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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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!
It is just a fact of footballing life that the Goliaths can always lord it over the Davids of this world when it comes to financial muscle. And so it proved today – to the detriment of Barnsley Football Club. Yes, David can sometimes topple Goliath in the arena – as Barnsley did to Leicester… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »