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Who R Ya - Barnsley

Who R Ya - Barnsley

Vital QPR takes a look at Tuesday night's opponents - Barnsley

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Barnsley have surpassed expectations for the season and appear to have cantered to Championship safety with minimal fuss. Paul Heckingbottom has done a commendable job in his first outing as a manger in the second tier, leading the Tykes to what should be mid-table security.

Essentially, Barnsley had their job done in a positive first half to the season. Since then they have lost some serious talent - Aston Villa wading in with all the subtlety of a bull in a china shop to take skipper Conor Hourihane and young full-back James Bree, while talisman Sam Winnall travelled across Yorkshire to Sheffield Wednesday.

Form has inevitably tailed off a bit in recent times - one win in seven for the Tykes has effectively put to bed any fledgling playoff aspirations - but that one win against Hourihane and Bree at Villa Park will have been sweet indeed for the travelling Tykes fans.

On the road they have only been defeated twice this year in seven games, beating Villa, Rotherham, Nottingham Forest and Cardiff City along the way - scoring nine in those games.

An excellent first season back for Barnsley who will look to cement their place in the top half with a win in W12 and ultimately a double over Queens Park Rangers.

FACTS & FIGURES

Founded: 1887

Nickname: The Tykes

Ground: Oakwell - 23009

Manager: Paul Heckingbottom

HONOURS & RECORDS

HONOURS

Second Tier

Division One: Runners Up - 1996-97
Division One: Playoff Runners Up - 1999-00

Third Tier

Third Division (North): Winners - 1933-34, 1938-39, 1954-55
League One: Playoff Winners - 2005-06

Fourth Tier

Fourth Division: Runners Up - 1967-68

Cup

FA Cup: Winners - 1912

RECORDS

Record Attendance: 40255 v Stoke City (FA Cup, February 1936)

Record league victory: 9-0 v Loughborough Town (Second Division, January 1899)

Record league defeat 0-9 v Notts County (Second Division, January 1927)

Record Buy: Georgi Hristov - £1,500,000 from Partizan Belgrade (1997)

Record Sale: Alfie Mawson - £5,000,000 to Swansea City (August 2016)

Record Appearances: Barry Murphy - 514 (1962-78)

Record Goals: Ernie Hine - 131 (1921-26 & 1931-38)

SQUAD STATS

GOALS: Marley Watkins - 7, Tom Bradshaw - 7, Adam Armstrong - 5, Adam Hammill - 3.

YELLOW: Josh Scowen - 8, Marley Watkins - 6, Angus MacDonald - 6, Adam Hammill - 5.

RED: Adam Hammill - 1, Marley Watkins - 1, Josh Scowen - 1, Alex Mowatt.

CURRENT SQUAD

1 - Adam Davies
3 - Aidan White
4 - Marc Roberts
5 - Angus MacDonald
6 - Josh Scowen
7 - Adam Hammill
10 - George Moncur
11 - Elliot Lee
13 - Nick Townsend
14 - Kayden Jackson
15 - Marley Watkins
17 - Andy Yiadom
18 - Adam Jackson
19 - Cole Kpekawa
20 - Tom Bradshaw
21 - Saidy Janko (on loan from Celtic)
22 - Sessi D'Almeida
24 - Jack Cowgill
26 - Jacob Brown
27 - Alex Mowatt
28 - Ryan Williams
29 - Gethin Jones (on loan from Everton)
30 - Jack Walton
31 - Louis Wardle
32 - Adam Armstrong (on loan from Newcastle United)
34 - Ryan Hedges
36 - Matty James (on loan from Leicester City)
38 - Callum Elder (on loan from Leicester City)
40 - Ryan Kent (on loan from Liverpool)
41 - Josh Kay

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Writer:Boxer
Date:Tuesday March 7 2017
Time: 8:00AM

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