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Reds accentuate the positives, but an outsize negative remains

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Barnsley 0, Preston North End 0 (SkyBet Championship) This being the season of good cheer it is appropriate to dwell initially on the positives in Barnsley’s Boxing Day performance. And there were quite a few. For example, it might have been only a draw when victories are required, especially at home, but it was against… Read more »



Barnsley Football Club take-over completed

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Barnsley Football Club has issued the following statement. “The Cryne family have been in discussions regarding a potential takeover of Barnsley Football Club for the last few months with an investor consortium led by Chien Lee of NewCity Capital and Pacific Media Group, which is led by Paul Conway and Grace Hung. The best interests… Read more »


Resolute Reds take sting out of Bees to end string of defeats

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Brentford 0, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley worked hard to bring to an end a run of five successive defeats in a keenly-fought encounter at Griffin Park. And there was a significant improvement in the Reds’ defensive play, which delighted head coach Paul Heckingbottom. “I’m pleased we got the point we deserved,” he said. “In… Read more »


Reds kick-off Christmas with Hospice visit

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Players from Barnsley Football Club’s first team have kicked off Christmas with a visit to Barnsley Hospice. The entire squad, along with manager Paul Heckingbottom, dropped in yesterday to deliver presents, pose for photos and spread some festive cheer amongst patients and staff. It was defender Liam Lindsay’s first visit to the hospice and he… Read more »


Reds’ teenager signs contract extension

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Nineteen-years-old midfielder Jared Bird has signed a two year contract extension with Barnsley Football Club. Bird joined the Reds in the summer of 2016 after impressing in a trial period with the Under 23s and he has since captained that team on numerous occasions. He has forced himself into first team reckoning this season and… Read more »


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 »