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Taylor clocks up 10-mile TT double

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Last Saturday Birdwell Wheeler Dan Taylor had yet another top ten finish, when he rode the Border Wheelers 10 Mile Open Time Trial at Cockermouth in the Lake District. His time of 21m 52s placed him 6th overall. The next day Wheeler Dave Scargill travelled to Caister for the LVRC (League of Veteran Racing Cyclists)… Read more »


Reds’ first team coach signs new contract

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Barnsley first team coach Jamie Clapham (pictured) has signed a new contract with the club. Having joined the Reds in September 2016, Clapham played a large role as Paul Heckingbottom’s assistant throughout the successful 2016/17 Sky Bet Championship campaign, which saw Barnsley return to the second tier and finish a highly respectable 14th. His coaching… Read more »


Teenage Chelsea striker joins Reds on season-long loan

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Barnsley have completed the season-long loan signing of Chelsea’s highly-rated 18-year-old striker Ike Ugbo. The teenager had a prolific scoring record for the Premiership champions’ Under 23s and Under 18s sides last season, notching 23 goals in 35 appearances, taking his tally in the last three campaigns to 60. An FA Youth Cup winner with… Read more »


Taylor leads Wheelers’ trio to top 20 finish

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Last Saturday Birdwell Wheelers had three riders in the top 20 at the Valley Striders 25 Mile Time Trial at Boroughbridge on the old A1. Dan Taylor had another top ten finish , his time of 55m 16s placing him eighth,  and two places behind in 10th was Trevor Mayne in 55m 51s. Paul Mason… Read more »



Taylor’s TT success story goes on

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Birdwell Wheeler Dan Taylor (pictured) continued his run of successes when he rode in the Huddersfield Star Wheelers’ 10-Mile Open Time Trial from the Sovereign to Hoylandswaine and back. His time of 23m 27s have him another podium finish in third place behind Jonathan Wears and Anthony Bromley. He came out on top again  in… Read more »


Return of fans’ favourite makes it seven-up for Reds

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A former fans’ favourite has become Barnsley’s seventh major summer signing. Winger Lloyd Isgrove, who impressed in a loan spell with the Reds during the thrilling promotion and cup-winning campaign of 2015-16, has rejoined the Oakwell Club from Premier League Southampton. The 24-year-old (pictured) scored a vital goal in the play-off final victory over Millwall… Read more »


Manchester United graduate signs for Reds

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Barnsley have completed the sixth significant addition to their squad with the signing of a graduate of the renowned Manchester United Academy. Left-back Zeki Fryers (24) made his debut for United six years ago in a League Cup victory over Leeds United and went on to feature not only in the Premier League but also… Read more »


And then there were five as Reds snap up central defender

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Barnsley have completed the signing of their fifth permanent summer recruit. He is 24-years-old Forest Green Rangers central defender Ethan Pinnock, who has penned a three-year deal with the Oakwell Club. Pinnock (pictured) joined Forest Green from Dulwich Hamlet in 2016 and helped them gain promotion to the Football League for the first time in… Read more »


Busy week brings success for Wheelers

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A busy week has seen a number of successes for members of Birdwell Wheelers. Wednesday 21st June saw Trevor Mayne ride the Peak RC 17 Mile Open Time Trial on one of his favourite courses, the hilly Circuit of Longstone Edge. His time of 47m 36s was good enough for 8th overall and 3rd Veteran…. Read more »