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Henderson hat-trick sinks below-par Barnsley

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Barnsley 1, Millwall 3 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge Barnsley boss Keith Hill says he is trying to build something at Oakwell. This reporter commends him for that – and believes he has done a terrific job so far this season, on a shoestring of a Championship budget. To be 12 points clear of the bottom… Read more »


Reds linked with Orient skipper

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It is being claimed that League One club Leyton Orient have rejected an offer from Barnsley for their club captain Stephen Dawson. The 26-year-old Irish midfielder is out of contract at the end of the current season – and has so far shown no inclination to pen a new deal. Sky Sports are claiming today… Read more »


Reds versus Lions: head-to-head

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The record between Barnsley and Saturday’s visitors Millwall is a very close one. Tomorrow’s Oakwell clash will be the 59th competitive meeting of the two clubs. Millwall have won 18, Barnsley 17. But the Reds go into the game as favourites for the three points, despite the fact that they are without their two best… Read more »


Rimmo on Sky Sports

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Oakwell legend Norman Rimmington features on tonight’s Football League Weekend show on Sky Sports at 5.30pm. They would need a five-hour programme at least to enable ‘Rimmo’ to get across what he’s seen in the game during his long career at Barnsley FC!


Dodgeball Championships at Metrodome

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The 2012 Barnsley Dodgeball Championships will be staged at the Metrodome on Wednesday, February 15. Organised by Team Barnsley, the trading name of TeamActiv Ltd, it is an invitation only, corporate event that starts at 6pm and will last around two hours. The entry fee is £40 per squad (up to 10 players), with six… Read more »



Cricket Lovers stage Notts evening

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Wombwell Cricket Lovers’ Society meet tonight (Thursday) at Ardsley WMC. It is the Nottinghamshire evening, with special guest Mike Newell. The meeting gets underway at 7.45pm.


Hill targets a successful 20-game season

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Barnsley manager Keith Hill has now set his sights on ‘over-achieving in a 20-game season’ – and says a push towards the top six is not a forlorn dream. The Reds are sitting comfortably in 14th spot in the Championship table, with 36 points from 26 fixtures. They are six points adrift of the play-offs,… Read more »


Drinkwater completes Foxes move

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Keith Hill believes that Barnsley can cope without midfield ace Danny Drinkwater, who has completed a transfer to Leicester City later today. Drinkwater had been scheduled to remain on loan with the Reds from Manchester United until the end of the season, but has instead moved move to the Midlands in an undisclosed cash deal…. Read more »


Barnsley AC impress in Indoor Championships

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Barnsley Athletic Club enjoyed success at the North of England Indoor Championships at the EIS Arena in Sheffield. Under 15 boy Lewis Paley, who is coached by David Shaw, had a tremendous weekend. On Saturday he picked up a bronze medal in the 60m final, in a new lifetime best of 7.66 seconds, before smashing… Read more »