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FURD in the FA People's Cup
Three teams representing FURD were among over 4,000 teams that entered the 2017 FA People's Cup, a free national 5-a-side tournament organised by the FA and the BBC, with 16 different categories. The first round was held over the weekend of 24th-26th February with heats taking place around the country. FURD had teams in the adult female, female veteran and under-14 girls categories....
1 March 2017 view this news article in full
Special offer on our 3G pitches on Fridays

We've got the football fever every Friday until 3rd June 2017!

There's a special offer on our 3G pitch at the U-Mix Centre, Asline Road, Sheffield S2 4UJ - only 20 pounds per hour throughout the day and evening! To book, give us a call on 0114 2589601.

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28 February 2017 view this news article in full
Vacancy for female football coach
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. Candidates should ideally have the FA Level 2 in Coaching Football, but an FA Level 1 qualified coach with some paid or voluntary experience would be considered. DBS clearance is essential. The rate of pay depends on level of qualification....
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.

That means talented young players have a great chance of being spotted by Wednesday Academy coaches! It's free too, so come along!

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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. Many women of this generation had few if any opportunities to play football in their youth. Our female football sessions are attended by girls and women aged from 8 right up to 65....
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.

As this is a non-contact version of football, it is open to men and women of all ages. It's a great way to stay active, improve your health, meet new people and have fun!

Please call us on 0114 2589601 or 2587787 for more information, or just come along on the day.

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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. On 13th December 2016, three of our Talent Match clients were recognised with awards at the Sheffield City Region Talent Match Awards. Ayat Ali is 24. She started a Level 1 English course at college in September 2016....
17 January 2017 view this news article in full
FURD's trip to the Liberte Cup unites refugees and football fans
In September 2016, London based charity Fuze, in partnership with online football media platform Copa90, organised The Liberte Cup as a consequence of their engagement work during the previous 12 months or so with refugees living in a camp in Grande Synthe near Dunkirk in northern France. Due to our extensive work with refugees in Sheffield, FURD was invited to participate and took a team of young people to play in the tournament as well as spending a day volunteering in the camp....
11 January 2017 view this news article in full
Funding granted for Belonging Together refugee group
We are pleased to report that the Big Lottery Fund has awarded us an Awards for All grant of 9,918 pounds to sustain and develop our 'Belonging Together' group. The grant will enable us to deliver a series of single sex activities including football, dance and crafts, for male and female refugees and asylum-seekers....
10 January 2017 view this news article in full
The Liberte Cup film now on ITV Hub
In September 2016, a group from FURD travelled to the Grande-Synthe migrant camp near Dunkirk in northern France to play in The Liberte Cup, a football tournament bringing together refugees from the camp and football fans from across Europe, showcasing how the beautiful game can be used as a massive force for good....
10 January 2017 view this news article in full

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