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New-look Reds too good for Sky Blues

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Barnsley 3, Coventry City 1 A Barnsley team unrecognisable from the one which performed so creditably in the club’s first season back in the Championship were comfortable winners in Tuesday night’s pre-season friendly against League Two Coventry City at Oakwell. First half goals from Stevie Mallan and Stefan Payne in the first half and a… Read more »


Barnsley Football Club pays tribute to shirt sponsor

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Barnsley Football Club have issued the following statement after hearing of the death of the joint owner of principal shirt sponsors C K Beckett. “We are devastated to learn about the passing of Kev Beckett. A son, father, brother, uncle, friend, colleague and exceedingly valued supporter of the Club, Kev was held in the highest… Read more »


Reds’ first team coach signs new contract

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Barnsley first team coach Jamie Clapham (pictured) has signed a new contract with the club. Having joined the Reds in September 2016, Clapham played a large role as Paul Heckingbottom’s assistant throughout the successful 2016/17 Sky Bet Championship campaign, which saw Barnsley return to the second tier and finish a highly respectable 14th. His coaching… Read more »


Teenage Chelsea striker joins Reds on season-long loan

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Barnsley have completed the season-long loan signing of Chelsea’s highly-rated 18-year-old striker Ike Ugbo. The teenager had a prolific scoring record for the Premiership champions’ Under 23s and Under 18s sides last season, notching 23 goals in 35 appearances, taking his tally in the last three campaigns to 60. An FA Youth Cup winner with… Read more »



Return of fans’ favourite makes it seven-up for Reds

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A former fans’ favourite has become Barnsley’s seventh major summer signing. Winger Lloyd Isgrove, who impressed in a loan spell with the Reds during the thrilling promotion and cup-winning campaign of 2015-16, has rejoined the Oakwell Club from Premier League Southampton. The 24-year-old (pictured) scored a vital goal in the play-off final victory over Millwall… Read more »


Manchester United graduate signs for Reds

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Barnsley have completed the sixth significant addition to their squad with the signing of a graduate of the renowned Manchester United Academy. Left-back Zeki Fryers (24) made his debut for United six years ago in a League Cup victory over Leeds United and went on to feature not only in the Premier League but also… Read more »


And then there were five as Reds snap up central defender

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Barnsley have completed the signing of their fifth permanent summer recruit. He is 24-years-old Forest Green Rangers central defender Ethan Pinnock, who has penned a three-year deal with the Oakwell Club. Pinnock (pictured) joined Forest Green from Dulwich Hamlet in 2016 and helped them gain promotion to the Football League for the first time in… Read more »


Reds clinch three-year deal for sought-after midfielder

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Barnsley Football Club have today confirmed the signing of Cameron McGeehan from Luton Town on a three-year deal. McGeehan (pictured) is a highly rated central midfield player, who has been attracting interest from many clubs, but the Reds have won the race to clinch a fourth important summer addition to head coach Paul Heckingbottom’s squad…. Read more »


Reds sign Partick Thistle defender Lindsay on three-year deal

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Barnsley have fought off competition to land 21-year-old Scottish defender Liam Lindsay. The centre-back, who has penned a three-year deal at Oakwell, becomes Paul Heckingbottom’s third major summer signing, following the arrival of Steve Mallan from St Mirren and Jason McCarthy from Southampton. Lindsay made his first team debut for Partick Thistle at the age of… Read more »