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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

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
Over 200 attend FURD's fund-raising football tournament
Over 200 attend FURD's fund-raising football tournament FURD held a very successful 6-a-side fundraising football tournament on Sunday 17th May with proceeds going towards sustaining our work. Over 200 people attended the event, raising over £600 for FURD....
19 May 2015 view this news article in full
Support our fundraising tournament this Sunday!
Support our fundraising tournament this Sunday! If you're free this Sunday, come along to the U-Mix Centre to support our fundraising football tournament! You can see some local footballing talent on display, have a game of Streetkick, find out more about our work and enjoy some food and ...
12 May 2015 view this news article in full
FURD receives cheque from Sheffield Hallam University student fundraisers
FURD receives cheque from Sheffield Hallam University student fundraisers FURD would like to thank all the students and staff from Sheffield Hallam University who have worked hard this year to raise much-needed funds to help us continue our work....
5 May 2015 view this news article in full
Sharrow United win promotion at the first attempt
Sharrow United win promotion at the first attempt FURD-backed team Sharrow United have secured promotion back into the Meadowhall Sheffield and District Sunday League Premier Division....
28 April 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 worlds 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 aselection 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 peoples 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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