Keith Hill is confident Barnsley will soon start to climb the table after winning just one of their first seven league games this season.
The Tykes notched their first league win under Hill against Reading at the end of last month and have taken a point from their last three matches after coming from behind to draw 1-1 with Watford at the weekend.
Hill, whose side lie 16th in the table, said: "I'm pleased with the performance, pleased with the progress we're making."
He added: "It's encouraging from my point of view.
"I'm enthusiastic about the future, looking at what we've got - obviously the recruitment of other players, not just from outside of Barnsley, but from within the Academy as well.
"Scant reward from two home games - two performances that I thought merited six points.
"I'm disappointed on reflection of results, but results will improve as a consequence of those performances and the belief in the squad."
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