Barnsley: Berry picking up on confidence in Reds camp

Danny Wilson from the touchline.
Danny Wilson from the touchline.
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Ambitious midfielder Luke Berry is confident “belief” can take Barnsley a long way this season.

The Reds take on Yeovil Town today full of confidence on the back of a three-match unbeaten run.

And victory at Huish Park over the Glovers could, depending on other results, see the fifth-placed Reds climb into the top three in League One.

“We do have a good belief in ourselves,” said Berry, who joined the Reds from Cambridge United this summer.

“We’ve been down a few times this season and come back to get a result.

“We were 1-0 down against Crewe and came back to win 2-1 and then we were a goal down to Coventry and we came back to draw that one twice to draw 2-2.

“It’s down to the manager, the players and the whole staff.

“It’s [that fight and belief] something that’s important.

“It’s good that we don’t crumble under pressure.

“It’s only been a few games, but hopefully we can keep showing that [belief] throughout the season.

“We know what we’re capable of within this group, but we just want to keep getting points on the board.

“We’ve picked up a good bit of momentum in the last three games, which is great.

“Now we’re looking at Yeovil and to see whether we can pick up something there.

“There’s some positives from last weekend [a 4-1 home win against Gillingham], but there’s negatives as well which hopefully we can work on against Yeovil.

“We just want to keep progressing in every game.”

The Reds thumped the Glovers 4-1 at Huish Park last season and are only without the injured James Bailey for the long trip to Somerset.

Manager Danny Wilson and his side travelled to Yeovil yesterday to break the journey up and

“We know how difficult it is to go to Huish Park,” admitted Wilson.

“It’s never an easy time to go there. It’s a very tight and intimidating ground.

“[Yeovil manager] Gary [Johnson] always puts together well-drilled and well-organised teams, so we know it’s going to be a tough test for us.”

Meanwhile, Hull City loan left-back Joe Dudgeon is due to play his last game for the club today, but Wilson is hopeful a deal can be struck with the Tigers to keep the player for longer.

“We’ve had a discussion with Hull and they seem quite agreeable to extending his [Joe’s] loan,” Wilson told The Star.

“Hopefully we can get something done.”