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Barnsley’s ‘big threes’ puts the skids under Accrington

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Accrington Stanley 0, Barnsley 2 (SkyBet League One) Despite playing for the last 26 minutes with only ten men Barnsley became only the second team to bring all three points away from Accrington in the whole of 2018. As well as the three points, the game provided the Reds with their third successive League win;… Read more »


Moncur double in ding-dong trophy triumph

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Barnsley 2, Bradford City 1 (Checkatrade Trophy) (By Keith Lodge) Ringing a veritable carillon of changes it was still ding-dong merrily on high for Barnsley at Oakwell. There was not one player left in the starting line-up from the team which kicked off against Notts County in League One on Saturday, but the Reds still… Read more »


Reds back to their best in four-goal second half cup blitz

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Barnsley 4, Notts County 0 (FA Cup, first round) (By Keith Lodge) The style and confidence which appeared to have deserted Barnsley in recent matches came flooding back with a flurry of second half goals against eventually outclassed League Two opposition. Struggling to link passes together in a frustrating first half – and showing alarming… Read more »


Reds spot on in penalty shoot-out

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Barnsley 1, Everton Under 21s 1 (Checkatrade Trophy) (Barnsley win 4-2 on penalties) (By Keith Lodge) Barnsley’s penalty shoot-out success ensured that some sort of justice was quite clearly done at Oakwell. For 45 minutes it looked as though only one team had eyes on winning the game – and it certainly wasn’t Everton. With… Read more »


Moore’s late winner keeps off-colour Reds on course

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Barnsley 1, Southend United 0 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel had admitted that the self-confidence of his players had taken a big blow after two away defeats in the space of three days. And it is true that the two performances since then – both at home – have… Read more »



Grant brace puts the skids under misfiring Reds

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Charlton Athletic 2, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet League One) Consistency is the key when it comes to winning promotion – and so far the Reds are struggling to find it. A praiseworthy 3-1 away victory over Fleetwood Town at the end of September was followed by a below-par 1-1 draw at home to bottom team Plymouth… Read more »


A further boost for Reds in five-goal Oakwell thriller

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Barnsley 3, Luton Town 2 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) This was a victory which emphasised the fact that Barnsley now have a squad – as opposed to a team – capable of making an immediate return to the Championship. Three regular first team players were unavailable – goalkeeper Adam Davies and midfielder Kenny… Read more »



Complacent Reds stumble against rock bottom Plymouth

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Barnsley 1, Plymouth Argyle 1 (SkyBet League One) (By Keith Lodge) On the morning of this match an acquaintance sought my thoughts about the outcome. “Plymouth are bottom of the table without a win,” I replied. “So they are dead certs to pick up all three points!” And we both laughed. It was, however, not… Read more »