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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  • RITC to Launch New UV Football!

    Reds in the Community will be starting a brand new Ultra Violet football initiative, with funding from the Premier League! Delivered as part of the Premier League Girls scheme, this new and exciting programme, aimed specifically at females aged 11+, will allow them to try a new style of football in a vibrant environment. It…

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  • Reds Captain Donates Shirt to Reds Fan Riley!

    Reds captain Angus MacDonald donated a signed shirt to Reds fan Riley Hall on Friday at Parkside Primary, Royston! Riley, 7, plays football for local side Redfearns Juniors but suffered a stroke earlier this year just weeks after being signed up for our development squad. After hearing about the youngster’s situation, Angus was set to…

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  • Neil Redfearn’s Oakwell Memories!

    To celebrate the 130-year history of Barnsley Football Club, we have been interviewing former players as part of our Heritage Project, ‘Our Club, Our Ground, Our Past, Our Future’. So far, we have spoken to Head Coach Paul Heckingbottom, Reds legend Ronnie Glavin, fellow former Red Bruce Dyer and fans who have shared their memories…

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