UK time is: 06:36:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Beautiful Barnsley

Beautiful Barnsley

With Barnsley`s recent 'Stringer Together` campaign, it really has been touching to hear and see just how a community can be brought together through football.

Forget multimillion pound takeovers, 45 quid per game tickets and prima donnas earning ludicrous amounts of money a week - home is where the heart is and the heart of Barnsley lays at Oakwell.

Season ticket prices have been reduced, with under 11`s eligible to watch the reds free provided they`re accompanied by a paying adult.

Times have been hard over the past six years but the reds have really shown some ambition and spirit over recent seasons and Patrick Cryne`s 'Stronger Together` initiative really has boosted the morale of the supporters, showing that the club do care about their fans.

Barnsley`s trip to Wembley proved that the fan base has got real potential, around 34,000 fans made the trip to north London to cheer on the Tykes in the FA Cup Semi Final.

Oakwell was also packed out in the previous round against Chelsea; with John Motson claming he has never seen anything like it when the town gets behind the team.

The only way from here is surely up, if attendances improve and the money from last season`s cup run is spent on a goalscorer, surely the reds will be aiming for the top half of the table and after that…who knows?

Come On You Reds




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: MattyG Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 22 2008

Time: 1:09PM

Your Comments

Good to see another club dropping prices and encouraging children. In these days of greed it is very refreshing to see clubs rewarding the fans.
Dean1
aye, thats exactly it
mattyg
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Barnsley Articles

Stats: Chesterfield v Barnsley (Monday November 24 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Colchester (Monday November 17 2014)

Stats: Sheff Utd v Barnsley (Monday November 3 2014)

Sheff Utd v Barnsley Oct 1998 (Saturday November 1 2014)

Barnsley v Sheff Utd March 1997 (Saturday November 1 2014)

Sheff Utd v Barnsley December 1996 (Saturday November 1 2014)

Barnsley v Sheff Utd Past Results (Saturday November 1 2014)

Head-to-head v Sheff Utd (Saturday November 1 2014)

Barnsley v Sheff Utd April 1999 (Saturday November 1 2014)

Barnsley v Sheff Utd November 1999 (Saturday November 1 2014)

Archived Barnsley Articles

List All Vital Barnsley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Fleetwood 18 7 4 7 2 25
11. Chesterfield 18 6 6 6 0 24
12. Bradford 18 6 5 7 -1 23
13. Barnsley 17 6 4 7 -1 22
14. Walsall 18 5 7 6 -1 22
15. Port Vale 18 6 4 8 -2 22
16. Doncaster 16 6 3 7 -6 21

Breaking League News

The MacAttack Returns To Posh
» Peterborough : 26/11/2014 20:52:00
DRFC Midfielder walking disciplinary tightrope
» Doncaster : 26/11/2014 20:17:00
Fulham Striker Set To Sign For City?
» Bristol City : 26/11/2014 19:18:00
Luke Ayling MOTM v Preston
» Bristol City : 26/11/2014 18:41:00
Crewe snap up strike pair
» Crewe : 26/11/2014 18:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where Will Barnsley Finish?
Suggested By:  
Top 5%
Top 2 2%
Play Offs 15%
Top Half 26%
Bottom Half 34%
Relegation 12%
Bottom 6%