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  • Reds To Mark Contribution Refugee Players Make To Football In Amnesty’s ‘Football Welcomes’ Weekend

    Barnsley Football Club is joining football clubs across the country this weekend (27-28 April) to celebrate the contribution refugee players make to the game, as part of Amnesty International’s Football Welcomes campaign. Football Welcomes, now in its third year, highlights the role of refugee players in UK football. From a group of children fleeing the…

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  • Kieffer Moore Named PFA Community Champion of the Year!

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce that Kieffer Moore has been named as the PFA Community Champion of the Year for the 2018/19 season! The award recognises players from across the country who have gone the extra mile to champion the charity and community work carried out by football club’s and their charity…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Open Trials 2019

    Reds in the Community will be hosting open trials for the groundbreaking Shadow Scholarship programme on Saturday May 11 from 14:30-18:00 at Oakwell. The exciting 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 RitC’s equally impressive education…

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  • Show Your Colours for Football Shirt Friday and Help Us Fight Bowel Cancer

    With Bowel Cancer Month taking place this April, Reds in the Community will be supporting Football Shirt Friday on 26th April with the aim to help fund research into bowel cancer. Bowel cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the UK. When it’s detected at the earliest stage, more than 9 in 10 people…

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  • Trustee Interview: Simon Biltcliffe

    Following his appointment to the Reds in the Community Board of Trustees, Simon Biltcliffe has stressed the importance of Barnsley FC supporting the local community. Simon, a season ticket holder at Oakwell having grown up in the town, is a TED speaker and is the CEO of marketing and technology firm Webmart. In November, he…

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  • Fit Reds Ladies Launches!

    Reds in the Community are excited to announce that it will be running a Fit Reds Ladies course for the first time ever! For nine years, Fit Reds has provided men in the borough of Barnsley with the chance to lose weight and improve their general health on an award-winning programme. Now, thanks to funding…

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  • Fit Reds Returns at Outwood Academy Shafton

    Reds in the Community are delighted to confirm that our award-winning Fit Reds programme will be running again at Outwood Academy Shafton! The initiative, which will be delivered from 7:00pm-9:00pm every Thursday evening beginning on 2nd May, is designed for males over the age of 30 who want to make positive lifestyle changes. Thanks to…

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  • Barnsley FC Duo Visit Soccer Camps and Short Breaks!

    Barnsley Football Club’s Adam Jackson and Jordan Williams paid a visit to see children at Soccer Camps and Short Breaks disability sessions this afternoon. The player visit took place in the form of a question and answer session where all of the kids had a chance to speak to both players. Adam and Jordan then…

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  • Lacewood Primary Reap Rewards From PL Stars

    The Premier League Primary Stars programme has received fantastic feedback from Lacewood Primary School. Stars is a Premier League-funded scheme which seeks to use the pull of professional football clubs and sport to promote education in primary school children. Reds in the Community run the programme in a number of primary schools in the borough of…

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  • Bähre visits Burton Road Primary

    Barnsley Football Club midfielder Mike Bähre gave up his time to surprise pupils at Burton Road Primary School by paying them a visit during a school day. Mike was introduced to the pupils, who were then able to talk to some of their favourite players as well as carrying out a question and answer assembly. During…

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