Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Barnsley Team News From The Madejski Stadium

Barnsley Team News From The Madejski Stadium

Darren Moore is expected to regain his place in the starting line-up for the Reds after replacing the injured Rob Kozluk on 15 minutes against Leicester City in midweek. He slotted into the centre of defence to partner Stephen Foster and help the Reds to their first clean sheet in 10 games.

Rob Kozluk jarred his knee just a quarter of an hour into the match at Oakwell on Tuesday night and remains on the sidelines along with fellow full back Bobby Hassell, who is recovering from abdominal surgery.

Daniel Bogdanovic is once again available for selection after being kept out of the Leicester City win with a jarred knee. He will do well however to dislodge Iain Hume from his starting place after a fine performance over the full 90 minutes.

The Reds have an excellent record at Reading, unbeaten in their last six visits to the Royals, a run that stretches back to 1995 with three wins and three draws.

Barnsley have scored in every league game since the 1-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest on October 20th but have notched up just one clean sheet away from home in the 1-0 victory over Doncaster Rovers.

Reading have not kept a clean sheet in the league at the Madejski Stadium since September when they drew against Doncaster Rovers. They have won just once this season at home, a 2-1 victory over Blackpool in November.

The stats therefore would suggest that the Reds will get on the scoresheet this afternoon and will probably not lose. But as we all know the game is not played on paper.

Prediction: Reading 1-1 Barnsley



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

Writer:gooderzone
Date:Saturday January 30 2010
Time: 2:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnsley Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

A Sign of Things to Come?

Barnsley 1 - 2 Blackpool

Reds Ratings v Blackpool

Barnsley 1 - 2 Blackpool AET

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

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:
Davies12%
Bree7%
Roberts2%
MacDonald2%
Yiadom0%
Scowen2%
Morsy60%
Hourihane2%
Kent0%
Winnall2%
Bradshaw5%
Hammill2%
Payne2%
Janko2%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 5:30PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.gregsmith2171
The Vital Football Members League