Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

The Championship 2013/14 - Barnsley

The Championship 2013/14 - Barnsley
Club: Barnsley F.C.

Founded: 1887

Nickname: The Tykes

Ground: Oakwell (Capacity: 23,009)

When we face off: Tues 1st October (A), Tues 25th March (H)

Last season finish: 21st - Championship

Manager: David Flitcroft - The 39-year old is enjoying his first spell in management, after taking over as manager in December 2012. Flitcroft guided the Tykes to safety last season, with an impressive 12 wins in 25 games and will be looking forward to starting afresh this campaign.

Key player: Chris O'Grady - The strong forward signed on a permanent from Sheffield Wednesday in June, after a successful loan spell at the end of the 2012/13 season. He was instrumental in a fine finish to the season for the Yorkshire side and will want to prove that he is capable of managing Championship football, after spending the majority of his career in the lower leagues.

Season Preview: The Tykes are making some astute acquisitions in the transfer market, having already signed Chris O'Grady and Dale Jennings from Bayern Munich. I would imagine most Barnsley fans would be content with a comfortable mid-table finish and as long as they start well in the league, that is certainly achievable.

Join The Vital Debate

Writer:Josh
Date:Wednesday July 10 2013
Time: 5:43PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Dude, Where's Your Card - Nott'm Forest v Reading (20/2/18)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Nottingham Forest and Reading this Tuesday.

Players jetting off to Spain

We are two thirds through what is becoming a very miserable season, but Jaap Stam is hoping a week in sunny Spain will change our fortunes for the final third

Instant Reactions - Middlesbrough v Reading (10/2/18)

Following today's clash between Middlesbrough and Reading, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Middlesbrough v Reading

All the stats from Middlesbrough (2) vs (1) Reading, Riverside Stadium, 10/2/18 Att: 23,491

Reading Archived Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Middlesbrough MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone50%
Gunter0%
Ilori0%
Moore0%
Bacuna0%
Edwards0%
van den Berg0%
Aluko25%
Kelly0%
McCleary0%
Bodvarsson0%
Sub - Clement25%
Sub - Martin0%
Sub - Kermorgant0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment