Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Simon says: Funds are available

Simon says: Funds are available

Barnsley manager Simon Davey is ready to strengthen his side when the January transfer window opens.

Suspensions and injuries, not to mention Iain Hume, have rocked the Reds in the past month or so, and the Welsh boss insists funds are available next year.

Speaking to barnsleyfc.co.uk, Davey said:

'We're looking to strengthen and looking for the next Dennis Souza or Heinz Muller,'

'We will look everywhere, see what our requirements are in January and look to pull someone out again.

However, Davey is aware that money doesn't neccessarily buy everything:

'We know what we want and where we have to strengthen. It is fine to say that there is money available to spend, but what if the players we want aren't?

'When you look at the top strikers in this division they will be with Wolves, Reading and Birmingham and they will not want to come to Barnsley Football Club.

The Reds boss is also aware that a fight for lower league strikers will also prove tough:

'When you look at the league below and the likes of (Matt) Fryatt, (Craig) Mackail-Smith and (Rickie) Lambert then you will be fighting with everybody for their signatures.'

Simon Davey will probably use his contacts abroad if he is to find another rough diamond to bring to Oakwell.



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

Writer:MattyG
Date:Friday December 19 2008
Time: 11:51AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Barnsley Articles

Norwich in for Hecky?

Reds Boss in Demand

MacDonald Signs New Contract

Angus MacDonald is a Red

Championship Cost Per Goal So Far In 2016/17

The end of the Championship campaign of 2016/17 is only a month and a bit away from fans across the country but as we go in to the remaining weeks of the campaign...

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

Archived Vital Barnsley Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Vital Tyke
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich man of match
Suggested By:
Davies16%
Bree4%
Roberts1%
MacDonald3%
Yiadom1%
Scowen1%
Morsy46%
Hourihane4%
Kent4%
Winnall3%
Bradshaw6%
Hammill4%
Payne3%
Janko4%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 12:30PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 13 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League