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Reds Defender Leaves Club

Friday August 30 2013




REDS defender Scott Golbourne has left Oakwell for Wolverhampton Wanderers after the two clubs agreed a fee.

Golbourne, who joined Barnsley in January 2012 from Exeter, has signed a three-year deal with Kenny Jackett's side.

David Flitcroft said in yesterday's press conference that it's been coming for two weeks.

"Initially, he didn’t want to leave," Flicker said. "He didn’t want to go and play League One football because he’s worked desperately hard to get himself to the Championship and then last season stay in the Championship.

“The talks were that he wanted to stay and then whatever happens, whether he’s been got at or whatever, Scott's decided he wants to leave the football club and the club, rightly so, have decided that the price is good and we’ll accept the bid.

"He wants to go and play for Wolves, that’s the bottom line. It doesn’t matter how you try and keep a player if his heart’s not in it and his head’s not in it.

"I feel the last two week his head and heart’s not been with us, but before that his commitment to the club’s been impeccable.

"He’s one of the most professional players we’ve had the pleasure of dealing with. He goes with our blessing, I just wish the last two games he’d have produced the football I know he’s capable of."

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Reply Posted by Scott Golbourne on Friday August 30 2013 at 13:46
I have terrible hair

Reply Posted by Mark on Friday August 30 2013 at 18:50
He will not be missed. But thank you for the service and good luck at Wolves.