Allen: The best 25 minutes from any Barnet side I've managed

Times Series:

6:15pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Martin Allen described the first 25 minutes of Barnet’s 2-0 win at Southport as “the best I’ve ever seen any Barnet team I’ve been involved with play”.

Barnet return to the summit with Southport win

Times Series:

5:01pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Lee Cook kept up his remarkable scoring run by bagging an exquisite opener in Barnet’s 2-0 win at Southport this afternoon to send the Bees back to the summit. 

UPDATED: Barnet receive Marsh-Brown offers

Times Series: Keanu Marsh-Brown has impressed this season. Picture: Action Images

2:49pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Martin Allen has confirmed Keanu Marsh-Brown has been left out of Barnet’s travelling part for today’s game with Southport after the club received “offers” which “need to be considered”.

Southport v Barnet team news

Times Series: Keanu Marsh-Brown had put Barnet ahead after just two minutes.

2:29pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Keanu Marsh-Brown misses Barnet's trip to Southport this afternoon after not travelling up with the rest of the squad, following several offers for his services.

Opposition profile: Southport

Times Series:

7:45pm Friday 29th August 2014

After losing just five times in the final three months of last season, Southport would have been looking to kick on under John Coleman this season.

Southport v Barnet preview

Times Series:

4:24pm Friday 29th August 2014

Barnet have no fresh injury concerns ahead of their trip to Southport on Saturday, with Iffy Allen continuing to work his way back to fitness following a fractured fibula.

Teams are going to struggle against Barnet, predicts Cook

Times Series:

11:27pm Monday 25th August 2014

Hat-trick hero Lee Cook predicts Conference teams are “going to struggle” to deal with Barnet after the Bees displayed their footballing credentials in a 4-0 win over Dartford.

Allen: Outstanding Cook just part of the squad

Times Series: Bees head coach Martin Allen. Picture: Dave Peters

7:05pm Monday 25th August 2014

Martin Allen described hat-trick hero Lee Cook as “outstanding” after Barnet’s 4-0 win over Dartford but was at pains to recognise the other members of the squad, who “all play their part”.

Lee Cooks up a storm as Bees batter Dartford

Times Series:

4:59pm Monday 25th August 2014

The secret is out: Lee Cook is too good for this level. The Barnet winger was instrumental in the Bees’ win over Dartford this afternoon, scoring a hat-trick off the bench.

Barnet v Dartford team news

Times Series:

2:39pm Monday 25th August 2014

Martin Allen has made three changes to the Barnet starting XI for today's visit of Dartford, with Adam Mekki handed a debut.

Barnet v Dartford preview

Times Series: The Hive Stadium opens its gates for the first time

12:12pm Monday 25th August 2014

Barnet will look to build on their 2-0 win at Nuneaton Town on Saturday when they host another winless side, Dartford, at The Hive this afternoon (3pm).

Fairclough no longer Barnet director of football

Times Series: Paul Fairclough during his last spell in charge of the Bees Picture: Action Images

12:46pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Conference-winning former Barnet manager Paul Fairclough is no longer Barnet’s director of football, the Times Series understands.

Opposition profile: Dartford

Times Series: Harry Crawford limped out of traning this morning. Picture: J Macdonald-Fulton

5:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

The Dartford story has been a remarkable one and if club legend Tony Burman oversees a successful attempt to avoid the drop this season, the story will have reached a new peak.

Weston: Only half a job done

Times Series:

9:46am Sunday 24th August 2014

Curtis Weston says two games in three days is “the best thing that can happen” following defeat against Lincoln City last weekend but warns victory over Nuneaton Town is only “half a job done” over the Bank Holiday weekend.

We could have stepped it up again if needed - Togwell

Times Series:

9:11am Sunday 24th August 2014

Barnet midfielder Sam Togwell admitted the Bees “took their foot off the gas” but was adamant they could have have stepped up a gear if they “needed” in their 2-0 win at Nuneaton Town.

