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  • PL Stars Given Fantastic Review at Jump Primary

    Reds in the Community’s staff have received rave reviews for the delivery of the Premier League Primary Stars at Jump Primary School. Premier League Primary Stars is a programme which uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop life skills. Available for children…

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  • Ward Green Primary Represent the Reds at the Keepmoat!

    Pupils from Ward Green Primary School represented Barnsley Football Club at the EFL Regional Finals yesterday. The School travelled to the Keepmoat Stadium where they took on teams representing other professional football clubs in a six-a-side tournament, having previously come out on top against local schools from Barnsley and Wakefield at Oakwell in December. 12…

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  • Reds Youngsters Visit The Mill Academy

    Barnsley Football Club players Jake Greatorex and Matty Wolfe met year five and year six pupils at The Mill Academy earlier today. The Reds duo took part in a question & answer session about all things Barnsley FC amongst an array of topics. With the school completing lthe Premier League Primary Stars programme during the…

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  • Corey Roebuck and Gareth Cooke Take on 2019 London Marathon

    Barnsley FC Academy’s Corey Roebuck caught up with Reds in the Community Coach Gareth Cooke last week ahead of the duo taking on the London Marathon in April. While both Corey and Gareth are both set to run the world-famous London course for the first time on the 28th April, their respective running experiences differ massively. Gareth,…

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  • Education Staff Hail Malta Trip as Huge Success!

    Education Officer Mark Crossfield has said that our students have done their families and Reds in the Community proud following a life-changing coaching experience in Malta. 26 of our students aged 16-20 recently returned from an all-expenses-paid 15-day trip to Malta thanks to funding from the Erasmus programme. The young adults spent their time in…

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  • Open Letter from Wayne Bullimore

    Reds in the Community, the charitable arm of Barnsley Football Club, have acknowledged and share the concerns of Prince William regarding the treatment of youth players and the issue of mental health within professional football. We very much echo the thoughts of the Duke of Cambridge and believe that more should be done to look…

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  • Local Schools and Clubs Come Together for Girls Football Festival!

    Horizon Community College came out on top in a Premier League Girls Football festival at Oakwell this afternoon. The competition brought together girls between the years of nine and 11 from local schools and other professional football clubs. Eight teams made up the tournament including representatives from Outwood Academy Shafton, Horizon Community College and two…

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  • Ryan Hedges Visits Fit Reds

    Health Ambassador Ryan Hedges visited participants from our most recent Fit Reds programme last night. The Barnsley FC Midfielder gave up his time to present the latest group of men on the health initiative with their certificates and a commemorative t-shirt upon completing the award-winning course. Ryan, who had previously attended a Fit Reds programme…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Barnsley 1-2 Newcastle

    The Barnsley FC Shadow Scholars fell to a home defeat against Newcastle United Foundation in the National Football Youth League this afternoon. Having trailed 2-0 at half time, a goal from Essa N’Dow had given the Reds hope but the visitors held on to claim the three points. Jack Bennett was inches away from opening…

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  • Jump Primary School Pupils Become Young Leaders

    Reds in the Community staff have been at Jump Primary School today delivering the Young Leaders programme to 20 pupils. The initiative seeks to give children aged 11 or over the skills and knowledge to be able to run their own sports coaching session. RitC Community Coaches led this afternoon’s training, which began with a…

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