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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

Leading players address discrimination in new video
Leading players address discrimination in Football People video 25 September 2014 A video featuring leading players and a prominent Fare member group has been launched as part of the Football People campaign....
26 September 2014 view this news article in full
U-Mix Festival unites the community
U-Mix Festival unites the community A big thank you to everyone who braved the rain on Saturday to help make the U-Mix Centre festival such a success. A fantastic team of staff and volunteers were on hand to welcome the community to Lowfield Park and the U-Mix Centre....
9 September 2014 view this news article in full
Arthur Wharton 125th anniversary celebration in Rotherham on Sunday 7th September
Arthur Wharton 125th anniversary celebration in Rotherham on Sunday 7th September Join us this Sunday, 7th September, at a special event in Rotherham to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Arthur Wharton becoming the world`s first black professional footballer....
2 September 2014 view this news article in full
U-Mix festival this Saturday!
U-Mix festival this Saturday! This Saturday, 6th September, Football Unites, Racism Divides is hosting a festival for all the community at Lowfield Park, outside our base at the U-Mix Centre....
2 September 2014 view this news article in full
U-Mix festival and football tournaments moved to 6th September
U-Mix festival and football tournaments moved to 6th September The U-Mix community festival originally planned for 30th August has been rescheduled to Saturday 6th September - see the poster below....
19 August 2014 view this news article in full
Sheffield United to host FA consultation on Asians in football - have your say!
The Football Association is holding regional forums throughout August and September to consult on suggested activities to address Asian inclusion across grassroots football....
19 August 2014 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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