Core Sports are delighted to welcome former Professional Footballer Anwar Uddin as our Lead Ambassador.

Anwar brings a wealth of first-hand experience and knowledge both on and off the pitch. This includes both managerial and playing experience at the likes of West Ham United, Sheffield Wednesday, Dagenham & Redbridge & Barnet.

Anwar has also represented ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ and partnered with ‘Kick it Out’ to support diversity and equality within the industry.

Anwar was also the first British Asian to captain a football club in the top four divisions of English football.

Anwar is well known to the Board and executive staff at Core Sports and his appointment has been well received, with Managing Director Jamie Strong commenting, ‘Recruiting someone of Anwar’s calibre is confirmation of our aspirations and ambitions. He is a leading figure in the football industry, a proven educator and a great developer of people. Anwar is ideally suited to the role and we are confident he will be able to take Core Sports on to new heights.

We welcome Anwar and I am sure our clients alike will look forward to working closely with him to enhance our position across multi-sports’.

In response Anwar stated ‘I am excited at the prospect of taking on this fantastic role. Core Sports represent the pinnacle of management in professional sport and the opportunity to lead such a dynamic and inspirational organisation is a great privilege. I look forward to working hard with my colleagues on the Board to build upon the successes and strengths of the organisation.’