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Palestinian women's football team coming to Sheffield
On Saturday 10th June, FURD is hosting a fundraising women's football tournament - and one of the participating teams is coming all the way from Bethlehem. The Diyar team was founded by players at Bethlehem University in 2008. It is one of the West Bank's leading teams and many of their players are in the Palestine national women's team. They are coming on tour to the UK with support from Liverpool Friends of Diyar....
23 May 2017 view this news article in full
Female football coach wanted
Job title: Female football coach Hours: 1.5 a week every Saturday morning, or alternate Saturday mornings Location: the U-Mix Centre, Sheffield Description: Female football coach wanted to run FURD's girls' football sessions from 11am-midday on Saturdays, for girls aged 7-15. 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....
18 May 2017 view this news article in full
Oral history project on Jewish Sheffield
FURD's admin worker, Sonia Howard, has taken part in an oral history project about Sheffield's Jewish community. The Witness Project is run by the University of Sheffield's History department to collect and preserve Sheffield's past. Interviews are carried out by second year history students. This year's theme was about growing up Jewish in Sheffield during and after the Second World War....
17 May 2017 view this news article in full
Streetkick mobile football pitch available for hire
Our Streetkick units are mobile, inflatable football pitches that are able to move from one location to another delivering activity directly into your local communities. We are Sheffield's original Streetkick provider and our games have been in operation since 1998 supporting many community events throughout South Yorkshire and beyond. This summer we have two inflatable Streetkick games to hire, both of which were featured at the 2012 Euro championships in Poland....
17 May 2017 view this news article in full
FURD teams up with Amnesty's 'Football Welcomes' initiative
Throughout the 2016-17 season, FURD has been running the 'Football Supporting Refugees' project. Funded by the Premier League Fans Fund, the project is a season long programme encouraging football fans in Sheffield to engage with refugees and asylum seekers living in the city by attending matches together on a regular basis. More than that, it is about supporting more involvement in the whole match day experience....
27 April 2017 view this news article in full
The Great Get Together
Around the country, events are being planned for the weekend of 17th-18th June 2017 to to mark the first anniversary of the murder of MP Jo Cox. The Great Get Together weekend aims to show that she was right when she said we have more in common than divides us....
18 April 2017 view this news article in full
FareShare

FURD is pleased to have become a recipient of fresh surplus food donated by Tesco and redistributed by the FareShare charity.

We're receiving a weekly delivery of food which we then make available to some of our needy users, including refugees and asylum-seekers.

For more information about FareShare, please follow the link below.

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12 April 2017 view this news article in full
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

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