June 13, 2024

Roberts was a pillar of the Barnsley defence for two years before to joining the Blues six years ago. He had contributed to the Reds’ victories in League One promotion and their subsequent comfortable Championship finish above the relegation zone.
Additionally, he was a member of the Barnsley team that won the EFL Trophy at Wembley.

The 33-year-old Roberts sent a heartfelt farewell letter on Instagram. “I would like to thank everyone who has been involved in my time at the club, staff, players past and present, and ALL the managers. It is now official that I will be leaving the Blues this summer,” he stated.

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“I can guarantee you that we have enjoyed a lot more football than just seven years together, even though it has been a trying time.

Thank you to all of the fans for your incredible support during these trying times. You were consistently present! We all enjoy football because it’s a huge game of opinions, therefore I would never begrudge anyone expressing theirs! Thank you for the compliments when they deserve them and the criticism when warranted! Sincere best wishes for everyone’s future success!


“Even if it didn’t end like anyone would have preferred, I have loved every second of representing this club anytime I have gone over the line. I’m pretty sure the club is headed for a very bright future under the current ownership. Hopefully, everyone involved will have a much brighter future.

Finally, I would want to thank my wife and family for their support over the years.

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