Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Steele Lands Number 1 Shirt

Steele Lands Number 1 Shirt

Barnsley have a new number 1 - Luke Steele.

After the departure of Heinz Muller to FSV Mainz last month, the number 1 shirt was left unattended and erstwhile understudy keeper Luke Steele has taken it.

The 6 foot 2 inch ex Man Utd shot stopper penned a new two year deal a few weeks ago and will be in goal, barring any injuries, on August 8th at Hillsbrough.

Steele, 24, is delighted with the turn of events in the last few months having been forced out of the side early on in the season by German Heinz Muller and looking for another club by April.

But a string of costly errors from Muller opened the door for Steele to step in and he took the opportunity, pardon the pun, with both hands. His saves arguable kept the Reds in the league, particularly the one in the first half at Plymouth on the final day of the season which saw the game turn around and the Reds go on to win 2-1 and retain their Championship status.



For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:gooderzone
Date:Saturday July 4 2009
Time: 8:17AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnsley Articles

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

EFL Awards 2017 Shortlists Revealed

The Football League have now confirmed the shortlists for the awards categories for this years EFL Awards.

Norwich in for Hecky?

Reds Boss in Demand

MacDonald Signs New Contract

Angus MacDonald is a Red

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
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

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
Vital Football Comment