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 »
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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 »
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 »
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!
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 »
It is just a fact of footballing life that the Goliaths can always lord it over the Davids of this world when it comes to financial muscle. And so it proved today – to the detriment of Barnsley Football Club. Yes, David can sometimes topple Goliath in the arena – as Barnsley did to Leicester… Read more »
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.
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 »
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 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 »