Barnsley have signed former Coventry City defender Martin Cranie on a free transfer. The 25-year-old, who had trials with Middlesbrough and Leeds United, has signed a one-year deal. (more…)
Barnsley assistant manager David Flitcroft is thought to be considering an offer to become the boss of League One Bury. Flitcroft turned down an offer from former club Rochdale last year to become their new manager but may find it difficult to reject the approach from a club he made over a hundred appearances for as a player. (more…)
With Ben Alnwick suspended following his red card against Rochdale, and the long-term injury to Luke Steele, Keith Hill has been busy trying to bring a new goalkeeper to Oakwell on a short-term basis.
The Barnsley manager had agreed a deal with Tony Pulis and Stoke City to bring in the experienced Carlo Nash to Oakwell, however Stoke wanted to have the option to recall the player early in September – this suited Keith Hill however Football League rules apparently would not allow this which meant the deal could not go ahead. (more…)
Barnsley have moved quickly to offer Marlon Harewood a one-year deal at Oakwell after the player joined up with the squad on a trial basis just yesterday.
The Red’s manager Keith Hill has been searching for a new striker since a long-term injury to Mido has meant he is down to the bare bones in the striking department. Harewood had been training with Sheffield Wednesday for the last month and the 32-year-old is believed to be fit for the new season and should be in with a good chance of making the starting line-up against Middlesbrough on Saturday. (more…)
After Ben Alnwick’s unexplainable headbutt that resulted in his sending off at Rochdale, Keith Hill is desperately looking to bring in a ‘keeper on loan to cover the former Tottenham man’s period of suspension. (more…)
Marlon Harewood is currently training with Barnsley and will be trying to convince Keith Hill to offer him a contract with the Reds.
The experienced striker had a successful loan spell with Barnsley under Mark Robins at the end of the 2010/11 season and finds himself back at the club under the new regime after spending time in China and more recently at another of his former clubs – Nottingham Forest. (more…)
Rochdale: Lillis, Cavanagh, R. Edwards, Kennedy, Tutte, Donnelly, Grimes, P. Edwards, McIntyre, Adebola, Pearson.
Bench: Smith, Bennett, Putterill, Curran, Rafferty, Craney, Barry-Murphy.
Barnsley: Alnwick, Stones, Foster, McNulty, Wiseman, Mellis, Perkins, Done, O’Brien, Etuhu, Davies.
Bench: Lidakevicius, Hassell, Golbourne, Dawson, Digby, Cywka, Dagnall.
Middlesbrough will provide the first test of the new Championship season for Barnsley when the two teams meet at Oakwell on Saturday 18th August. (more…)
Keith Hill has made another much-needed addition to his squad with the signing of Polish attacking midfielder Tomasz Cywka. (more…)
Donny and Barnsley played out a two-all draw at the Keepmoat in a pre-season friendly with Craig Davies putting the Reds in to 2-1 lead before the hosts equalised through Dave Syers. (more…)