Civic recognition for Football Unites

20 Apr 2007 / News

On 19th April 2007, a party of staff, young people, volunteers and friends of Football Unites, Racism Divides were guests of the Lord Mayor, Councillor Jackie Drayton, at a reception at Sheffield Town Hall in recognition of the contribution FURD has made to social inclusion and community cohesion in the city.

“I wish to congratulate everyone at Football Unites, Racism Divides on their hard work and commitment to overcoming the prejudices and fears which threaten to divide us. It’s really great that you have been able to use the power of football to increase social inclusion, both in Sheffield and the wider world”, said the Lord Mayor.