Allen: Nuneaton win was the response I expected

Times Series: Picture: Action Images

6:21pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Despite getting the response he “expected” Martin Allen says he didn’t congratulate “any” of his players after Barnet’s 2-0 win at Nuneaton Town this afternoon, instead focussing on Monday’s game with Dartford.

MacDonald brace sees Barnet to Nuneaton win

Times Series:

4:58pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Charlie MacDonald says he’ll be disappointed not to score 20 goals this season and after netting both in Barnet’s 2-0 win at Nuneaton Town, the Bees captain is on track.

Luisma extends Barnet stay

Times Series: Luisma Villa will remain with the Bees next season Picture: Dave Peters

10:23am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Barnet midfielder Luisma Villa has signed a contract extension for another year with the Bees.

Nuneaton Town v Barnet team news

Times Series: Mauro Vilhete (centre) will remain with Barnet. Picture: Dave Peters

2:32pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Mauro Vilhete comes back into the Barnet starting XI in place of Keanu Marsh-Brown, who drops down to the bench for this afternoon's trip to Nuneaton Town in the only change from the side beaten by Lincoln City.

Sykes returns to Bishop's Stortford on loan

Times Series: Sykes: I've returned a better player

10:34am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Young Barnet forward George Sykes has returned to Bishop’s Stortford on loan until the New Year.

Opposition profile: Nuneaton Town

Times Series:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Now in their third season in the Conference Premier, Nuneaton Town began the 2013/14 campaign in flying form, winning seven of their first nine fixtures to top the league.

Bees in a good place, despite mixed start - Stack

Times Series:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Six points from nine would constitute a good start in most people’s books but not so Graham Stack’s. The Bees player-coach says Barnet are “in a good place” but felt the side underestimated Lincoln City on Saturday.

Nuneaton Town v Barnet preview

Times Series:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Barnet’s head coach says it is a “completely different” Bees side which will face Nuneaton Town on Saturday to the one which won 1-0 at Liberty Way in April.

Allen: It was quite clear changes needed to be made

Times Series:

3:31pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Martin Allen says he “didn’t enjoy” what he saw from his side when he returned to Barnet in March but hopes Bees’ fans feel the team are “good to watch” four months into his fourth tenure at the club.

Lincoln City beat Bees thanks to Jelly Babies

Times Series:

10:32pm Monday 18th August 2014

Barnet were knocked off the top of the Conference by Lincoln City on Saturday – an achievement made more impressive by the fact the Lincoln players had to drive to The Hive after the club’s coach failed to show up.

MacDonald: We can't start games like that

Times Series:

9:22pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Barnet captain Charlie MacDonald says the Bees “can’t start games” the way they did against Lincoln City this afternoon but admitted he “did not know” why they had begun poorly.

Allen: I'm responsible for defeat, not the players

Times Series:

7:12pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Martin Allen insists the responsibility for Barnet’s first defeat of the season lays with him rather than the players and he must “help” the players discover why they “came up a little bit short” against Lincoln.

Barnet fall to first defeat despite spirited second-half showing

Times Series: Keanu Marsh-Brown has impressed this season. Picture: Action Images

5:02pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Barnet slipped to their first defeat of the new Conference season, going down 2-1 to Lincoln City, despite a much-improved second-half showing.

Barnet v Lincoln City team news

Times Series:

2:23pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Keanu Marsh-Brown comes in for Mauro Vilhete as Martin Allen makes one change for Barnet's visit from Lincoln City this afternoon.

Barnet v Lincoln City preview

Times Series:

10:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Martin Allen has revealed young Barnet forward Iffy Allen has returned to full training after suffering a leg break in pre-season.

Opposition profile: Lincoln City

Times Series:

2:34pm Friday 15th August 2014

After a season of two halves last time around, Lincoln City will be looking to build on an encouraging start to the new Conference season and better last season’s 14th place finish.

Football Supporters' Federation to march on Premier League and Football League for 'Affordable football for all'

Times Series:

9:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) will be marching on both the Premier and Football League headquarters to voice their frustration over the rising cost of match tickets tomorrow (Thursday).

