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Rampant Reds put woeful Sunderland to the sword

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Barnsley 3, Sunderland 0 (SkyBet Championship) For 20 minutes or so home fans were wondering whether to be excited by Barnsley’s attacking verve or worried by their defensive indecisiveness. But then two goals in the space of four minutes dispelled all fears and sent confidence flowing through the veins of both those who were roaring… Read more »

Oakwell Club in take-over talks with Chinese billionaire

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It has been confirmed that Barnsley Football Club is involved in take-over talks with Nice’s Chinese billionaire majority shareholder Chien Lee, whose consortium includes US businessman Paul Conway. Sources in France suggest that the Oakwell Club is seen as a bid to expand the consortium’s portfolio. It is thought that Lee, who made his fortune… Read more »

A Sharp reminder for sleepy Reds

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Sheffield United 1, Barnsley 0 (SkyBet Championship) The only disappointment for Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder was that his side did not put their South Yorkshire rivals to bed. The reaction of Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom (pictured) suggested that he thought his side were already there! Said Wilder: “We played well. After the last… Read more »

Reds sign former French Under 20 international

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Barnsley have continued with their policy of recruiting highly-rated  players with a youth international pedigree by their signing of Dimitri Cavare from French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais FC. Cavare, a product of the RC Lens academy, is a former French Under 20 international defender who played against the Reds in a pre-season friendly when… Read more »

Ryan Hedges his best!

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Barnsley 2, Nottingham Forest 1 (SkyBet Championship) A stunning second half goal by Ryan Hedges secured Barnsley’s first win of the season in a supremely entertaining encounter at Oakwell. The visitors, with two successive victories behind them, had recovered from conceding an early first half goal to put Paul Heckingbottom’s side under severe pressure, and… Read more »

Reds sign England Under 20s star from Premier League club

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Barnsley have today completed the season-long loan signing of highly-rated Leicester City midfielder Harvey Barnes. The teenager caught the eye while on loan at League One MK Dons last season, when he scored six goals for them in 21 appearances, and several clubs had shown an interest in taking the England Under 20 international on… Read more »