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Young Reds seal Chelsea tie after entertaining win

By matthew murray, Sports Reporter Saturday 2nd February 2013
Young striker Rhys Oates got his name on the scoresheet.

Barnsley's Under 18 academy side will now face Chelsea in the FA Youth Cup fifth round after an entertaining 4-3 win against Stevenage at Oakwell on Friday night.


The Young Reds raced into a 3-0 lead in the first 30 minutes following goals from Rhys Oates, Omari Alexander-Salmon and George Maris. Stevenage pulled one back before the break to make it 3-1.

In the second half, the visitors dominated and played some brilliant football and it was soon 3-2 before a Brad Abbott penalty put Barnsley back in the lead.


Stevenage did grab a late consolation but it was too little too late and Barnsley will now go on to face holders Chelsea on February 9. The winners of that game will face a trip to Derby or Manchester City.