WHY BARNSLEY VS READNG WAS POSTPONED

Barnsley’s away match with Reading has had to be postponed – the Tykes were due to play the Royals in a Championship clash at Madejski Stadium on Tuesday, September 12. However, due to Barnsley’s involvement in the Carabao Cup, the match has had to be rearranged.

Paul Heckingbottom’s side take on Derby County in the second round of the competition and the game has been scheduled for September 19.

The clash with Royals, therefore, will be played at a later (as yet unconfirmed) date. Tickets already purchased for the game will remain valid for the new rearranged fixture. Any fans who are unable to attend the game will be able to request a refund from the Madejski Stadium ticket office. Continue Reading “WHY BARNSLEY VS READNG WAS POSTPONED”

PREMIER LEAGUE NEW SEASON ‘UNDROPPABLES’

The Premier League is set to begin next month.


There are some players that are almost sure of playing all games as long as they are fit. For the top sides, they include the following.

For Premier League champions, there is David Luiz. The Brazilian is an undroppableas he is expected to combine with skipper Gary Cahill and Cesar Azpilicueta in defence. He is the balanced of the three as Cahill lacks pace and Azpilicueta is not far from the ground. N’GoloKante could rival him for the undroppbale tag but the middle is set to get interesting with the proposed acquisitions and options.

At Arsenal, defender Laurent Koscielny earns that tag. Nacho Montreal and PetrCech are close rivals but the French player easily wins it.

At Anfield, Joel Matip is a serious contender, even ahead of the aging James Milner. The Cameroonian is a stable force at the back so he is expected to play in every game. Continue Reading “PREMIER LEAGUE NEW SEASON ‘UNDROPPABLES’”

Paul Hecking bottom admits that Barnsley can’t afford Matty James

The head coach of Barnsley FC, Paul Heckingbottom has recently announced that the English League Championship club will not be able to keep hold of the 25 year old loaneeMatty James and the English player is very likely to be returning to his parent club Leicester City at the end of the season.


Matty James penned a loan deal with Barnsley FC which will be keeping him in the English League Championship outfit until the summer of 2017 and even though it has only been around 1 month since James arrived to Barnsley FC, he has already made a positive and significant impact in the club.

Fans of the English outfit want to see Matty James remain further than the initial loan deal but it seems like it will not be happening as Paul Heckingbottom confirmed that Barnsley FC simply cannot afford to pay the wages of James and have no other option but to release him back to Leicester City. Continue Reading “Paul Hecking bottom admits that Barnsley can’t afford Matty James”

JOKANOVIC – WINNALL DOES NOT AFFECT BARNSLEY GAME

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic has said that the same of Sam Winnall from the club would not impact their game when they face Barnsley on Saturday.


The player is wildly expected to join Sheffield Wednesday when he completes his medical on Thursday, according to reports making the rounds in the transfer market.

Winnall’s current deal is set to lapse at the end of this term but he has opted to move to Barnsely despite being earlier linked with a move to Brentford. He has scored 11 goals in 23 games for the Tykes this campaign to make his total at Oakwell 48 after two and a half years. He was shortlisted for the PFA Championship Player of the Month award last month but it was eventually awarded to Leeds player Pontus Jansson.

“We follow all the information about Barnsley but this is not in my control. I have to work with my team and fully focus on preparing for what we must do in the game. Continue Reading “JOKANOVIC – WINNALL DOES NOT AFFECT BARNSLEY GAME”

OFFER FOR CURTIS NELSON IS ‘DERISORY’

Plymouth Argyle confirm that they received an offer for captain Curtis Nelson from Barnsley but not without describing the offer as “derisory.” Newly-promoted Championship side Barnsley made the move to land the player based on his impressive performance but the club has said the player is not for sale.

The 23-year-old centre back is out of contract at the end of the month, but has been offered a new deal to keep him at the club, according to reports. Continue Reading “OFFER FOR CURTIS NELSON IS ‘DERISORY’”

Barnsley boosts their chance of play-off

Barnsley has boosted their chance to make it to the play-offs by winning a difficult match at Port Vale. The match ended 1-0 thanks to a goal from ConorHourihane, but the game itself was far from being convincing by the away side.

Paul Heckingbottom, Barnsley’s temporary manager, was keen to acknowledge that the way his team played was far from being perfect. He believes that his players will need to lift their games if they want to make it to the play-offs. Continue Reading “Barnsley boosts their chance of play-off”