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  • Reds in the Community score with funding success

    There’s good news for Reds in the Community / Barnsley football Club having been awarded a £2,500 Pitch Preparation Fund grant from the Premier League, The FA and the Government’s Football Foundation. The Pitch Preparation Fund was set up in support of the game, which is currently facing unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 outbreak. …

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  • Reds in the Community are hosting a virtual sports day this month!

    The RitC Sports Day welcomes pupils from the age of five to participate in a range of interactive activities delivered by Barnsley FC’s very own Toby Tyke. Toby has also set his own personal best to challenge participants.  Participation in the event is free of charge and will be broadcast on 15th July, 10am – 2pm….

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  • National School Sport Week at Home: Reds in the Community backs campaign to ensure no child misses out

    Reds in the Community is preparing to join the Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports to help young people and families up and down the country engage in a week of virtual sporting challenges. With young people set to miss out on a school sport day this summer, the Youth Sport Trust’s annual National School…

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  • YOYO Sport Brings together all Five South Yorkshire Football Clubs Working in Collaboration

    The five South Yorkshire Professional Football Clubs are working together in collaboration for the first time to provide a new initiative for young people called YOYO Sport. Funded by the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit in partnership with the Office of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, South Yorkshire Police and The Premier League,…

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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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  • Barnsley Boundary virtual Relay 2020!

    Reds in the Community, Barnsley Football Club staff and Barnsley FC Academy players are set to take part in the ‘Barnsley Boundary Virtual Relay’ supporting Barnsley Hospital Charity! The Barnsley Boundary is an annual relay race held on the second Saturday of June. Given these unprecedented times, Premier League Primary Stars Officer Gareth Cooke has organised…

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  • Shadow Scholarship 19/20 Season Overview

    Lead player Development Coach Mark Tinker provides a write up of his thoughts along with an overview of the Shadow Scholarship programmes 19/20 season. Winning the EFL U19 Alliance league, finishing third in the National Football Youth League, taking the players to Malta, Barcelona & one player gaining a professional scholarship along with reaching the…

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  • Thousands of children and families will benefit from Reds in the Communitys Joy of Moving Home School Festival

    On International Day of Families, Reds in the Community is partnering with EFL Trust and Ferrero to launch the ‘Joy of Moving Home School Festival’, a full afternoon of home school activities and games to get children and their families moving and having fun. Following the launch of the new online Joy of Moving Resource…

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  • COVID-19: Open Letter From Wayne Bullimore

    An open letter from Wayne Bullimore, Reds in the Community Chief Executive Officer, on COVID-19. Dear Beneficiaries and Funders,   I thought it now appropriate to bring our beneficiaries and funders up to speed with how Reds in the Community, the charitable arm of Barnsley Football Club, is faring at this extremely difficult time. Coronavirus…

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  • FIT FANS online campaign launches to get football fans active

    The EFL and EFL Trust have today launched an online FIT FANS campaign to provide a safe way for fans to get active in the safety of their homes. In support of Sport England’s ‘Stay in Work Out’ campaign, the programme will ensure fans have a safe way to start and maintain exercise safely, during…

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