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  • Thank you Adam Hammill

    Following the news that Adam Hammill will be leaving Barnsley FC this Summer, we would like to thank the 30-year-old for his outstanding support for Reds in the Community throughout his time at Oakwell. Adam’s contribution on the pitch is well documented, the stand out moments being his Wembley wondergoals in the JPT and League…

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  • Teams wanted for One World Cup

    Reds in the Community are looking for five-a-side teams to compete in a FREE tournament to celebrate Refugee Week 2018. On Monday 18th June, sides from around South Yorkshire will be meeting at Oakwell to compete in the One World Cup from 1:30-3:30pm. The aim of the tournament, which will be run in partnership with…

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  • Barnsley FC Ladies Lose County Cup Final

    Barnsley FC Ladies lost 3-0 to Huddersfield Town in the Sheffield & Hallamshire FA County Cup Final despite a spirited performance at the Keepmoat Stadium. The Reds, who won the competition in 2016, matched their higher-ranked opposition for large parts however goals from Katie Nutter, Sarah Danby and Lucy Sowerby were enough for the Terriers…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Mark Crossfield Interview

    Reds in the Community Education Officer Mark Crossfield has described the Shadow Scholarship programme as a ‘unique opportunity’ for the young players. Crossfield leads the existing education courses for young adults who study with the Reds for a level one, two or three qualification. He has also been key in the running of the current education…

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  • Move to Lose female fitness sessions launch

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce the launch of the Move to Lose health and fitness programme for women. The initiative, which is a new and improved replacement for Soccercise, will run every Thursday evening from 17:30-18:15 in the East Stand at Oakwell, costing just £1 per week! Sessions will consist of circuit…

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  • Jack Cadman named Barnsley’s Premier League Kicks Hero

    Apprentice coach Jack Cadman has been named as this year’s Barnsley FC Premier League Kicks Hero.  Jack, 19, has been recognised for his commitment to PL Kicks and the initiatives’ participants from the local area. The Premier League Kicks Heroes campaign celebrates 10 years of the social inclusion programme. Jack was presented with a PL…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Bobby Hassell Interview

    Barnsley FC Academy Manager Bobby Hassell says he is looking forward to working with a bigger pool of young talent thanks to the new Shadow Scholarship scheme. Playing at a level just below the Academy, the initiative allows the club to keep hold of local talent and late-developers who would have previously been released. It…

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  • NCS Graduates Volunteer At Tour de Yorkshire

    National Citizen Service graduates from Reds in the Community have been volunteering at the Tour de Yorkshire today. Stage two of the Tour started in Barnsley today for the first time and youngsters from the scheme have been in the town centre to help ensure that the historic event ran smoothly. They have been handing…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Martin Devaney Interview

    The Shadow Scholarship squad haven’t started pre-season training yet – but Academy Lead PDP Coach Martin Devaney is already looking to progress players through the ranks at Barnsley FC. While the Reds in the Community scheme will act as a separate entity to the Academy, the natural progression will still be in place should players…

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  • Barnsley FC Duo visit former Reds Winger John McCann

    Kieffer Moore and Adam Jackson made a special visit to Deangate Care Home to meet resident and former Barnsley FC winger John McCann. Reds in the Community became aware of McCann’s history with the club back in October through one of our National Citizen Service (NCS) volunteer programmes. NCS participants helped re-decorate a guest room…

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