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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  • Promotion to the Premier League 20th Anniversary

    20 years on from Barnsley Football Club’s historic promotion to the Premier League in 1997, Reds in the Community is inviting supporters to contribute their memories of this momentous occasion to the ‘Our Club, Our Ground, Our Past, Our Future’ heritage project. Before the last home game of the season, versus Burton Albion on 29th…

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  • EFL Day of Action to showcase the power of Football

    More than one million people are now participating in football-led community programmes and activities every season. On Tuesday 25 April, all 72 EFL clubs will come together for the EFL’s Community Day of Action to highlight and showcase the impact of this work in towns and cities nationwide. EFL Clubs use the power of football…

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  • Do you remember your first Barnsley match?

    Reds in the Community is proud to launch Our Club, Our Ground, Our Past, Our Future, a campaign to tell the story of Barnsley Football Club through the memories of its supporters and community. Our Club will put supporters at the heart of displays within the ground at Oakwell, and explore the club’s 130-year history…

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