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Reds Avenge Cup Loss With First League Win

Monday August 18 2014


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THE Reds avenged their midweek cup defeat by beating Crewe 2-1 in the league on Saturday.

Barnsley travelled to their cup foes' home after going down 2-0 on Tuesday evening, but second-half goals from Leroy Lita and Martin Cranie cancelled out Billy Waters' 22nd-minute volley.

Reds boss Danny Wilson made two changes to the side that exited the Capital One Cup, as Joe Dudgeon returned alongside Luke Berry at the expense of Reuben Noble-Lazarus and James Bree.

It was also a proud afternoon for the club's academy as three home-grown youngsters sprang from the bench to help their side to victory - including a senior debut for Rhys Oates.

"You've got to tip your hat to our lads," Wilson said. "They're not firing on all cylinders yet and I think we've got a long way to go before we get anywhere near that.

"I thought as a back four we were fantastic today - we looked solid and were strong."

In other news, Barnsley will play York City in the opening round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy at Oakwell in the week commencing September 1.

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Reply Posted by bfc;) on Monday August 18 2014 at 10:58
Well done lads.....

Keep it going now....

Reply Posted by guy fawkes, on Monday August 18 2014 at 22:38
wait till the wheels fall off

Reply Posted by Cai on Tuesday August 19 2014 at 00:27
"guy fawkes"

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