Ray Olivier, a former professional referee who worked in the English Football League and the Premier League, now works for Professional Game Match Officials. He describes training new referees in Malaysia as part of the British Council and the Premier League's Premier Skills.
Tilal Salih, who works at the British Council Sudan in Khartoum, writes about the final match in the Premier Skills football league in Sudan, which took place on 6 March 2013 and was organised by the British Council and sponsored by USAID. Premier Skills is a partnership between the Continue reading
John Worne, the British Council's Director of Strategy, blogs about how a new British Council sports partnership with Premier Rugby called ' Try Rugby SP' is using rugby to engage with children and young people in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, to deliver health, education and social outcomes.
Shaimaa Al-Banna, project manager in our Cairo office, heads to the football pitch to meet the children in our Premier Skills programme who are building stronger communities and brighter futures for themselves through sport.
Community leader Charles Siqueira, coordinator of the Premier Skills Esporte Seguro or 'Safe Sport' project in Morro dos Prazeres, writes about his experience of working with young people in a Rio favela.
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