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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
Sheffield's Great Get-Together on Sunday 18th June
We are pleased to be supporting Sheffield's Great Get-Together at Heeley City Farm this Sunday, 18th June between 11am and 3.30pm. We'll be there with Streetkick, our inflatable football pitch, to show that we all have #moreincommon than divides us. The Sheffield event is one of hundreds of Great Get Togethers taking place across the country on the same weekend, inspired by Jo Cox, who was murdered on 16 June 2016....
14 June 2017 view this news article in full
FURD/I-Aspire Summer/Eid festival Sunday 2nd July at U-Mix Centre

FURD is again teaming up with the I-Aspire Foundation to hold a community festival in Lowfield Park, outside the U-Mix Centre, just after Eid on Sunday 2nd July.

The festival will be from 1-5pm and will feature football activities, mega slide, henna and mehndi, stalls, rides, face painting, boxing, bouncy castle, 'last man standing', food and much more!

More details coming soon...

See the festival flyer at the link below to our tweet.

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14 June 2017 view this news article in full
Women's football tournament welcomes the Diyar team from Palestine
FURD hosted a charity football tournament for women at the U-Mix Centre on Saturday 10th June in honour of a tour of the UK by Diyar women's football team from Bethlehem. The 5-a-side tournament was organised jointly with AFC Unity from Sheffield and Republica Internationale from Leeds, and our teams were joined by Mexborough Athletic and Nunny's Funky Boots. There was some great football on display from all the teams with Mexborough being the winners....
13 June 2017 view this news article in full
Use your vote!
FURD would like to encourage everyone who has the right to vote in this Thursday's General Election - especially young people - to use their vote....
6 June 2017 view this news article in full
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

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