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E-mail error holds up Barnsley’s bid for Scottish midfielder

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It would appear that Barnsley’s bid to sign St Mirren midfielder Stevie Mallan is not going as smoothly as might have been hoped. Apparently, when the Oakwell Club e-mailed an offer for the highly-rated 21-year-old last week it was mistakenly sent to the Saints’ fans’ site, stmirren.co.uk. The website’s editor passed the bid on to… Read more »


Reds set to sign 21-years-old Scottish midfield player

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St Mirren midfielder Steve Mallan is expected to join Barnsley after completing a medical. According to Scottish sources the Oakwell Club has agreed a fee of £200,00 for the 21-year-old, who is highly rated north of the border, He is a player who has been tracked all season by the Reds and he played a… Read more »


Scale of rebuilding laid bare as 19 players depart Oakwell

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The huge rebuilding task facing Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom has been starkly emphasised with the publication of the retained list, which reveals that 19 of the players who were with the Oakwell Club at the end of the current campaign will not be available next season. Two have declined to sign a new contract,… Read more »



Marc Roberts is Oakwell Player of the Year

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Skipper Marc Roberts (pictured) has won the Oakwell Club’s Player of the Year award. Josh Scowen came second and Andy Yiadom third. Roberts, who was also the winner of the Disabled Supporters’ Player of the Year award,  received his trophies on the pitch before the Reds’ final home game of the season against Burton Albion…. Read more »



‘Schoolboy defending’ leads to defeat after Roberts injury blow

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Bristol City 3, Barnsley 2 (SkyBet Championship) An injury to captain Marc Roberts had a big bearing on this Barnsley defeat at Ashton Gate. With the Reds leading 1-0, the big defender failed to resume after half-time and City took advantage of what head coach Paul Heckingbottom described as ‘schoolboy defending’ by a re-organised back… Read more »


It’s the same old story as busy Bees buzz back to sting Reds

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Barnsley 1, Brentford 1 (SkyBet Championship| It is very difficult to say anything about Barnsley’s performance against Brentford that has not already been said in the weeks since the January transfer window robbed them of three of their most influential players. They treated the crowd to some good attacking football, but lacked the appropriate end… Read more »


Reds rocked by substitute’s 11-minute hat-trick

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Wigan Athletic 3, Barnsley 2 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom was more than a little miffed after seeing his side snatch defeat from the jaws of victory on Thursday night. The Reds were apparently easing their way to another splendid away success at the DW Stadium when they imploded to concede three goals… Read more »


Quick one-two ko’s Rovers and secures Reds’ Championship place

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Blackburn Rovers 0, Barnsley 2 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley look a much better team when counter-attacking than when they are faced with the task of breaking down defence-minded opposition. They proved that again against relegation-threatened Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park, with a victory which means that they are themselves mathematically safe from the drop with five… Read more »