Newcastle and Barnsley fans react on Twitter to Ivan Toney's cup final performance

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Newcastle United youngster Ivan Toney helped Barnsley win the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

Ivan Toney might just be the only person associated with Newcastle United smiling after this weekend.

While the team suffered a galling 3-2 defeat to Norwich City, youngster Ivan Toney was preparing for a final at Wembley with loan club Barnsley.

Toney sealed his return to the Tykes at the end of last month after a loan spell earlier in the campaign, and made a big impact in the Johnstone Paint Trophy Final against Oxford United.

He was a surprise substitute midway through the second half with Barnsley top scorer Sam Winnall making way.

With the game poised at 1-1, Toney helped turn the tie in Barnsley' favour, but providing an assist for Manchester United youngster Ashley Fletcher to convert.

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Barnsley went on to win the game 3-2, sparking wild celebrations, winning the competition for the first time ever.

It was a special moment in 20-year-old Toney's brief career, and was a sign that he can go on to handle the pressure at Newcastle, whether that be in the Premier League or Championship next season.

Here is a look at how Newcastle and Barnsley fans reacted on Twitter to his performance...








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