Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Reds Safe Despite Breckin's Warning

Reds Safe Despite Breckin's Warning

After three seasons of struggling to retain their Championship status the Reds have avoided the drop with plenty of room to spare this time.

They currently sit 8 points above 22nd placed Sheffield Wednesday who are the last team in the drop zone with the ability of catching the Reds. Plymouth and Peterborough are too far adrift now to catch us.

Crystal Palace in 21st, are a point above Sheffield Wednesday, 7 points behind the Reds.

Here comes the crucial factor: Crystal Palace play Sheffield Wednesday on the final day of the season, meaning that even if the Reds lose their final three games and Crystal Palace and Wednesday each win their next two, one of them will still not be able to catch the Reds on the final day of the season because only one of them can take 3 points and 1 point each would not be enough to catch the Reds and send them down instead.

So rest easy Barnsley fans. It is over. Despite what John Breckin has been saying about not being safe from relegation yet, we are.



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

Writer:gooderzone
Date:Monday April 12 2010
Time: 5:08PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Barnsley Articles

Stats: Barnsley v Hull

All the stats from Barnsley (0) vs (1) Hull, Oakwell, 21/10/17 Att: 13,624

Officials - Barnsley v Hull City (21/10/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Barnsley and Hull City this Saturday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Safe Standing Gets A Step Closer To The Championship

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

Archived Vital Barnsley Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Barnsley
Write For Vital Barnsley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Hull MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Davies20%
McCarthy0%
Jackson40%
Lindsay0%
Fryers0%
Hammill0%
McGeehan20%
Williams20%
Barnes0%
Ugbo0%
Bradshaw0%
Sub - Hedges0%
Sub - Thiam0%
Sub - MacDonald0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football