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Grayson hits out at 'shambolic' Leeds

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Leeds United manager Simon Grayson pulled no punches in a withering attack on his team, after they slumped to a 4-1 defeat at Oakwell. Barnsley were better in all departments, and Grayson blasted: “It was embarrassing, shambolic. There are too many bad words to describe that display. “We had no passion, no desire. It was… Read more »


Steele laughs off man-of-match accolade

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Goalkeeper Luke Steele says he was ‘a bit embarrassed’ when the Oakwell pa system announced him as the sponsors’ man of the match against Leeds. Steele played well, and pulled off some very good saves, but says that the likes of hat-trick hero Ricardo Vaz Te and midfielder Miles Addison were more deserving of the… Read more »


Studying not drinking for Hill on New Year's Eve

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‘Studying rather than drinking’. That’s what Barnsley manager Keith Hill says he will be doing tonight, while thousands of Barnsley supporters see in the new year basking in the glory of a 4-1 thumping of Leeds United. Hill has already turned his thoughts to Monday’s local derby clash at Doncaster Rovers, knowing he will be… Read more »


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 »