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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 »


Travellers on Oakwell car park

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Travellers have set up a site on the Barnsley Football Club car park. The club hopes they will have moved on by Saturday, when Barnsley play Fulham at home.


Barnsley Football Club clamping down on sales of counterfeit products

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Barnsley Football Club is considering taking legal action against those selling counterfeit BFC products. A statement on the club’s website today says: “For some time now, Barnsley Football Club have been concerned that its merchandise is being counterfeited and sold in the town centre and on websites. “Recently, brand protection experts Back Four Limited, acting… Read more »


Barnsley appoint new Under 23s team coach

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Paul Harsley has been appointed as the Barnsley Football Club’s new Senior Professional Development Coach. His remit is to take charge of coaching the Reds’ Under 23s side on a daily basis, developing players with the aim of earning gaining a place in the first team squad. Harsley, who moved into coaching after making 500… Read more »


Reds’ duo called up for World Cup qualifiers

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Barnsley striker Tom Bradshaw and goalkeeper Adam Davies have been named in the Welsh squad for the World Cup qualifying matches against Austria and Georgia. That means three members of the Reds’ Championship side have now been called up for international duty this week, Adam Armstrong having joined up with England Under 20s. Signed by… Read more »


‘Not a nice week’ ends with defeat at Elland Road

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Leeds United 2, Barnsley 1 (Sky Bet Championship) Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom admitted at tea-time on Saturday that it ‘hadn’t been a nice week’ but insisted that despite defeat at local rivals Leeds his side’s performances featured ‘more positives than negatives’. The Reds lie 10th in the Championship after the loss at Elland Road… Read more »


Reds bring in Clapham as first team coach, on short-term basis

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Barnsley have brought in ex-Ipswich Town left-back Jamie Clapham on a short-term basis, to assist Paul Heckingbottom with first team duties at Oakwell. Following the sacking of assistant head coach Tommy Wright on Thursday, following allegations made by The Daily Telegraph, the Reds have swooped for the former Ipswich, Birmingham, Wolves and Notts County defender. The 40-year-old… Read more »


Tommy gone! Reds make Wright move to dismiss assistant head coach

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Barnsley FC have today terminated the contract of Assistant Head Coach Tommy Wright with immediate effect. A meeting between the Oakwell Club’s chief executive Linton Brown and Mr Wright was held this morning, and after considering Wright’s response to the allegations made in the Daily Telegraph about breaching FA rules over player transfers and accepting a £5k ‘bung’,… Read more »