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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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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 1-0 AFC Bournemouth

    The Barnsley Football Club Shadow Scholars progressed to the quarter-finals of the National Football Youth League Cup with a hard-fought victory over AFC Bournemouth Spartsholt. Jack Bennett, who was awarded the November Player of the Month following five goals in four games, continued his fine form by netting the only goal of the game against…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 3-1 Burnley

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars came from 1-0 down to claim another three points in the National Football Youth League thanks to goals from Jake Vigrass, Jack Bennett and Harry Mayo. Barnsley could’ve taken the lead within the opening minute after Bennett latched onto a long ball from Callum Walmsley but the striker couldn’t direct…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Rochdale 2-2 Barnsley

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship came from 2-0 down to claim a point at Rochdale and make it five games unbeaten. Despite dominating for large periods, the Reds looked destined for defeat midway through the second half but goals from Jack Bennett and Aidan Hargreaves sealed an impressive comeback. In a tight opening to the…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 1-1 West Brom Albion

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship came from behind to claim a point at home to West Brom Albion Foundation. In what was an entertaining encounter at Oakwell, Jack Bennett cancelled out Nawid Qadis’ effort as the Reds extended their unbeaten run to four games. Mark Tinker’s side started the game on top as Jimmy Pursell…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barcelona Tour

    The Barnsley Football Club Shadow Scholarship will have the fantastic opportunity to go on a Barcelona tour in 2019! Players on the inaugural year of Reds in the Community’s football programme have already had the chance to visit St Georges Park, integrate with Barnsley FC’s Academy and compete against similar setups across the country in…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Newcastle United 0-4 Barnsley

    Aidan Hargreaves scored a hat-trick as the Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship made it three wins in a row with an impressive display at Newcastle United. Lewis French barely had a save to make in what was a totally dominant performance from start to finish, which sees the Reds leapfrog their hosts in the National Football…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | NFYL Round Two Draw

      The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship side will travel to Plymouth Argyle FC B in round two of the National Football Youth League Cup. Mark Tinker’s side will make the trip to the South West on Wednesday 14th November. 32 teams entered the hat, with the first-round winners being joined by the likes of last…

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  • Reds in the Community host NFYL All-Stars Trials

    Reds in the Community and Barnsley FC are set to host the NYFL National All-Stars trials at Oakwell tomorrow! The first round of the National Football Youth League All-Stars trials sees players from the North and Midlands compete at Oakwell with further trials for Southern teams at Bisham Abbey. NFYL provides opportunities for clubs to nominate…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 4-1 Mansfield Town

    Two goals from Jack Bennett helped the Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship U19’s seal back-to-back wins for the first time this season. Following on from last week’s cup win over Northampton Town, Bennett’s brace was added to by a Jake Vigrass penalty and an own goal as the Reds picked up their second NFYL Midlands/North Premier…

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