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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  • Lacewood Primary School win schools futsal tournament

    Lacewood Primary School came out on top in a five-a-side futsal tournament between local schools at Oakwell today. The competition included six teams in a round-robin format, with the winner being decided by the league table after each team had played their five fixtures. Teams representing Lacewood, Athersley North, Featherstone All Saints, Gooseacre, Hendal and…

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  • SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres set for launch

    Reds in the Community is delighted to announce that it will be running SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres in partnership with the FA. The sessions will provide regular opportunities for girls aged 5-10 to play football at our indoor centre at Oakwell, beginning on 27 April. During term time, they will run on a weekly basis from…

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  • Education girls team finish as runners-up in Oakwell tournament

    Reds in the Community girls education competed in a friendly seven-a-side tournament at Oakwell this afternoon. The competition brought together four teams representing Barnsley FC, Bradford City, Leeds United and Rotherham United. Our Barnsley team started by coming from 3-0 down to earn a hard-fought draw against Bradford. They followed that up by recording big…

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