Please stay off the playing area at all times.
Everyone at Barnsley Football Club is grateful for your support from the stands this season, and the noise and atmosphere you help to create is a fundamental part of what makes our Club what it is.
That passionate support is a key part of what makes football so special here at Oakwell. It is completely understandable that emotions run high, particularly at this stage of the season.
However, we have to remind supporters that in the interests of safety and wellbeing for everyone inside our stadium - the pitch is for players, managers and officials, while the stands are for fans to support the Reds.
Entering the pitch is illegal. Even if this is done in celebratory fashion, any supporter who comes onto the pitch is breaking the law and putting the welfare of players, coaches, Club staff and fellow fans at risk.
At the start of the 22/23 season, the Premier League, EFL and The FA worked with the Football Supporters' Association to introduce new measures and stronger sanctions to tackle anti-social and criminal behaviours, such as entering the pitch and the use of pyrotechnics.
This includes automatic bans and police action, and we have seen cases this season which have led to fans receiving criminal records. This can impact employment and education prospects, restrict ability to travel overseas, and could result in a prison sentence. Club bans have also been extended to accompanying parents or guardians of children who have taken part in this activity and encouraged their children to go onto the pitch.
The message to supporters is simple, please respect the players and show your continued support from the stands. Our CCTV at the ground is excellent and anyone identified coming onto the pitch will receive a ban for the start of the new season.