Yaser Mir Honoured at Stoke City Game
A community leader whose organisation has helped thousands of youngsters kick-out anti-social behaviour problems has been honoured at half time during a Premier League football match.
Yaser Mir, who is the founder and director of Engage Communities, a not-for-profit organisation, was given the Stoke City FC Community Champion Award during the Stoke City v QPR match, which was witnessed by the huge crowd at the Britannia stadium.
Commenting on the accolade, Yaser said, “It was an awesome day. We got the opportunity to watch Stoke City beat QPR. The tickets were free thanks to Stoke City Community Trust.
“It is a huge honour to be presented with a Stoke City FC Community Champion Award on the pitch at half time. We would also like to thank Stoke City Community Trust for providing us with 25 free tickets to the game today. Stoke won 3 – 1!”