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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

Come and watch the Women's World Cup with us!
Come and watch the Women's World Cup with us! Come and watch Brazil play Australia in the Women's World Cup at the U-Mix Centre this Sunday! We are holding a free public screening of the Round of 16 match that kicks off at 6pm on Sunday 21st June....
17 June 2015 view this news article in full
FURD to host refereeing course for BME candidates
FURD to host refereeing course for BME candidates With funding made available by the Football Association, Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA is offering a subsidised refereeing course specifically for people from ethnic minority backgrounds....
9 June 2015 view this news article in full
Streetkick mobile football pitch available for bookings
Streetkick mobile football pitch available for bookings Our Streetkick units are mobile, inflatable football pitches that are able to move from one location to another delivering activity directly into your local communities....
9 June 2015 view this news article in full
FURD at the "Overcome all borders: UNITED against Intolerance" conference
FURD at the "Overcome all borders: UNITED against Intolerance" conference FURD's Talent Match Coach Sajaad Rauf recently represented us at "Overcome all borders: UNITED against Intolerance", an anti-racist European conference in Mollina, Spain....
2 June 2015 view this news article in full
Sheffield and Cape Town collaborate in new Comic Book about Albert Johanneson
Sheffield and Cape Town collaborate in new Comic Book about Albert Johanneson On Saturday 1st May 1965, Albert Louis Johanneson became the first black footballer to appear in an FA Cup Final as Leeds United met Liverpool....
26 May 2015 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.

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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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