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Barnsley V Palace

Barnsley
vs.
Crystal Palace

Oakwell

14/8/2010

15:00

Canpalace make it 3 wins on the trot, or will Barnsley get their first 3 points of the season, going to be a cracking game either way...

Vital Quotes:

'The season is less than a week old and we have lost two matches, albeit disappointingly, but it's important we do not overreact. We need the players to show courage in passing the ball forwards and be an attacking threat.

'This system is something different for the players and we have a lot of new faces to gel together at the same time.

'There are new players and a new system and we're looking to get those into the right positions to get the best out of them on the field. We want to play decent football and keep possession.

'I'm not stupid though and I know we need results and need to win matches. We're looking for the right formula that will allow us to play attractive football and win games. We know we have to battle, to compete, to win the ball in the air and, firstly, earn the right to play our football.'


Barnsley Team News:

Barnsley manager Mark Robins will be without defender Stephen Foster for tomorrow's game against Crystal Palace. Stephen suffered concussion in the midweek Carling Cup defeat at Oakwell and will be sidelined for a mandatory seven days. Jeronimo Neumann and Jim O'Brien could return after injury

Player to watch: Mark Robins

Can he pump life into Barnsley and kickstart them to their first 3 points

Crystal Palace Team News:

Neil Danns is available for selection for the first time this season after completing his two-match ban.

Full-back David Wright has recovered from his hamstring injury and the new signing could come in for loanee Julian Bennett.

Owen Garvan is back from midweek Ireland U21 duty and Adam Barrett could keep his place at the heart of defence after impressing against Yeovil on Tuesday night.

Player to watch: Ambrose

has started on a quest to better last seasons goal tally of 20....

Last meeting

Barnsley 0-0 Palace

Saturday March 13 2010

Barnsley: Preece, Hassell, Foster, Shotton,Dickinson (Potter 45), Teixeira (Butterfield 79), Colace,Doyle (Hallfredsson 72), Hammill, Macken, Bogdanovic.

Not Used: Lund, Hume, De Silva, Gray.

Palace: Speroni, Butterfield, Clyne, Hill, Lawrence, Djilali (Andrew 70), Derry, Danns, Carle (Ertl 46), Ambrose, Lee (N'Diaye 87).

Not Used: Manns, John, Scannell, Hills.

Match Prediction:

0-4

Next Fixtures:

Crystal Palace v Ipswich Sat 21st of Aug 3:00pm


Writer:SGE
Date:Saturday August 14 2010
Time: 2:44PM

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