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Barnsley v Norwich - Postponed Early

Barnsley v Norwich - Postponed Early

Barnsley were due to be at Oakwell as the hosts to Norwich City for the latest league match this weekend.

The game was set for a 3pm kick-off however, due to the weather conditions in recent days during the build up to the game, the decision was taken to postpone the match earlier today in the interests of supporters and their travel arrangements.

A brief statement from Barnsley explained.

'The surrounding areas of Oakwell, including the roads, footpaths, car parks and potential travel routes have been deemed unsafe for members of the public to be using. This decision has been taken at the earliest available opportunity, whilst also giving the relevant authorities and members of staff as much time as possible to allow worked to be carried out for the game to go ahead.'

Barnsley thanked their ground staff for their work as the pitch itself is deemed playable bur overriding safety issues were paramount.

Following discussions between both clubs, a new date of Tuesday March 13 has been agreed upon and the match will kick off at 7.45pm.

Tickets purchased remain valid, and refunds are available.


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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday March 2 2018
Time: 6:34PM

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