Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

On This Day: Magical Cup Run Begins

On This Day: Magical Cup Run Begins

Three years ago today Barnsley began their epic journey to the F.A. Cup Semi Final.

On January 5th 2008, Oakwell staged the Third Round match between Championship clubs Barnsley and Blackpool, with the Reds running out 2-1 winners thanks to goals from Stephen Foster and Michael Coulson.

David Fox put the seasiders ahead in the first half, but a late push from the Reds turned the tie on it's head with two goals in the space of three minutes, making it 2-1 with just 9 minutes remaining.

Of course, this game began the famous cup run, which saw the Reds despatch Southend United, Liverpool at Anfield and then Chelsea, before succumbing to a 1-0 defeat at Wembley against Cardiff City.

There are still one or two cup heroes remaining in the Barnsley squad:

The Teams:

Barnsley: Muller (Letheren 46), Hassell, Foster, Souza, Van Homoet, Campbell-Ryce (Coulson 71), Togwell, Howard, McCann (Devaney 55), Mostto, Odejayi.

Blackpool: Rachubka, Hills, Jackson, Evatt, Crainey, Fox, Flynn, Welsh (Hoolahan 75), Vernon (Morrell 75), Taylor-Fletcher (Jorgensen 46), Burgess.



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

Writer:gooderzone
Date:Wednesday January 5 2011
Time: 4:51PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnsley Articles

New Rules For 2016/17 - Reminder

With only a few weeks to go until proper football returns following our (again) unsuccessful...

FA Cup Set For 4th Sub Trial

The Football Association have confirmed that if IFAB approval is given, the FA Cup in 2016/17...

Jackson Heads To Grimsby

22 year old Kayden Jackson made the move at the weekend to Grimsby Town for a loan spell.

Liverpool Youngster Heads To Barnsley

Yesterday evening, Barnsley added Liverpool youngster Ryan Kent to our ranks for the coming Championship season.

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)

PO Final - Millwall MotM
Suggested By:
Davies9%
Scowen1%
Mawson1%
Roberts4%
George Williams1%
Isgrove13%
Brownhill1%
Hourihane43%
Hammill21%
Winnall1%
Fletcher2%
Sub - Toney1%
Sub - Watkins2%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)