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The sun comes out as the Reds beat the Blues!

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Birmingham City 0, Barnsley 2 (SkyBet Championship) Jose Morais is already proving to be a little ray of sunshine at Oakwell. The positive attitude of the new head coach was apparent after the Reds’ home defeat on Tuesday night by a Burton Albion team who started that game at the bottom of the table. Said… Read more »


Have the Reds’ survival hopes gone for a Burton?

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Barnsley 1, Burton Albion 2 (SkyBet Championship) Was this the night when Barnsley’s hopes of retaining their Championship status went for a Burton? Judging by their first half performance the answer would be a resounding yes; the result would suggest that it probably was; but the second half fight-back offered a far more hopeful response…. Read more »


Reds appoint Portuguese as new head coach

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Barnsley have appointed a 52-year-old former Champions League winner as their new head coach on an 18-month contract. Jose Morais, who has a wealth of experience within the game and has coached at the very highest level possible, has taken over from Paul Heckingbottom, who recently departed for Leeds United. A statement on the Oakwell… Read more »


“Thank you for your amazing support” – Heckingbottom

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Former Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom has issued the following statement on the Oakwell Club’s website. “The events of the last few days happened so quickly and unexpectedly that I didn’t have chance to personally thank everyone at Barnsley Football Club, players, staff and supporters. “I have managed to catch up with players and colleagues… Read more »





Moment of madness proves costly for ‘first-class’ Reds

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Barnsley 1, Fulham 3 (SkyBet Championship) It was overwhelmingly frustrating that such a disciplined performance by beleagured Barnsley should be ruined by one mad moment of red-mist indiscipline. As the board went up to indicate two minutes of first half stoppage time the Reds appeared to be on their way to a much-needed first home… Read more »


Oakwell Club ‘saviour’ dies at the age of 66

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Barnsley Football Club have announced that Patrick Cryne has died at the age of 66. He had been battling cancer since November 2016. The club issued the following statement: “Club Custodian for 14 years and widely regarded amongst the loyal fan base as the ‘saviour’ of the Club since taking control in 2003, Mr Cryne… Read more »