Apr 27, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​Oakwell
Hull City
Mellis (4'), O'Grady (50')
Etuhu (15')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Result: Barnsley shock Hull City at Oakwell

Result: Barnsley shock Hull
© PA Photos
Barnsley secure a shock 2-1 victory over Hull City to prevent Steve Bruyce's men from securing promotion to the Premier League.

Hull City have been made to wait for a promotion party following a 2-0 defeat to Barnsley in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Barnsley started the game superbly and were ahead in the fourth minute when Jacob Mellis fired a shot home off the underside of the crossbar to shock the visiting Hull supporters.

Hull could have been level just two minutes later when George Boyd clipped an effort towards goal, but Tom Kennedy cleared the ball of the line.

Barnsley ended the first half the better of the two sides and Hull were fortunate to head into the interval just a goal behind.

However, Hull's bid for automatic promotion was dealt a further blow in the 50th minute when Chris Dagnall combined brilliantly with Chris O'Grady, with the latter extending his side's lead with a deflected strike.

Barnsley's second goal seemed to end Hull's hopes of securing a spot in the Premier League and it was the hosts who continued to look more likely to add to their tally.

The hosts cruised to the three points as the delighted Oakwell crowd celebrated a surprise victory over Steve Bruce's side.

Charton's Johnnie Jackson is congratulated by teammates after scoring his team's second against Barnsley on April 14, 2013
Read Next:
Result: Charlton smash nine-man Barnsley for six
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves28195450222862
2Derby CountyDerby28158544232153
3Cardiff CityCardiff28156740251551
4Aston Villa28148642251750
5Bristol City2813964032848
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd281441042321046
10Leeds UnitedLeeds28134114033743
11Preston North EndPreston28101263228442
12Ipswich TownIpswich28124124140140
13Norwich CityNorwich28107112833-537
14Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest28112153543-835
16Queens Park RangersQPR2889113140-933
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds28711103034-432
20Bolton WanderersBolton2868142646-2026
21Hull City28510133945-625
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2866161639-2324
24Burton Albion2866162152-3124
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account