Out of the Box Barnsley – Part 23: Spring Forward

Happy moving day! A phrase usually reserved for another sport, or more realistically the act of purchasing a new home. In this case though it’s every bit as appropriate as it’s the middle section of the season, where we pick up on a Thursday evening just as the clocks are about to go back. That extra hour of sleeping (if you don’t have children, otherwise it’s just a 25 hour day) (with one less hour spent sleeping) will hopefully empower us to a successful winter, including two more trophies and a passage to the latter stages of others. Now that my friends is an intro.

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Out of the Box Barnsley – Part 21: Revenge

Good morning and welcome to the final episode of season 7. If you are 20 episodes behind, the gist is that we’re playing on the pre-patch version and Barnsley, usually hopeless Barnsley, have been to the top of the mountain. Unfortunately, we briefly slipped off the peak thanks to Barcelona but now we have the chance to continue our ascent.

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Out of the Box Barnsley – Part 20: What’s French for Va Va Voom?

Good hello to you. Barnsley are trying to stick themselves back together after the disappointment of losing the Champions League final and they’ve made a good start to the new season. As ever though we aren’t running away with the league but we’ve got Ronaldo, so if he can’t sort us out then nobody can. Well maybe Bakayoko will.

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Out of the Box Barnsley – Part 19: One 3-3 Too Many

Good morning! We’ve got that new season vibe here in Barnsley, which is not something I’ve ever said before in my life and nor will I repeat it. The facts are though that we won the Premier League by 13 points and I plan to retain it. What I really want though is that Champions League trophy back. Let’s get into the market.

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Out of the Box Barnsley – Part 15: Bak in Business

Back once again with the ill behaviour, whatever that means. Our ill form in front of goal threatened to scupper this season but we’re somehow third, a mighty 9 points off the top and in a real scrap for Champions League football. Goals generally seem to be hard to come by, which I was warned about in the out of the box version we frequent here. Anyway, let’s try and make it a competitive ending.

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Out of the Box Barnsley – Part 14: Keeping the Wolves from the door

Well fancying seeing you here. You join me at Barnsley once again, playing the out of the box version and we’ve hit somewhat of a crisis. Or at the very least a lull in form. 13 goals scored in 12 games is unheard of for these pages, my sides are often unconventional but scoring goals has never been a problem since 2-3-1-2-2 came into our lives. Is it the patch? Is it Bakayoko’s long term injury? Is it me? Now is not the time for sulking.

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