When it comes to the Championship top six this season, there’s not a lot that is too shocking when looking at the table.
All three relegated Premier League teams are there and so are Brentford and Swansea, who fell in in the play-offs last season – but there’s one anomaly.
That anomaly would be a resilient team from Yorkshire forcing their way into the battle for Premier League football after struggling to stay in the division last season – that team being Barnsley.
The Tykes seemed to come into life this season when Gerhard Struber departed for New York Red Bulls and was replaced by Valerien Ismael, who has taken the club to places in the table that fans probably would have thought were impossible this season.
Some smart recruitment and a consistent style of football have gotten Barnsley to the play-offs and now they’re dreaming of the top flight once again – let’s look at who their 12 best players have been this season.