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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 »

It’s heads we win as Reds bounce back in style at St Andrew’s

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Birmingham City 0, Barnsley 3 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley bounced back from a 5-2 home hammering against Nottingham Forest to record a shock 3-0 win at lacklustre Birmingham. Sam Winnall (pictured) scored a late brace as Barnsley took all three points from their trip to St Andrew’s, ending a run of four winless Championship matches. Captain… Read more »

Young Reds’ striker joins York City on loan

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Barnsley attacker Jake Charles has signed on loan for York City until January. Charles, 20, is the grandson of former Leeds and Wales legend John Charles and joined the Oakwell Club from Huddersfield in the summer. He made his full senior debut in the York team which went down to a 3-0 deefeat at Bromley… Read more »