Date: 27th April 2012 at 5:13pm
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Final game of a long season

Vital Quotes:

Barnsley Team News:

Barnsley winger Matty Done could return from a hamstring injury but Scott Golbourne (groin) and Rob Edwards (dead-leg) are out.

Defender Bobby Hassell could make a last-day cameo appearance, following a knee injury that has kept him out since January.

Player to watch: Button – he’ll be busy

Brighton Team News:

Brighton captain Gordon Greer is still suffering from an abdominal injury, so Lewis Dunk will continue to deputise.

Midfielder Ryan Harley (tendonitis) is also out of contention.

Player to watch: Mackail-Smith

Match Facts & Stats

Head-to-head

? Nothing can separate these clubs, after 31 league meetings. Both have won 12, with seven drawn.

? Brighton have had the better of the exchanges more recently, and are chasing a sixth win in seven league meetings, and a third on the trot.

? Barnsley’s only points against the Seagulls in 22 years came from a 1-0 home win at third league level in August 2003.

Barnsley

? Barnsley will be spending a seventh successive season in the Championship

? Victory could see them rise three places, but Keith Hill’s side have lost their last three league games and are without victory in six.

? Defeat would see the Tykes ending the season on their lowest points total since the fateful Premier League campaign of 1997-98, when only 35 were accrued.

Match Prediction:

Can’t see anything other than Barnsley finishing the season with a wimper.

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