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Issued:14/11/13

Luke Tinker, studying for a BSc in Sport Development with Coaching, spent the summer in South Africa, coaching youngsters in football. He worked with the Football Foundation on South Africa, teaching football to underprivileged children from the townships of Gansbaai and Masakhane.

The Premier League, who funded the exchange visit, have published Luke's write-up of the trip, in which he talks about how sport can have a positive effect on social development and change.

Premier League [13 November 2013]
'This has taught me the power of sport'