Barnsley fans react on twitter to Lee Johnson’s appointment as new manager

New Barnsley head coach Lee Johnson
New Barnsley head coach Lee Johnson
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Lee Johnson has been officially unveiled as new boss of Barnsley, leaving Oldham Athletic and replacing Danny Wilson who was sacked earlier this month.

The news received a reasonably warm response from Reds fans on twitter, many of whom happy to see a new (and apparently better-looking) face, away from football’s managerial merry-go-round.

@liamblackburn90 - Delighted with the appointment of Lee Johnson as Head Coach, let’s all pull together and get behind him 100% from day one!!! #barnsleyfc

@TheGodfatherUk - I’m probably not the only #BarnsleyFC fan who is exceptionally underwhelmed by this appointment but we’ve got get behind him.... #chore

@_DaveCooper - Feeling confident about #Barnsleyfc, We’ve a good young team, the league’s very tight, decent chance of playoffs with a good run of form!

@ehmst - Best looking manager we’ve had since Mel Machin #barnsleyfc

@Vmania79 - Thank god we getting a young gaffer as opposed to Danny ‘the past was mine but the futures yours’ Wilson. Lets do this LJ #barnsleyfc

VIDEO: Watch the press conference as Lee Johnson is officially unveiled

@hazelhurst29 - Amazing what 2 wins does and appointing a new manager! Bit of optimism and feel good factor back! #barnsleyfc

@sypickle365 - I feel much more whelmed. Not under or over. Just right #barnsleyfc

@ndrewwafc - Think he could be a star for Barnsley, Lee Johnson. Done a good job at Oldham #barnsleyfc #oafc

@ddsufc - #barnsleyfc hand out another long (ish) contract to a manager. You’d think they’d learn with the money they must have spent paying them off

@DamoHu76 - Happy with the appointment of Lee Johnson..reminds me of the chance took on Wilson 1st time Get behind him @bfc_official #barnsleyfc

@ODernie - Exeter City have 5 (FIVE) registered players older than Barnsley’s new manager Lee Johnson #ecfc #barnsleyfc