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Reds make signing and lose friendly

By Doug O'Kane, Sports Editor Tuesday 29th July 2014
Jean Yves M'voto came on as a striker and almost scored.

Barnsley lost 2-1 at home to a Manchester United XI in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday night.


The visitors fielded a team of untried teenagers including winger Josh Harrop put the visitors 2-0 up with a first half brace.


Half-time substitute Jean Yves M'voto netted for Reds on 89 minutes but they are still seeking their first win of pre-season.


Barnsley revealed their new signing Luke Berry - signed on a three-year deal from Cambridge - and also handed a start to Canadian international striker Marucs Haber who is on trial.


Barnsley: Davies; McKnight, Cranie, Nyatanga, Noble-Lazarus; Bailey, Hourihane, Abbott (M'voto HT); Winnall, Haber (Rose 62), Nana (McHale HT).