UK time is: 00:33:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Barnsley boss to push Jamal

Barnsley manager Simon Davey insists he will get Jamaican international Jamal Campbell-Ryce back to his best in a red shirt.

Speaking to the Sheffield Star, the Welshman said:

'I'd love to get Jamal back terrorising defences, but he's probably lost his directness in his play,'

It was said that Championship rivals Reading had tabled a tempting bid for the Reggae Boy, who could have easily walked out of Oakwell in the January transfer window. But fortunately the little winger stayed put in South Yorkshire.


'Whether that's because there have been bids in for him, who knows?

'He has played his best football in the central role this season rather than in a wide role.

'At the start of the season he'd start in a wide position, but after 10-15 minutes we'd bring him into a central role - and he got goals from there.

Barnsley's bad run and lack of creativity has seen Campbell-Ryce come deep to look for the ball, much to the frustration of the fans:

'Perhaps we need to re-focus his game and perhaps take him 20-30 yards further up the pitch.

'We want to make sure he has an impact on the opposition's back four and not their midfield.'

But it must be said, that wherever Jamal plays, he is a threat, and is without a doubt playing the best football of his career so far.




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 February 9 2009

Time: 6:41PM

Your Comments

If things dont start to turn around and we dont improve our position he will probably jump ship. Lets hope these new signings bring a better level to our game
yorkie_tyke
barnsley barnsley barnsley, you are going down i feel
ScottDaYid
Get some new nerves then cos you feel wrong
mattyg
We're experts in relegation battles but i dont think it will come to that. I'll go for us finishing 16th!
yorkie_tyke
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Barnsley Articles

Barnsley v MK Dons Head to Head (Wednesday September 10 2014)

August Review (Friday September 5 2014)

Local Fixtures This Weekend (Friday September 5 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v York (Wednesday September 3 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)

Latest Results
Fleetwood 0 - 0 Barnsley
Yeovil 1 - 1 Barnsley
Barnsley 0 - 1 Crawley
Barnsley 3 - 5 MK Dons
Barnsley 4 - 1 Gillingham
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Preston 7 2 4 1 3 10
13. Oldham 8 2 4 2 0 10
14. Crawley 8 3 1 4 -6 10
15. Barnsley 7 2 3 2 1 9
16. Notts County 7 2 3 2 1 9
17. Yeovil 8 2 3 3 -3 9
18. Doncaster 7 2 2 3 -3 8

Breaking League News

Preston 3-3 Chesterfield
Preston : 17/09/2014 23:24:00
Swindon Town 2-2 Oldham
Oldham : 17/09/2014 23:22:00
Gillingham 2-1 Peterborough Utd
Gillingham : 17/09/2014 23:19:00
Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Crawley
Crawley : 17/09/2014 23:17:00
Preston : 17/09/2014 21:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where Will Barnsley Finish?
Suggested By:  
Top 5%
Top 2 3%
Play Offs 15%
Top Half 44%
Bottom Half 20%
Relegation 8%
Bottom 5%