Season Review 2023-2024

Last updated : 12 May 2024 By Rob Miles

League Only:

Wins: 21 (Ranked 6th in Division – most Portsmouth/Derby 28, fewest Carlisle 7)

Draws: 13 (Ranked 6th in Division – most Charlton 20, fewest Derby/Cheltenham 8)

Defeats: 12 (Ranked 5th in Division – most Carlisle 30, fewest Portsmouth 5)

Goals scored: 82 (Ranked 3rd in Division – most Peterborough 89, fewest Shrewsbury 35)

Goals conceded: 64 (11th most in Division – most Carlisle 81, fewest Derby 37)

Goal Difference: +18 (Ranked 7th in Division – worst Carlisle -40, best Derby +41)

Points: 76 (6th highest in Division - most Portsmouth 97, fewest Carlisle 30)

 

Home Record: W9 D7 L7 F38 A33 Points 34 (12th in Division – 1st Bolton 50, 24th Carlisle 15)

Away Record: W12 D6 L5 F44 A31 Points 42 (3rd in Division – 1st Portsmouth 47, 24th Carlisle 15)

 

Games scored 0 goals: 4 (8 less than last season)

Games scored 1 goal: 16 (6 more than last season)

Games scored 2 goals: 18 (8 more than last season)

Games scored 3 goals: 5 (3 less than last season)

Games scored 4 goals: 2 (2 less than lasts season)

Games scored 5 goals: 0 (2 less than last season)

Games scored 7 goals: 1 (1 more than last season)

 

05/08/2023 Barnsley (Devante Cole 23, 47, 53, Dan Jones og 45, Liam Kitching 60, Jon Russell 64, Andy Dallas 90) 7-0 Port Vale, Goal Difference: +7 League Position: 1st

 

(EFL Cup First Round) 08/08/2023 Barnsley (Herbie Kane 45, Aiden Marsh 90) 2-2 Tranmere Rovers (Luke Norris 23, Samuel Taylor 47) Tranmere win 7-6 on penalties

 

12/08/2023 Bristol Rovers (Scott Sinclair 81) 1-1 Barnsley (Nicky Cadden 7) , Goal Difference: +7 League Position: 5th

 

15/08/2023 Barnsley (Barry Cotter 51) 1-3 Peterborough United (Hector Kyprianou 74, Jonson Clarke-Harris 76, Kwame Poku 85), Goal Difference: +5 League Position: 10th

 

19/08/2023 Barnsley (Devante Cole 70) 1-3 Oxford United (Cameron Brannagan pen 8, Jordan Williams og 54, Tyler Goodrham 88), Goal Difference: +3 League Position: 15th  

 

26/08/2023 Wigan Athletic 0-2 Barnsley (Devante Cole 26, John McAtee 90) Goal Difference: +5 League Position: 12th  

 

02/09/2023 Cheltenham Town 0-2 Barnsley (Devante Cole 54, Max Watters 90)Goal Difference: +7 League Position: 9th  

 

05/09/2023 (Football League Trophy) Barnsley (Owen Dodgson 33, Aiden Marsh 90) Goal Difference: +2 Group Position: 1st  

 

16/09/2023 Barnsley (Devante Cole, 21, 68) 2–0 Burton Albion. Goal Difference: +9 League Position: 5th   

 

19/09/2023 Barnsley (Barry Cotter 49, Callum Styles 77) 2-3 Portsmouth (Colby Bishop pen 8, Paddy Lane 8, Connor Ogilvie 16).  Goal Difference: +8 League Position: 6th

 

23/09/2023 Northampton (Louis Appere 90) 1-2 Barnsley (Callum Styles 4, Devante Cole 88) Goal Difference: +9 League Position: 5th  

 

26/09/2023 (Football League Trophy) Barnsley (Conor McCarthy 26, Jon Russell 31, Emmaisa Nzondo 79) 3–1 Manchester City Under 21s (William Dickson 43. Goal Difference: +4 Group Position: 1st       

 

30/09/2023 Barnsley 0-1 Blackpool (Jordan Rhodes pen 24), Goal Difference: +8 League Position: 7th  

 

03/10/2023 Cambridge United 0-4 Barnsley (Nicky Cadden 7, Mael de Gevigney 33, Max Watters 59, Jon Russell 83), Goal Difference: +12 League Position: 4th

 

07/10/2023 Exeter City 0-1 Barnsley (John McAtee 89) Goal Difference: +13 League Position: 3rd  

 

21/10/2023 Leyton Orient (Joe Pigott pen 27) 1–1 Barnsley (Herbie Kane 69), Goal Difference: +13 League Position: 3rd

 

24/10/2023 Barnsley (Herbie Kane pen 19, Callum Styles 23, Devante Cole 75) 3-0 Shrewsbury Town Goal Difference: +16 League Position: 3rd  

 

28/10/2023 Barnsley (Devante Cole 7, Corey O’Keeffe 88) 2-2 Fleetwood Town(Junior Quitirna 3, 34) Goal Difference: +16 League Position: 5th

 

03/11/2023 (FA Cup First Round) Barnsley (Max Watters 14, Fabio Jalo 45, Mael de Gevigney 64) 3-3 Horsham (Shamir Fenelon 22, James Hammond pen 38, Tom Richards 81)

 

11/11/2023 Derby County (James Collins pen 35, 63, Craig Forsyth 48) 3-0 Barnsley Goal Difference: +13 League Position: 6th

 

14/11/2023 (FA Cup First Round Replay) Horsham 0-3 Barnsley (Nicky Cadden 3, John McAtee 10, 27)  

 

21/11/2023 (Football League Trophy) Bradford City (Matthew Platt 2, Andy Cook 17, Tyler Smith 35, Lewis Richards 63, Clark Oduor 66) 5-1 Barnsley (Barry Cotter 77) Goal Difference: 0 Group Position: 2nd        

 

25/11/2023 Lincoln City (Daniel Mandroiu pen 5, Timothy Eyoma 88) 2-2 Barnsley (Barry Cotter 68, John McAtee 72) Goal Difference: +13 League Position: 8th

 

28/11/2023 Barnsley (Sam Cosgrove 90) 1-0 Wycombe Wanderers Goal Difference: +14 League Position: 7th

 

Football League Trophy 05/12/2023 Blackpool (Owen Dale 50, Jake Beesley 62) 2-1 Barnsley (John McAtee 41)  

 

09/12/2023 Reading (Harvey Knibbs 4) 1-3 Barnsley (Herbie Kane pen 39, Devante Cole 80, Max Watters 87) Goal Difference: +16 League Position: 7th  

 

16/12/2023 Barnsley (Adam Phillips 24) 1-1 Charlton Athletic (Corey Taylor 70) Goal Difference: +16 League Position: 7th   

 

23/12/2023 Barnsley (John McAtee 32, Herbie Kane 70) 2-1 Stevenage (Luther Wildin 4) Goal Difference: +17 League Position: 7th    

 

26/12/2023 Port Vale (Ethan Chislett 72, Jack Shorrock 90) 2-3 Barnsley (Adam Phillips 17, John McAtee 32, 37) Goal Difference: +18 League Position: 7th

 

29/12/2023 Peterborough United (Jonson Clarke-Harris 45, 48) 2-2 Barnsley (Herbie Kane 10, Devante Cole 31) Goal Difference: +18 League Position: 7th

 

01/01/2024 Barnsley (Devante Cole 45) 1-1 Wigan Athletic (Jonny Smith 87) Goal Difference: +18 League Position: 6th  

 

13/01/2024 Barnsley (Devante Cole 43, Corey O’Keeffe 73) 2-1 Bristol Rovers (Chris Martin 68) Goal Difference: +19 League Position: 6th

 

16/01/2024 Barnsley (Devante Cole 58, Herbie Kane pen 68) 2-1 Carlisle United (Luke Armstrong 7) Goal Difference: +20 League Position: 5th

 

23/01/2024 Oxford United 0-1 Barnsley (Sam Long og 29) Goal Difference: +21 League Position: 5th

 

27/01/2024 Barnsley (Mael de Gevigney 87) 1-2 Exeter City (Jack Aitchison 17, Reece Cole 30) Goal Difference: +20 League Position: 5th   

 

03/02/2024 Bolton Wanderers (Zac Ashworth 64) 1-1 Barnsley (Devante Cole 5) Goal Difference: +20 League Position: 5th

 

10/02/2024 Barnsley (Adam Phillips 88, 90) 2–1 Leyton Orient (Ruel Sotiriou 10) Goal Difference: +21 League Position: 4th  

 

