Andy Yiadom was born in Holloway, London and started his career in the youth team of Watford.
The 24-year-old but was not offered a professional contract at the end of his scholarship.
He signed for Conference Premier club Hayes & Yeading United in the summer of 2010.
Yiadom only stayed for one season at Hayes before moving on to newly promoted Premier club Braintree Town in August 2011, following a trial at League Two club Bristol Rovers
He can play as a right or left full-back or winger but has been asked to play in central midfield in emergency for Barnsley.
Yiadom has made 13 appearances for Barnsley this season in the Championship.