Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

McNulty to Skipper Reds

McNulty to Skipper Reds

Barnsley boss Keith Hill has confirmed that defender Jim McNulty will captain the reds for the forthcoming season.

McNulty impressed last season in a back line that leaked goals and Keith Hill sees him as the right man to lead the reds this season.

McNulty has the respect of his fellow players after being named the players player of the season in his first season at Oakwell.

Hill stressed that he didn`t want the armband to be a burden on anyone and if the pressure of having it was too much for any individual he would swap it about.

I like McNulty as a player but I`m not sure whether he has the leadership qualities required to captain a team at Championship level. Having said that, when I look at the squad I see no obvious candidates so all in all a good decision with who is available.



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

Writer:Vital Tyke
Date:Friday August 3 2012
Time: 8:43AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnsley Articles

Swansea Bid £3m For Yiadom?

£2m had reportedly been the maximum offered from Huddersfield for Andy Yiadom with Swansea's bid £3m for Barnsley's former Barnet defender, who could continue his incredible journey.

AFCON Boost For League Sides From 2019

Changes to the African Cup of Nations have provided Premier League teams with a boost from the season of 2018/19.

Hecky Positive Despite Late Huddersfield Winner

Barnsley were set to hold Huddersfield, of course linked with Andy Yiadom during the summer, to a draw before the Premier League side snatched a last minute winner.

Jackson Joins Accrington Stanley

Kayden Jackson's spell at Barnsley, having been loaned to Grimsby since the ex-Wrexham and Swindon forward arrived, has come to an end after he was allowed to join Accrington Stanley.

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)

What do we expect this season?
Suggested By:
Automatic promotion?!3%
Top six - play-off place5%
Top 105%
Midtable28%
Bottom half of the table20%
Lower half of table5%
Bottom three - relegation34%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League