Barnsley 0-2 Brighton

Despite having the third best away record in the division (8 wins, 2 draws, 6 defeats) they now have the sixth worst home record (6 wins 5 draws 6 defeats) and they have three more points on the road than at Oakwell.

The Reds have lost only one of their past six away matches but have lost two of their last three at home.

Since the start of 2016, Barnsley have lost 15 of the 57 league games they have played (Including play-off semi-finals) eight have come at home and seven away.

Brighton completed a first league double over Barnsley since 1991-1992 and it was their first victory at Oakwell in six visits.

Barnsley have now failed to score against Brighton in each of the last three meetings,  it is the first time since 2011-2012 and the fourth time overall that they have failed to score in both league meetings in a season (also 1984-85 and 1971-72)

This was Chris Hughton’s 100th league game as Brighton manager and his 50th win, as a manager he is unbeaten against Barnsley (with Brighton, Norwich, Birmingham and Newcastle) W4 D3.

This was the ninth time Barnsley have failed to score in the Championship this season, three of those have come in the last four outings; four of the nine have been at home.

Barnsley have gone back-to-back home games without a goal since March last year when they lost 2-0 to Southend and drew 0-0 with Scunthorpe.

On the bright side, this was only Barnsley’s fifth defeat in their past 20 league matches.

No Barnsley player picked up a booking for the first time in 10 games in all competitions, it is only the fifth time it has occurred in the league this season.


Barnsley Team:

Adam Davies

Gethin Jones

Marc Roberts

Angus MacDonald

Andy Yiadom

Marley Watkins

George Moncur

Matty James

Ryan Kent

Adam Armstrong

Tom Bradshaw


Adam Hammill (for Bradshaw 63)

Alex Mowatt (for Moncur 80)

Ryan Williams (for Kent 80)

Unused Substitutes:

Nick Townsend, Adam Jackson, Callum Elder, Elliott Lee.


Match Reports:


Official Website



Sky Bet Championship results:

Saturday 18th February 2017:

Barnsley 0-2 Brighton

                        Baldock 53, 68

Birmingham 1-4 QPR

Nsue 90+3            Smith 18, Washington 47, Sylla 84, N’Gbakoto 88

Burton 2-1 Norwich

Woodrow 25      Jerome 52

Kightly 56

Cardiff 5-0 Rotherham

Harris 11

Hoilett 45+3

Noone 49

Zohore 54, 83

Ipswich 1-1 Leeds

Sears 9          Dallas 42

Nottingham Forest 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday

Osborn 60                         Abdi 28, Forestieri 52

Wigan 0-0 Preston

Monday 20th February 2017:

Newcastle 2-0 Aston Villa

Gouffran 42

Lansbury og 59


Barnsley lie in 9th place in the Sky Bet Championship with 49 points from 33 games.

We are 9 points outside the Play-Offs, 19 points off the Automatic Promotion Places, 20 points off First place and 19 points above the Relegation Zone.

Up to 21/2/17


Next Up:

At Oakwell:

Sky Bet Championship Matchday Thirty-Four: Barnsley v Huddersfield Town, Saturday 18th February 2016. Kick-Off: 3pm.


Category A

Adult: £30

Over 65: £22

Age 17-21: £22

Under 17: £10

Under 12: £5

*Season ticket holders can purchase an additional two tickets for £10 each*


On The Road:

Sky Bet Championship Matchday Thirty-Five: Derby County v Barnsley: Saturday 4th March 2017. Kick-Off: 3pm


Derby County offer a group booking discount If you are purchasing a single ticket you will select the ‘single ticket’ option. If you are buying 2 or 3 tickets together use the ‘2 or 3 Tickets 10% off’ option. If you are buying 4 or more tickets use the ‘4+ 20% off’ option. Be sure to choose the correct option for each ticket you purchase. Mistakes cannot be rectified later.

Single Ticket

Adult: £22

Over 65: £15.50

Under 18: £12.50

2 or 3 Tickets (10% off)

Adult: £19.80

Over 65: £13.95

Under 18: £11.25

4+ tickets (20% off)

Adult: £17.60

Over 65: £12.40

Under 18: £10