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Barnsley duo named in international squads

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Two more Barnsley players have been called up for international duty. Defender Andy Yiadom (pictured) has been named in Ghana’s latest 23 man squad for their World Cup qualifying match against Egypt in Alexandria on 13 November and on-loan striker Adam Armstrong is included in the England Under 20s squad for the Continental Cup  in… Read more »



Reds’ skipper called up for World Cup qualifier

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Barnsley skipper Conor Hourihane has been named in the provisional Republic of Ireland squad for the World Cup qualifying game away to Austria in Vienna on 12 November. Midfield maestro Hourihane is currently the top performing player in the Championship according to statistics and will this time be hoping to go a step further on… Read more »


Academy prospect signs professional forms for the Reds

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Jacob Brown, who made his first team debut as substitute in the recent 2-0 away victory over Brentford, has signed professional forms with Barnsley. The 18-year-old put pen to paper today on a contract which runs until the summer of 2018. The striker is a product of the Oakwell Club’s Academy and was top scorer… Read more »



Virus adds to Reds’ problems as they prepare for weekend clash against a team led by their former head coach

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A virus affecting several Barnsley players has added to the suspension and injury problems facing head coach Paul Heckingbottom as the Reds prepare for Saturday’s home Championship fixture with Bristol City. When asked about the injury list at today’s press conference he gave a one-word reply; “Long.” He enlarged on that by revealing: “We’ve got… Read more »


Reds cut out the errors to earn deserved away win

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Brentford 0, Barnsley 2 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley brought their six-match winless run to a welcome halt by inflicting on Brentford their first home defeat of the campaign. It was a victory that was thoroughly deserved as the Reds produced a splendid all-round team performance to ruin the London Club’s 4,000th league game celebrations. In that… Read more »


Gayle-force sinks gallant Reds as winless run continues

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Barnsley 0, Newcastle United 2 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley fought heroically hard against in-form Newcastle United but they were eventually beaten by a better team. Hardly surprising, is it, when one considers that last season the Magpies were in the Premiership and the Reds were in League One? And, despite the marvellous start to the campaign,… Read more »


Big test lies ahead for Reds after Fulham flop

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Barnsley 2, Fulham 4 (SkyBet Championship) Paul Heckingbottom is facing his biggest test as head coach at Barnsley Football Club. Last season went like a dream after he took over from Lee Johnson, the Reds soaring up the table to turn potential relegation to glorious promotion and making two successful trips to Wembley, first in… Read more »


Sub sinks Owls to give Reds’ Under 23s back-to-back wins

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  Sheffield Wednesday Under 23s 1, Barnsley Under 23s 2 A goal by second half substitute Ramal Palmer clinched a hard-fought South Yorkshire derby victory at Hillsborough. Palmer’s introduction to the fray had an immediate impact. He had been on the pitch only five minutes as a replacement for Jared Bird when he struck what… Read more »