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Football sessions at Manor Fields
FURD is running some football activities for young people aged 13-18 at Manor Fields, off City Road in Sheffield starting this week - Thursday 17th August. They'll run initially on Thursdays from 4-5pm for the rest of the school holidays in partnership with the Arbourthorne Centre. Just turn up!...
16 August 2017 view this news article in full
All Nations Football Festival 2017
This year our annual All Nations Football Festival will take place on Saturday 30th September 2017 between 12.00 and 5pm. The event, which is held in partnership with Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA, is particularly geared towards promoting the inclusion of refugees and asylum-seekers in football. The day will feature 5-a-side football tournaments, Streetkick, information and advice stalls and food and drink stalls....
15 August 2017 view this news article in full
Support the Lionesses!
Tomorrow evening, 3rd August 2017, England play the host nation the Netherlands in the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's Euros. FURD is co-hosting a screening of the match at the Showroom cinema in Sheffield city centre. The match will be shown on a big screen in the bar area. Anyone is welcome to come along and watch the game there - entry is free and kick-off is at 7.45pm. Hope to see you there! Follow the link below to the Facebook Event page....
2 August 2017 view this news article in full
Free digital skills training at U-Mix on 4th and 11th August
FURD is pleased to be hosting part of The Google Digital Garage bus tour. The bus will be parked at the U-Mix Centre (by the chime dance floor) on Friday 4th and 11th August (10:00am to 6pm) and will offer free courses from how to Build a CV to Social Media Strategy. It will also offer free one to one coaching on digital skills. Here's the plan for 11th August: 11.00 - 12.00: Stay Safe Online 1.00 - 2.30: Build a CV 3.00 - 4.00: Writing for social media....
2 August 2017 view this news article in full
Creating and Developing Coaches
FURD took part in an event at Sheffield United FC last night offering support, advice and networking opportunities for football coaches and aspiring coaches, particularly ones from black and ethnic minority backgrounds. The Creating and Developing Coaches: Inclusive Coach Network event was one of a series of events being held at different football clubs....
1 August 2017 view this news article in full
National 5-a-side tournament on Sunday 23rd July

This Sunday, 23rd July 2017, we are hosting an annual national 5-a-side tournament organised by the i-Aspire Foundation at the U-Mix Centre in Sheffield.

There will also be a barbecue! Entry is still open and costs 40 pounds per team. Kick off is at 11am with registration at 10.30am.

For more information or to register a team, please contact Abdul Quiyum on 07830 072114.

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18 July 2017 view this news article in full
Volunteering award for Victor
One of our trustees, Victor Mujakachi, has received an award for volunteering at the 2017 Nether Edge and Sharrow Community Star Awards ceremony. Victor also coordinates our Belonging group for refugees and asylum-seekers. Victor said, "I feel deeply honoured to be nominated for this award, but I don't think about winning awards when I'm volunteering. It's not just about me - it's a team effort, so the award should really be for everyone who makes it possible....
12 July 2017 view this news article in full
Women's walking football team
An all-women walking football team from FURD took part in the Dick, Kerr Cup in Preston on Sunday - the first national women's walking football tournament. The team, made up of players from FURD's walking football and women's football initiatives, made it through to the semi-finals of the 'Plate' competition before being knocked out, with Newcastle being the eventual winners of the Cup....
5 July 2017 view this news article in full
Over 1,000 people attend our summer/Eid festival
Our Eid/summer festival was a great success on Sunday 2nd July,with well over a thousand people attending the free event in beautiful weather at Lowfield Park outside the U-Mix Centre....
5 July 2017 view this news article in full
Ramadan Emergency Project
FURD's Saudat and Mehrun did a sponsored walk last weekend (whilst fasting) and are raising money on behalf of One Ummah charity to help refugees inside Syria. Saudat said, "Hello! I'm raising money for Syria and would love your help! Most of you are aware that Syrians are being attacked, losing loved ones and their own homes every single day. Things are even harder than we can imagine....
15 June 2017 view this news article in full

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