Sunday 10th May 1998
Barnsley 0-2 Manchester United
Andy Cole 5
Teddy Sheringham 67
Interesting to note:
Barnsley’s glorious maiden Premier League adventure ended on this day 19 years ago. The fans sang long and loud in the pouring rain at Oakwell, talking about coming back, but yet we still wait.
This would prove to be a curtain call for captain Neil Redfearn who finished as the leading scoring English midfielder in the top flight and move onto Charlton
The attendance of 18,694 was Oakwell’s biggest in its Premier League fling.
Barnsley XI: David Watson, Adie Moses, Chris Morgan, Darren Barnard, Scott Jones, Martin Bullock, Darren Sheridan, Neil Redfearn, Matty Appleby, Ashley Ward, Georgi Hristov.
Subs: Nicky Eaden (for Appleby 46), Jan Aage Fjortoft (for Hristov 62)
Subs not used: Jovo Bosancic, Clint Marcelle, Andy Liddell.