Sports

Browse within Sports:


Ex-Reds chairman at the Lamproom

 |  No Comments

The Lamproom Theatre are holding ‘An Evening With John Dennis’ on March 7. Mr Dennis, former chairman of Barnsley Football Club, will chat about his long association with the Reds, including the day the club were promoted for the one and only time to the Premier League. He will also tak about what happened in… Read more »


Redders enjoys dream start as Leeds caretaker

 |  No Comments

Former Barnsley FC star Neil Redfearn is set to remain in temporary charge of Leeds United for at least another week. The 46-year-old enjoyed a dream start to his stint as caretaker manager of the Whites with a 3-0 victory over nine-man Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday. He said: “I have been told… Read more »


Barnsley College ladies reach regional football final

 |  No Comments

Barnsley College’s Female Football Development Squad has reached the regional final of the British College Sport National Cup. The Barnsley girls beat Balby Carr College 4-2 in a terrific semi-final tie. Barnsley had fallen behind after just five minutes but levelled before the break, thanks to a goal from Beth England. Barnsley started the second… Read more »


Grubecki shines but Leaders are beaten by the Eagles

 |  No Comments

Barnsley Leaders’ under 13s beat the snow on Sunday morning to line up against Doncaster Danum Eagles for their EBL North East Conference basketball game at the Danum School, but it was the Eagles who finished 62-47 in front. Leaders had an eight-player line-up while the Eagles had a full compliment of 12, with ex-American… Read more »


Barnsley fan goes in for a bit of chest-beating….

 |  No Comments

The temperature had plunged to zero at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Snow was in the air. It was freezing. But one Barnsley fanatic among the 500-plus who had gathered in the away section of Watford’s ground clearly didn’t feel the cold. He opted to take off his t-shirt, his jumper, and his coat! For a… Read more »


Table tennis ace Sue set for London Games

 |  No Comments

Barnsley’s wheelchair table tennis star Sue Gilroy will compete in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. It will be the fourth Paralympics Gilroy, who teaches at Shawlands School in Dodworth, has competed in – but the first in front of her home crowd. The Paralympics follows the Olympic Games – and run from August 29 until… Read more »


Below-par Barnsley beaten by Eustace brace

 |  No Comments

Watford 2, Barnsley 1 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge at Vicarage Road Low in quality, a lot of huff and puff, and hardly anything to get the supporters on the edge of their seats. Barnsley boss Keith Hill said Saturday’s tussle between his Reds and the Hornets was, in his view, similar to gardening: boring! Now… Read more »



Boxing star Hatton at the Metrodome

 |  No Comments

Barnsley people will get the chance to hear from world boxing champion Ricky Hatton this month. Sports Media Promotions Ltd will be presenting ‘A Night with Ricky Hatton’ at the Barnsley Metrodome on Friday, February 10 (7.30pm start). One of Great Britain’s most popular fighters, Hatton will deliver some of his great stories from a… Read more »


Keith Lodge: Focus on Futcher

 |  No Comments

By Keith Lodge, who for many years travelled the length and breadth of the country reporting on the fortunes of Barnsley Football Club: It was interesting to see an article by Paul Futcher in Barnsley’s match-day programme for the recent home game with Derby County. I rated him as one of the finest ball-playing central… Read more »