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Too little too late for relegation-threatened Reds

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Middlesbrough 3, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) This game merely confirmed what we already knew – that Middlesbrough are serious promotion contenders, while Barnsley face an almighty fight to avoid relegation. The first half demonstrated the gulf in class between these two teams and it was not until Boro had coasted to a 3-0 lead that… Read more »





The sun comes out as the Reds beat the Blues!

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Birmingham City 0, Barnsley 2 (SkyBet Championship) Jose Morais is already proving to be a little ray of sunshine at Oakwell. The positive attitude of the new head coach was apparent after the Reds’ home defeat on Tuesday night by a Burton Albion team who started that game at the bottom of the table. Said… Read more »


Barnsley Ladies have one hand on Championship trophy

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Barnsley Ladies 8, Birkenhead 8 (National Championship 2 North) Barnsley Ladies are just a win away from  third successive league title after a bruising encounter at Shaw Lane. Barnsley opened the scoring with a fifth minute from Becky Patrick, standing in as kicker from Alix Taylor, who missed the match after picking up a shoulder… Read more »


Have the Reds’ survival hopes gone for a Burton?

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Barnsley 1, Burton Albion 2 (SkyBet Championship) Was this the night when Barnsley’s hopes of retaining their Championship status went for a Burton? Judging by their first half performance the answer would be a resounding yes; the result would suggest that it probably was; but the second half fight-back offered a far more hopeful response…. Read more »


Reds appoint Portuguese as new head coach

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Barnsley have appointed a 52-year-old former Champions League winner as their new head coach on an 18-month contract. Jose Morais, who has a wealth of experience within the game and has coached at the very highest level possible, has taken over from Paul Heckingbottom, who recently departed for Leeds United. A statement on the Oakwell… Read more »


“Thank you for your amazing support” – Heckingbottom

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Former Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom has issued the following statement on the Oakwell Club’s website. “The events of the last few days happened so quickly and unexpectedly that I didn’t have chance to personally thank everyone at Barnsley Football Club, players, staff and supporters. “I have managed to catch up with players and colleagues… Read more »