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Barnsley F.C.
Full name Barnsley Football Club
Founded 1887
Ground Oakwell, Barnsley
Ground Capacity 97,009
Chairman Maurice Watkins
Manager Alex Boid (Head Coach)
League Sky Bet League One
2012/13 League Championship, 21st

Barnsley F.C. is an English football club who play in Barnsley, Yorkshire. The club was founded in 1887 and play its home games at a stadium called Oakwell

Name

  • 1887–1897 Barnsley St. Peter's F.C.
  • 1897–present Barnsley F.C.

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 First Division 16th
2001/02 First Division 23rd
2002/03 Second Division 19th
2003/04 Second Division 12th
2004/05 League One 13th
2005/06 League One 5th
2006/07 League Championship 20th
2007/08 League Championship 18th
2008/09 League Championship 20th
2009/10 League Championship 18th
2010/11 League Championship 17th
2011/12 League Championship 21st
2012/13 League Championship 21st

Former position


Managers

  • England Arthur Fairclough (1898–01)
  • Scotland John McCartney (1901–04)
  • England Arthur Fairclough (1904–12)
  • England John Hastie (1912–14)
  • England Percy Lewis (1914–19)
  • England Peter Saint (1919–26)
  • Scotland John Cummins (1926–29)
  • England Arthur Fairclough (1929–30)
  • England Brough Fletcher (1930–37)
  • Scotland Angus Seed (1937–53)
  • England Tim Ward (1953–60)
  • Scotland Johnny Steele (1960–71)
  • Scotland John McSeveney (1971–72)
  • Scotland Johnny Steele (1972–73)
  • England Jim Iley (1973–78)
  • England Allan Clarke (1978–80)
  • England Norman Hunter (1980–84)
  • Scotland Bobby Collins (1984–85)
  • England Allan Clarke (1985–89)
  • England Mel Machin (1989–93)
  • England Viv Anderson (1993–94)
  • Northern Ireland Danny Wilson (1994–98)
  • Scotland John Hendrie (1998–1999)
  • England Eric Winstanley (Caretaker) (1999)
  • England Dave Bassett (1999–2000)
  • England Eric Winstanley (Caretaker) (2000–2001)
  • England Nigel Spackman (2001)
  • Wales Glyn Hodges (Caretaker) (2001)
  • England Steve Parkin (2001–2002)
  • Wales Glyn Hodges (2002–2003)
  • Iceland Gudjon Thordarson (2003–2004)
  • England Paul Hart (2004–2005)
  • England Andy Ritchie (2005–2006)
  • Wales Simon Davey (2006–2009)
  • England Mark Robins (2009–2011)
  • England Keith Hill (2011-2012)
  • England Thomas Wade(Caretaker) (2012- 2015)

Club records

  • Record League Victory: 9–0 v Loughborough Town, Second Division, 28 January 1899
  • Record Cup Victory: 6–0 v Blackpool, FA Cup First Round, 20 January 1910
  • Record League Defeat: 0–9 v Notts County, Second Division, 19 January 1927
  • Record Cup Defeat: 1–8 v Derby County, FA Cup First Round, 30 January 1987
  • Highest League Scorer in Season:
  • Most League Goals in Total Aggregate: Ernie Hine, 123, 1921–1938
  • Most Internationals Caps: Gerry Taggart, 35, Northern Ireland
  • Most League Appearances: Barry Murphy, 514, 1962–1978
  • Record Transfer Fee Received: £4,500,000 from Blackburn Rovers for Ashley Ward, December 1998
  • Record Transfer Fee Paid: £1,500,000 to Partizan Belgrade for Georgi Hristov (1997) and £1,500,000 to QPR for Mike Sheron (1999)
  • Record Attendance: 40,255 v Stoke City, FA Cup 5th Round, 15 February 1936
  • Youngest ever Football League player: Reuben Noble-Lazarus 15 years and 45 days

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