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  • Date:22 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Oakwell Stadium
  • Attendance:10,481
  • Hassell (13)
  • Sinclair - pen (85)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee brings the game to a close.

93:18 +3.18

Stephen Dobbie takes a inswinging corner.

90:38 +0.38

Leon Britton fouled by Hugo Colace, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Leon Britton.

89:43

Luke Moore produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

88:23

Jacob Butterfield takes a shot. Angel Rangel gets a block in.

86:26

Luke Moore is ruled offside. Bobby Hassell takes the indirect free kick.

85:45

Penalty scored by Scott Sinclair. Barnsley 1-1 Swansea.Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair by Luke Steele.

83:30

Goran Lovre joins the action as a substitute, replacing Garry O'Connor.

82:35

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Darren Pratley played to the near post, clearance made by Hugo Colace.

81:55

Unfair challenge on Ashley Richards by Hugo Colace results in a free kick. Ashley Richards takes the free kick.

80:56

Alan Tate gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Haynes. Free kick crossed right-footed by Bobby Hassell.

79:29

Shot by Stephen Dobbie from a long way out goes over the net.

77:51

Diego Arismendi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Dobbie. Direct free kick taken by Darren Pratley.

77:03

Darren Pratley delivers the ball, Headed effort from inside the area by Scott Sinclair misses to the left of the target.

76:33

Garry O'Connor challenges Alan Tate unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Tate restarts play with the free kick.

75:02

Leon Britton joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joe Allen.

73:58

Foul by Ashley Williams on Garry O'Connor, free kick awarded. Bobby Hassell takes the free kick.

73:22

Jim O'Brien leaves the field to be replaced by Alistair Taylor.

72:11

Stephen Dobbie fouled by Diego Arismendi, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Dobbie.

70:41

Matthew Hill concedes a free kick for a foul on Cedric Van der Gun. Free kick taken by Alan Tate.

67:19

Stephen Dobbie is brought on as a substitute for Mark Gower. Nathan Dyer leaves the field to be replaced by Cedric Van der Gun. Scott Sinclair concedes a free kick for a foul on Kieran Trippier. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Kieran Trippier, clearance by Alan Tate.

66:41

Mark Gower takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Hugo Colace.

65:22

Diego Arismendi concedes a free kick for a foul on Darren Pratley. Strike comes in from Mark Gower from the free kick, save by Luke Steele.

62:52

The ball is swung over by Scott Sinclair, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Ashley Williams misses to the right of the target.

62:39

Short corner worked by Mark Gower.

55:52

The assistant referee signals for offside against Hugo Colace. Alan Tate takes the free kick.

54:38

Handball by Luke Moore. Free kick crossed by Jacob Butterfield, clearance made by Alan Tate.

52:35

The offside flag is raised against Danny Haynes. Ashley Williams takes the indirect free kick.

50:11

Jacob Butterfield is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

49:32

Inswinging corner taken by Jacob Butterfield from the left by-line played to the near post, Alan Tate makes a clearance.

48:47

Corner taken by Mark Gower played to the near post, clearance by Kieran Trippier.

46:31

Jim O'Brien sends in a cross, clearance made by Alan Tate.

42:03

Danny Haynes is caught offside. Alan Tate takes the indirect free kick.

41:04

Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

39:29

The ball is sent over by Jacob Butterfield, save made by Dorus De Vries.

33:14

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Richards by Kieran Trippier. Ashley Richards restarts play with the free kick.

33:02

The referee blows for offside. Ashley Williams restarts play with the free kick.

32:43

Kieran Trippier takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

30:16

Shot by Ashley Williams from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

29:25

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower, Ashley Williams takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.

28:41

Free kick awarded for a foul by Hugo Colace on Angel Rangel. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Mark Gower from right wing, Diego Arismendi manages to make a clearance.

27:07

Short corner taken by Jim O'Brien.

25:08

Luke Moore takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

23:04

Unfair challenge on Ashley Williams by Jacob Butterfield results in a free kick. Ashley Williams restarts play with the free kick.

19:15

Matthew Hill challenges Nathan Dyer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ashley Williams takes the free kick.

17:53

Scott Sinclair has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

17:26

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kieran Trippier on Joe Allen. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Richards.

16:07

Corner taken left-footed by Jacob Butterfield from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Luke Moore.

15:56

Corner taken by Jacob Butterfield from the left by-line, clearance by Darren Pratley.

14:38

Joe Allen concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry O'Connor. The ball is delivered by Luke Moore, Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

13:31

Bobby Hassell scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Barnsley 1-0 Swansea.Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jacob Butterfield, Jacob Butterfield provided the assist for the goal.

12:41

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jacob Butterfield, clearance by Ashley Williams.

12:30

Jacob Butterfield sends in a cross, Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

10:32

Matthew Hill concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Allen. Free kick taken by Angel Rangel.

9:34

Corner taken left-footed by Jacob Butterfield from the right by-line, Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Luke Moore gets a block in.

8:01

Drilled right-footed shot by Hugo Colace. Save by Dorus De Vries.

5:07

Luke Moore takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

3:43

Unfair challenge on Diego Arismendi by Mark Gower results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nathan Doyle.

3:31

Jacob Butterfield produces a cross, clearance made by Alan Tate.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

The half-time whistle blows.

The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.

