Barnsley - No Go Ahead Eagles
UK time is: 00:27:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

No Go Ahead Eagles

Barnsley's clash with Crystal Palace has been postponed due to the freezing temperatures around Oakwell.

Although the Referee declared the pitch as playable, there were still concerns for the safety of spectators around the Stadium.

A statement on behalf of the club read:
'Barnsley Football Club are disappointed that, after a lot of hard work by the groundstaff, although the pitch has been deemed playable by the match referee, an inspection by the Safety Advisory Group both inside and outside the ground has prompted them to make a decision to postpone the match.

'The areas were dangerous due to the amount of snow and ice. With temperatures expected to reach minus four/five on Friday evening the situation would not get any better overnight.'

It's Barnsley's second successsive match to have been postponed after Tuesday's South Yorkshire derby with Sheffield Wednesday also fell victim to the weather.

No new date has been confirmed for either fixture.

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

The Journalist

Writer: MattyG Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 6 2009

Time: 2:27PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
still the pitch is not playable?? do you have undersoil heating??
Report Abuse
19/03/2009 15:01:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Barnsley Articles

Match Day Officials v Sheffield United (Thursday November 26 2015)

Vital Report - Peterborough 3-2 Barnsley (Thursday November 26 2015)

Disappointment Once More For Johnson (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Video - Peterborough Highlights (a) (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Stats: Peterborough v Barnsley (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Peterborough v Barnsley - Team Sheets (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Long In Team Of The Week (Tuesday November 24 2015)

All Eyes To Peterborough (Tuesday November 24 2015)

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
18. Shrewsbury 18 6 2 10 -3 20
19. Colchester 19 5 5 9 -15 20
20. Swindon 19 5 4 10 -9 19
21. Oldham 19 3 10 6 -9 19
22. Barnsley 19 5 2 12 -9 17
23. Blackpool 19 4 4 11 -13 16
24. Crewe 19 4 4 11 -15 16

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Davis must decide on striker
Crewe : 27/11/2015 22:46:01
Chris McCann Voted Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Burton
Wigan : 27/11/2015 22:46:01
Early Team News - Southend United v Latics
Wigan : 27/11/2015 22:35:00
Southend United v Latics - Big Game Preview
Wigan : 27/11/2015 22:26:00
Local Derby The Biggest Game Of The Season
Blackpool : 27/11/2015 19:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Barnsley v Sheffield United
Suggested By:  VitalBarnsley
Barnsley win 0%
Sheffield United win 50%
Draw 50%