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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

`A superb melting pot of hope for all our futures...'
`A superb melting pot of hope for all our futures...' A poem created by people in Sharrow has appeared on the side of a new block of student flats....
24 February 2015 view this news article in full
15 hours to tackle racism...
15 hours to tackle racism... Please support this event if you can to raise money for FURD. Come and take part in a 15 hour sponsored overnight endurance football match here at the U-Mix Centre, kicking off at 3pm on Saturday 14th March....
10 February 2015 view this news article in full
Take part in a football tournament or two at the U-Mix Centre
Take part in a football tournament or two at the U-Mix Centre We are inviting teams to enter two football tournaments at the U-Mix Centre in February. Saturday 21st February: 6-a-side tournament from 1-5pm, entry fee £35 per team....
27 January 2015 view this news article in full
Sharrow United closing in on title
Sharrow United closing in on title Sharrow United closed in on the Meadowhall Sunday League Division One title with a crucial 4-1 win at chief challengers SWD....
25 January 2015 view this news article in full
Christmas and New Year closure dates
FURD and the U-Mix Centre will be CLOSED on these dates: Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th and Friday 26th December; Wednesday 31st December; and Thursday 1st January. We will be OPEN all other days. Merry Christmas and happy new year!...
16 December 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.

Donate to FURD

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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