Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Steele to Miss Start of Season

Steele to Miss Start of Season

Barnsley goalkeeper Luke Steele is set to miss the start of the season after months of injury problems.

The reds stopper missed the back end of last season with an abdominal problem but was expecting to be fit for the start of the new campaign.

More problems followed in pre-season with doctors thinking a groin strain was the problem. However both Steele and the Barnsley physio knew that wasn`t the case.

A bone injury was finally diagnosed which takes longer to heal than strains so it looks like the Barnsley number one will be out for at least the first few games.

This will give an opportunity to new signing Ben Alnwick.

This worries me slightly as the only time I have seen him was away at Rotherham where he was very poor and flapping at everything.

I hope this was just a case of he hasn`t played many games lately and with each pre-season game he will grow in confidence and hopefully prove a worthy contender to push Steele for a starting spot.





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

Writer:Vital Tyke
Date:Wednesday August 1 2012
Time: 1:26PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Barnsley Articles

Stats: Barnsley v Bristol City

All the stats from Barnsley (2) vs (2) Bristol City, Oakwell, 30/3/18 Att: 12,236

Barnsley's International Quartet

Four Barnsley players have received the call from their countries this month and could be on the international stage in March.

Stats: Barnsley v Millwall

All the stats from Barnsley (0) vs (2) Millwall, Oakwell, 17/3/18 Att: 13,041

Who Makes Giggs' First Welsh Squad?

New Wales manager Ryan Giggs has now announced his first selection since taking the job on.

Barnsley Archived Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Barnsley
Write For Vital Barnsley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bristol City MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Davies0%
Yiadom0%
Jackson0%
Lindsay0%
Fryers0%
Potts0%
Gardner0%
Moncur0%
Isgrove0%
Moore0%
McBurnie0%
Sub - Williams0%
Sub - Hammill0%
Sub - McCarthy0%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures

Vital Football Comment