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 | Miguel Spiteri joins Birkirkara FC!

    Everyone here at Reds in the Community would like to congratulate Miguel Spiteri on signing his first professional deal with his hometown club Birkirkara FC! Miguel has returned home to Malta following a successful first year studying in England, Miguel has always displayed a great attitude in class, passing his maths and English GCSE exams…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Mason Butcher heads to the States!

    Former Barnsley FC Academy player and Reds in the Community Student and Shadow Scholar secures a Football Scholarship in the USA! The 18-year-old has accepted a Football scholarship with Longwood University, also known as Longwood Lancers. Mason joined Reds in the Community in 2019 for the start of the programme’s inaugural season. Since joining Mason…

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  • Reds in the Community score with funding success

    There’s good news for Reds in the Community / Barnsley football Club having been awarded a £2,500 Pitch Preparation Fund grant from the Premier League, The FA and the Government’s Football Foundation. The Pitch Preparation Fund was set up in support of the game, which is currently facing unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 outbreak. …

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