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Josh is the ‘Wright’ choice as new Worsbrough boss

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Worsbrough Bridge AFC have announced the appointment of Josh Wright as permanent manager. After a period as interim boss, the club believes that Wright provides the best chance of retaining its NCEL status and the appointment will end any uncertainty, allowing the manager and players to focus on gaining results.  



No end to the Hillsborough hoodoo for frustrated Reds

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Sheffield Wednesday 2, Barnsley 0 (Sky Bet Championship) The Hillsborough hoodoo continued with a vengeance as Barnsley suffered their 14th defeat there in the last 16 meetings; were beaten away from home for the first time since October; had Adam Hammill red-carded, head coach Paul Heckingbottom sent to the stands; and gave the Owls the… Read more »


Shaw Lane thrown out of FA Trophy

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Shaw Lane AFC have been thrown out of the FA Trophy for fielding a suspended player in the last round’s victory over Nantwich Town. The Ducks have until 10am on Monday morning to appeal against their expulsion. The issue came to light this week, just days before the Shaw Lane side were due to host… Read more »



Reds’ teenage midfielder signs contract extension

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Barnsley midfielder Josh Kay has signed  an extension to his current contract until the end of the 2017-18 season. The 19-year-old arrived at Oakwell in February, initially joining up with the Under 23s, but has since been included in the first-team squad, including a debut appearance in the starting line-up against Bristol City at Oakwell… Read more »


It’s heads we win as Reds bounce back in style at St Andrew’s

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Birmingham City 0, Barnsley 3 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley bounced back from a 5-2 home hammering against Nottingham Forest to record a shock 3-0 win at lacklustre Birmingham. Sam Winnall (pictured) scored a late brace as Barnsley took all three points from their trip to St Andrew’s, ending a run of four winless Championship matches. Captain… Read more »


Five-trophy haul for veteran Wheeler

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Birdwell Wheeler Trevor Mayne received no less than five trophies at the North Midlands VTTA (Veteran Time Trial Association) prize lunch on Sunday, He picked up the Unity Cup for group 100 miles; the Watson Trophy for Prestige Points Competition; the Colin Bell Cup for Middle Distance Best All Rounder;  the Brian Beardsley Memorial Cup… Read more »


Shaw Lane Club launches pioneering ‘Rugby For All’ project

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Barnsley Rugby Club has launched a pioneering project to involve adults with disabilities in rugby. Mixed Ability Rugby is the concept of playing rugby whilst ensuring that individuals with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and those recovering from mental health problems are included. It is quite simply ‘Rugby For All’. It works by having experienced players… Read more »