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  • Shadow Scholarship | Sunderland Shildon 3-2 Barnsley

    A combination of individual errors and missed opportunities saw the Shadow Scholarship U19’s fall to defeat against Sunderland’s Shildon Scholars. Barnsley started the game on top with Essa N’Dow forcing an early corner before Jimmy Pursell’s back post delivery evaded Dom Claxton. N’Dow was inches away from finding the far corner with a low drive…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 1-4 Carlisle United

    A strong second half performance saw Carlisle United Academy U19’s deny the Shadow Scholarship their first home win of the National Football Youth League campaign. Jack Bennett’s composed finish had given Barnsley a deserved lead at the break however the visitors began the second period with a flurry before seeing out the game to take…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Crystal Palace 0-2 Barnsley

    The Shadow Scholarship picked up their first three points of the NFYL U19 campaign with a deserved victory at Crystal Palace. In tricky conditions due to a swirling wind, goals either side of half time secured the three points for Mark Tinker’s side. Barnsley adapted to the conditions quicker in the opening stages as Aidan…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 3-4 Everton

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship began their campaign in the National Football Youth League with a narrow defeat to Everton. Early goals from Dom Claxton and Jack Bennett had appeared to have put the Reds in control but Everton responded to lead 3-2 at the break. Bennett was on the scoresheet again in the second…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Fixtures Announced

    The Reds in the Community Shadow Scholarship will begin their first ever season in the National Football Youth League away at Rochdale AFC North. Barnsley Football Club will be represented in the NFYL U19 division for the first time this year after the launch of the Shadow Scholarship programme. The initiative, which will be led…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | St George’s Park Visit

    The Reds in the Community Shadow Scholarship squad had the fantastic opportunity to play a game at St George’s Park this afternoon. St George’s Park’s world-class facilities play host to all of the Football Association’s coaching and development work, providing the basis for England to reach the semi-finals of the recent 2018 World Cup under…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Army Training Session

    The Reds in the Community Shadow Scholarship squad were put through a military training session today. A week on from starting pre-season training ahead of the 2018/19 season in the Northern Football Youth League, Mark Tinker’s squad took part in an afternoon workout specifically designed for young adults. QPD Forces Prep Doncaster delivered the gruelling…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Pre-Season Begins

    Our Shadow Scholarship players took part in the first day of pre-season today ahead of the 2018/19 campaign in the Northern Football Youth League. Mark Tinker’s squad first had a meet-and-greet session with the six-person strong coaching team, talking through the high standards expected throughout their time at Reds in the Community. They then moved…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Experienced Trio Sign

    Reds in the Community are delighted to have secured the signing of three experienced players for the Shadow Scholarship programme. Ben Marsh joins the initiative directly from the Huddersfield Town Academy, where he was previously the subject of interest from clubs such as Manchester United. Marsh is joined by Jack Tinker, who was part of…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Mark Crossfield Interview

    Reds in the Community Education Officer Mark Crossfield has described the Shadow Scholarship programme as a ‘unique opportunity’ for the young players. Crossfield leads the existing education courses for young adults who study with the Reds for a level one, two or three qualification. He has also been key in the running of the current education…

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