Posts Tagged "Barnsley"

Match Of The Past: Barnsley FC

By on Jul 30, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

Following on from our series of archive video of the twenty clubs of the Premier League, we are continuing on over the course of the next nine months with the clubs of the Football League and, since we’re doing this alphabetically and starting with the Championship, first up is Barnsley. FA Cup runners-up in 1910 and winners in 1912 whilst in the Second...

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Peter Ridsdale: Chairman Turned Repeat Offender

Peter Ridsdale: Chairman Turned Repeat Offender

By on Jan 28, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 23 comments

Cardiff City are due in court in a couple of weeks fighting off a winding up order, and the man in charge is a rather familiar one to supporters of Leeds United and Barnsley. Mark Murphy reports on Peter Ridsdale’s repeated misdemenaours and finds a predictable and depressing set of themes. Of all of football’s recent winding-up petition sagas, Cardiff City’s...

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FA Cup Third Round Preview

By on Jan 3, 2009 in Latest | 0 comments

Another FA Cup Third Round has come around, and again the biggest clubs in the land have to get down and dirty against teams that they don’t usually have to come up against. With the Premier League looking like it will go to the wire again this season, more managers will be tempted to take their chances and field weakened sides this weekend. The wisdom of this...

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The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Striker

By on Apr 6, 2008 in Latest | 1 comment

Will there be a more poignant image taken this season than this one of Barnsley’s Kayode Odejayi? With twenty minutes played in the second half of this afternoon’s FA Cup semi-final between Barnsley and Cardiff City, he was put through on goal with a glorious chance to level things up. One can only imagine what went through his mind in those ten seconds....

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The 1912 Overture

By on Apr 3, 2008 in Latest | 1 comment

There are a couple of parallels between the FA Cup exploits of Cardiff City and Bansley. Both have won the FA Cup just the once, having lost the final two years previously. For Barnsley supporters, though the wait has been an even longer one – their one and only FA Cup win came in 1912. The two seasons prior to their win had been fairly tumultuous ones. In...

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