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Chief Executive leaves Oakwell

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Barnsley Football Club have confirmed that Gauthier Ganaye will join OGC Nice tomorrow (February 1). Ganaye has been at Oakwell since the summer of 2017 in the role of Chief Executive. Until a new appointment is made, Paul Conway will assume Gauthier’s duties, working within the Oakwell offices. The club’s co-chairman, Conway has given the following statement… Read more »




Wimbledon wallopped as rampant Reds turn on the style

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AFC Wimbledon 1, Barnsley 4 (SkyBet League One) Barnsley produced a barnstorming second half performance which more than wobbled bottom-of-the-table Wimbledon as their improved away form continued in impressive style. Results on their travels were causing some concern, with four defeats in the last seven league games, but a clean sheet in  a 1-0 win at… Read more »


Relentless Reds march on in demolition derby

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Barnsley 3, Bradford City 0 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) If anyone had any doubts about Barnsley’s promotion credentials they must surely have been blown away by the team’s derby demolition of Bradford City. The visitors may have been bottom of the league and seven points adrift of safety after 20 matches; they may… Read more »


Reds pay the penalty in VAR of the Roses at Turf Moor

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Burnley 1, Barnsley 0 (Emirates FA Cup, third round) Burnley had gone 64 games without being awarded a penalty – but then along came two against Barnsley at Turf Moor. The first was rescinded when referee Simon Hooper resorted to VAR, which revealed that Stefan Defour had been marginally offside when providing the pass which led… Read more »



Reds’ goalkeeping great dies at the age of 94

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Harry Hough, one of Barnsley Football Club’s greatest goalkeepers – if not the greatest – has died at the age of 94. Born in Chapeltown,  Harry joined the Oakwell Club in 1947  but had to be content to be number two to Irish international Pat Kelly for four years. Once he was in the first team, however, he was… Read more »



Numbers add up for Reds who finish the year on cloud nine

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Barnsley 2, Charlton Athletic 1 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) Barnsley displayed all the essential qualities of promotion hopefuls as they made it nine points out of nine in the space of eight delightful days of festive cheer to leapfrog over top-six rivals Charlton into fourth place in the table. In the first half… Read more »