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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 »

The story of Ventoux told on road bikes at The Civic

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We’ve seen Britain go cycle crazy with the Tour De Yorkshire returning on 3 May and now there’s even a play about the sport. A restaging of the dramatic battle between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani on Mont Ventoux  in the Tour de France 2000 is showing at The Civic this March. “Not a pedestrian… Read more »