With both Black History Month and Anti-Racist Action Week in Football coming up in October, FURD still has one copy of the History of Black Footballers Exhibition available for hire. It is available for the cost of delivery only (around £20) and consists of 8 laminated posters telling the story of black players´ contribution to British football from the 19th century to the present day. For more information contact Football Unites.
Lots of new content is currently being added to our website - click on Biographies to read more about some of the black pioneers in football, and follow the fortunes of Sharrow United match by match in our projects section. Also in the projects section, find out more about our Coaching, Tournaments and the Black Footballers Heritage Project.
How volunteering led to paid work for Sijo
This is an interview with Sijo Joseph, our Marketing and Volunteer Coordinator, about how volunteering for FURD has led to him becoming a paid member of our team. This interview was first done for Sheffield Volunteer Centre....
19 March 2019
New Cyrille Regis and Walter Tull exhibitions now open
Throughout March, we have two new exhibitions on display at our home the U-Mix Centre in Sheffield....
13 March 2019
'Only One Cyrille Regis' event honours the legacy of the pioneering footballer
Football Unites Racism Divides in partnership with Stand up to Racism Sheffield organised the `Only One Cyrille Regis`event at the U-Mix Centre on 24th February 2019 to remember and celebrate the legacy of the pioneering footballer....
5 March 2019
Only One Cyrille Regis: a celebration of the life and times of the inspirational black footballer
Football Unites, Racism Divides and Stand Up To Racism are jointly organising a tribute to former West Bromwich Albion and Coventry striker Cyrille Regis with an anti-racist event on Sunday 24th February 2019 - the day after WBA meet Sheffield ...
6 February 2019
Rewind 2018 - Forward 2019!
We've put together this look back at 2018 in FURD's world, with some hints of what we've got coming up in the next few months.