UK time is: 03:37:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Moore Over The Hill?

Not since tearing his groin against Watford in 2008 has Darren Moore spent longer out of the Barnsley side than he has recently.

Tuesday night`s victory at home to Nottingham Forest was the giant Jamaican`s fifth consecutive game out of the side and the Reds have lost just one game out of the five.

He was initially sidelined through injury after an accidental clash with team-mate Bobby Hassell against Scunthorpe, which incidentally left poor Bobby with a broken nose, but after some good displays from Ryan Shotton and Luke Potter in defence, Moore has found it difficult to get back on the pitch.

At 35 years of age, Moore has lost most of what little pace he had and struggles against the quicker strikers in the league. He also has the lowest clean sheet percentage of all the defenders at Barnsley with just 21.7%.

Failing another battering like Newcastle or injury or suspension to one of the current back four, Moore`s first team prospects look a little ominous at Barnsley.




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: gooderzone Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 18 2010

Time: 5:35PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Barnsley Articles

Brown On Trial (Monday July 28 2014)

Local Football (Monday July 28 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Hull (Monday July 28 2014)

Barnsley on Brink of another Signing (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Reds Sign Winnall (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Reds Sign Turnbull (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Reds Sign Bailey (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Steele Deal Complete (Tuesday July 22 2014)

O`Grady Deal Complete (Tuesday July 22 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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Barnsley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Coventry 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Crawley 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

The Numbers Are In
Fleetwood : 28/07/2014 22:40:00
DRFC Trialist joins former club
Doncaster : 28/07/2014 21:13:00
Glovers Beaten In Final Home Friendly
Yeovil : 28/07/2014 21:09:00
DRFC Rovers make a third signing on busy day
Doncaster : 28/07/2014 21:02:00
DRFC Young striker signs on for more
Doncaster : 28/07/2014 20:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Season?
Suggested By:  
Cranie 36%
O'Brien 4%
Dawson 7%
Kennedy 15%
Steele 7%
O'Grady 9%
Jennings 6%
Ramage 2%
Mvoto 2%
Mellis 2%
Cywka 3%
Etuhu 2%
Wiseman 2%
Perkins 3%