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Toby Tyke and new friend Buzz Bee ask Reds’ fans to #Bee Kind

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Barnsley mascot Toby Tyke found a new friend in Buzz Bee at the Reds’ home game with Derby County on Saturday and together they encouraged the crowd to #Bee_Kind. BuzzBee is a Football mad 3D Character, innovated and brought together by Barnsley based Active Response Security Services as a teaching tool to safeguard primary school… Read more »




Reading rule the roost as Reds dramatic slump continues

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Reading 3, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet Championship) It is difficult to comprehend why Barnsley’s fortunes have taken such a dramatic turn for the worse since the international break. In the three games prior to that they had been buoyed by the accumulation of seven points out of nine. The three games following their return to action… Read more »


Woeful Reds very much second best in televised Yorkshire derby

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Barnsley 0, Leeds United 2 (SkyBet Championship) It is a long time since Barnsley played as poorly as they did in the first half of Saturday’s televised Yorkshire derby at Oakwell. They were so woeful that even head coach Paul Heckingbottom’s admission that his side were ‘second best’ seemed a massive over-assessment. Maybe, with such… Read more »


Late goal sickener ends Reds’ four-match unbeaten run

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Barnsley 0, Cardiff City 1 (SkyBet Championship) A goal seven minutes from time at Oakwell brought an end to Barnsley’s unbeaten four-match run. It came in somewhat bizarre fashion following a corner when Adam Hammill made a great goalline clearance only to see the ball ricochet back into the net off Calum Paterson. It was… Read more »


Resurgent Reds disappointed with away point

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Norwich City 1, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) It speaks volumes for how far this young and largely inexperienced Barnsley side have advanced since they came together at start of the season that they were extremely disappointed to come away from Carrow Road with only one point. After three successive defeats Norwich were clearly lacking in… Read more »


Reds sign teenage striker on three-year deal

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Barnsley have signed former Leyton Orient striker Victor Adeboyejo on a three-year contract. The 19-year-old Nigerian left Orient in the summer after making 14 appearances last season, scoring once. Adeboyejo (pictured) has played for Barnsley’s Under-23 side and has also had trial periods with a number of Premier League clubs. Speaking on the Oakwell Club’s… Read more »



Williams’ magic moment lights up ‘war of attrition’

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Burton Albion 2, Barnsley 4 (SkyBet Championship) A stunning second half goal from Barnsley’s Everton loanee Joe Williams proved the turning point in a game that could have gone either way at the Pirelli Stadium. Until then it had been what the Reds’  head coach Paul Heckingbottom described as ‘a war of attrition’ between two… Read more »