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Thank You To Our Main Match Sponsor vs Crewe Alexandra.

24 February 2015

At Saturday’s game against Crewe Alexandra here at Oakwell, the Barnsley FC Community Trust were proud to be main match sponsor. The Trust's Education Team hosted the event to raise awareness of the range of courses and to strengthen links with local schools. We would like to say a huge thank you to the Barnsley FC Trust and representatives from Shafton ALC, Dearne ALC, Kirk Balk and Carlton CC who attended the game with, and we hope you all had a fantastic afternoon!

Based here at Oakwell, the Trust is the Charity arm of Barnsley Football Club and provides Sports Participation, Education, Health and Social Inclusion programmes for people across the local community. Using the vehicle of sport, physical activity, education and the brand of Barnsley FootballClub, the Trust is committed to provide high quality, accessible participation and development opportunities that positively change lives and bring enjoyable activities that are relevant to the borough.

The Trust’s range of Education courses provide young people with unique opportunities to learn and develop in a number of exciting subjects, including the ‘Introduction to Coaching’, ‘Diploma in Sport’, ‘Activity Leadership Apprenticeship’, ‘Extended Diploma in Development & Coaching’ courses, amongst others. The high quality facilities here at Oakwell provide an ideal environment to learn and embark on an exciting career in sport.

The Barnsley FC Community Trust prides itself on the quality of its staffing team and the ‘can do’ attitude that is present in everything that they do, and as a registered charity the team are determined to build on the success they have experienced to date. To do this they are always interested in establishing partnerships with local and regional organisations to help the Trust achieve its mission.

To learn more about the range of education courses available at the Trust, please click here or contact the Education Team on 01226 211 333.

For details and information regarding Matchday Sponsorship with Barnsley FC please contact the Commercial Department on tel. 01226 211 182, or via email to

Alternatively you can visit our website for more details

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