News / Female Participation

  • 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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  • 12 Days of RITC Christmas | Lucy Turner Ambassador

    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. Reds in the Community have always been proud to support female participation in sport and we strengthened this stance in September by appointing Barnsley FC Ladies…

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  • Kirk Balk Academy Win Girls EFL Tournament

    Kirk Balk Academy came out on top in a six-a-side girls U13 tournament with other local schools at Oakwell today. The EFL competition brought together six schools with the winner progressing to the EFL regional finals in 2019, where they will represent Barnsley FC against other professional clubs. Kirk Balk were joined by Castleford Academy, Darton…

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  • Reds in the Community Ladies Football Club launches!

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce the launch of a Ladies Football Club for women aged 18+. Currently playing for fun, ‘Reds in the Community Ladies Football Club’ train on a weekly basis at the Oakwell indoor centre. The sessions, which run from 8-9 every Tuesday night, are led by Women & Girls…

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  • Barnsley FC Ladies visit Move to Lose

    Two Barnsley FC Ladies players visited our Move to Lose female fitness session last night. Right back Emily Ward was joined by striker Isabel Thomas at the Thursday evening initiative in the Oakwell East Stand. The session adopts a circuit training format with the participants carrying out a range of activities in order to promote…

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  • Lucy Turner Named Women & Girls Ambassador

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce that Barnsley FC Ladies captain Lucy Turner will be our first ever Women & Girls Ambassador! Lucy will support the development of the women’s game and general female fitness in the local area through Reds in the Community’s female initiatives for the duration of the 2018/19 season….

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  • Barnsley FC Ladies Lose County Cup Final

    Barnsley FC Ladies lost 3-0 to Huddersfield Town in the Sheffield & Hallamshire FA County Cup Final despite a spirited performance at the Keepmoat Stadium. The Reds, who won the competition in 2016, matched their higher-ranked opposition for large parts however goals from Katie Nutter, Sarah Danby and Lucy Sowerby were enough for the Terriers…

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