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‘Tykes are falling apart’ – Leeds fans react to latest Barnsley club statement



Fans are now used to the official club statement following a key departure.

Full of the usual platitudes and no longer than they need to be, the template is fairly well established but Barnsley have broken the mould slightly with their statement following the departure of their manager, Paul Heckingbottom, to go and join Yorkshire rivals Leeds United.

It made attempt to hide the club’s stance and true feelings about the departure of their highly rated manager – they are not happy at all.

Coming as it has just after the January transfer window and Heckingbottom signing a new rolling contract at Oakwell after a protracted negotiation, the club are understandably frustrated with the timing and the nature of his departure.

Leeds fans took to Twitter to react to their Yorkshire rivals’ club statement and were not shy in taunting the Oakwell side.

We’ve taken a look at some of the best reaction…

Leeds fans – what do you make of Barnsley’s statement? Let us know…