Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Barnsley V Coventry City: Last Time Out

Barnsley V Coventry City: Last Time Out

Coventry City have a hoodoo over Barnsley in Coventry that spans 87 years, but they're forming something of a jynx at Oakwell too of late.

Barnsley last beat Coventry City at Oakwell when both teams were in the Premier League. The Sky cameras were watching as Ashley Ward and Neil Redfearn gave the Reds a 2-0 win with a man of the match performance by Dave Watson in goal helping them along.

Fast forward almost 12 years to August 2009. Coventry reversed the scoreline in front of an expectant Oakwell crowd to continue a miserable start to the season for the Reds.

Rob Kozluk was sent off on the hour mark and goals after eight minutes from Leon Best and eight minutes from time from Clinton Morrison gave the Sky Blues the win.

A win for the Reds in this fixture would continue the regrowth of their confidence following the impressive display at Nottingham Forest.

Teams: Barnsley 0 Coventry City 2 (15/08/09)

BFC: Steele, Hassell, Moore, Foster, Kozluk, Campbell-Ryce, Da Silva, Butterfield (Sodje 79), Hammill, Macken (Hume 67), Bogdanovic (Odejayi 66).

CCFC: Westwood, Wright, Cranie (Grandison 72), Van Aanholt, Turner, Gunnarsson, Clingan, Osbourne, McIndoe, Morrison, Best (Jeffers 80).



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

Writer:gooderzone
Date:Sunday January 2 2011
Time: 1:22PM

Login to post a comment

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