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  • Your Chance to Play in our PL Kicks Tournament!

    Under 14 and fancy playing in a football tournament against the likes of Newcastle United, Sunderland and Leeds United? Then look no further! Thanks to the Premier League Kicks programme, we are entering a Barnsley FC team into a regional tournament to showcase your skills and face off against some of the biggest teams in…

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  • Saturday Clubs Cancelled This Week

    This weekend (Saturday, 25 October), our Saturday Coaching Club and Saturday Matchday Club have both been cancelled. This is due to Barnsley Football Club’s fixture with Leeds United being moved to a 12:30pm kick off as the game will be broadcast on television. Our Friday Coaching Club and Mini Kickers sessions will however be running…

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  • Rucksack Project Returns for 2017

    The Rucksack Project is back for 2017 with Reds in the Community once again acting as an official drop off point. Now in its fifth year, the project is a voluntary movement that revolves around helping those who are sleeping rough or are in desperate need throughout the cold winter months. According to the homeless…

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  • Education Launch Foundation Degree!

    From the start of the 2018/19 academic year, Reds in the Community’s Education department will be introducing a brand new two-year Foundation Degree in Football Coaching and Development. Delivered in conjunction with the University of South Wales, our degree is perfect for aspiring football coaches and development officers. Students will study at Oakwell, making use…

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  • UV Football Cancelled This Week

    Thursday’s UV Football session at Barnsley Academy will unfortunately not be taking place as we have had an issue with the lights. We are endeavouring to have them sorted by Monday in a bid to ensure next Thursday’s session goes ahead as normal. Reds in the Community would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may…

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  • FA Girls’ Football Week!

    The Football Association’s Girls’ Football Week is a national campaign aimed at raising the profile of female football and aims to double the number of women and girls playing football by 2020. In 2016, over 130,000 girls took part in sessions delivered within schools, universities, colleges, clubs, community groups and other organisations across the country….

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  • Statement: Overnight Football Tournament

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to postpone our Overnight Football Tournament, scheduled to take place at Oakwell this Friday. Reds in the Community would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused to any teams that were looking to take part in the tournament. Teams that did register at the RITC…

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  • BFC Staff to run Barnsley 10K!

    Barnsley Football Club chaplain Peter Amos and members of the Barnsley FC staff will be running the Barnsley 10K at the end of November! Eighteen runners, including Former Reds Martin Devaney and Bobby Hassell from across the Club are coming together to run the race, raising money for two worthwhile causes. The organisations that will…

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  • John Hendrie’s Oakwell Memories!

    This year, 2017, marks 130 years since Barnsley Football Club was formed in 1887. Reds in the Community has been celebrating this landmark anniversary by involving supporters and the wider community in exploring and telling the story of Barnsley FC and Oakwell. Through the ‘Our Club, Our Ground, Our Past, Our Future’ project, which is funded…

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  • Fit Reds Overnight Football Fundraiser Launched!

    Reds in the Community have launched an Overnight Football Tournament in order to raise funds for the Fit Reds programme to continue running into 2018. A 7-a-side tournament on Oakwell’s outdoor astroturf will commence at 7pm on Friday, 3 November and run through until around 11am on Saturday morning, ahead of Barnsley’s clash with Birmingham…

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