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Reds lose final pre-season friendly

Wednesday 8th August 2012
Scott Hogan
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Barnsley lost their final pre-season friendly 1-0 against Crewe.


A goal from centre-half Adam Dugdale on 20 minutes sealed the win for the Railwaymen. Dugdale found himself unmarked in the penalty area following a Crewe free-kick from the right-hand side and headed the ball past Reds keeper Ben Alnwick.


Barnsley's best chances came through a Stephen Dawson long-ranger and a Chris Dagnall effort at the end of the second half.


New signing Tomasz Cywka impressed for the Reds and showed some neat touches, seeing one left-footed strike fly over the bar in the second half.


Reds boss Keith Hill handed starts to trialists Ibrahima Sonko and Scott Hogan, while Reuben Noble-Lazarus played the full 90 minutes at left-back.