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Players deserve more respect says Reds boss

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Barnsley’s players should get more respect from the general public and the press, according to manager Keith Hill. And the Reds chief also says it is wrong that out-of-favour stars such as Danny Haynes and Nathan Haynes are attracting more attention than the current Oakwell first-teamers. Hill was in forthright mood at the club’s Thursday… Read more »


Down Dean's Oakwell memory lane

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Barnsley supporter Dean Holden kindly sent Barnsley News this picture of the Barnsley FC squad making their Christmas visit to Barnsley District General Hospital in 1982. Said Dean: “I’m actually the patient in the photograph. It doesn’t seem like 30 years ago but by goodness I’ve changed! The Barnsley players are Mick McCarthy, Derrick Parker,… Read more »


Kozluk set to team up with Bantams

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Former Barnsley right-back Rob Kozluk looks set to pen a deal with League Two Bradford City until the end of the season. Ex-Red Kozluk, now 34, is a free agent after leaving Port Vale in December. He played for Bradford’s reserve side in their win over Scunthorpe United last night. Kozluk began his career with… Read more »


London pair lead Haynes chase

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Two capital clubs are thought to be leading the chase for Barnsley’s out-of-favour striker Danny Haynes. Championship side Millwall are reported to be interested in taking the Peckham-born forward on loan until the end of the season, while League One leaders Charlton Athletic are thought to want the 23-year-old on a permanent basis. Haynes, signed… Read more »


Miller signs loan deal with Bulls

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Kern Miller, the young Barnsley defender who has been training with Hereford United, has signed a loan deal with the Bulls that will last until the end of the season. Miller, 20, had spent a loan spell at Accrington Stanley earlier in the campaign, making three appearances. He is now hoping to feature for Hereford… Read more »


Foxes move for Sharp ahead of Reds clash

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Barnsley could again come up against penalty box predator Billy Sharp on Saturday. Goal ace Sharp is in talks with Leicester City over a reported £3m move from Doncaster Rovers. Sharp helped Doncaster beat Barnsley 2-0 at the Keepmoat Stadium on January 2 – and if the deal goes through this week he is in… Read more »


Martin saves spot-kick in Academy stalemate

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Barnsley Academy goalkeeper Joe Martin turned in a man-of-the-match showing to help the under 18s secure a battling point against visitors Derby County in the first game after the winter break. The highlight of Martin’s terrific display was a late penalty save that ensured a goalless draw. Martin had stepped up into the team due… Read more »


Reds: 'No approach and Flitcroft stays'

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Barnsley say they have not had an approach from Rochdale for permission to speak to assistant manager David Flitctoft – and are adamant that they would rebuff any such move. There has been strong speculation that Flitcroft is at the top of Rochdale’s shortlist to replace sacked manager David Eyre. However, the Spotland club are… Read more »


Ricardo shoots to top of charts

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He may well need to keep ‘battling the demons within him’, but Ricardo Vaz Te is certainly hitting the target for Barnsley this season. His manager Keith Hill keeps warning him about his defensive responsibilites to the Barnsley team, and he was at fault for Swansea’s fourth goal on Saturday, but at the other end… Read more »