwell Club is seen as a bid to expand the consortium’s portfolio. It is thought that Lee, who made his fortune… Read more »


A Sharp reminder for sleepy Reds

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Sheffield United 1, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet Championship) The only disappointment for Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder was that his side did not put their South Yorkshire rivals to bed. The reaction of Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom (pictured) suggested that he thought his side were already there! Said Wilder: “We played well. After the last… Read more »


Reds sign former French Under 20 international

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Barnsley have continued with their policy of recruiting highly-rated  players with a youth international pedigree by their signing of Dimitri Cavare from French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais FC. Cavare, a product of the RC Lens academy, is a former French Under 20 international defender who played against the Reds in a pre-season friendly when… Read more »


Ryan Hedges his best!

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Barnsley 2, Nottingham Forest 1 (SkyBet Championship) A stunning second half goal by Ryan Hedges secured Barnsley’s first win of the season in a supremely entertaining encounter at Oakwell. The visitors, with two successive victories behind them, had recovered from conceding an early first half goal to put Paul Heckingbottom’s side under severe pressure, and… Read more »