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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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  • Shadow Scholarship | Bruce Dyer Coaching Masterclass

    Barnsley Football Club legend Bruce Dyer has delivered a coaching masterclass to some of the Reds’ Shadow Scholars ahead of this Thursday’s National Football Youth League Cup Final. On Thursday afternoon, Mark Tinker’s side will travel to Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium, hoping to round off a fantastic inaugural year of the programme by beating Carlisle…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley FC 6-3 Everton FC

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars finished off their National Football Youth League Midlands/North Premier Division campaign with a resounding victory over Everton FC. Having twice come from behind, the Reds finished with a flurry late on as they ended the season by beating the side that they had been defeated by in the first game…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | New signings

    Reds in the Community are delighted to have secured the signing of 10 experienced players for the Shadow Scholarship programme’s 2019/20 season. The group, who will all be aged 16 for the beginning of the 2019/20 campaign, have all joined from professional academies across Yorkshire. Robbie Wood and George Parr will join RitC’s groundbreaking education and…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Mansfield Town 1-5 Barnsley FC

    Jake Vigrass scored a goal either side of half time as the Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars romped to an impressive away win at Mansfield Town. Leading 3-1 at half time, the Reds withstood early pressure in the second half before scoring twice more to seal another three points in the National Football Youth League. Mason…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley FC 4-1 Alevin A Salou Costa Daurada

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars made it two wins from two on their Barcelona tour with an impressive victory over Alevin A Salou Costa. Having fallen behind midway through the opening period, Jack Bennett and Regan Millard turned the game on its head at the break before Mason Butcher and Dom Claxton ensured that the…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Open Trials 2019

    Reds in the Community will be hosting open trials for the groundbreaking Shadow Scholarship programme on Saturday May 11 from 14:30-18:00 at Oakwell. The exciting initiative allows players aged 16-19 to develop their footballing ability in the hope of moving into professional football through Barnsley Football Club whilst also studying on RitC’s equally impressive education…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley FC 4-1 Sunderland

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars scored two goals in each half to complete a comprehensive victory over Sunderland Shildon’s Scholars in the National Football Youth League. Mark Tinker’s side, who had sealed their place in the NFYL Cup final a week earlier with a home win over the same opposition, leapfrogged their visitors into fourth…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Callum Walmsley Visits Old Primary School

    Former Shadow Scholarship defender Callum Walmsley was invited back to his old Primary School earlier this week. The 17-year-old, who became the first Shadow Scholar to sign a professional scholarship with the Barnsley FC Academy earlier this year, visited West Meadows Primary School to help inspire current pupils. Callum was introduced in the morning’s assembly,…

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