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  • Shadow Scholarship | Rhys Wilson is headed to America

    Another Reds in the Community student is heading to America later this year, Rhys Wilson has secured a scholarship with St. Charles Community College, Missouri. After arriving with us 2 years ago, Rhys had only played grassroots level football and has pushed himself and developed greatly over the last two years.   Alongside his obvious footballing…

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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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  • 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 | 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 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 | 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 | 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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