Date: 18th August 2015 at 12:06pm
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Barnsley recovered from the opening day defeat at Chesterfield to follow up the League Cup win over Scunthorpe, on penalties, with a first three-point return against Burton on Saturday.

A one-nil win got the Reds up and running with three-points put on the board.

The second half penalty from Conor Hourihane (67), such a crucial player to Barnsley, was enough for us to see of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s Burton at Oakwell, I’ve got a feeling the Brewers could have a good season you know so this is a good win!

The other results this weekend were as follows:-

Saturday 15th August
Barnsley 1-0 Burton Alb
Blackpool 0-2 Rochdale
Bradford 1-1 Shrewsbury
Bury 2-2 Swindon
Millwall 0-4 Coventry
Oldham 1-0 Fleetwood
Peterboro 2-1 Colchester
Port Vale 1-1 Gillingham
Scunthorpe 2-0 Crewe
Sheff Utd 2-0 Chesterfld
Southend 0-2 Walsall

Sunday 16th August
Wigan 0-0 Doncaster

Looking at these results the stand out one was definitely the Coventry win at Millwall, with Blackpool’s misery continuing with Rochdale beating them at Bloomfield Road.

Coventry, who have started the season well, look to have a real goalscorer on their hands with Newcastle teenage loanee striker Armstrong taking his tally up to four-goals for the club in the opening week included two at the Den on Saturday in this four-nil win for the Sky Blues.

All of that after Millwall missed an early penalty chance to take the lead!

Blackpool, even at this stage, look likely to be a stone that continues to sink following Premier League relegation a few years back and Championship relegation last season, just five-years ago they topped the Premier League however it’s looking ominous that a place in League 2 next season already awaits them….

The Reds are back of course back in action tonight with a game against Millwall at the Den!

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