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Teams required for six-a-side league

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A six-a-side league in the Barnsley area require teams for Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays. Available are places in the over 35 section, ladies and Chamber of Commerce Leagues. Anyone interested in joining are asked to contact Dan Young on 07885289317.


Pockets pipped in thrilling Supplementary Trophy tussle

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There was a titantic, thrilling Supplementary Trophy tussle between FC Pockets and Barrow WMC on Sunday morning, which went to extra-time. Barrow eventually came through to win the tie 6-3. Defending champions Pockets were outplayed for most of the tie by their opponents, who play their football one division higher. An end-to-end affair ended 3-3… Read more »


Bennett bags hat-trick in Grimethorpe win

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Barnsley Sunday League, Division Five side Grimethorpe maintained their superb unbeaten run with a 7-3 victory over Athersley North. Lee Bennett led the way with a fine hat-trick while Steve Bennett and John Clarke also got on the scoresheet in an impressive success.


Julie is a first time winner in Locke Park run

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Vet over 35 Julie Briscoe of Wakefield District Harriers & AC took part in her first Barnsley 5k parkrun at Locke Park on Saturday morning – and won the event in a time of 19-18. Second was Stephen Phillips (Kimberworth Striders RC, vet over 45) in a new personal best of 20-04, with Wombwell Sporting… Read more »


Martin saves spot-kick in Academy stalemate

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Barnsley Academy goalkeeper Joe Martin turned in a man-of-the-match showing to help the under 18s secure a battling point against visitors Derby County in the first game after the winter break. The highlight of Martin’s terrific display was a late penalty save that ensured a goalless draw. Martin had stepped up into the team due… Read more »



Reds: 'No approach and Flitcroft stays'

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Barnsley say they have not had an approach from Rochdale for permission to speak to assistant manager David Flitctoft – and are adamant that they would rebuff any such move. There has been strong speculation that Flitcroft is at the top of Rochdale’s shortlist to replace sacked manager David Eyre. However, the Spotland club are… Read more »


Ricardo shoots to top of charts

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He may well need to keep ‘battling the demons within him’, but Ricardo Vaz Te is certainly hitting the target for Barnsley this season. His manager Keith Hill keeps warning him about his defensive responsibilites to the Barnsley team, and he was at fault for Swansea’s fourth goal on Saturday, but at the other end… Read more »



Spirited West Green bow out of cup

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West Green suffered only their third defeat of the season in all competititons, going down 2-0 to South Kirkby Colliery in the last 32 of the Sheffield Junior Cup on Sunday morning. It was South Kirkby who started the brighter but West Green managed to keep them at bay and after 20 minutes the tie… Read more »