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FURD's home at the U-Mix Centre

Football Unites Racism Divides (FURD) is a youth and social inclusion project and charity (charity number 1075678 and 1149203) 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 FURD website is under construction
We are currently developing a new FURD website....
20 March 2018 view this news article in full
Young volunteers wanted for film-making project
Football Unites Racism Divides has been granted funding to work with young people to produce a short film exploring Britishness and British values....
20 February 2018 view this news article in full
Free social activities for asylum-seeker and refugee women
We run a free social group for women refugees and asylum-seekers at the U-Mix Centre on Wednesdays from 10.45am to 12.45pm. This is a great opportunity to make friends, have fun, improve your English, and keep fit through exercise and dance....
31 January 2018 view this news article in full
Cyrille Regis
Cyrille Regis 'We stood on his shoulders' said a tearful Dion Dublin in tribute to the way too soon passing of Cyrille Regis....
20 January 2018 view this news article in full
Could our Talent Match scheme help you?
Could our Talent Match scheme help you? Are you aged 18-24? Bored of doing nothing? Not in education, employment or training? Want to get a job but lacking confidence or motivation? Want to go on a course but can't afford it? Passionate about something and want to find a way to turn ...
3 January 2018 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. Photo by Kevin Titterton.

What's on when?

We run or host a busy programme of football sessions, walking football, coaching, youth clubs, social groups, fitness, music and dance groups, mostly at the U-Mix Centre. Here's a list of our regular sessions.
Arthur Wharton - the first black pro footballer

Donate to FURD

FURD is a charity. Please consider making a donation to MyDonate page if you can to help our work to continue. Thank you.

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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