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‘Class again’ – Many Barnsley fans react to 22-year-old’s performance in Preston win



Barnsley came from behind to continue their outstanding former under Valerien Ismael following a 2-1 victory over Preston North End – with Victory Adeboyejo netting his first Oakwell goal for more than two years.

Sean Maguire put Preston ahead inside the opening two minutes before Tykes captain Alex Mowatt added another beauty to his ever-growing collecting of long-range goals to equalise nine minutes into the second period.

Barnsley looked on course for their first draw in the Championship for 12 matches, although Adeboyejo had other ideas, latching onto Cauley Woodrow’s pass with 10 minutes left before dispatching into the far corner with a finish that was reminiscent of Thierry Henry in his prime.

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When Ismael replaced Gerhard Struber in October, only goal-difference was keeping Barnsley outside of the relegation-zone, whilst Tuesday’s victory saw the Oakwell side move within four points of the top-six.

Adeboyejo is one player that has massively benefited from the Frenchman’s arrival – with 10 of his 12 appearances and both of his goals this season coming since the new manager arrived.

And here, we’ve been looking at how Tykes supporters have been reacting to the 22-year-old’s display against Preston.

It’s fair to say that they’re thrilled with their young striker, as you can see by some of the replies:

I'm Jake Sanders, a Freelance Journalist for Snack Media covering all things at the Football League World having joined the company back in March 2020.

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