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Ducks do the double for Dan!

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Shaw Lane AFC have produced a fantastic end to an unforgettable season. Players were determined to ‘Win the League for Dan’ – and not only did they do that, they went on to carry off The Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup on Wednesday, beating Frickley AFC 1-0 in the final at Bramall Lane. The Club… Read more »


Ten-mile TT becomes 7.5 miles due to roadworks!

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Birdwell Wheelers first Open Time Trial of the season at Hatfield Woodhouse had to be re-routed and shortened from 10 to 7.5 miles because of two sets of roadworks, one of which was not made known until the day of the event. The weather was glorious and fastest on the day and winner of the… 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 »


Oakwell Club reports £5.5m loss over last three years – but there’s a much brighter forecast for 2016/17

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Barnsley Football Club’s finance director, Robert Zuk has today revealed that the cumulative losses in the last three seasons is in excess of £5.5 million. Despite the remarkable onfield success of the team in the 2015/16 campaign, with two winning Wembley appearances and promotion to the Championship, there was still a loss for that financial… Read more »


Stats why the Reds can’t wait for the season to end!

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Barnsley 0, Cardiff City 0 (SkyBet Championship) The end of the season cannot come soon enough for all concerned with Barnsley Football Club. Most of all, for head coach Paul Heckingbottom. He knows, as well as, if not better than, everyone else, what the problem is. The stats do paint a true picture on this… Read more »



Dan’s the man for Wheelers in 20-mile Border TT

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Last weekend saw Birdwell Wheeler Dan Taylor take 11th place in the Border Wheelers hilly 20 mile time trial near Carlisle, in a time of 50m 56s. Shaun Dolby, Trevor Mayne and Dave Scargill have just returned from a training week in Majorca which should set them up for a successful season ahead. The Sunday… Read more »


Reds’ defender signs new two-year contract

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Despite an unfortunate sequence of own goals, central defender Angus MacDonald has impressed Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom so much in his first season with the Oakwell Club that he has signed a new two-year contract. Since signing from National League side Torquay United last summer, the 24-year-old has been been a regular for the… Read more »