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19 September 2014

Ten facts about Barnsley ahead of the game

10 BARNSLEY FACTS

1: FOUNDED:1887 

2: NICKNAME:The Tykes, The Reds, The Colliers

3: HOME GROUND: Oakwell Stadium 

4: CAPACITY: 23,287 

5: MANAGER: Danny Wilson 

6: ONE TO WATCH: Conor Hourihane 

 7: MOST APPEARANCES:Barry Murphy, 514, 1962-78

Fleetwood 0 Barnsley 0 8: LAST MATCH PLAYED:

 9: FORM (LAST 6):Won 2 Drawn 3 Lost 1


10: *DID YOU KNOW?: When Barnsley reached the FA Cup final n 1910 the team was accompanied by a live mascot: a donkey named Amos ridden by a diminutive jockey. On that occasion Barnsley lost out to Newcastle United in a replay at Goodison park after drawing the first tie 1-1 at Crystal Palace.

Source: Sky Sports Football Year Book*


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