Barnsley v Burnley (FA Cup 3rd Round) – 5th January 2013

Barnsley 1 v 0 Burnley (FA Cup 3rd Round)

My first sporting event of 2013, started with a dire game at Barnsley’s Oakwell stadium between Barnsley and Burnley in the 3rd Round of the FA Cup.  It was a day of poor decisions all round, starting with referee Paul Tierney who dismissed Burnley’s Brian Stock after 39 minutes for a second yellow card.

The second poor decision of the day came from Burnley goalkeeper Brian Jensen who let a cross slip through his hands onto the Burnley crossbar, only to see it come back down to Barnsley’s Danny Rose who scored from 5 yards with only 5 minutes left in the game.  This mistake cost Burnley the game and could see the end of Brian Jensen’s Burnley career as his contract expires in the summer.

Match Details

Barnsley – Steele, Golbourne, Dawson, Stones, Kennedy, McNulty, Cranie, Perkins, O’Brien, Dagnall, Harewood, (Subs) Alnwick, Foster, Etuhu, Noble-Lazarus, Hassell, Rose, Cywka

Burnley – Jensen, Trippier, Lafferty, Duff, Shackell, Treacy, Stock, Marney, Wallace, Ings, Vokes, (Subs) Grant, Stanislas, Edgar, O’Neil, Bartley, Richards, Fletcher.

Goal – Danny Rose (Barnsley) 85 minues

Attendance – 5,091

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