Barnsley - Season Will Peter Out Now
UK time is: 03:12:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Season Will Peter Out Now

After back to back defeats to Ipswich Town and Bristol City, Barnsley`s faint Play-Off hopes are seemingly in tatters, leaving them stranded in the middle of the table.

Technically they`re not out of the race for the Play-Offs, nor are they mathematically safe from relegation but realistically, neither are very likely to happen.

It looks like the season will fizzle out without any excitement at all, but after the previous few seasons, aren`t you glad about that? I`m not so sure. It`s a strange one to not feel tense at the end of the season. It`s not something we`ve had to endure, if that`s the right term, since 2004/2005, when we finished 10 points clear of relegation and 10 points outside of the Play-Offs. You`d think we`d be glad of it having suffered a scrap for survival in each of the last four seasons but it leaves a bit of an empty feeling, like there`s nothing left to play for.

Obviously the danger is that the players will start to think this way and before they know it, the club is dragged into the mix again to go down. Hopefully we can see out the rest of the season in decent form, picking up two or three wins.




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 25 2010

Time: 12:26PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Barnsley Articles

Chesterfield SOLD OUT! (Friday July 31 2015)

Mawson Named In Emerging XI (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Barnsley Bag Williams (Monday July 27 2015)

McLeod After Forte Breaks Down? (Saturday July 25 2015)

Ball Deal 'On Ice' (Saturday July 25 2015)

Archived Barnsley Articles

List All Vital Barnsley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

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. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Burton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bury 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Smith Talks About Pazo/Thompson
Walsall : 01/08/2015 21:53:00
CCFC: Full-Backs Key For Sky Blues
Coventry : 01/08/2015 20:46:01
Sky Blues Struggle With Their Oxford Exam
Coventry : 01/08/2015 20:42:01
Robbo Speaks: Post-Cambridge United
Peterborough : 01/08/2015 20:02:01
Newell On Trial At The Millers
Peterborough : 01/08/2015 19:52:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rochdale MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Davies 2%
Bree 6%
Holgate 0%
Nyatanga 12%
Smith 3%
Pearson 3%
Berry 3%
Scowen 37%
Maris 0%
Hourihane 25%
Winnall 3%
Sub - Oates 3%
Sub - Williams 0%
Sub - Digby 3%