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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  • Ryan Hedges continues as Health Ambassador

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce that Ryan Hedges has agreed to continue as our Health Ambassador for the 2018/19 season! Ryan went above and beyond in his support of Reds in the Community’s health projects last year, giving up countless hours of his time including attending evening sessions. Alongside this, he still…

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  • Reds Trio Present Greenacre School Awards

    Three Barnsley Football Club players were special guests at Greenacre School’s annual achievement awards this afternoon. Jacob Brown, Jake Greatorex and Matty Wolfe were joined by Cllr Steve Green, Mayor of Barnsley and associates of Greenacre, both past and present, in what was a great coming together in the local community. Greenacre is a special…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Rochdale 2-2 Barnsley

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship came from 2-0 down to claim a point at Rochdale and make it five games unbeaten. Despite dominating for large periods, the Reds looked destined for defeat midway through the second half but goals from Jack Bennett and Aidan Hargreaves sealed an impressive comeback. In a tight opening to the…

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