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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  • 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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  • Darton Primary Oakwell Visit

    Darton Primary School pupils visited Oakwell today as part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme. The children took part in a number of activities as part of a collapsed curriculum day with RITC coaches. In the morning the pupils took part in a fun classroom workshop, working on team building through building towers out…

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  • PL Stars Making a Difference at Forest Academy

    Forest Academy Assistant Headteacher Nick Peace has hailed the ‘positive impact’ that the Premier League Primary Stars programme has made in his school. Reds in the Community have been delivering the initiative at the Primary school for two months and the benefits are already being seen. Premier League Primary Stars is a programme which uses…

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