Telephone 0114 2587787 Email enquiries@furd.org

Free football coaching at Sheffield United´s Academy

Sheffield United have just opened their new £5million training facilities in Shirecliffe – and the good news for FURD is that the club is allowing us to base most of our community coaching sessions there. The Hallam FM Academy @ Sheffield United was opened by the Minister for Sport Richard Caborn in December and it’s the first time in the club’s 114 year history that they’ve owned their own training grounds. Part funded by a grant from the Football Foundation, the facilities, described as ‘awesome’ by Sharrow United players, include four grass pitches, a full-sized, synthetic, floodlit pitch and an indoor hall. Contact FURD on 0114 2553156 for details of free coaching sessions you can join – we’re currently running sessions on 5 days a week, with a variety of indoor and outdoor, junior and senior, daytime and evening sessions.

Latest News

Vacancy for female football coaach
We are looking for a female football coach to run our girls' football sessions on Saturdays, starting as soon as possible. The sessions are from 11am-12 at the U-Mix Centre for 8-15 year old girls....
23 February 2017 view this news article in full
New partnership working with Sheffield Wednesday
FURD is starting to do some partnership work with Sheffield Wednesday, intially to jointly run our coaching sessions for 11-16 year olds at U-Mix Centre Sheffield on Wednesdays from 4.30-6pm....
15 February 2017 view this news article in full
FURD's 'veteran' footballers go from strength to strength
FURD's football work has a particular focus on improving opportunities for under-represented groups, including women over 35. There has been a lack of opportunities for women to play football just for fun, friendship and fitness....
7 February 2017 view this news article in full
FURD walking football in partnership with Shipshape
Football Unites Racism Divides in partnership with Shipshape Health and Wellbeing are bringing back Walking Football at the U-Mix Centre Sheffield every Tuesday 1pm-2pm from February 7th....
24 January 2017 view this news article in full
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

All content, unless otherwise stated, is copyright of Football Unites, Racism Divides.