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Ducks all set for FA Cup showpiece

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All is set for the biggest match on Barnsley’s non-league scene tomorrow, when Shaw Lane AFC take on League Two Mansfield Town in the first round of the FA Cup. A 500-seat temporary stand has been hired to house visiting fans at Athersley Rec’s Sheerien Park and fans countrywide will also have the opportunity to… Read more »


Barnsley Ladies’ rugby match called off

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Barnsley RUFC Ladies match against Sefton this Sunday has been postponed as Sefton are unable to field a front row. The date of the match has yet to be rearranged. Barnsley’s next match will be away to second place Birkenhead Park on 12th November.


Barnsley’s magnificent seven make a splash at Sunderland

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Seven elite 11 – 13 year old swimmers from Borough of Barnsley Swimming Club attended the North East Regional Finals at the weekend. Competing against the top swimmers from across the north east, the swimmers were eligible for a total of 39 races, securing no less than 12 top ten finishes including one gold and… Read more »


Williams’ magic moment lights up ‘war of attrition’

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Burton Albion 2, Barnsley 4 (SkyBet Championship) A stunning second half goal from Barnsley’s Everton loanee Joe Williams proved the turning point in a game that could have gone either way at the Pirelli Stadium. Until then it had been what the Reds’  head coach Paul Heckingbottom described as ‘a war of attrition’ between two… Read more »


A Barnes-stormer from Harvey earns Reds a derby draw

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Sheffield Wednesday 1, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley were so slow out of the blocks at Hillsborough that the home team could have been out of sight after a mere quarter-of-an-hour. Fortunately for the Reds Carlos Carvahal’s side failed to make the most of the opportunities they were gifted and ultimately a superb strike by… Read more »


Table-topping Barnsley Ladies storm to two point lead

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Southport Ladies 7 Barnsley Ladies 31 Barnsley extended their lead at the top of the table with another win in very blustery conditions as the tail-end of Storm Brian passed over Southport. Playing into the wind in the first half Barnsley managed to dominate and keep Southport at bay. Playing close rugby to negate the… Read more »


Reds’ goalkeeper joins Solihull on loan

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Barnsley goalkeeper Nick Townsend has joined National League side Solihull Moors on a one month loan. Having arrived from Birmingham City in 2015, the 22-year-old has made only eight first team appearances due to the consistency of Adam Davies. and head coach Paul Heckingbottom explained on the Oakwell website the reasoning behind the move. “During… Read more »


Wasteful Reds made to rue missed chances

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Barnsley 0 Hull City 1 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom, watching helplessly in the solitary confinement of the West Stand as the result of a two-match touchline ban, was both upset and angry as his side went down to defeat in this less than compelling Yorkshire derby. “I said to the players that… Read more »


Security Company sponsors elite Football Academy

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A successful Football Academy, established in Hemsworth, has benefited from sponsorship provided by Active Response Security, based in Barnsley. Costa Unida UK offers elite coaching to youngsters between the ages of six and ten at a top of the range facility. Costa Unida has over ten years experience of delivering quality football packages in Marbella,… Read more »