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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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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 2-1 Sunderland

    Jack Bennett scored a brace as the Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship came from behind to seal their place in the National Football Youth League Cup final courtesy of a victory over Sunderland Shildon. The visitors looked like they may snatch a place in the showpiece final after taking the lead midway through the second half…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Reds Duo Inspire Players

    Reds in the Community’s Education Ambassador Kieffer Moore and fellow Barnsley FC player Jordan Green met players from our Shadow Scholarship programme this afternoon. The duo took part in a question and answer session with the young adults to help provide some extra motivation ahead of tomorrow’s National Football Youth League Cup Semi-Final at home…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 1-2 Newcastle

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars fell to a home defeat against Newcastle United Foundation in the National Football Youth League this afternoon. Having trailed 2-0 at half time, a goal from Essa N’Dow had given the Reds hope but the visitors held on to claim the three points. Jack Bennett was inches away from opening…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Carlisle United 2-1 Barnsley

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars fell to a narrow defeat away at highflying Carlisle United this afternoon. Having conceded early on, the Reds got back in the game with an equaliser after half time but the National Football Youth League leaders moved ahead and held on for the three points. Carlisle started the game on…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 6-1 Crystal Palace

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars moved up to third in the National Football Youth League table with a comprehensive victory over Crystal Palace. Having been pegged back after an early goal, the Reds scored late in the first half to move in front before making their dominance count in an impressive second half showing. Just…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Callum Walmsley signs for Barnsley FC Academy

    Centre back Callum Walmsley has become the first Shadow Scholarship player to sign a professional scholarship with the Barnsley FC Academy. The 16-year-old has signed with the Reds less than six months after the start of the programme’s inaugural season. Callum had been offered a two-year scholarship with another professional club but, instead, opted to join…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 2-1 West Brom

    A brace from Jack Bennett helped the Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars reach the semi-finals of the National Football Youth League Cup courtesy of a hard-fought win over West Brom. Having led 2-0, the Baggies made it a nervy ending with a goal five minutes from time but the Reds held on to secure their place…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 0-4 Rochdale

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars fell to their first defeat of the calendar year this afternoon at home to an impressive Rochdale outfit. Having began 2019 with a deserved 4-2 victory over Sunderland last week, the Reds couldn’t back it up seven days later against an unbeaten Dale side. Barnsley are still the only side…

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  • 12 Days of RITC Christmas | Shadow Scholarship Launch

    In the lead up to Christmas Day, we will be looking back at some of the highlights of 2018 through the Reds in the Community 12 days of Christmas. The April launch of a Shadow Scholarship has allowed our education department to grow both on and off the football field. The programme, which is run in…

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