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Reading rule the roost as Reds dramatic slump continues

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Reading 3, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet Championship) It is difficult to comprehend why Barnsley’s fortunes have taken such a dramatic turn for the worse since the international break. In the three games prior to that they had been buoyed by the accumulation of seven points out of nine. The three games following their return to action… Read more »


Woeful Reds very much second best in televised Yorkshire derby

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Barnsley 0, Leeds United 2 (SkyBet Championship) It is a long time since Barnsley played as poorly as they did in the first half of Saturday’s televised Yorkshire derby at Oakwell. They were so woeful that even head coach Paul Heckingbottom’s admission that his side were ‘second best’ seemed a massive over-assessment. Maybe, with such… Read more »


Late goal sickener ends Reds’ four-match unbeaten run

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Barnsley 0, Cardiff City 1 (SkyBet Championship) A goal seven minutes from time at Oakwell brought an end to Barnsley’s unbeaten four-match run. It came in somewhat bizarre fashion following a corner when Adam Hammill made a great goalline clearance only to see the ball ricochet back into the net off Calum Paterson. It was… Read more »


Resurgent Reds disappointed with away point

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Norwich City 1, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) It speaks volumes for how far this young and largely inexperienced Barnsley side have advanced since they came together at start of the season that they were extremely disappointed to come away from Carrow Road with only one point. After three successive defeats Norwich were clearly lacking in… Read more »


Reds sign teenage striker on three-year deal

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Barnsley have signed former Leyton Orient striker Victor Adeboyejo on a three-year contract. The 19-year-old Nigerian left Orient in the summer after making 14 appearances last season, scoring once. Adeboyejo (pictured) has played for Barnsley’s Under-23 side and has also had trial periods with a number of Premier League clubs. Speaking on the Oakwell Club’s… Read more »



Williams’ magic moment lights up ‘war of attrition’

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Burton Albion 2, Barnsley 4 (SkyBet Championship) A stunning second half goal from Barnsley’s Everton loanee Joe Williams proved the turning point in a game that could have gone either way at the Pirelli Stadium. Until then it had been what the Reds’  head coach Paul Heckingbottom described as ‘a war of attrition’ between two… Read more »


A Barnes-stormer from Harvey earns Reds a derby draw

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Sheffield Wednesday 1, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley were so slow out of the blocks at Hillsborough that the home team could have been out of sight after a mere quarter-of-an-hour. Fortunately for the Reds Carlos Carvahal’s side failed to make the most of the opportunities they were gifted and ultimately a superb strike by… Read more »


Reds’ goalkeeper joins Solihull on loan

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Barnsley goalkeeper Nick Townsend has joined National League side Solihull Moors on a one month loan. Having arrived from Birmingham City in 2015, the 22-year-old has made only eight first team appearances due to the consistency of Adam Davies. and head coach Paul Heckingbottom explained on the Oakwell website the reasoning behind the move. “During… Read more »