Billy pleased with the progress15 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.
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...