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  • Shadow Scholarship 19/20 Season Overview

    Lead player Development Coach Mark Tinker provides a write up of his thoughts along with an overview of the Shadow Scholarship programmes 19/20 season. Winning the EFL U19 Alliance league, finishing third in the National Football Youth League, taking the players to Malta, Barcelona & one player gaining a professional scholarship along with reaching the…

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  • Shadow Scholarship: Keeping Active!

    During these difficult times, it’s more important than ever to ensure we remain focussed and continue to lead healthy and active lifestyles! It is advised that we keep fit and remain as healthy as possible; physically, mentally and emotionally. That is why, as part of our Shadow Scholarship programme, we have designed a workout plan…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Open Day

    Reds in the Community will be holding an Open Day for the groundbreaking Shadow Scholarship programme on Thursday 27th February at the Oakwell Indoor Centre from 6pm until 8pm. This exciting initiative gives college leavers aged 18-23 the chance to develop their footballing ability in the hope of moving into professional football through Barnsley Football…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Open Trials

    Reds in the Community will be hosting the first Open Trials of 2020 for the groundbreaking Shadow Scholarship programme on Saturday, February 15 from 15:00-18:00 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…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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