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Billy thrilled with last-gasp win

20 September 2020

Billy Barr was a happy man after the Development Squad got their season off to the perfect possible start against Manchester City on Friday night.

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Barr looking forward to Leyland return

17 September 2020

Rovers Under-23s boss Billy Barr is looking forward to being back at the County Ground in Leyland for the upcoming Premier League 2 campaign.

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‘Remember the feeling’ says Barr

9 September 2020

Billy Barr says Rovers must try to replicate all the pleasing parts of the performance from his side’s superb 4-0 victory over Carlisle United.

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Under-23s fixtures confirmed

7 September 2020

Rovers are pleased to confirm fixtures for the 2020-21 Premier League 2 Division 1 season.

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Barr buoyed by first friendly

27 August 2020

Billy Barr was encouraged by what he saw, as Rovers Under-23s defeated Accrington Stanley 1-0 in their first pre-season friendly.

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Proud of the players and pleased with progress

12 August 2020

Billy Barr is proud of what the Under-23s side achieved in 2019-20, before the season was cut short due to the Coronavirus crisis.

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Billy pleased with the progress

15 June 2020

A first campaign in charge of the Development Squad is looked back on as a successful one for Under-23s chief Billy Barr.

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Tough conditions didn't help either side

12 March 2020

Billy Barr felt his team did well enough in blustery conditions at Curzon Ashton's Tameside Stadium, but had a tinge of disappointment that his side didn't earn all three points against Burnley's...

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A game of two halves

15 February 2020

Billy Barr felt he saw the good, bad and the ugly from his side in the entertaining 2-2 draw with Southampton's Under-23s at Leyland on Friday night.

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Second half improvement pleases Barr

3 February 2020

Two strikes in the second half ensured Rovers Under-23s earned a victory against Derby County Under-23s at the Rovers Academy, and Billy Barr was thrilled with the response after half time.

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Billy so proud of the lads

28 January 2020

Billy Barr was a happy man after seeing his side book their place in the final of the Lancashire FA Senior Cup at the expense of near neighbours Preston North End.

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A good day all round, admits Barr

25 January 2020

Billy Barr was a happy man as a goal in each half ensured Rovers continued their 100% winning record in the Premier League Cup group stages with a comfortable victory over Crystal Palace's Under-23s.

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