News / Sports Participation

  • CHALLENGE: Schools Out!

    Schools out! Reds in the Community are challenging you to stay active at home! Every few days on social media, Reds in the Community will post a video of a player, coach or staff member taking part in our Schools Out challenge as part of our Premier League Kicks and Premier League Primary Stars programme…

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  • Scott Ledger delivers Respect Campaign at Oakwell!

    Premier League official Scott Ledger recently delivered a Respect Campaign workshop led by Reds in the Community at Oakwell. Pupils of Springwell Learning Community were invited along to participate in the one-off event, where they learned the key values associated with respect in football, as they explored the importance of the role of referees and…

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  • Are you interested in Sports Coaching? Volunteer with Premier League Kicks!

    Aged 12-20 and want to forge a career in Sports Coaching? Then, KICKStart your future employment opportunities with Premier League Kicks. On a voluntary basis, this Co-op funded initiative allows up to 20 young people to gain an insightful knowledge of coaching with Reds in the Community through a series of informative workshops. The four-week…

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  • Ritzmaier & Simoes visit February Holiday Camps!

    Marcel Ritzmaier and Elliot Simoes gave up their time to meet participants of Reds in the Community’s February Holiday Camps this afternoon. The Barnsley Football Club players were the latest set of Reds first-teamers to give back to the local community at the Oakwell Indoor Centre. Marcel and Elliot took part in a fun question…

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  • Jacob Brown visits Premier League Kicks at Dorothy Hyman!

    On Monday evening, Barnsley Football Club forward and Reds in the Community’s Sports Participation Ambassador, Jacob Brown paid a visit to Premier League Kicks at Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre. The attacker was the latest Reds’ first-teamer to give up his time to support initiatives within the local community. Premier League Kicks is a programme that…

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  • Premier League Kicks | Jacob’s Story

    Like many nine-year-olds, Jacob Townsend spent most of his time playing on his Xbox. However, thanks to Reds in the Community’s Premier League Kicks programme, Jacob switched the screen for the pitch and turned his virtual dreams into reality. Applying for the initiative changed his life, and showed how getting away from behind closed doors…

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  • Elliot Simoes visits St Helen’s Primary Academy!

    Barnsley Football Club’s Elliot Simoes paid a visit to St Helen’s Primary Academy this afternoon. The attacker was the latest Reds first-team player to give up his time to give back to the local community. Simoes took part in a fun question and answer assembly in front of the whole school, which began with an…

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  • Reds duo visit St Mary’s Primary

    Barnsley Football Club’s Alex Mowatt and Brad Collins visited St Mary’s Primary School this afternoon. Alex and Brad were the latest set of Reds first-teamers to gave up their time to meet the pupils. The duo took part in a fun question and answer assembly which began with introductions before selected pupils asked their previously…

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  • Collins & Halme Visit Holiday Camps

    Brad Collins and Aapo Halme gave up their time to meet participants at Reds in the Community’s Holiday Camps this afternoon. The Barnsley Football Club players were the latest Reds first-teamers to be giving back to the local community at the Oakwell Indoor Centre. Brad and Aapo, both of whom joined in the Summer, took…

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  • Jacob Brown Named Sports Participation Ambassador

    Barnsley Football Club’s Jacob Brown has enhanced his support for Reds in the Community by becoming the Charity’s Sports Participation Ambassador. The 21-year-old has committed to the role for the 2019/20 season in a bid to further support Reds in the Community. Jacob has already taken part in two Reds in the Community player appearances…

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