Match Preview

Tykes duo suspended Barnsley's central defenders Stephen Foster and Jason Shackell are both suspended for the home clash with Swansea. Foster was shown a straight red card for a professional foul in last week's defeat at Hull and starts a three-game ban, while Shackell received two yellow cards and sits out one match. Tykes manager Mark Robins will have to shuffle his resources to fill the big gap at the back with fellow defenders Jay McEveley and Luke Potter both currently sidelined due to knee injuries. Barnsley will be without winger Adam Hammill, who has signed a three-and-a-half year deal with Wolves after both clubs agreed an undisclosed fee this week, so Jim O'Brien is expected to return to the starting line-up. The Tykes have lost three of their last five league games and have slipped to 16th place in the table. Leon Britton is in contention to make his second debut for Swansea. The popular midfielder returned to the Liberty Stadium on Thursday, signing a two-and-a-half year contract for an undisclosed fee, having failed to settle at Sheffield United after ending an eight-year spell in south Wales in the summer. Manager Brendan Rodgers must now decide how to use Britton, with a wealth of midfield talent already at his disposal in Darren Pratley, Mark Gower, Joe Allen and Kemy Agustien. Fellow midfielder Andrea Orlandi (thigh) has returned to training this week and could also feature in some capacity at Oakwell. But left-back Neil Taylor (ankle) remains up to three weeks away from a first-team return although he should be back training again next week. And with captain Garry Monk (knee) a long-term absentee, that means Rodgers is likely to stick with the same defensive quartet who kept a clean sheet against Crystal Palace last weekend - Alan Tate, Ashley Williams, Angel Rangel and Ashley `Jazz' Richards.

Formation:442Manager: Mark Robins

Barnsley

Formation: 442Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Swansea

  • Luke Steele
  • Kieran Trippier
  • Bobby Hassell
  • Nathan Doyle
  • Matthew Hill
  • Jim O'Brien
  • Diego Arismendi
  • Hugo Colace
  • Jacob Butterfield
  • Garry O'Connor
  • Danny Haynes
  • SUBS
  • David Preece
  • Goran Lovre
  • Jeronimo Morales Neumann
  • Conor Branson
  • Andy Gray
  • Alistair Taylor
  • Steven Bennett

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Match Report

Sinclair to Swans' rescue In-form winger Scott Sinclair came to Swansea's rescue with a late penalty to ensure Brendan Rodgers' npower Championship promotion-hopefuls avoided a fourth consecutive away defeat as they drew 1-1 with Barnsley at Oakwell. Sinclair scored twice from the spot in last weekend's thrashing of Crystal Palace and the former Chelsea man took his tally to 17 goals for the season four minutes from time after he had been brought down by Barnsley goalkeeper Luke Steele. Bobby Hassell had put the Tykes in front in the first half with his first goal in over a year, but the Swans rallied in the second half and were rewarded by Sinclair's fifth goal in his last four games. The point was not enough to keep them in second spot, with arch-rivals Cardiff and Norwich winning to go above them, but it did at least end their run of defeats away from the Liberty Stadium. Barnsley went into the game without a recognised central defenders, so Hassell and Nathan Doyle filled in at the heart of their defence. But the Tykes made a bright start and Swans goalkeeper Dorus De Vries was called into action to keep out Hugo Colace's eighth-minute drive. De Vries was unable to prevent Barnsley from going in front five minutes later though, when Hassell rose to meet Jacob Butterfield's corner with a header which crossed the line despite the best efforts of a Swans defender on the goal line. The Swans remained on the back foot and De Vries did well to palm away Garry O'Connor's left-foot effort. Luke Moore had a chance to open his Swansea account but Luke Steele comfortably saved his 25th-minute strike. Swansea were starting to get into their stride and Ashley Williams was first to Mark Gower's corner but Steele palmed away the Wales defender's right-foot shot. The visitors were finding it difficult to break down Barnsley but Williams spurned an excellent chance to equalise 62 minutes in when he headed Sinclair's cross over the bar. Three minutes later Steele made a fine save to keep out a goalbound 30-yard free-kick from Swans midfielder Gower. Swansea boss Rodgers made a double substitution with just over 20 minutes remaining, with Stephen Dobbie and Cedric Van der Gun entering the fray. Midfielder Leon Britton also came on 15 minutes from time after rejoining the club from Sheffield United this week as the Welsh side pressed for an equaliser. Highly-rated midfielder Darren Pratley picked out Sinclair but the winger headed wide from 12 yards out with 13 minutes remaining as Barnsley came under increasing pressure. But Sinclair made amends from the spot four minutes from time when he was upended by Steele and picked himself up to slot home from 12 yards out. And Moore could have snatched all three points a minute from time but the striker fired into the side-netting.

Form Guide

    WLLDWL
  • Barnsley
  • VS
  • Swansea
  • LLWWLW

Last Meetings

  • Swansea
  • 1 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 28/12/2010
  • Swansea
  • 3 - 1
  • Barnsley
  • 17/04/2010
  • Barnsley
  • 0 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 19/09/2009
  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 3
  • Swansea
  • 13/04/2009
  • Swansea
  • 2 - 2
  • Barnsley
  • 09/12/2008
  • Swansea
  • 1 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 10/03/1984

Top Scorers

Barnsley

  • A Hammill 8
  • G O'Connor 3
  • A Gray 2
  • G Lovre 2
  • N Doyle 2
  • J Shackell 2
  • M Hill 1
  • J McEveley 1
  • HR Colace 1
  • J O'Brien 1
  • DH Arismendi 1
  • J Butterfield 1

Swansea

  • S Sinclair 9
  • D Pratley 5
  • S Dobbie 4
  • C Beattie 3
  • J Allen 2
  • A Rangel 2
  • C Van der Gun 1
  • N Dyer 1

Goals

Barnsley

    • Total goals 67
    • Goals per game 30
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Swansea

    • Total goals 71
    • Goals per game 34
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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