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Walter Tull's amazing story brought to life in new FURD comic
Walter Tull's amazing story brought to life in new FURD comic The latest comic edition in the FURD Pioneers series,'TULL', tells the inspirational story of a young Black man from an East London Orphanage who became a star footballer with Clapton FC, Tottenham Hotspur and Northampton Town, signing for Glasgow Rangers during World War 1. First Black officer to lead White troops into battle Walter Tull volunteered for the Football Battalion in the First World War and became the first Black Officer to lead White British troops into battle....
17 October 2018 view this news article in full
Exhibitions and resources for Black History Month
FURD has several exhibitions suitable for Black History Month activities available for hire: World War 1 and 2 Muslim Victoria Cross holders (c. 2012) Refugee Footballers in Britain (2012) A nine panel exhibition featuring footballers from a refugee background who have played in Britain from the 1940s to the present day. The exhibition includes background information about some of the reasons why people have sought refuge, including wars and conflicts....
26 September 2018 view this news article in full
FURD Eid festival
On 2nd September 2018, FURD organised an Eid festival for the community in Lowfield Park and the U-Mix Centre. The festival was held just after Eid- Al-Adha, the Muslim festival of sacrifice which follows the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. The Eid festival was a family occasion welcoming people of all faiths and none. Attractions included rides, face painting and inflatables for children, a bazaar, henna, a barbecue, Streetkick mobile football pitch and more....
12 September 2018 view this news article in full
William Ramsay Cup raises awareness of the dangers of gambling and mental health issues
A new 5 a-side football tournament, The William Ramsay Cup, is being held at the U-Mix Centre this Saturday, 18th August, from 2pm. This is a friendly, yet fiercely competitive, competition named and organised in honour of Jack Ritchie, who sadly took his own life last year as a direct result of a gambling addiction....
14 August 2018 view this news article in full
All Nations festival 2018 attracts over 60 players
The 2018 All Nations Football Festival took place at the U-Mix Centre on Saturday 4th August. The All Nations is an annual event hosted by FURD and delivered in partnership with Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA. It aims to use football as a means of bringing people from diverse backgrounds together in ways that lead to positive interactions and contribute towards greater community cohesion....
7 August 2018 view this news article in full
Eid festival
A dedicated team of FURD volunteers organised an Eid festival at the U-Mix Centre on 17th June to coincide with the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. An estimated 2,000 people - including Lord Mayor Magid Magid - attended the community event which raised £2,763.18 for the Human Aid charity. FURD was one of the sponsors of the event which included a football tournament, inflatables, a bazaar, children's rides, nasheeds, face painting, boxing, FURD's Streetkick and much more....
25 July 2018 view this news article in full
All Nations Football Festival set for 4th August 2018
FURD's annual All Nations Football Festival will take place at the U-Mix Centre on Saturday 4th August 2018 between 1pm and 5pm. This 5-a-side tournament is particularly geared towards promoting the inclusion of refugees and asylum-seekers in football, but players of all backgrounds are welcome to enter. The event is held in partnership with Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA, and has been taking place annually since 2003....
17 July 2018 view this news article in full
FURD film making project gets underway
FURD's new film-making project is underway, with a series of workshops being held at the U-Mix Centre, Sheffield, for budding young film-makers. We're working with film-maker Eelyn Lee and a group of 16-24-year-old volunteers to make a documentary film exploring Britishness, British values and what unites people....
18 April 2018 view this news article in full
New FURD website is under construction

We are currently developing a new FURD website.

Meanwhile, if you can't find the information you need on here, please get in touch using the contact details at the top of this page - or call in to see us at the U-Mix Centre, Asline Road, Sheffield S2 4UJ.

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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

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