I would have scored more at a full-time club - Akinde

Times Series:

9:34am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Barnet striker John Akinde says the part-time status of former club Alfreton Town was the “only reason” he did not score more goals last season.

Allen: Akinde and MacDonald have been superb

Times Series: Picture: Action Images

11:05pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Barnet head coach Martin Allen paid tribute to John Akinde and Charlie MacDonald after the strike duo scored the goals to sink Bristol Rovers 2-0 at The Hive.

Barnet beat title favourites Bristol Rovers 2-0 to remain top of Conference

Times Series: John Akinde in action for Crawley Town. Picture: Action Images

10:01pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

First-half goals from John Akinde and Charlie MacDonald sealed a comfortable 2-0 home win over Bristol Rovers for Barnet, who remain top of the Conference after two games.

Barnet v Bristol Rovers - team news

Times Series: Confusion as Barnet can't confirm opening Hive fixture

7:48pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Martin Allen has named an unchanged Barnet side for this evening's visit from Conference newcomers Bristol Rovers.

Barnet snap up Mekki on a short-term deal

Times Series:

12:28pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Barnet have added further depth to their midfield with the signing of former Aldershot and Reading man, Adam Mekki, on a short-term contract.

Bristol Rovers aiming to make first spell in the Conference brief

Times Series:

9:00am Monday 11th August 2014

After thrashing ten-man Chester on the opening weekend of the new Conference season, Barnet will face a stern test on Tuesday night when they host promotion favourites Bristol Rovers.

I wasn't happy at half-time - Allen

Times Series: Picture: Action Images

6:13pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Martin Allen says he “wasn’t happy” at half-time of Barnet’s 5-0 win over Chester – despite the Bees being three nil ahead – and has stressed the big win is still only worth three points.

Cook bags brace as Bees batter Chester

Times Series:

5:03pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Lee Cook’s double helped ruthless Barnet thrash ten-man Chester 5-0 and move top of the Conference table on the opening weekend of the season.

Chester v Barnet - team news

Times Series:

2:19pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Martin Allen has sprung a surprise with his first starting XI of the season , at Chester this afternoon, picking Mauro Vilhete ahead of Keanu Marsh-Brown on the right-hand side of midfield.

Chester looking to build on second chance ahead of new season

Times Series:

1:43pm Friday 8th August 2014

The 2013/14 campaign was an anomaly for Chester, who for the first time in their history did not win the league title.

Conference preview: the strugglers

Times Series:

10:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

The final part of the Times Series’ Conference preview examines the credentials of those sides who could well find themselves battling to avoid the drop this season.

Conference preview: middle of the pack

Times Series:

9:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

The second part of the Times Series’ 2014/15 Conference preview looks at those sides whose seasons could go either way.

Barnet release squad numbers ahead of 2014/15 campaign

Times Series: Confusion as Barnet can't confirm opening Hive fixture

4:03pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Barnet have released their first-team squad numbers for the 2014/15 season, with the summer additions taking up several of the first XI numbers.

Barnet add experienced winger Cook

Times Series:

9:42am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Barnet have signed former Fulham and Queens Park Rangers winger Lee Cook on a one-year contract.

Conference preview: the promotion contenders

Times Series:

9:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Conference promotion tussle will be a two-horse race this season, at least according to leading bookmakers.

Barnet complete Cowler capture

Times Series:

10:06pm Monday 4th August 2014

Goalkeeper Sam Cowler has returned to Barnet, signing a one-year deal a year after leaving the club in 2013 in search of first-team football.

Barnet move home evening games to 8pm kick-off

Times Series: The Hive Stadium opens its gates for the first time

1:42pm Monday 4th August 2014

Barnet's home evening games this season will kick off at 8pm rather than 7.45pm, as originally publicised. 

UPDATED: Bees sign Togwell following trial

Times Series:

5:54pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

Barnet have signed midfielder Sam Togwell ahead of the 2014/15 season after impressing on trial.






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