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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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  • Book Now for Matchday Club Against Blackpool!

    Online pre-booking is open for the final Saturday Matchday Club of the 2018/19 season at home to Blackpool on 27th April! Our Saturday Matchday Club runs during every home league game for boys and girls aged 5-14, costing just £14 per person. Included in the cost is: Two hours of professional football coaching provided by FA qualified coaches…

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  • Local Youngsters Represent Barnsley FC At Premier League Kicks Cup!

    Participants from Reds in the Community’s Premier League Kicks sessions represented Barnsley FC against other professional clubs in the PL Kicks Cup yesterday. Eight players from the weekly Friday sessions at the Astrea Academy Dearne travelled to the Kicks Cup in Warwick to play for the Reds in a competition including over 60 clubs from…

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  • St Mary’s Academy Trust Annual Football Tournament Comes to Oakwell

    Reds in the Community played host to the St Mary’s Academy Trust Annual Football Tournament this afternoon at Oakwell. The competition brought together Key Stage Two teams from the seven St Mary’s Academy Trust Barnsley schools. All Saints Academy, Darton Primary, Queens Road Academy, Royston St John Baptist Primary, St Mary’s Church of England Primary,…

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  • Bird and Hedges Visit Kings Oak Primary

    Barnsley FC footballers Jared Bird and Ryan Hedges visited Kings Oak Primary Learning Centre this afternoon. Jared and Ryan gave up their time to meet key stage two pupils and take part in a question and answer assembly. The player visit began with the Reds duo being introduced to two of the school’s biggest Barnsley…

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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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  • 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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  • Premier League Kicks | Matt’s Story Part Two

    Matt Foster started volunteering at Reds in the Community’s Premier League Kicks sessions in June and has now earned himself a paid role as a Community Coach. In August, we took a look at Matt’s story so far where he had been volunteering at two weekly Kicks sessions and had aspirations of becoming a coach…

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  • Premier League Kicks Launches at 5ives!

    Reds in the Community are excited to be able to deliver a new Premier League Kicks session at 5ives thanks to funding from Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner. In addition to the FREE sessions RITC currently run at the Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre and Dearne Advanced Learning Centre, Kicks will now…

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  • Ward Green Win EFL KS2 Kids Cup

    Ward Green Primary School will represent Barnsley Football Club in the March area finals after becoming EFL Kids Cup champions earlier today. Over 30 local schools have competed in the KS2 Barnsley Kids Cup, with the winners from three qualifying tournaments progressing into this afternoon’s finals at Oakwell. Worsbrough school Ward Green came out as…

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