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  • Shadow Scholarship | Open Trials

    Reds in the Community will be hosting the first Open Trials of 2020 for the groundbreaking Shadow Scholarship programme on Saturday, February 15 from 15:00-18:00 at Oakwell. The exciting initiative allows players aged 16-19 to develop their footballing ability in the hope of moving into professional football through Barnsley Football Club whilst also studying on…

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  • Ian Banks Shares his Barnsley FC 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 the proud history of…

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  • Coast-to-Coast Charity Bike Ride

    Reds in the Community are planning a Coast-to-Coast charity bike ride from Southport to Hornsea. The event will take place between Thursday 16th July and Sunday 19th July. The route will follow the Trans Pennine Trail, a 215-mile, exciting path for cyclists which links the Irish and North Seas, passing through some of the most…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Carrfield Primary Academy

    Teachers and pupils of Carrfield Primary Academy in Bolton-upon-Dearne, had high praise for the Premier League Primary Stars programme after the initiative helped to encourage the importance of key life skills amongst its pupils. Reds in the Community delivered the Premier-League funded scheme at Carrfield throughout the Autumn-term of the 2019/20 academic year, as Senior…

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  • Kirk Balk win EFL Girls Cup Area Final!

    Kirk Balk Academy will represent Barnsley Football Club in the next round of the EFL U13’s Girls Cup after they beat hosts, Huddersfield Town 2-1 on penalties to win the Area Final. The school, who narrowly missed out on qualification for the Northern Regional Finals last year, went one better this time around, after defeating…

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  • Reds duo visit St Mary’s Primary

    Barnsley Football Club’s Alex Mowatt and Brad Collins visited St Mary’s Primary School this afternoon. Alex and Brad were the latest set of Reds first-teamers to gave up their time to meet the pupils. The duo took part in a fun question and answer assembly which began with introductions before selected pupils asked their previously…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Heather Garth Primary Academy

    Luke Higgins, Sports Coach at Heather Garth Primary Academy, hails the Premier League Primary Stars programme after seeing a ‘massive’ difference in his pupils. Premier League Primary Stars is a Premier League-funded scheme which seeks to use the pull of professional football clubs and sport to promote education in primary school children. Incorporating English, Maths,…

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  • Fit Reds Programme Returns for 2020!

    Reds in the Community are pleased to confirm locations and dates for new Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies programmes set to take place in January 2020. Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies are eight-week tailored courses which help participants make positive lifestyle changes through informative workshops and physical activity. Netherwood Academy A Fit Reds…

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  • Elsecar Primary Academy Pupils Become Young Leaders

    Year five and six pupils at Elsecar Holy Trinity C.E Primary Academy have completed their Young Leaders Award as part of Reds in the Community’s Premier League Primary Stars programme. The initiative seeks to give pupils the skills and knowledge to be able to run their own sports coaching sessions. RitC Community Coaches led the…

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  • EFL Day of Disabillities | Every Player Counts

    Tuesday 3 December is International Day for Disabled People. EFL clubs up and down the country, along with their Community Trusts, will be showcasing the impact they have in their local communities. The programme covers a wide range of disabilities with the simple aim of getting more people involved in sport. Reds in the Community along…

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