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Versatile Trevor is Mayne man for Wheelers

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Last weekend saw members of Birdwell Wheelers again recording some outstanding times. In Saturday’s Tickhill Velo 10 Mile Open Time Trial at Hatfield Woodhouse Trevor Mayne joined a select band of riders who have ridden sub 21 minutes on the course. His time of 20m 59s placed him 5th overall. Dan Taylor in 21m 17s… Read more »


Reds sign former French Under 20 international

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Barnsley have continued with their policy of recruiting highly-rated  players with a youth international pedigree by their signing of Dimitri Cavare from French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais FC. Cavare, a product of the RC Lens academy, is a former French Under 20 international defender who played against the Reds in a pre-season friendly when… Read more »


Ryan Hedges his best!

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Barnsley 2, Nottingham Forest 1 (SkyBet Championship) A stunning second half goal by Ryan Hedges secured Barnsley’s first win of the season in a supremely entertaining encounter at Oakwell. The visitors, with two successive victories behind them, had recovered from conceding an early first half goal to put Paul Heckingbottom’s side under severe pressure, and… Read more »




Reds sign England Under 20s star from Premier League club

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Barnsley have today completed the season-long loan signing of highly-rated Leicester City midfielder Harvey Barnes. The teenager caught the eye while on loan at League One MK Dons last season, when he scored six goals for them in 21 appearances, and several clubs had shown an interest in taking the England Under 20 international on… Read more »


Club record just eludes windblown Wheelers’ trio

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Last Saturday saw another strong performance from Birdwell Wheelers’  members. In the Team Jadan Open 10 Mile Time Trial at South Cave, on a day when strong westerly winds precluded fast times, Dan Taylor (20m 32s), Paul Mason (20m 35s) and Trevor Mayne (20m 44s) missed out on a new club team record by just… Read more »



Worst fears realised as Reds crash again in opening fixture

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Bristol City 3, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) A fifth successive opening day defeat for the Reds was what most Barnsley fans – and also, one suspects, head coach Paul Heckingbottom – had feared. There may have been nothing to choose between the teams, as Heckingbottom suggested, until City took the lead after 17 minutes, but… Read more »


Wembley play-off hero signs for Reds

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Barnsley have today completed the signing of Blackpool midfielder Brad Potts for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old, who is equally at home in a central position or on the flanks, was a key figure in the Seasiders’ SkyBet League One promotion campaign in 2016-17, and played a particularly significant role in the 2-1 play-off victory… Read more »