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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

Football Stories - why does football matter to you?
Football Stories - why does football matter to you? FURD is hosting an intriguing Off the Shelf Festival event at the U-Mix Centre this Friday 24th October, when local writers and people from across the city's footballing divide will come together to tell their football stories....
21 October 2014 view this news article in full
All Nations tournament on 25th October
All Nations tournament on 25th October FURD, in partnership with Sheffield & Hallamshire County Football Association, is hosting this year's All Nations football festival at the U-Mix Centre on Saturday 25th October, between 12 and 5pm....
7 October 2014 view this news article in full
Who is your Black History hero or heroine?
Who is your Black History hero or heroine? Who is your Black History hero or heroine? Come and share your views, learn, take part in a friendly quiz and help create a timeline at the U-Mix Centre this Friday at 6.30pm. All ages welcome!...
7 October 2014 view this news article in full
Celebrate Black History Month with FURD
Celebrate Black History Month with FURD FURD has a programme of events lined up for Black History Month and the FARE `Football People` weeks of action. The events are nearly all free and all take place at the U-Mix Centre. All welcome. Fri 3rd Oct, 6pm: Screening of Ali the movie....
30 September 2014 view this news article in full
Leading players address discrimination in new video
Leading players address discrimination in Football People video 25 September 2014 A video featuring leading players and a prominent Fare member group has been launched as part of the Football People campaign....
26 September 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.

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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 world’s 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 a selection 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 people’s 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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