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Rampant Barnsley Ladies make it nine wins in a row

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Barnsley Ladies 54, Chester Devas 0 Barnsley chalked up their ninth consecutive win in the league when they entertained third placed Chester Devas. For the second match in succession the visitors started off brightly but failed to make much headway into the home team’s half. Barnsley kept pressing but a resolute Chester defence kept them… Read more »



Barnsley Ladies begin New Year with a bang

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Barnsley Ladies 52   IOM Vagabonds 0 Barnsley Ladies continued their fine form into 2017 with a crushing win over Isle of Man Vagabonds. However, credit must go to the visiting side who, due to fog at Manchester airport, had only a 10 minute warm up before playing. Despite this, for the first 20 minutes it… Read more »



Wheelers have a ‘hope-ful’ start to new year

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Sunday saw members of Birdwell Wheelers take part in their opening event of 2017. Steve Myatt, Roger Holmes, Rob Parkes, Bob Waterhouse, Austin Watson, Dave Hudson and John Woodhouse joined 200 riders on the hilly “Hopey New Year” annual 100 km Audax  event which included 1750 metres of climbing. The route took them from the… Read more »


Sam’s the man in monthly SkyBet awards

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Barnsley striker Sam Winnall has won the SkyBet Championship Player of the Month Award for December. Winnall, the second Reds’ player to win the award this season, scored six goals during the month to help lift his side to eighth place in the table


Reds take revenge as Hourihane stuns Forest with late winner

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Nottingham Forest 0, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) A stunning volley from Conor Hourihane two minutes from time ensured that Barnsley gained some measure of revenge for the 5-2 home defeat they suffered at the hands of Nottingham Forest in November. On that occasion every shot that Forest tried found the back of the net. On… Read more »




Oakwell legend dies at the age of 93

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(By Keith Lodge, former Sports Editor of the Barnsley Chronicle) The word ‘legend’ is bandied about all too indiscriminately these days. But in the case of Norman Rimmington it describes perfectly a man who gave the best part of 60 years service to Barnsley Football Club in a variety of roles. Such loyalty and commitment… Read more »