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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 referral Kler Heh wins professional contract with the Blades
FURD referral Kler Heh wins professional contract with the Blades   Sheffield United have awarded a one year professional contract to several second-year scholars, including FURD referral Kler Heh....
9 April 2015 view this news article in full
Female 'veterans' football tournament on 19th April
Female 'veterans' football tournament on 19th April FURD is organising a 5-a-side 'female veterans' football tournament and is inviting any women aged 35 and over to come and take part. You don't need to be part of a team, we will allocate participants to teams....
2 April 2015 view this news article in full
Fare Network and Samuel Eto'o receive tolerance award
Fare Network and Samuel Eto'o receive tolerance award The Fare (Football Against Racism in Europe) Network and Cameroon football legend Samuel Eto`o have been presented with the third European Medal of Tolerance in London for `exceptional achievements` in tackling discrimination through football....
23 March 2015 view this news article in full
Pilotlight scheme
Pilotlight scheme FURD are delighted to announce that we have been successful in our application to the Pilotlight scheme. The scheme aims to match charities such as ourselves with business professionals to provide free strategic planning and support....
17 March 2015 view this news article in full
Female coach wanted for Saturday girls' football session
Level 1 or 2 qualified female football coach required to run a new girls' football session (age 9-15) for Football Unites, Racism Divides at the U-Mix Centre on Saturdays. 12-1pm, starting as soon as possible....
17 March 2015 view this news article in full
Continuation of BBC Children in Need Funding
Continuation of BBC Children in Need Funding We are delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need have granted the continuation of their funding to us for the next three years from February 2015 to January 2018....
17 March 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
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