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  • Shadow Scholarship | Everton FC 0 – 5 Barnsley FC

    A dominant first half performance saw the Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars make it two wins from two in the National Football Youth League Midlands Premier Division. Barnsley dominated the early stages as Mason Butcher and Jake Vigrass tried their luck from outside of the box. They were given a golden chance to open the scoring…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Carlisle United 1-3 Barnsley FC

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars came from behind to begin their Midlands Premier campaign in the National Football Youth League with an impressive victory. In what was a repeat of last year’s NFYL Cup final, Carlisle went ahead early on but a brace from Josh Brown and a thunderous volley from Jack Bennett saw the…

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  • McGeehan and Walton Visit Education Students

    Barnsley FC players Cameron McGeehan and Jack Walton met students on Reds in the Community’s education programme this afternoon. This week is the first of the academic year for RitC’s students studying Level One, Two or Three BTEC’s in Sport. The learners were given an early insight into the perks of studying at Oakwell through…

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  • Malta Experience Returns for 2020!

    Reds in the Community are delighted to confirm that the Malta coaching experience will return for our education students in Spring 2020. Earlier this year, 26 students on Reds in the Community’s Education programme had a life-changing two-week experience in Malta without having to spend a penny of their own money. Now, thanks again to…

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  • Shadow Scholars Raise Vital Funds for Barnsley Hospital Charity

    Reds in the Community’s first year Shadow Scholars have been taking part in our National Citizen Service (NCS) programme this Summer, helping to raise vital funds for the Barnsley Hospital Charity NCS is the country’s fastest-growing youth movement, a rite of passage for all teenagers aged 15-17 to discover who they are and what they…

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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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