League lowdown: Barnsley

League lowdown: Barnsley

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Barnsley


Nickname: The Tykes


Founded: 1887


Stadium: Oakwell


Stadium capacity: 23,287


Distance from Elland Road: 23 miles


Manager/head coach: Daniel Stendel


2018/19 league position: 2nd (Sky Bet League One)


2018/19 top league goal scorer: Kieffer Moore/Cauley Woodrow (19)


2018/19 average league attendance: 12.527


2019/20 Championship title odds: 75/1


2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 2/1


Previous encounters: 62


Leeds United wins: 25   


Draws: 17


Barnsley wins: 20


Last time at home: Leeds United 2 (Pearce 17, Alioski 50) Barnsley 1 (O’Connor 36 own goal)- Saturday 21st April 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)


Last time away: Barnsley 0 Leeds United 2 (Saiz 23, Alioski 45) - Saturday 25th November 2017 (Sky Bet Championship)


Did you know: Barnsley have spent more seasons in the second tier of English football than any other club in history


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Check out highlights from our last meeting with Barnsley below: