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  • Darton College Represent Barnsley FC in U13 tournament

    Boys and girls from Darton College competed on behalf of Barnsley Football Club at an EFL U13 futsal tournament yesterday. The boys and girls, like with Darton’s U15 team’s a week earlier, travelled to York and faced off against other professional clubs for a place in the national finals. Like in last week’s U15 competition, the tournament…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Adam Hammill Interview

    Education Ambassador and Barnsley FC midfielder Adam Hammill has backed the new Reds in the Community Shadow Scholarship programme to be a huge success. Playing at a level just below the Academy, the initiative will work as a catchment net for late-developers and other local talent, giving them the best chance of a career in…

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  • Barnsley FC trio visit local schools

    Barnsley Football Club players Ethan Pinnock, Oli McBurnie and Jack Walton visited two local schools today. Pinnock and Swansea City loanee McBurnie met pupils at West Meadows Primary School, answering questions about everything from football to Fortnite. They also explained why they got into football, what it is like playing for the Reds and how…

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  • Ryan Hedges Is PFA Community Champion

    Reds in the Community is delighted to announce that Health Ambassador and Barnsley Football Club midfielder Ryan Hedges has received the Reds PFA Community Champion Award for the 2017/18 season. The award recognizes players all over the country who give the most back to their communities. Ryan has been a shining example of good community…

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  • Darton College Represent Barnsley FC in U15 Tournament

    Two teams from Darton College represented Barnsley Football Club in a five-a-side U15 futsal tournament yesterday. Boys and girls sides faced off against other professional football clubs from Yorkshire and the North East in what was a fast-paced competition with plenty of quality. Seven teams made up the boys tournament while there was eight in…

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  • It’s Girls Football Week!

    Reds in the Community and Barnsley Football Club are joining the rest of English football in celebrating Girls’ Football Week. Running from today until Sunday 29th April, the scheme is a national campaign to get as many girls as possible playing the beautiful game. Each Girls’ Football Week session will give players an introduction to…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Open Trials

    Reds in the Community will be hosting open trials for the Shadow Scholarship programme on Saturday May 12 from 1:30-4:00pm. The exciting new 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 an existing RitC education course. Players…

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  • Dig Out Your Team Colours on Football Shirt Friday and Unite Against Bowel Cancer

    Reds in the Community will be supporting Football Shirt Friday on the 27th April to help fund life-saving research into bowel cancer. The Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK is encouraging men, women and children across the UK to wear their football shirts loudly and proudly. Football Shirt Friday is now in its sixth…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Greg Miller Interview

    Barnsley FC Head of Academy Coaching Greg Miller believes the Shadow Scholarship programme will provide a ‘fantastic environment’ for developing young players. The Scot joined the Tykes in December having been involved in youth coaching for over 10 years at clubs such as Rangers and Hibernian before working with the Scottish National team. Miller believes…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | First Four Signings Confirmed

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce the signing of the first four players for the Shadow Scholarship programme. Brandon Fearn, Lewis Whitham, Bailey Oates and Mason Butcher have all officially joined the programme. The defensive quartet all come into Mark Tinker’s squad having been previously playing with the Barnsley FC Academy. Head coach…

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