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  • Shadow Scholarship | Callum Walmsley Visits Old Primary School

    Former Shadow Scholarship defender Callum Walmsley was invited back to his old Primary School earlier this week. The 17-year-old, who became the first Shadow Scholar to sign a professional scholarship with the Barnsley FC Academy earlier this year, visited West Meadows Primary School to help inspire current pupils. Callum was introduced in the morning’s assembly,…

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  • Earn a Coaching Internship through Premier League Kicks!

    Aged 12-20 and interested in sports coaching? Kickstart your career by volunteering with Premier League Kicks! The Co-op funded initiative will allow up to 20 young people to gain an insight into the life of a Reds in the Community coach through a series of informative workshops. After gaining practical experience through Kicks sessions at…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 2-1 Sunderland

    Jack Bennett scored a brace as the Barnsley FC Shadow Scholarship came from behind to seal their place in the National Football Youth League Cup final courtesy of a victory over Sunderland Shildon. The visitors looked like they may snatch a place in the showpiece final after taking the lead midway through the second half…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Reds Duo Inspire Players

    Reds in the Community’s Education Ambassador Kieffer Moore and fellow Barnsley FC player Jordan Green met players from our Shadow Scholarship programme this afternoon. The duo took part in a question and answer session with the young adults to help provide some extra motivation ahead of tomorrow’s National Football Youth League Cup Semi-Final at home…

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  • Reds Celebrate 25-Year Anniversary Of Kick It Out!

    This season marks the 25-year anniversary of Kick It Out. To celebrate, Barnsley Football Club and Reds in the Community are dedicating this weekend’s Coventry City fixture to their work. For the last 25 years, the organisation has been at the heart of the drive towards equality, inclusion and cohesion for everyone who plays, watches or…

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  • Reds Quartet Visit Local Primary Schools

    Four Barnsley Football Club players visited pupils at two local primary schools this afternoon. Jack Walton and Cauley Woodrow met youngsters at Joseph Locke Primary School while defensive duo Zeki Fryers and Ethan Pinnock travelled to St Helen’s Primary Academy. Jack and Cauley spent their time working their way around different age groups and classes…

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  • Soap Bubble Artist Surprises Every Player Counts Participants!

    Soap Bubble Artist Ray Bubbles surprised participants at our Every Player Counts disability session this morning. Ray, who has performed in several countries across the world as well as the UK with his Paris Bubbles business, put on an engaging and educational performance for the group during the hour and a half session. Amongst the…

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  • Queens Road Pupils Take Part in EFL Day of Action 2019!

    Pupils from Queens Road Academy experienced life as a professional footballer at Oakwell this afternoon as part of the EFL Day of Action 2019! Across the country, all 72 of the professional football clubs and their Community Trusts in the English Football League were showcasing and celebrating their work. It was no different at Oakwell,…

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  • Lacewood Primary Win EFL Futsal Tournament

    Lacewood Primary School came out on top in an EFL futsal tournament against other local schools this afternoon at Oakwell. The competition brought together teams representing eight schools, with the sides being split into two groups. Burton Road Primary, Kexborough Primary, Lacewood and the Forest Academy made up group one. Featherstone All Saints, Oakhill Primary,…

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  • Peter Amos Shares his Reds 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…

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