Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Tykes topple Lilywhites

Tykes topple Lilywhites


Barnsley notched up their third away league win after seeing off Preston at Deepdale this afternoon.

Backed by a very vocal away following, Barnsley boss Simon Davey kept the same starting line-up that saw off Watford in midweek.

Although Barnsley struggled to cause Preston a real threat in the opening stages, Diego León grabbed his deserved first goal for the Tykes with a world class free kick from 30 yards just after the half hour mark.

Preston will feel aggrieved not to have executed some of their many chances and were punished when Campbell-ryce was tripped in the lilywhites` box on 55 minutes. Up stepped former Preston favourite Jon Macken who coolly sent Lonergan the wrong way causing the following supporters to go barmy.

A Barnsley player scored again ten minutes later…but at the wrong end. Stephen Foster`s stray header confused Luke Steele to reduce the red`s lead.

If the result was to reflect the support from the travelling tykes, justice was done, as the 'FA Cup hangover` seemed nonexistent with the Barnsley fans dancing in jubilation throughout the entire match.

So Barnsley take the three points having completed their second double of the season. Next up is Hull City, where it would be nice to see some of the 34,000 'fans` who were at Wembley.

Come on you reds.


Writer:MattyG
Date:Saturday April 12 2008
Time: 8:11PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
May I say great response since the disappointment of Wembley, 2 potentially very tough away games as well!! Well done and hopefully be playing you again next season!
sussexowl
12/04/2008 21:14:00
0
Agree, Leon's free-kick was top-draw! Wel Done Barnsley!
StevieG Col U
13/04/2008 15:37:00
0
Great free-kick but what a kick in the knackers for us Owls!!
will it ever happen
21/04/2008 08:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnsley Articles

Moncur Has Barnsley Move Confirmed

Former West Ham academy product Moncur has completed his free transfer move to Barnsley from Colchester penning a three-year contract with the Reds.

Williams & Smith Find New Clubs

George Williams and George Smith were both allowed to leave Barnsley this summer with them confirmed as joining MK Dons and Gateshead respectively.

Northampton Cup Details Confirmed

Barnsley have today confirmed the full details of the League Cup first round tie against Northampton Town.

Digby Moves To Ipswich

Youngster Paul Digby has today completed a permanent move to Portman Road and Ipswich Town.

Archived Vital Barnsley Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Barnsley
Write For Vital Barnsley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

PO Final - Millwall MotM
Suggested By:
Davies8%
Scowen1%
Mawson1%
Roberts5%
George Williams1%
Isgrove12%
Brownhill2%
Hourihane45%
Hammill19%
Winnall1%
Fletcher3%
Sub - Toney1%
Sub - Watkins1%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)