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WATCH: Self-belief strong at Barnsley as they look to avoid drop

BARNSLEY head coach Jose Morais insists that this players still retain the necessary fight and belief in their Championship mission - despite being on the brink of relegation.

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Jose Morais: Handed debut to Jack Walton.

Jack Walton justifies faith shown by Barnsley chief

FROM Bower Fold to his Barnsley debut, it is all in a month’s work for Jack Walton.

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Jose Morai: Under pressure.

Last spin of the wheel for Barnsley chief Jose Morais

THE body language of bruised and bereft Barnsley head coach Jose Morais spoke volumes late on Tuesday evening.

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Barnsley head coach Jose Morais (Picture: Tony Johnson).

Nottingham Forest 3 Barnsley 0: Defeat pushes Reds closer to drop

ALMOST four years to the day since Barnsley were relegated to the third tier after losing at a club managed by Aitor Karanka the visitors suffered a crushing blow at the hands of the Basque in their current survival quest.

Barnsley head coach Jose Morais.

Nottingham Forest v Barnsley: Jose Morais looking for Reds to win and take control of their fate

HEAD COACH Jose Morais concedes it is a case of “now or never” in Barnsley’s quest to stay in the Championship.

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Get in: Tom Pearce is congratulatedc after scoring.Picture: Simon Hulme

Verdict (highlights) – Leeds United 2 Barnsley 1: Tom Pearce lights up Elland Road derby

THOUGHTS OF this fixture must have stalked Paul Heckingbottom for a good while, so he will be grateful for a sense of closure that the result will have provided.

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Leeds chief Paul Heckingbottom: Claimed victory against former club.

Must-win time for Barnsley after derby defeat to Paul Heckingbottom and Leeds

HEAD COACH Jose Morais is urging Barnsley to draw a line under their 2-1 derby loss at Leeds United quickly as the relegation-haunted Reds prepare for a huge Championship game at Nottingham Forest tomorrow night.

Tom Pearce is congratulated after scoring the first goal.

Leeds United 2 Barnsley 1: Heckingbottom piles on trouble for Tykes

GIANNI ALIOSKI'S seventh goal of the season secured just a third win in 14 matches in charge for Paul Heckingbottom as Leeds United held sway against former club Barnsley - who suffered a blow in their quest to avoid the drop.

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Matthew Pennington  is challenged by Barnsley player Gary Gardner.

Leeds United 2 Barnsley 1: How the players rated

Leon Wobschall gives his verdict after Leeds United faced Barnsley in a Yorkshire derby at Elland Road.

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Ezgjan Alioski scores his goal.  Picture by Simon Hulme

Elland Road reaction: Forest game is vital for Reds now, admits Morais

Jose Morais admits Barnsley must beat Nottingham Forest on Tuesday after Paul Heckingbottom’s Leeds dealt a blow to their survival hopes.

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Leeds United v Barnsley: No room for sentiment as Davies eyes safety for Reds

ADAM DAVIES may profess to having a lot to thank Paul Heckingbottom for, but goodwill will be thin on the ground come kick-off time at Elland Road this afternoon.

Barnsley's head coach Jose Morais (Picture: Tony Johnson).

Jose Morais believes Barnsley are capable of securing status ahead of last match

HEAD COACHJose Morais believes that Barnsley need to win a minimum of two of their remaining four games to retain their Championship status.

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Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire).

Sourness of Barnsley exit now thing of past for Leeds United’s Heckingbottom

LEEDS UNITED head coach Paul Heckingbottom insists that he wants his former club Barnsley to succeed in their Championship survival quest despite revealing that comments that followed his Oakwell departure left a sour taste in his mouth.

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WATCH: Barnsley defender in race to be fit to face Leeds United in derby duel

JOSE MORAIS says that central defender Adam Jackson is desperate to win his fitness battle in order to feature in Saturday’s huge Championship derby at Leeds United.

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Adam Hammill: Survival target.

Barnsley’s Championship status the only thing on Adam Hammill’s mind

ADAM HAMMILL has vowed to put all thoughts regarding his own Barnsley future on the backburner while he pours all his energies into helping the Reds achieve their Championship safety mission.

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GALLERY - Team of the Week: Who makes Yorkshire’s latest choice selection?

THE EFL may have already announced their divisional line-ups for 2017-18, but there are still several weeks remaining yet before the Yorkshire Post names its Team of the Season.

Point rescued: Oli McBurnie celebrates scoring his late equaliser. Picture: Tony Johnson

Verdict: Barnsley’s Oli McBurnie to the rescue as survival battle rages on

HEAD coach Jose Morais heaped praise on Oli McBurnie after the forward kept Barnsley’s Championship destiny in their own hands with a ‘93rd’ minute equaliser in a thrilling draw with relegation rivals Bolton Wanderers.

What a win: David Wagner celebrates victory over Watford. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Huddersfield Town have still to complete their ‘miracle’ says David Wagner

HEAD COACH David Wagner insists that the ‘job is not done’ for Huddersfield Town, despite his side taking a giant stride towards clinching Premier League safety with a dramatic last-gasp 1-0 home victory over Watford.

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Jose Morais.

Barnsley 2 Bolton Wanderers 2: Morais left with 'mixed' feelings following late leveller

Barnsley manager Jose Morais was left to rue two penalty decisions which went against his side.
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