Barnsley 3-2 Derby County

Barnsley are heading to Wembley for the THIRD time in the space of 16 months as they will face Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the Carabao Cup with the Premier League giants playing their home games at the national stadium this season whilst their White Hart Lane home is rebuilt.

It will be the first time the Reds have met the North London outfit since 1999 and the first time in the League Cup since 1986 when they were defeated 3-2 at Oakwell and 5-3 at White Hart Lane.

In this match Barnsley fell behind twice before coming back to win; it is the first time they have come from behind to win since the 21st January when they defeated Leeds 3-2.

Johnny Russell had put the Rams into a seventh minute lead, the second successive Carabao cup tie to see a goal in the first ten minutes as Tom Bradshaw opened the scoring after just two minutes against Morecambe.

There have been 12 goals scored in the two Carabao Cup ties Barnsley have played this season.

Adam Hammill grabbed Barnsley winner's in the 88th minute, the second time he has fired the winning goal to take The Reds to Wembley, as he scored the decisive penalty against Fleetwood in the JPT.

It is the winger's first strike in nearly year when he netted a last minute equaliser against Bristol City last October. That goal also came as a substitute; out of the 26 goals he has scored for Barnsley in his career, these are the only ones from the bench.

The Reds have scored more than once in three successive home games (all comps) for the first time since December.

Barnsley have advanced to the third round of the League Cup for the first time since 2009-2010 when they were eliminated at the fourth round stage by Manchester United.

There were 7,163 supporters in attendance last night, the highest Oakwell League Cup crowd for a non Premier League opponent since 2000 when 8,088 saw The Reds defeat Rotherham in the first round.

Barnsley have now lost only one of their last eight Oakwell meetings with Derby.

The Reds have scored first half goals in all of their first five home games of the season for the first time since 1998-1999 (managed it in the first eight that campaign)Top of Form

Jason McCarthy has now been booked in four of his seven appearances this season.

Cameron McGeehan came on for his Barnsley debut and his first competitive appearance since the 2nd January.

Barnsley had just three shots on target - compared to Derby's eight, it is the second time this season they have won a match despite having less shots on target than their opponent.

The total of three is their lowest at Oakwell since the 1-1 draw with Huddersfield in February (also three)


Barnsley Team:

Adam Davies

Jason McCarthy

Ethan Pinnock

Adam Jackson

Matty Pearson

Joe Williams

Brad Potts

George Moncur

Harvey Barnes

Ryan Hedges

Tom Bradshaw


Adam Hammill (for Hedges 61)

Mamadou Thiam (for Moncur 66)

Cameron McGeehan (for Potts 88)

Unused Substitutes:

Nick Townsend, Liam Lindsay, Jared Bird, Ike Ugbo.


Match Reports:

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Sky Bet Championship results:


Tuesday 12th September 2017:


Aston Villa 0-0 Middlesbrough


Leeds 2-0 Birmingham

Saiz 17

Dallas 90+2

Norwich 0-0 Burton


Preston 3-0 Cardiff

Harrop 38

Maguire 70

Browne 78

Queens Park Rangers 2-2 Millwall

Luongo 73                           McLaughlin 6, Wallace 50

Smith 85

Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Brentford

Hooper 45+1                      Yennaris 9

Wallace 70

Sunderland 0-1 Nottingham Forest

                            Murphy 86

Wolves 3-3 Bristol City

Bonatini 28   Flint 45, Diedhiou pen 58, Reid 82

Jota 54

Batth 85

Bolton 0-1 Sheffield United

                   Carter-Vickers 33

Wednesday 13th September 2017:


Fulham 2-1 Hull

Ayite 42     Bowen 53

Johansen 62


Barnsley lie in 15th place in the Sky Bet Championship with 7 points from 6 games.                     

We are 5 points outside the Play-Offs, 9 points off the Automatic Promotion Places, 10 points off First place and 3 points above the Relegation Zone.

Up to 14/09/17


Next Up:


At Oakwell:

Sky Bet Championship Matchday Seven: Barnsley v Aston Villa, Saturday 16th September 2017. Kick-Off: 5:30pm.

On The Road:

Carabao Cup Third Round: Tottenham Hotspur v Barnsley (at Wembley): Tuesday 19th September 2017. Kick-Off: 8pm