9 April 2012 Last updated at 23:59

Hull owner Assem Allam says sport can help communities

Hull City owner and chairman Assem Allam tells BBC Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Late Kick Off that sport can correct problems in communities.

Allam left his native Egypt in the 60s, studied economics at Hull University and, in recent years, has become one of the area's biggest philanthropists.

Paul Barnes has been to meet him.

Late Kick Off is shown on BBC One on a Monday evening (2305 GMT).

You can also watch the programme again on the BBC iplayer via the Late Kick Off website.

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