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Sam’s the man in monthly SkyBet awards

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Barnsley striker Sam Winnall has won the SkyBet Championship Player of the Month Award for December. Winnall, the second Reds’ player to win the award this season, scored six goals during the month to help lift his side to eighth place in the table


Reds take revenge as Hourihane stuns Forest with late winner

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Nottingham Forest 0, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) A stunning volley from Conor Hourihane two minutes from time ensured that Barnsley gained some measure of revenge for the 5-2 home defeat they suffered at the hands of Nottingham Forest in November. On that occasion every shot that Forest tried found the back of the net. On… Read more »




Oakwell legend dies at the age of 93

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(By Keith Lodge, former Sports Editor of the Barnsley Chronicle) The word ‘legend’ is bandied about all too indiscriminately these days. But in the case of Norman Rimmington it describes perfectly a man who gave the best part of 60 years service to Barnsley Football Club in a variety of roles. Such loyalty and commitment… Read more »




No end to the Hillsborough hoodoo for frustrated Reds

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Sheffield Wednesday 2, Barnsley 0 (Sky Bet Championship) The Hillsborough hoodoo continued with a vengeance as Barnsley suffered their 14th defeat there in the last 16 meetings; were beaten away from home for the first time since October; had Adam Hammill red-carded, head coach Paul Heckingbottom sent to the stands; and gave the Owls the… Read more »



Reds’ teenage midfielder signs contract extension

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Barnsley midfielder Josh Kay has signed  an extension to his current contract until the end of the 2017-18 season. The 19-year-old arrived at Oakwell in February, initially joining up with the Under 23s, but has since been included in the first-team squad, including a debut appearance in the starting line-up against Bristol City at Oakwell… Read more »