On 30 April 2019, it was confirmed that Barnsley F.C. were promoted from the EFL League One and will play in the 2019–20 EFL Championship.
It has been an incredible season for the Reds.
Under the stewardship of Head Coach, Daniel Stendel, Barnsley F.C. has gone a full season at Oakwell without a league defeat. During the season, Barnsley F.C. went 20 games unbeaten, equalling a club record. We smashed the club record for clean sheets. We have broken our highest ever points tally. We have achieved immediate promotion following a relegation, for the first time in our history. We have done all this whilst fielding the youngest squad in the entire EFL.
Barnsley Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. The team play in the Championship, the second tier of the English football league system. Nicknamed "the Tykes".
On 19 December 2017, it was announced that Patrick Cryne and family had agreed to sell a majority stake in Barnsley Football Club to a consortium involving Chien Lee of NewCity Capital, Grace Hung and Paul Conway of Pacific Media Group, Indian businessman Neerav Parekh and baseball legend Billy Beane. The new consortium holds 80% of the shares and the Cryne family holds 20% of the shares of Barnsley Football club.