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  • New Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies Courses Available to Book!

    Reds in the Community are pleased to confirm locations and dates for new Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies programmes. A Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies programme will both run at Athersley Recreation FC, beginning on Monday 29th July and Tuesday 30th July respectively from 6pm-8pm. Once again, the course will be free of…

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  • Fit & Fed Sessions launch

    Reds in the Community are excited to announce that we will be running Fit & Fed sessions at 5ives, Kendray and the Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre. Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, European Union Social Fund and support from BPL (Barnsley Premier Leisure), we are able to provide fun multi-sports sessions throughout the…

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  • Local Policemen Set for 92 in 92 Challenge

    Three local policemen are set to take on a football-themed challenge next weekend to raise funds for The Children’s Hospital Charity. Setting off from Barnsley FC’s Oakwell Stadium, James Thorpe, Scott Sarson and Jamie Henderson plan to travel around all 92 of the Premier League and Football League grounds in 92 hours, beginning at Oakwell….

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  • Vacancy: Trustees

    Reds in the Community is a registered charity that uses the power of football and Barnsley Football Club to engage and improve the lives of local people through a range of activities and projects within four key themes – Education, Health, Sports Participation and Social Inclusion. After several years of success and growth, we are…

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  • Sandhill Win Stars Tournament

    Sandhill Primary School came out on top in a year three and four tournament this afternoon at Oakwell. The competition brought together 13 primary schools from the borough of Barnsley and surrounding areas. The teams were split into two groups, with the two-group winners playing in a final to decide the winner. Dane Royd, The…

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  • Saturday Matchday Club 2019/20

    Reds in the Community are delighted to continue delivering our exciting Saturday Matchday Club for boys and girls aged 5-14 throughout the 2019/20 season as the Reds return to Championship football! Following today’s fixture release for the 2019/20 season, we can confirm the available dates for Saturday Matchday Club. For just £15 you will receive:…

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  • Colin Walker shares his Reds memories!

    Over the last two years, Reds in the Community’s ‘Our Club, Our Ground, Our Past, Our Future’ campaign has been telling the story of Barnsley Football Club through the memories of its supporters and community. In January 2019, we were proud to unveil the Heritage Project displays in the Oakwell East Stand concourse which detail…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Tom’s Story

    Reds in the Community Senior Community Coach James Cooke has delivered the Premier League Primary Stars programme at Lacewood Primary School for 12 weeks during the 2018/19 academic year. He has delivered English, Maths, PE and PSHE lessons for pupils in Year Six through the Premier League-funded programme. Alongside aiding the learning of pupils, the…

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  • Coaching Week | Jordan’s Story

    Sports clubs and organisations across the country are celebrating Coaching Week, an opportunity to showcase the fantastic work completed by coaches. Jordan Bond recently joined Reds in the Community as a Community Coach, becoming the latest student at the Charity to progress into paid work at Oakwell. Interested in a sports career from an early…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley FC 1-3 Carlisle United

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars finished as runners-up in the National Football Youth League Cup after a late turnaround from Carlisle United saw them complete a league and cup double at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium. Having led and dominated for much of the game, two goals in three minutes swung the game in Carlisle’s favour…

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