UK time is: 17:24:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Red Army march through the Valley with ease

THE REDS came, saw and conquered London for the first time in over six years with a tremendous 3-1 victory over Charlton Athletic at the Valley.

Barnsley's last victory in the capital was a 2-1 win over Brentford back in 2002, but how this match was worth the wait.

Simon Davey and his men managed to silence the doubters after a Jon Macken brace and a header from Darren Moore sealed the Red's second away win of the season.

An unchaged starting XI for the fourth consecutive match lined up against under-fire boss Alan Pardew's Addicks.

It was a dream start for the Reds with just over two minutes on the watch, Iain Hume's free-kick eventually fell to Macken, who slammed home from twelve-yards past Weaver.

The early goal did indeed shock the home side but things got worse for the London outfit on 18 minutes.

Jon Macken pounced on a parried Anderson strike to squeeze home for his third goal in two games.

By now the home fans were calling for Pardew's head, Barnsley keeping the ball well in the middle of the park with some neat passing did much do anger the Addick's faithful.

The game was pretty much over on 38 minutes, Darren Moore rose highest in a crowded box to head home off the post for his first of the season. Moore had come under some criticism earlier in the season, but his recent form has been none other than phenomenal.

Alan Pardew's half-time teamtalk hardly did much to inspire his team. The Reds were relatively comfortable for the remainder of the game, despite Mark Hudson's 75th minute consolation header.

Despite how ITV may have spun their report on the pressure being on Pardew - credit where credit's due for Simon Davey and how he organised his team for what was still a very difficult trip to Charlton.




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



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: MattyG Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 3 2008

Time: 5:32PM

Your Comments

Such an important win - and I'm surprised it hasn't cost Pardew his job...... YET
Boxer
you read that pretty quick.
mattyg
then you go and spoil it by losing at home to Sheff Utd !!!!
lincolnblue
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Stats: Charlton v Barnsley (Wednesday April 16 2014)

A Must Win (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Stats: Bolton v Barnsley (Monday April 14 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Burnley (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Reds Ratings (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Brighton (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Reds Ratings (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Innocent Until Proven Guilty (Friday April 4 2014)

Stats: Yeovil v Barnsley (Monday March 31 2014)

We Have Hope (Friday March 28 2014)

Archived 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)

1. chiefred 17
2. truspye 3
3. knabby crackers 2
4. LosLegado 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Charlton 1 - 2 Barnsley
Bolton 1 - 0 Barnsley
Barnsley 0 - 1 Burnley
Barnsley 0 - 0 Brighton
Yeovil 1 - 4 Barnsley
Reading 1 - 3 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Birmingham 41 11 10 20 -10 43
19. Doncaster 42 11 10 21 -26 43
20. Blackpool 42 10 12 20 -26 42
21. Charlton 41 10 11 20 -24 41
22. Millwall 42 9 13 20 -30 40
23. Barnsley 42 9 12 21 -28 39
24. Yeovil 42 8 12 22 -25 36

Breaking League News

Key man watch: Shaun Maloney
Reading : 18/04/2014 13:00:00
Join Our Latics v Reading Match Thread
Wigan : 18/04/2014 11:51:00
Earlybird Season Ticket Sales
Watford : 18/04/2014 11:49:00
Last Call - Vital Latics Player Of The Season
Wigan : 18/04/2014 11:35:00
Team News v Charlton
Bolton : 18/04/2014 10:45:00
Forgotten man on verge of Royals exit
Reading : 18/04/2014 10:26:00
The Psycho Effect.
Forest : 18/04/2014 10:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Season?
Suggested By:  
Cranie 25%
O'Brien 5%
Dawson 5%
Kennedy 20%
Steele 10%
O'Grady 5%
Jennings 5%
Ramage 0%
Mvoto 5%
Mellis 0%
Cywka 5%
Etuhu 5%
Wiseman 5%
Perkins 5%