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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 »



Reds linked with move for Scottish midfield starlet

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Scottish sources are reporting that Barnsley have made a six-figure bid for St Mirren starlet Stevie Mallan. The Oakwell Club have been trailing the 20-year-old for months and hope to finally land their man. SunSport Online understands the Saints board are now considering the offer for the attacking midfielder whose contract ends in the summer…. Read more »


Last minute extra-time strike sends Reds crashing out of FA Cup

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Barnsley 1, Blackpool 2 (Emirates FA Cup, third round replay) (After extra-time) A goal in the last minute of extra-time sent  below-par Barnsley crashing out of the FA Cup at the hands of League Two side Blackpool – and the visitors thoroughly deserved their ticket to a fourth round tie away to Lancashire neighbours Blackburn… Read more »


Reds sign Everton defender on loan

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Highly-rated Everton defender Gethin Jones has agreed a deal to join Barnsley on loan until the end of the season. The 21-years-old full-back has come through the ranks at Goodison Park and has been a regular for the club’s Under-23s side, but he has only played one minute of first-team football – in a Europa… Read more »