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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  • Teams wanted for One World Cup

    Reds in the Community are looking for five-a-side teams to compete in a FREE tournament to celebrate Refugee Week 2018. On Monday 18th June, sides from around South Yorkshire will be meeting at Oakwell to compete in the One World Cup from 1:30-3:30pm. The aim of the tournament, which will be run in partnership with…

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  • Barnsley FC Ladies Lose County Cup Final

    Barnsley FC Ladies lost 3-0 to Huddersfield Town in the Sheffield & Hallamshire FA County Cup Final despite a spirited performance at the Keepmoat Stadium. The Reds, who won the competition in 2016, matched their higher-ranked opposition for large parts however goals from Katie Nutter, Sarah Danby and Lucy Sowerby were enough for the Terriers…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Mark Crossfield Interview

    Reds in the Community Education Officer Mark Crossfield has described the Shadow Scholarship programme as a ‘unique opportunity’ for the young players. Crossfield leads the existing education courses for young adults who study with the Reds for a level one, two or three qualification. He has also been key in the running of the current education…

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