News / Inclusion

  • Reds in the Community host One World Cup

    Reds in the Community hosted the One World Cup tournament this afternoon to celebrate Refugee Week 2018. The competition, which was organised by RITC alongside British Red Cross and the Refugee Council, brought together 11 teams at Oakwell. There was a mix of local teams from the Barnsley area alongside refugee and asylum seeker sides…

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  • EASI World Cup Day One

    Hundreds of people descended upon Oakwell for day one of the European Association for Sport and Social Integration (EASI) World Cup today. The tournament brings together groups of people from across Europe and the globe, with the second and final day of the competition taking place on Thursday. EASI is a group made up of…

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  • Move to Lose receives great response

    Reds in the Community’s new Move to Lose sessions have received a great response from participants. Move to Lose female fitness sessions replaced ‘Soccercise’ less than a month ago however attendance has already dramatically increased for the Thursday evening activity. The circuit exercises are adapted for differing levels of fitness, with the main aim of…

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  • Barnsley FC Ladies to hold open trials

    Barnsley FC Ladies will be holding open trials for their first team and youth setup throughout the month of June. On Sunday 17 and Saturday 23 of this month, open age trials will take place at Oakwell from 12:30-14:00. Barnsley Ladies are Barnsley’s largest female-only football club, with the first team playing in the Northern…

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  • Teams wanted for One World Cup

    Reds in the Community are looking for five-a-side teams to compete in a FREE tournament to celebrate Refugee Week 2018. On Monday 18th June, sides from around South Yorkshire will be meeting at Oakwell to compete in the One World Cup from 1:30-3:30pm. The aim of the tournament, which will be run in partnership with…

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  • RitC To Support Football Welcomes Initiative

    Reds in the Community is proud to be participating in Amnesty’s Football Welcomes initiative this weekend to celebrate the contribution refugee players make to the beautiful game. From a group of Spanish Civil War child refugees who sailed from Bilbao to safety in Southampton in May 1937 and went on to play for the Saints,…

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  • Volunteers wanted for exciting international football tournament at Oakwell

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for volunteers to contribute to the European Association for Sport and Social Integration (EASI) World Cup at Oakwell. From 11-15 June 2018, England will host the EASI World Cup at Oakwell in partnership with Reds in the Community and you are invited to take part in a unique volunteering experience…

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  • Education side face refugee team in memorable occasion

    The education team faced a side made up of refugees in a what was a memorable occasion at Reds in the Community. Jaber Abdullah created the African Tigers team in 2015 and his amazing work has seen them form two football sides with players from several different countries. Abdullah’s team came from behind to win…

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  • 2017 – Our Year In Numbers

    As 2017 draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the work that Reds in the Community has done throughout the course of the year. Once again, the charity arm of Barnsley Football Club has helped to change the lives of thousands of people living in the Barnsley and Wakefield areas. Through the…

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  • Statement: UV Football

    Due to a shipping and supplier error, tonight’s planned UV Football session at Barnsley Academy has been postponed. Next week’s session will go ahead as planned at the same time. Reds in the Community would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused by this cancellation.

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