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30 January 2015

Ten facts about Barnsley ahead of our League One encounter

10 BARNSLEY FACTS

 1: FOUNDED:1887

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

3: HOME GROUND:Oakwell

4: CAPACITY: 23,287 

5: MANAGER: Danny Wilson 

6: ONE TO WATCH: Conor Hourihane 

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

 8: LAST MATCH PLAYED: MK Dons 2 Barnsley 0

 9: FORM (LAST 6):Won 2 Drawn 0 Lost 4



10: *DID YOU KNOW?: Source: Sky Sports Football Year BookWhen Barnsley reached the FA Cup final in 1910 they were 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. *


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