Huish Park

Next Game

Yeovil v Barnsley

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet League 1

Oakwell Stadium

Last Game

Barnsley 4 - 1 Gillingham

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet League 1

Barnsley boss concerned

Barnsley boss David Flitcroft admitted there was cause for concern after watching his side scrape past Scunthorpe 5-4 on penalties in the Capital One Cup at Oakwell.

Last Updated: 07/08/13 at 00:28 Post Comment

The Tykes eventually progressed 5-4 courtesy of Chris O'Grady's decisive kick,

following a goalless 120 minutes of play in the first-round tie at Oakwell.

"It's something we need to work on," Flitcroft said. "We're a club moving and

there's been plenty of mad results tonight.

"We've got a plan and we'll keep improving. We do know that. We've got to keep

improving.

"But overall the ball management was good and the energy levels were very

pleasing.

"A lot of those lads played 90 minutes against Wigan on Saturday and they've

done 120 tonight.

"Chris O'Grady was running on empty but he still had enough left in the legs

to stick that one away at the end and I'm delighted that he pulled us through."

Scunthorpe boss Brian Laws hailed his side's battling performance.

Laws said: "I'm really disappointed for them because they put so much effort into it. Over two hours of football and we kept a clean sheet against a Championship side away from home.

"That's two games now where we've gone away with a clean sheet. We craved for

them last year. I think there's a steeliness about us now and a great desire.

"The only downside of it is that it had to be decided on penalties. I don't think either manager really wants to see that because it can affect your next game - it's the last thing you want so early in the season."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Transfer news: Alex Song and Danny Welbeck linked with Tottenham

Tottenham are discussing the potential signings of Alex Song and Danny Welbeck on loan, according to Sky sources.

Premier League: Neil Warnock feels he owes Crystal Palace fans

New Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock feels he owes the club after the way his first spell in charge ended.

Transfer news: Liverpool-owned Divock Origi reveals Tottenham snub

Divock Origi has revealed that he rejected an offer from Tottenham Hotspur to move to Liverpool this summer.

Mail Box

A United Fan Happy To See Welbeck Go

One United fan doesn't understand all the fuss over Danny Welbeck, while we also have mails on Arsenal being Arsenal, curious transfers and how to pronounce 'Gaal'...

Should Kagawa Play Ahead Of Mata?

That's one question posed in the afternoon mailbox, although it looks like the Japanese playmaker could soon be on his way. Plus, tipping Palace to go down under Warnock...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property