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Football Unites Racism Divides (FURD) is a youth and social inclusion project and charity (charity number 1075678) based in Sheffield, England, which works locally, nationally and internationally to combat racism and increase understanding between different communities.

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Latest News

FURD goes on an NCS Urban Adventure to London
Over the weekend FURD staff took 29 young people aged 16-17 on a residential to London. The trip was as part of our delivery of the National Citizen Service pilot pathfinder programme, in partnership with UK Youth....
29 November 2016 view this news article in full
FURD young people and Sheffield United show their support for Kick it Out
On Saturday 19th November 2016, Sheffield United dedicated their match against Shrewsbury to supporting Kick it Out, football's equality and inclusion organisation....
23 November 2016 view this news article in full
New women's football coaching on Saturdays
This Saturday, 19th November, we're starting some new women's football sessions at the U-Mix Centre. This will be for a trial period of 8 weeks and is part of the This Girl Can campaign to encourage more women and girls to be active....
16 November 2016 view this news article in full
'Football Supporting Refugees' hosts free screening of England v Scotland
Today (8th November 2016) we are represented at Berlin at the 'Willkommen im Fussball' conference discussing how football can help the integration of refugees. See the link below for more information....
8 November 2016 view this news article in full
NCS pilot programme underway
We've now begun delivery of the National Citizen Service pilot pathfinder programme, in partnership with UK Youth....
1 November 2016 view this news article in full

Kyle Walker on the left at a FURD Streetkick event (Click for full size pop-up)
England star Kyle Walker (left) at a FURD Streetkick event, Mount Pleasant Park, Sheffield.

Donate to FURD

Most of FURD's funding sources have now ended. Please make a donation via our Just Giving page if you can to help our work to continue. Thank you.

Arthur Wharton - the first black pro footballer

Black footballers

Did you know that Arthur Wharton, the world’s first black professional footballer was playing way back in 1889? Discover the contribution that Arthur and other black pioneers have made to the game.

Resource library

We have collated an incredible resource library on racism in football.  Search our library online, then arrange to borrow the item.

We also have a selection of resources available online for direct download.

Resources & information library
England fans say No to racism

Racism in football

Learn how racism has blighted the beautiful game and the measures being taken to stamp it out.  Compare the situation in continental Europe and how Football Unites, as a founding member of FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe), are tackling the problem head on.  Discuss you views with other website users in our discussion forum.

Refugees at their first Sheffield United match
Refugees at their first Sheffield United match

Our work

Football Unites uses young people’s love of the game to bring communities together and educate them about the dangers of racism.  We encourage minority groups to become actively involved in playing the game.  We work with professional clubs to ensure that the game is safe to watch by all spectators.

Our work
Football Unites advert at Bramall Lane

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