A round-up of some Barnsley FC-related stories this week.
UNDER 21S MISS TWO PENALTIES IN LOSS
Barnsley under 21s missed two penalties and hit the crossbar three times in a 3-1 home loss to Ipswich Town on Tuesday.
Aiden Marsh saw his spot-kick saved in the third minute then, after Ipswich went 2-0 up early, Theo Chapman missed from the spot after 40 minutes.
Both penalties were won by Kyran Lofthouse who also hit the bar in the second half as did Josiah Dyer twice. Marsh pulled one back late on but the visitors netted again soon after.
Barnsley under 18s are due to visit Ipswich on Friday from 1pm.
STYLES AND JALO IN INTERNATIONAL ACTION
Callum Styles played 90 minutes for Hungary in central midfield in the 2-1 win at Serbia on Thursday night in a qualifier for next summer’s Euros, which put his team top of their group. He then started the 1-1 draw at home to Czech Republic on Sunday in a friendly so now has 12 caps.
Meanwhile, Fabio Jalo has been with Portugal under 19s at a tournament in Slovenia. After he started in the 3-2 win over Kazakhstan last Wednesday, they played agaisnt Iceland on Saturday and Mexico on Tuesday.
DYER NETS FOR LOAN CLUB
Josiah Dyer scored his first goal for loan club Basford United this week. The Barnsley striker scored his team’s first goal in a 5-3 loss at Workington in the Northern Premier League. Jean Claude Makiessi also started for Basford.
Goalkeeper Paul Cooper played in Worksop Town’s 2-1 win at Ilkeston Town. Rogan Ravenhill, also a goalkeeper, has been loaned out to Liversedge and made his debut in their 3-0 home loss to Nantwich.
WOMEN'S GAME RAINED OFF
Barnsley FC women’s first away game of the season was called off on Sunday due to thunder and lightning.
The Reds were 1-0 down at Wallsend in the second half when the match was abandoned. It is due to be replayed later in the season.
Barnsley – who lost on the main Oakwell pitch last week to Alnwick in their first game – are now due to host Bradford City on Sunday from 2pm on the showcase training pitch.