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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

New girls' football sessions starting on the Lansdowne Estate
New girls' football sessions starting on the Lansdowne Estate This Saturday, 24th September, 2-3pm, we're starting some FREE girls' football sessions on the Lansdowne Estate in Sharrow, Sheffield....
21 September 2016 view this news article in full
FURD featured in Football Stories book and exhibition
A number of characters involved with FURD have been featured in a book and exhibition of local 'Football Stories'....
21 September 2016 view this news article in full
Watch Liverpool v Chelsea at the launch of our Football Supporting Refugees project this Friday
This Friday, 16th September, we are holding an open event at the U-Mix Centre to launch our new Football Supporting Refugees project....
14 September 2016 view this news article in full
FURD football team heading for French refugee camp
FURD football team heading for French refugee camp In October 2015 Fuze Beyond Borders was set up with the aim of providing humanitarian aid and empowerment to refugees residing in the French border town of Dunkirk....
31 August 2016 view this news article in full
Shoot some hoops at the U-Mix Centre
FURD is now involved in an initiative with Basketball England to get more people playing basketball by encouraging and supporting greater use of outdoor courts and nets....
23 August 2016 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 worldís 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 peopleís 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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