Rehman expands Asian sport charity

By Will Astbury

Former Bradford City captain Zesh Rehman has extended the services of his sporting charity to schools in Manchester.

The 27-year-old footballer, who was the first British Asian to play in the Premier League, signed for Thai side Muangthong United in late December but before he left took the time to establish the Zesh Rehman Foundation’s (ZRF) first project in the North West.

The Foundation is now running the Onside programme at Kassim Darwish Grammar School For Boys (KD), an Islamic independent school in Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, to teach youngsters more about the sport and hopefully to coach them into being the future stars of tomorrow.

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Euro film festival kicks off

A VARIETY of European movies will be shown in Manchester as part of a special event.

Between 27 April and 2 May 2010 Kinofilm Manchester European Short Film Festival is hosting a line-up that offers an ambitious and wide-ranging week of new motion picture and filmmaking events.

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