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  • Barnsley FC Ladies enter Sheffield & Hallamshire Women’s and Girls open age League

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce that Barnsley FC Ladies will be entering into the open age section of the Sheffield and Hallamshire Women’s and Girls League.  Following discussions with Barnsley FC and Barnsley FC Ladies prior to COVID-19 it was agreed that this is the ideal time to begin the next step…

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  • Kirk Balk represent Barnsley FC in regional finals!

    Kirk Balk Academy represented Barnsley Football Club in the regional finals of the EFL U13’s Girls Cup on Wednesday afternoon. The school did themselves proud with a third-place overall finish in the tournament in what was a stellar field of competition at Preston North End’s Community Trust. Kirk Balk faced teams from Bolton, Nottingham and…

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  • Kirk Balk win EFL Girls Cup Area Final!

    Kirk Balk Academy will represent Barnsley Football Club in the next round of the EFL U13’s Girls Cup after they beat hosts, Huddersfield Town 2-1 on penalties to win the Area Final. The school, who narrowly missed out on qualification for the Northern Regional Finals last year, went one better this time around, after defeating…

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  • Kirk Balk Academy win EFL Girls Cup

    Kirk Balk Academy will represent Barnsley Football Club against other professional football clubs after winning Friday’s EFL Girls Cup at Oakwell. The tournament brought together eight teams representing six schools from across the borough of Barnsley as well as Wakefield. The winners from Kirk Balk were joined by teams from Airedale Academy, Ossett Academy and…

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  • Signing Session to Take Place on Tuesday

    To celebrate the final week of Reds in the Community’s Summer Holiday Camps, the full Barnsley Football Club squad will take part in a signing session on Tuesday. Following the visit of Reds skipper Mike Bähre and number one Samuel Radlinger, Daniel Stendel’s side have stepped up in their support for RitC once again. The…

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  • Bähre and Radlinger Visit Holiday Camps!

    Barnsley Football duo Mike Bähre and Samuel Radlinger visited Reds in the Community’s Soccer and Street Dance Camps this afternoon. In what was the first visit of the 2019/20 campaign, Mike and Samuel met some of the youngsters who have been taking part in the Holiday Camps throughout the Summer. After introducing themselves to the…

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  • Womens World Cup Festival

    Reds in the Community will be hosting a Women & Girls World Cup festival ahead of the Lionesses’ fixture against Scotland! The festival will take place on 9th June at Oakwell Stadium, where there will be activities taking place for football fans of all ages. A women’s 5-a-side tournament will take place from 15:00-16:30, costing £25…

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  • Local Schools and Clubs Come Together for Girls Football Festival!

    Horizon Community College came out on top in a Premier League Girls Football festival at Oakwell this afternoon. The competition brought together girls between the years of nine and 11 from local schools and other professional football clubs. Eight teams made up the tournament including representatives from Outwood Academy Shafton, Horizon Community College and two…

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  • Premier League Girls Making an Impact in Barnsley Community

    Reds in the Community have been promoting the female game once again this season through the Premier League Girls programme. Delivered in partnership with The FA, Premier League Girls Football aims to provide opportunities for females aged 11 and over to take part in sport in a local community setting. Since the programme began in…

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  • Kirk Balk Academy Finish as Runners-up in EFL Area Finals

    A team from Kirk Balk Academy finished as runners-up in the U13 North East Area Finals today! The school, who qualified to represent Barnsley Football Club in the tournament after winning a competition against other local schools last month, played some fantastic football in Middlesbrough before being edged by an impressive Sunderland side in the…

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