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  • Reds in the Community set for EFL Day Of Action

    All 72 EFL Clubs to demonstrate the power of football in changing young people’s lives Reds in the Community will be joining with the other 71 clubs in the English Football League to celebrate the EFL Day Of Action tomorrow (20/03). The event provides clubs from across the country the chance to demonstrate the positive…

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  • Lacewood Primary youngsters represent Barnsley in EFL area finals

    Pupils from Lacewood Primary School represented Barnsley FC and Reds in the Community in a six-a-side EFL U11 kids cup northern finals earlier today. The competition, which was played at Leeds United’s academy, brought together 12 clubs from the North of England. Barnsley’s team were paired in a group with Burton Albion, Hull City, Middlesbrough,…

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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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  • Apprentices give RITC education seal of approval

      To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2018, Reds in the Community are focusing on the apprentices currently studying for their qualification. Shannon Durkin and Jack Cadman are both involved with the Community Trust as they look to progress a career in sports coaching. Education courses at RitC offer a completely different learning experience to that…

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  • BFC duo show support for Barnsley FC Ladies

    Through our ever-strengthening partnership with Barnsley FC Ladies, Barnsley Football Club defenders Matt Mills and Zeki Fryers showed their support at Oakwell alongside representatives of each age level. Barnsley FC Ladies is a fully integrated female club with performance-based and developmental objectives. The club provides a high-quality footballing experience for local female players as well as a first team…

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  • Statement: Academy Indoor Centre

    From Monday, 19th February, our Academy Indoor Centre will be out of action as the pitch is being relaid. The work will run from the above date and is expected to last for between four to six weeks. During this time, our Friday Coaching Club, Friday Mini Kickers and Saturday Coaching Club sessions will run…

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  • RITC backing Safer Internet Day 2018!

    Reds in the Community has added its support to a global awareness campaign and is encouraging fans to ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect’ to help make the internet a better place this Safer Internet Day. On Tuesday 6th February 2018, millions across the UK and globally will be celebrating Safer Internet Day. Coordinated in the…

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  • RITC seeks to add to Board of Trustees

     Trustee Advert Our mission is ‘Using the power of football and Barnsley Football Club we aim to engage and improve the lives of local people through a range of activities and projects within four key themes – Education, Health, Social Inclusion and Sports Participation’. For further information on our work and impacts please visit https://barnsleyfccommunity.co.uk…

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  • Mick McCarthy’s Memories of Barnsley FC!

    Reds in the Community is proud to launch Our Club, Our Ground, Our Past, Our Future, a campaign to tell the story of Barnsley Football Club through the memories of its supporters and community. Our Club puts supporters at the heart of displays within Oakwell, and explores the Club’s 130-year history through the eyes of the fans….

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  • Street Games Is Back!

    Our FREE Street Games multi-sport sessions have returned to Reds in the Community back for 2018! This multi-sports initiative is aimed at boys and girls aged 10 – 18 offering a vibrant and varied sporting offer to young people in the Barnsley community, growing their motivation and ability to adopt a sporting habit for life….

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