Date: 3rd March 2014 at 2:31pm
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Barnsley FC have made the following statement regarding events at the final whistle at Huddersfield involving Stephen Dawson, Brek Shea and some Barnsley fans.

‘Barnsley Football Club would like to apologise to its supporters for incidents further to the full-time whistle on Saturday at Huddersfield Town`s John Smith`s Stadium.

‘As a club, we do not condone any provocative actions from any of its employees and would like to further apologise for any offence caused.

‘Stephen Dawson has apologised unreservedly for his actions and will be making a substantial donation to Barnsley Hospice as way of an apology.

‘In relation to an alleged incident concerning Brek Shea: the matter is currently under investigation and a further statement will be made upon Brek`s return from international duty.

‘Having the backing of our supporters at Barnsley Football Club is of paramount importance, especially as we head into the final months our current campaign. Supporters are the lifeblood of the Club and are the one constant throughout.

‘Once again the Club would like to apologise unreservedly for any offence caused and assure supporters such actions will not be repeated.

‘Barnsley Football Club would like to thank its fans for their continued support and assure everyone that appropriate action will be taken where necessary.`