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Super Reds rout sorry Leeds

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Barnsley 4, Leeds United 1 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge Barnsley finished off 2011 with one of their most memorable wins in many a year! They went into the New Year’s Eve clash with local rivals Leeds United on the back of three straight defeats – and suffered the blow of seeing skipper Jacob Butterfield limp… Read more »


Hill making plans for transfer window

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Jacob Butterfield is widely expected to leave Barnsley in the January transfer window – and that could lead to Reds boss Keith Hill making a flurry of signings in order to bolster his squad. Butterfield, 21, has been one of Barnsley’s best players this season, and the England under 21 international has had Premier League… Read more »


Young guns in Barnsley squad for Leeds clash

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Academy aces Jon Stones and Paul Digby have been drafted into the Barnsley squad for tomorrow’s mouth-watering local derby clash with Leeds United at Oakwell. Barnsley boss Keith Hill says he is ‘back down to the bare bones’ following injuries to key personnel. Loan men Nile Ranger and Danny Drinkwater are definitely out, as is… Read more »


A rollercoaster 2011 says Hill

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Keith Hill says he’s had a ‘rollercoaster 2011’ – and claims that becoming Barnsley boss was one of the best decisions he’s ever made. Hill left League One Rochdale last summer to take over from Mark Robins in the Oakwell hotseat, and believes that he has already learned a great deal. Said Hill: “It’s been… Read more »


'Bare bones' Barnsley seek double delight

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Barnsley are down to the ‘bare bones’ ahead of two local derbies in three days – but boss Keith Hill believes his team will ‘come out fighting’. The Reds face Leeds United at Oakwell on New Year’s Eve, and then travel to Doncaster Rovers on January 2. They look set to be without two loan… Read more »


Vikings entertain Dodworth in New Year cup-tie

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Barnsley’s most well known rugby league clubs will go head to head on Saturday, January 7. 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.


Star man Butterfield angry at boos

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Barnsley captain Jacob Butterfield won the sponsors’ man-of-the-match accolade against Blackpool on Boxing Day – and could not believe his ears when he was booed by a small section of the Oakwell crowd. Not long after Monday’s 2-1 defeat, the England under 21 midfielder used his Twitter account to say: “Wonder if the boos I… Read more »


Doyle wants his future resolved

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Out-of-favour Barnsley midfielder Nathan Doyle wants his future resolved as soon as possible. Doyle is currently playing for managerless Preston in League One, having initially pitched up at Deepdale on loan in November. He has made six appearances for the Lancashire outfit, who are just one of a number of clubs keeping tabs on the… Read more »


Hill looks to Leeds test

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Amid rumours of an after-match bust-up between Barnsley players, Reds boss Keith Hill emerged to say that he would not be pointing the ‘finger of blame’ at anyone following the Boxing Day defeat to Blackpool. Goalkeeper Luke Steele, who has been in superb form for much of this season, was at fault for Blackpool’s first… Read more »


Reds sunk by tasty Tangerines

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Barnsley 1, Blackpool 3 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge After enjoying a four-match winning streak which saw them burst into the top 10, Barnsley are now in danger of losing four on the bounce. Defeats against Ipswich and West Ham were followed by this Boxing Day disappointment, at the hands of a vibrant, attack-minded Blackpool side… Read more »