Barrow AFC are one of a group of English Football League clubs to receive special recognition for family engagement on matchdays.

The Bluebirds are one of 65 EFL clubs to achieve Family Excellence status for the 2021/22 season.

The scheme, now in its 14th year, recognises family engagement across the League and rewards clubs in their efforts to attract and retain young fans of the future.

Each EFL club receives two mystery visits throughout the season, with the feedback determining whether the club achieves Family Excellence status.

Barrow’s score on both visits was 8.0, which places them 11th in League Two and 40th in the EFL overall. 

EFL Chief Executive, Trevor Birch, said:

​"I would like to congratulate the record number of clubs that have achieved Family Excellence status this season.

"Ensuring a memorable matchday experience is vital to attract the next generation of young fans, so it’s great to see so many clubs excelling in this area.

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"Fans returning to EFL clubs in their millions this season has been fantastic to see and club staff should be commended for going the extra mile to make the matchdays engaging for families attending live games."