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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  • FA Respect Award Funds Classroom Development

    Reds in the Community have been able to develop the classroom space at Oakwell thanks to receiving money from the FA Respect Award. The £20,000 prize was given to RITC due to Barnsley Football Club’s fair play in the 2017/18 Championship campaign. It has allowed us to grow our impressive education setup for young adults…

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  • Barnsley FC Goalkeepers visit Summer Soccer Camps

    Barnsley Football Club goalkeepers Adam Davies and Jack Walton visited Reds in the Community’s Summer Soccer Camps today. The shot-stopping duo answered questions for the children about life as a professional footballer and their careers so far, including Saturday’s 4-0 win over Oxford United in the 2018/19 season opener. Davies and Walton also illustrated their…

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  • Premier League Kicks Venue Change

    Friday evening Premier League Kicks sessions will be hosted at a new venue for the next four weeks. Rather than running at the Dearne Advanced Learning Centre, The FREE weekly session will now be at the Houghton Road Playing Fields in Thurnscoe from 18:00-20:00 for the remaining Fridays in August. Monday’s Premier League Kicks will…

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