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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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Academy

It's another difficult game, says Billy

28 February 2019

Billy Barr is expecting another tricky fixture against another north-west side when he takes Rovers' Under-18s to Liverpool on Saturday morning.

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Academy

Barr: A game of two halves

27 February 2019

Billy Barr was pleased by the battling qualities shown from his side after what he described as a disappointing attacking display in the first half against Manchester United U18s.

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Academy

Billy: We've seen the good, the bad and the ugly

31 December 2018

Billy Barr says he’s seen the good, the bad and the ugly from his side in the first half of the season.

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Academy

Billy frustrated by the same mistakes

20 September 2018

Billy Barr says his young Rovers must learn fast following a narrow defeat at Manchester United at the weekend.

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Academy

Penalty miss the turning point

12 September 2018

Billy Barr believes Kyle Connell's penalty miss was "a big moment" as Rovers Under-18s suffered a heavy defeat to Everton Under-18s.

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Academy

We're improving and learning all the time

30 August 2018

Billy Barr says he has seen improvement in his young side this term, but admits things need to "click" in attack following defeat to Derby County at the weekend.

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Academy

Barr: Win will boost our confidence

21 August 2018

Billy Barr says his team have now set the bar for their performances after a morale-boosting victory at Manchester City at the weekend.

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Academy

Positives to take despite defeat

13 August 2018

Billy Barr admits he saw the good and the bad from his side in the narrow defeat to Stoke City Under-18s at the weekend.

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