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New resources

New resources are always being added to our library and are here to be borrowed. Here are some of our recent additions - contact us if you're interested in borrowing these, or any of our other resources.

Dissertations: 'National Funding at Grass Root Level: the Effectiveness of the Positive Futures Scheme in Shirecliffe, Sheffield' by Helen Johnston

'The History of Race and Ethnicity in Post-War UK Boxing, Athletics and Football' by David Vogwell

Reports: 'Community Pride not Prejudice: Making Diversity Work in Bradford' by Sir Herman Ouseley

'Football Unites, Racism Divides: an Evaluation of the Period 1998-2000' by Steve Bradbury

'The New Football Communities: a Survey of Professional Football Clubs on Issues of Community, Ethnicity and Social Inclusion' by Steve Bradbury

Books: 'Out of His Skin: the John Barnes Phenomenon' by Dave Hill

'Sir Vivian: the Definitive Autobiography' by Viv Richards

'The Diary of Anne Frank' by Anne Frank

'Kicking the Boy' Balls' by Jane Ashworth

New features added to this website include a link from the Links page to the new UEFA website, and new to the Online Resources page is a link to 'A Game of Two Halves: the Experiences of Black Footballers' by Malcolm & Last, which analyses the numbers of black players in England along with their positions, transfer fees and other issues.

Latest News

Walter Tull's amazing story brought to life in new FURD comic
Walter Tull's amazing story brought to life in new FURD comic The latest comic edition in the FURD Pioneers series,'TULL', tells the inspirational story of a young Black man from an East London Orphanage who became a star footballer with Clapton FC, Tottenham Hotspur and Northampton Town, signing for ...
17 October 2018 view this news article in full
Exhibitions and resources for Black History Month
FURD has several exhibitions suitable for Black History Month activities available for hire: World War 1 and 2 Muslim Victoria Cross holders (c....
26 September 2018 view this news article in full
FURD Eid festival
On 2nd September 2018, FURD organised an Eid festival for the community in Lowfield Park and the U-Mix Centre. The festival was held just after Eid- Al-Adha, the Muslim festival of sacrifice which follows the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca....
12 September 2018 view this news article in full
William Ramsay Cup raises awareness of the dangers of gambling and mental health issues
A new 5 a-side football tournament, The William Ramsay Cup, is being held at the U-Mix Centre this Saturday, 18th August, from 2pm....
14 August 2018 view this news article in full
All Nations festival 2018 attracts over 60 players
The 2018 All Nations Football Festival took place at the U-Mix Centre on Saturday 4th August. The All Nations is an annual event hosted by FURD and delivered in partnership with Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA....
7 August 2018 view this news article in full

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