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Jack will only get better

5 October 2019

Billy Barr believes that Jack Vale is destined for the Rovers first team after the Welsh starlet penned a long-term contract to remain at Ewood Park.

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Development Squad

Barr: We weren't good enough

30 September 2019

Billy Barr was left a frustrated man after his side suffered a narrow defeat to Derby County in Premier League 2

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Development Squad

Plenty of positives for us

24 September 2019

Billy Barr was left pleased after witnessing his side thrash Tottenham Hotspur Under-23s on home turf on Monday night.

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Development Squad

We lacked a cutting edge

17 September 2019

Billy Barr says fine margins cost his side after Rovers Under-23s suffered a narrow defeat to Everton Under-23s at Goodison Park on Monday night.

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Barr: We can still improve

11 September 2019

Despite a safe passage into the next round of the Lancashire Senior Cup, Billy Barr says there's still room for improvement from his side.

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Barr buoyed by south coast comeback

1 September 2019

Rovers Under-23s boss Billy Barr heaped praise on his players, after they twice came back from two goals down to beat Brighton 5-3 at the Amex on Friday night.

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Development Squad

A feather in the cap for Jack

26 August 2019

Billy Barr is thrilled to see frontman Jack Vale earn a first call for the Wales Under-21s side, and believes it's richly deserved.

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Development Squad

Poor decisions turned the game

24 August 2019

Rafa Nya was already booked before a late lunge on an opponent early in the second half, and Billy Barr was left bemused as to just how the French youngster remained on the pitch.

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Development Squad

Barr pleased with Rovers' response

20 August 2019

Billy Barr's got off to an unbeaten start to life as Development Squad chief, and he was pleased with the second half showing in the Under-23s' entertaining draw against Leicester City on Monday...

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Development Squad

Billy Barr named Under-23s boss

19 August 2019

Rovers are pleased to announce the appointment of Billy Barr as the club's new Under-23s head coach.

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Academy

Barr: No blame on our players

12 August 2019

Under-18s coach Billy Barr was disappointed when reflecting on his side’s 7-1 defeat to Liverpool, but says his players can’t be blamed for the defeat.

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Academy

Sloppiness irks Barr despite victory

17 April 2019

Despite scoring four times to earn victory over Sunderland Under-18s at the Academy, Rovers Under-18s chief Billy Barr wasn't completely satisfied with what he saw from his side.

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