Barnsley - Rooney Deal Complete
UK time is: 13:22:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rooney Deal Complete

Barnsley have finally completed the signing of John Rooney after red tape held up the deal.

The reds received the international clearance they needed to complete the deal and have now signed the 21 year old on a contract until the end of the season.

The deal was held up due to concerns that his contract with Orlando City was still valid after the transfer window closed on the 31st August. This would have prevented him signing for the reds until the January transfer window.

Rooney played for Macclesfield before moving to MLS side New York Red Bulls in January 2011.

He struggled to make an impact in New York and moved to third tier side Orlando after one season.

On first look his track record doesn`t look too impressive but could he be another rough diamond that Keith Hill feels he can develop into a Championship player.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Barnsley is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Barnsley on: facebook

Vital Barnsley on: twitter

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

The Journalist

Writer: Vital Tyke Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 26 2012

Time: 8:17AM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Barnsley Articles

Johnson On United Point (Monday November 30 2015)

Video - Sheffield United Highlights (h) (Sunday November 29 2015)

Stats: Barnsley v Sheffield United (Saturday November 28 2015)

Barnsley v Sheffield United - Teamsheets! (Saturday November 28 2015)

Scowen On Initial PFA Fans' November List (Saturday November 28 2015)

Match Day Officials v Sheffield United (Thursday November 26 2015)

Vital Report - Peterborough 3-2 Barnsley (Thursday November 26 2015)

Archived Barnsley Articles

List All Vital Barnsley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Fleetwood 20 6 3 11 -2 21
19. Shrewsbury 19 6 3 10 -3 21
20. Colchester 20 5 5 10 -19 20
21. Oldham 20 3 10 7 -10 19
22. Blackpool 20 5 4 11 -12 19
23. Crewe 20 5 4 11 -14 19
24. Barnsley 20 5 3 12 -9 18

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Richard O'Kelly Likely To Depart
Walsall : 30/11/2015 12:49:01
Adkins - Football's A Cruel Mistress
Sheff Utd : 30/11/2015 11:33:00
Johnson On United Point
Barnsley : 30/11/2015 10:38:00
Powell Heads Out On Loan
Millwall : 30/11/2015 10:20:00
Harris - Plenty Of Positives From Saturday
Millwall : 30/11/2015 10:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sheffield United MotM
Suggested By:  VitalBarnsley
Davies 50%
Wabara 0%
Mawson 0%
Nyatanga 0%
White 0%
Isgrove 0%
Pearson 0%
Hourihane 25%
Hammill 25%
Winnall 0%
Watkins 0%
Sub:-R Williams 0%
Sub:-Toney 0%
Sub:-Smith 0%