News / Sports Participation

  • Fit & Fed Sessions launch

    Reds in the Community are excited to announce that we will be running Fit & Fed sessions at 5ives, Kendray and the Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre. Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, European Union Social Fund and support from BPL (Barnsley Premier Leisure), we are able to provide fun multi-sports sessions throughout the…

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  • Saturday Matchday Club 2019/20

    Reds in the Community are delighted to continue delivering our exciting Saturday Matchday Club for boys and girls aged 5-14 throughout the 2019/20 season as the Reds return to Championship football! Following today’s fixture release for the 2019/20 season, we can confirm the available dates for Saturday Matchday Club. For just £15 you will receive:…

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  • Coaching Week | Jordan’s Story

    Sports clubs and organisations across the country are celebrating Coaching Week, an opportunity to showcase the fantastic work completed by coaches. Jordan Bond recently joined Reds in the Community as a Community Coach, becoming the latest student at the Charity to progress into paid work at Oakwell. Interested in a sports career from an early…

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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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