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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  • Barnsley Boundary virtual Relay 2020!

    Reds in the Community, Barnsley Football Club staff and Barnsley FC Academy players are set to take part in the ‘Barnsley Boundary Virtual Relay’ supporting Barnsley Hospital Charity! The Barnsley Boundary is an annual relay race held on the second Saturday of June. Given these unprecedented times, Premier League Primary Stars Officer Gareth Cooke has organised…

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  • Shadow Scholarship 19/20 Season Overview

    Lead player Development Coach Mark Tinker provides a write up of his thoughts along with an overview of the Shadow Scholarship programmes 19/20 season. Winning the EFL U19 Alliance league, finishing third in the National Football Youth League, taking the players to Malta, Barcelona & one player gaining a professional scholarship along with reaching the…

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  • Thousands of children and families will benefit from Reds in the Communitys Joy of Moving Home School Festival

    On International Day of Families, Reds in the Community is partnering with EFL Trust and Ferrero to launch the ‘Joy of Moving Home School Festival’, a full afternoon of home school activities and games to get children and their families moving and having fun. Following the launch of the new online Joy of Moving Resource…

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