Tough conditions didn't help either side12 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...
A game of two halves15 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.
Second half improvement pleases Barr3 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.
Billy so proud of the lads28 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.
A good day all round, admits Barr25 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.
Barr searching for consistency despite Wolves win12 January 2020
Billy Barr was pleased with his side's result against Wolves Under-23s on Friday night, but the Development Squad chief is still craving consistency from his youngsters.
Done by a smash and grab7 January 2020
Billy Barr believes Rovers deserved at least a draw out of the disappointing defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion on Monday night.
‘Bucko was outstanding’ – Barr21 December 2019
Billy Barr felt there were plenty of encouraging sings in Rovers Under-23s’ Premier League International Cup victory over Newcastle United on Friday night.
One of our best displays of the season14 December 2019
A beaming Billy Barr was thrilled to see his side produce on of their finest performances of 2019-20 and end Leicester City's eight-game winning streak in all competitions.
"It’s always nice to beat your local rivals"29 November 2019
A victory against local rivals, three points that keeps Rovers top of their Premier League Cup group and a first outing in over two years for Ben Gladwin ensured Billy Barr was a happy man as his side...
We got the response we wanted despite the defeat26 November 2019
Billy Barr was pleased with the response from his side in the narrow defeat to Benfica Under-23s on Monday night and felt his side were unfortunate against the Portuguese visitors.