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Robins relishes O`Brien return

30 Aug 2010 14:30:20

Robins relishes O`Brien return

Winger Jim O'Brien is expected to play a major role for Barnsley this season after making his debut in the weekend win over Middlesbrough.The 22-year-old Scot, who has been sidelined with a thigh injury since arriving from Motherwell in the summer, made his first appearance for the Tykes stepping off the substitutes' bench for the final 30 minutes on Saturday.Robins said: "It was great to get Jim O'Brien involved. The way he performs and runs at defenders with or without the ball."He gives us a different attacking dimension and I'm delighted to get him back out on the pitch."O'Brien, a former Celtic trainee, was named in the Scottish PFA's team of the year after impressing in his final season with Motherwell.


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