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 | Greg Miller Interview

    Barnsley FC Head of Academy Coaching Greg Miller believes the Shadow Scholarship programme will provide a ‘fantastic environment’ for developing young players. The Scot joined the Tykes in December having been involved in youth coaching for over 10 years at clubs such as Rangers and Hibernian before working with the Scottish National team. Miller believes…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | First Four Signings Confirmed

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce the signing of the first four players for the Shadow Scholarship programme. Brandon Fearn, Lewis Whitham, Bailey Oates and Mason Butcher have all officially joined the programme. The defensive quartet all come into Mark Tinker’s squad having been previously playing with the Barnsley FC Academy. Head coach…

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  • RitC To Support Football Welcomes Initiative

    Reds in the Community is proud to be participating in Amnesty’s Football Welcomes initiative this weekend to celebrate the contribution refugee players make to the beautiful game. From a group of Spanish Civil War child refugees who sailed from Bilbao to safety in Southampton in May 1937 and went on to play for the Saints,…

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