Anwar Uddin Biography
Anwar is an English professional footballer currently playing with Eastbourn Borough in the Conference South, where he plays as a defender.
He first supported SRtRC at our school competition prize-giving ceremony at Wembley in 2007. Anwar has also represented SRtRC on BBC Radio 5 live, and attended the 2008 preview of our Islamophobia educational DVD at the National Union of Teachers headquarters in London.
Anwar is of Bangladeshi origin, born to a Bengali father and to an English mother. He is the only man of Bangladeshi-origin to play professional football in England, and was the first British Asian to captain a side in the top four divisions.
He was inducted into the SRtRC Hall of Fame on Valentine's Day 2009.