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Barnsley v Middlesbrough

Barnsley
vs.
Middlesbrough

Oakwell

Saturday 18th August 2012

3pm

Barnsley entertain Middlesbrough in the opening league fixture of 2012/13 season.

Barnsley are again the bookies favourites for relegation and hope to prove them wrong yet again.

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Barnsley Team News:

Barnsley will be without long term absentees Jim O'Brien and Mido who both face 3 months on the sidelines.

New signing Gonzalez will start in goal in the absence of the suspended Alnwick and injured Steele.

Player to watch: Mellis

Middlesbrough Team News:

Middlesbrough come in to this fixture as one of the favourites for promotion and will remember how easy it was for them to claim all three points this time last year.

Player to watch: Woodgate

Match Facts & Stats

Of 24 meetings at Oakwell, Barnsley have 10 wins and Middlesbrough have come away with 8.

Overall Middlesbrough lead 24 to 13.

Match Prediction:

Barnsley 1 - 2 Middlesbrough - I just think they will have too much for us.

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Writer:Vital Tyke
Date:Friday August 17 2012
Time: 1:07PM

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