Rowing tries to stay positive

Barnsley director Don Rowing is staying positive as the club

bids to avoid relegation from the Championship.

Barnsley are currently trapped in the bottom three on goal

difference and are without a win in their last five outings.

Defeat at home to Hull on Saturday could seal their fate, but

Rowing is remaining positive with only two league fixtures left to


“We’ve got to stay positive,” Rowing told The Star. “We can

still do it, but I think defeat to Hull would make it virtually

impossible to avoid going down.

“But we’ve been in this position before and managed to get out

of jail, even when it to the last game of the season.

“Unfortunately now we’re paying for our bad results up to

Christmas, but our form since then has been brilliant. It would

have been good enough for a play-off position.”

He added: “We can’t think about relegation, that’s something

we’d have to deal with if it happened. Personally, I’d be

devastated if we got relegated, but while there’s hope we’ll keep