This website highlights the work of Reds in the Community.

Our website enables you to discover the broad and diverse range of provision offered by Reds in the Community under four key themes; Education, Health, Sports Participation & Social Inclusion.

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Reds in the Community is a registered charity delivering community and charitable activities on behalf of Barnsley Football Club. We use the power of football and Barnsley Football Club to engage and improve the lives of local people. Professional football clubs are at the hearts of their communities, not just geographically but more importantly emotionally. They have a unique connection and draw that enables them to reach further and wider than others. This provides a great opportunity and responsibility to make a difference.

Our Mission:

Using the power of football and Barnsley Football Club we aim to engage and improve the lives of local people through a range of activities and projects within four key themes – Education, Health, Social Inclusion and Sports Participation

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  • Reds in the Community Staff Take On Oakwell Sleep Out!

    A team of Reds in the Community staff are going to take on the Sleep Out at Oakwell next month to raise funds for Centrepoint. For the second year in a row, residents from Barnsley will be giving up their warm beds for one night, instead sleeping at Barnsley FC’s Stadium in sleeping bags. The…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 4-1 Mansfield Town

    Two goals from Jack Bennett helped the Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship U19’s seal back-to-back wins for the first time this season. Following on from last week’s cup win over Northampton Town, Bennett’s brace was added to by a Jake Vigrass penalty and an own goal as the Reds picked up their second NFYL Midlands/North Premier…

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  • Reds in the Community Ladies Football Club launches!

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce the launch of a Ladies Football Club for women aged 18+. Currently playing for fun, ‘Reds in the Community Ladies Football Club’ train on a weekly basis at the Oakwell indoor centre. The sessions, which run from 8-9 every Tuesday night, are led by Women & Girls…

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