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Vikings and Dodworth set for trophy tussle

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Barnsley’s most well known rugby league clubs will go head to head on Saturday. Hoyland Vikings host Dodworth in what promises to be a cracking Steve Creek Memorial Trophy semi-final clash. The tie kicks off at 2pm and all spectators are welcome.


Jay thrilled by gaffer's faith

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Barnsley left-back Jay McEveley has paid tribute to ‘gaffer’ Keith Hill for not slamming the door on his Oakwell career. McEveley was made available for loan earlier in the season, after losing his place in the team to Jimmy McNulty. But an injury to Rob Edwards saw McNulty switched inside to centre-half, and McEveley found… Read more »


'Fans may have to be patient'

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Reds boss Keith Hill reckons that supporters might have to show a little patience in Saturday’s cup clash wth Premier League new boys Swansea City. The Swans, having swept into the top flight in such style, have maintained their eye-catching brand of pass-and-move football this term. Said Hill: “In the possession stats I believe they… Read more »


Drinkwater back training with Reds

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Manchester United midfielder Danny Drinkwater was today back training with the Reds at Oakwell – and manager Keith Hill has said he could yet feature in Saturday’s FA Cup third round clash with Swansea City. Drinkwater’s loan from Old Trafford had been cut short because of a torn thigh muscle sustained in the home defeat… Read more »


Hill: 'Butterfield injury is a very, very sad blow'

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Jacob Butterfield’s season-ending injury is a big blow to Barnsley according to manager Keith Hill. Star asset Butterfield, 21, damaged his anterior cruciate ligaments after being on the receiving end of a poor challenge in the New Year’s Eve victory over Leeds United. A subsequent X-ray revealed the true extent of the damage and Butterfield… Read more »


Laura has a ball being Barnsley mascot

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Young Barnsley fan Laura Jacobs came from the other side of the world to get to see her favourite team up close and personal. Her Laura, aged nine, lives in Canada with her family, who are originally from the town. They all came back to Barnsley for the Christmas and New Year period – and… Read more »


Butterfield out for season

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Barnsley captain and main source of midfield inspiration Jacob Butterfield has been ruled out for the remainder of the season. The 21-year-old was injured during the 4-1 win over Leeds United on New Year’s Eve, following a poor challenge by Michael Brown. Butterfield limped off but manager Keith Hill hoped his star player would only… Read more »


Boggy pitches up at Rochdale

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Former Barnsley striker Daniel Bogdanovic, who felt he needed to leave Oakwell in an attempt to realise his dream of playing in the Premier League, has pitched up at League One Rochdale on loan. The Lancashire outfit, 23rd in the table, have taken the Maltese international on a month’s loan from Blackpool. And Bogdanovic made… Read more »


Magnificent turn-out by Barnsley faithful

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The magnificent win over Leeds United had put the Barnsley faithful in good heart – and they made the short journey to Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium on Monday in terrific numbers. The official number given for the away following was 3,094, out of a total attendance of 11,446. It was a superb turn-out by the Reds… Read more »


Hill: I'm as tired and mentally drained as the players

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Keith Hill felt that Doncaster’s pressing game, and the early opening goal, were the key factors in his side’s local derby defeat at the Keepmoat Stadium on Monday. He admitted that his side looked tired but would not use that as an excuse. Hill was without the likes of Jacob Butterfield, Danny Drinkwater and Jim… Read more »