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Football Unites Racism Divides (FURD) is a youth and social inclusion project and charity (charity number 1075678 and 1149203) 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 Talent Match clients recognised for achievements
FURD employs two workers - Sajaad Rauf and Saudat Adinani - as Talent Match coaches - a Big Lottery Fund programme to provide individually tailored support to young people aged 18-24 to help them access training,education, employment and enterprise....
17 January 2017 view this news article in full
FURD's trip to the Liberte Cup unites refugees and football fans
In September 2016, London based charity Fuze, in partnership with online football media platform Copa90, organised The Liberte Cup as a consequence of their engagement work during the previous 12 months or so with refugees living in a camp in Grande ...
11 January 2017 view this news article in full
Funding granted for Belonging Together refugee group
We are pleased to report that the Big Lottery Fund has awarded us an Awards for All grant of 9,918 pounds to sustain and develop our 'Belonging Together' group....
10 January 2017 view this news article in full
The Liberte Cup film now on ITV Hub
In September 2016, a group from FURD travelled to the Grande-Synthe migrant camp near Dunkirk in northern France to play in The Liberte Cup, a football tournament bringing together refugees from the camp and football fans from across Europe, ...
10 January 2017 view this news article in full
FURD's Christmas 'soup kitchen'
On 21st December 2016, young people taking part in our National Citizen Service scheme cooked up a festive meal at the U-Mix Centre, supported by FURD staff....
3 January 2017 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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FURD is a charity. Please consider making a donation to MyDonate 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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