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  • John Hendrie’s Oakwell Memories!

    This year, 2017, marks 130 years since Barnsley Football Club was formed in 1887. Reds in the Community has been celebrating this landmark anniversary by involving supporters and the wider community in exploring and telling the story of Barnsley FC and Oakwell. Through the ‘Our Club, Our Ground, Our Past, Our Future’ project, which is funded…

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  • Fit Reds Overnight Football Fundraiser Launched!

    Reds in the Community have launched an Overnight Football Tournament in order to raise funds for the Fit Reds programme to continue running into 2018. A 7-a-side tournament on Oakwell’s outdoor astroturf will commence at 7pm on Friday, 3 November and run through until around 11am on Saturday morning, ahead of Barnsley’s clash with Birmingham…

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  • New UV Football Session Added!

    Reds in the Community’s brand new Females only Ultra Violet football session got underway at Barnsley Academy last Thursday evening! The initiative has come to fruition with thanks to funding from the Premier League Girls scheme. Following its incredible success on Thursday night, we have decided to expand our sessions to accommodate more participants. We…

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  • Support Your Local Team on Non-League Day!

    Saturday marks Non-League Day and with Barnsley FC not in action, head down and support one of Barnsley’s local teams, including Athersley Rec. The Penguins host table topping Pickering Town at Sheerien Park on Saturday, with the fixture kicking off at 3pm. Athersley are currently 16th in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division table…

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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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  • Vacancy: Funding & Project Support Officer

    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. We are seeking to employ a skilled bid writer…

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  • Drop Off Club Introduced for October Camps!

    Reds in the Community will be launching an Early Drop Off Club for our October Soccer Camps! From 8am – 9am Monday to Friday, parents/guardians will be allowed to drop children off at Reds in the Community’s Academy Indoor Centre before our Soccer Camps get underway. We will be providing them with a selection of…

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  • Reds in the Community Supports World Heart Day!

    Reds in the Community are proud to support World Heart Day and are keen to spread the message that football can be the perfect way to maintain a healthy heart. As the charity arm of Barnsley Football Club, one of our key aims is to change the lives of people living in and around Barnsley…

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  • Community Smash Disability Targets!

    Thousands of people across the country with a wide range of disabilities, including participants from Reds in the Community, have benefitted from the first year of the EFL Trusts’ Every Player Counts Disability Football programme. Started in September 2016, Every Player Counts supports the EFL Trust’s aim of increasing sports participation for all. In its…

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  • RITC to Launch New UV Football!

    Reds in the Community will be starting a brand new Ultra Violet football initiative, with funding from the Premier League! Delivered as part of the Premier League Girls scheme, this new and exciting programme, aimed specifically at females aged 11+, will allow them to try a new style of football in a vibrant environment. It…

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