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Reds close to completing deal for Leeds midfielder Mowatt

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Barnsley are close to completing a deal for Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt. At Thursday’s Elland Road press conference, United head coach Garry Monk, while looking ahead to his side’s FA Cup clash against Sutton United on Sunday, confirmed that Mowatt’s move to Oakwell is “pretty much done.” The 21-year-old South Yorkshire-born midfielder has been on… Read more »


Reds goalkeeper signs new contract

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Barnsley goalkeeper Adam Davies has signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract,  taking him up to June 2019. Since joining the Oakwell Club in the summer of 2014, Davies has made more than 100 appearances for the Reds and has firmly cemented his place in the side, having currently made 67 consecutive first team appearances. During the… Read more »


Inspirational skipper Hourihane pays tribute to ‘great club and fans’ after leaving for Aston Villa

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Inspirational Barnsley captain Conor Hourihane has completed his move to Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee – and immediately paid tribute to the ‘great club and fans’ he has left behind. Irishman Hourihane has penned a three-and-a-half year deal with Villa, joining fellow Barnsley team-mate James Bree who had signed for Steve Bruce’s men 24 hours… Read more »


Reds teenager Bree joins Villa for undisclosed fee on four-and-a-half year deal

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Barnsley teenager James Bree has officially joined Aston Villa this morning – on a four-and-a-half year contract for an undisclosed fee. Depending on which source you read or believe, the actual fee is anywhere between £1.4 and £3m, with add-ons included. In a statement on their official website, Barnsley FC stated: “Following lengthy negotiations, club representatives… Read more »


Villa on verge of completing Oakwell transfer double

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According to the Birmingham Mail Aston Villa are on the verge of completing a double signing from Barnsley. Midfield maestro Conor Hourihane and full-back James Bree (pictured) have reportedly been in the Midlands, with the latter being pictured on Villa’s official social media accounts wearing his new claret and blue colours. An announcement confirming the… Read more »


Reds scale the heights in derby thriller

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Barnsley 3, Leeds United 2 (SkyBet Championship) Three goals in the space of nine minutes either side of the half-time interval turned this keenly-contested derby on its head. After a rousing start Barnsley fell behind in the 18th minute, and from then, until the dying seconds of the first half, were decidedly second best to… Read more »


Reds’ defender plans summer bike ride for charity

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Barnsley defender Angus MacDonald is to make a summer bike ride from Paris to London in aid of the charity ‘Epilepsy Research UK’. The centre-back announced the news on Twitter, saying: “As some of you may know I have previously completed a charity event for Epilepsy to raise awareness and funds for the charity ‘Epilepsy… Read more »