League One side Barnsley have been knocked out of the EFL Cup at the second round stage following their defeat at the hands of in-form Premier League side Leeds United earlier this week. Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch rested a lot of his first team players for the Barnsley game from the start and he still had a lot of quality at his disposal to see off the team from League One.

Leeds United were massive favourites to seal a place in the EFL Cup third round and they did just that thanks to the 3-1 win at home to Barnsley. The Premier League side took the lead through new signing Luis Sinisterra. Colombian winger Sinisterra scored his first goal for Leeds United since he moved to English football from Dutch giants Feyenoord. His goal arrived just before the midway point of the first half. Continue reading “BARNSLEY KNOCKED OUT OF EFL CUP”


English League One side Barnsley have confirmed the signing of attacking talent Nicky Cadden. His transfer was confirmed by the Tykes on Monday. He has put pen to paper on a two-year deal as the new Barnsley paper until the end of the 2023/24 season.

25-year-old Caddenhas joined Barnsley as a free agent with his last club being Forest Green Rovers whom he helped to win the League Two title last season. The attacker has signed for the League One club as a free agent after his Forest Green Rovers contract expired earlier this summer.New Barnsley player Cadden is an industrious, attacking player who’s comfortable on the left side. Continue reading “BARNSLEY CONFIRM NICKY CADDEN TRANSFER”


English Championship side Bristol City have made a bid to sign PEC Zwolle of the Netherlands defender Kenneth Paal on a free transfer according to English publication Daily Mail. It was revealed that Bristol City are keen to sign Paalas a free agent this summer. They are hoping to beat Barnsley to the free transfer signing of the player. Paal will most likely leave PEC Zwolle at the end of his contract at the Dutch club this summer. His PEC Zwolle contract will end on June 30.

Bristol City and Barnsley are the two clubs in the race tosign Paal on a free transfer this summer. Bristol City have made their first move in the quest to sign the player and it remains to be seen if Barnsley will also follow suit. Bristol City and Barnsley were in the Championship during the just concluded season before the Tykes suffered relegation from the division. Barnsley were one of the three teams who suffered demotion to English League One, the third tier of club football in England. Apart from Barnsley, Derby County and Peterborough United also dropped into League One. Continue reading “BRISTOL CITY IN PAAL BID”


Twelve months after reaching the Championship play-offs Barnsley have been relegated to League One after finishing bottom of the table. After taking over from Gerhard Struber in October 2020, Valerien Ismael guided the Tykes to a fifth-placed finish before being beaten by Swansea City in the play-off semi-finals.

With Barnsley consigned to League One, we have put together a best XI of former players who have represented the Tykes… Continue reading ”                BARNSLEY XI IF THEY KEPT THEIR PLAYERS FEATURING JOHN STONES”


Barnsley currently sit 22nd in the Championship and eight points adrift of safety, although, they do have a game in hand on 21st-placed Reading, with Poya Asbaghi’s team set to travel to South Wales on Friday. The Stadium is the venue for the South Yorkshire side this week, when they will face an in-form Swansea City, who enter this encounter five-games unbeaten.

Preview: Swansea vs. Barnsley – prediction, team news, lineups

Russell Martin’s side won three consecutive games for the first time this season, after securing a 2-1 win over relegation-threatened Derby County on Saturday. A brace from Joel Piroe inside 16 minutes of that match set the Swans up well for another three points, but the visitors did make the hosts work hard for their victory after getting back into the game with a Tom Lawrence penalty. Continue reading ”                 PREVIEW: SWANSEA CITY VS BARNSLEY PREDICTION & TEAM NEWS”