13/02/2024 Shrewsbury Town (Nicky Cadden og 7) 1-1 Barnsley (Herbie Kane pen 90) Goal Difference: +21 League Position: 4th     

 

17/02/2024 Fleetwood Town (Bosun Lawal 32) 1-2 Barnsley (Sam Cosgrove 23, Herbie Kane 59) Goal Difference: +22 League Position: 4th

 

24/02/2024 Barnsley (Adam Phillips 33, 66) 2–1 Derby County (Sonny Bradley 18) Goal Difference: +23 League Position: 4th

 

02/03/2024 Wycombe Wanderers (Dale Taylor 16, Kieran Sadlier 52) 2-4 Barnsley (Sam Cosgrove 45, Donovan Pines 56, Corey O’Keeffe 65, Conor Grant 72) Goal Difference: +25 League Position: 4th

 

05/03/2024 Barnsley (John McAtee 25, Donovan Pines 47) 2-2 Bolton Wanderers (Victor Adeboyejo 62, Randell Williams 90) Goal Difference: +25 League Position: 4th

 

09/03/2024 Barnsley (Adam Phillips 77) 1-5 Lincoln City (Joseph Taylor 15, Jack Moylan 55, 72, Daniel Mandroiu 58, Jovon Makama 79) Goal Difference: +21 League Position: 5th

 

12/03/2024 Carlisle United (Luke Armstrong 10, Daniel Butterworth 87) 2-3 Barnsley (Jordan Williams 33, John McAtee 49, Jon Russell 76) Goal Difference: +22 League Position: 4th  

 

16/03/2024 Barnsley 0-0 Cheltenham Town Goal Difference: +22 League Position: 5th  

 

29/03/2024 Barnsley 0-2 Cambridge United (Mael de Gevigney og 13, Gassan Ahadme 72) Goal Difference: +20 League Position: 5th    

 

01/04/2024 Burton Albion (Joe Powell 37) 1-3 Barnsley (John McAtee 54, 64, Luca Connell 69) Goal Difference: +22 League Position: 5th   

 

06/04/2024 Charlton Athletic (Alfie May 20, 40) 2–1 Barnsley (Adam Phillips pen 28) Goal Difference: +21 League Position: 5th      

 

09/04/2024 Stevenage (Jamie Reid 45, Dan Butler 51) 2-1 Barnsley (Adam Phillips 30) Goal Difference: +20 League Position: 5th   

 

13/04/2024 Barnsley (Adam Phillips 29, Fabio Jalo 83) 2–2 Reading (Sam Smith 21, Lewis Wing 81) Goal Difference: +20 League Position: 5th   

 

16/04/2024 Portsmouth (Kusini Yengi 9, Colby Bishop pen 83, Conor Shaughnessy 89) 3-2 Barnsley (Devante Cole 5, John McAtee 59) Goal Difference: +19 League Position: 5th     

 

20/04/2024 Blackpool (Sonny Carey 12, James Husband 45, Hayden Coulson 47) 3-2 Barnsley (Joh McAtee 67, Adam Phillips 90) Goal Difference: +18 League Position: 5th   

 

27/04/2024 Barnsley (Herbie Kane 18) 1–1 Northampton Town (Louis Appere 90) Goal Difference: +18 League Position: 6th

 

03/05/2024 Play-Off Semi-Final First Leg Barnsley (Sam Cosgrove 75) 1-3 Bolton Wanderers (Dion Charles 23, pen 53, Randell Williams 90)

 

07/05/2024 Play-Off Semi-Final First Leg Bolton Wanderers - Barnsley

 

Highest League Position: 1st (5th August – 11th August)

Lowest League Position: 15th (19th August – 25th August)

 

All Comps

Earliest Goal Scored: 3rd minute (Nicky Cadden v Horsham 14th November)

Earliest Goal Conceded: 2nd minute (Matthew Platt for Bradford 21st November)

Latest Goal Scored: 90+8 (Aiden Marsh v Tranmere 8th August)

Latest Goal Conceded: 90+8 (Louise Appere for Northampton 23rd September & Randell Williams for Bolton 5th March)

 

Total Yellow Cards: 117 (2 less than last season)

Total Red Cards: 3 (1 less than last season)

Highest ball possession percentage: 72% (v v Cambridge 29th March)

Lowest ball possession percentage: 32% (v Bolton 3rd February)

Most League Appearances: Devante Cole/Jordan Williams 46 

Most League Goals: Devante Cole 18