2007-08 Season Preview: Barnsley

Last updated : 24 June 2007 By @blades_mad1889

Team: Barnsley
Nickname: Tykes
Address: Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 1ET
Official Website: www.barnsleyfc.co.uk
Stadium: Oakwell
Capacity: 23,009

Last Seasons Finish: 20th
2007-08 Prediction: Relegation Contenders

Championship Odds (Coral)
Outright: 100/1
Promotion: 33/1
Relegation: 11/8

Did You Know?

Barnsley's only ever FA Cup Final victory came in 1912 when they beat West Bromwich Albion in a replay at Bramall Lane. The Tykes beat Albion 1-0 in the replay at the Lane after drawing 0-0 at Crystal Palace in the initial game.

:: Fans View ::

Name: Rob Miles
Website: www.tykes-mad.co.uk

01. What's the best that could happen this season?

We could finish in the region of 13th-17th.

02. And the worst?

Relegation obviously.

03. Young player to watch?

Rob Atkinson

04. Most important player?

Brian Howard

05. Player you would like to get rid of?

Paul Heckingbottom

06. Is your manager the right man for the job?

Yes and No, not very experienced but can attract some good players.

07. What advice would you give him?

Don't panic if we don't start well

08. Which team do you most want to beat this season?

Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday

09. Which opposition player will get the most stick?

Stephen McPhail

10. Where will you finish?


11. How would you rate Sheffield United and were will they finish?

Quite well if they keep their main players, I'll say 4th.