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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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Tom’s Story

    Reds in the Community Senior Community Coach James Cooke has delivered the Premier League Primary Stars programme at Lacewood Primary School for 12 weeks during the 2018/19 academic year. He has delivered English, Maths, PE and PSHE lessons for pupils in Year Six through the Premier League-funded programme. Alongside aiding the learning of pupils, the…

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  • Coaching Week | Jordan’s Story

    Sports clubs and organisations across the country are celebrating Coaching Week, an opportunity to showcase the fantastic work completed by coaches. Jordan Bond recently joined Reds in the Community as a Community Coach, becoming the latest student at the Charity to progress into paid work at Oakwell. Interested in a sports career from an early…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley FC 1-3 Carlisle United

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars finished as runners-up in the National Football Youth League Cup after a late turnaround from Carlisle United saw them complete a league and cup double at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium. Having led and dominated for much of the game, two goals in three minutes swung the game in Carlisle’s favour…

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