A former Premier Soccer League CEO has passed on, the league confirmed on Monday.
Trevor Phillips, who was popularly known as the ‘British Bulldog’, has sadly passed away, with the league confirming the news in a statement this morning.
Phillips was the first Chief Executive of the Premier Soccer League and has been given credit for the role he played in the early days of the PSL, ensuring that the league grows to become one of the biggest on the continent.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Trevor “British Bulldog” Phillips‚ the first Chief Executive Officer of the Premier Soccer League.
“The NSL Executive Committee conveys its heartfelt condolences to Mr. Phillips’ family‚ more particularly‚ his wife Stella and his children Mark and Sharon."
"We supplicate that God gives them fortitude at this moment of their extreme grief and pain.
"The PSL will observe a moment of silence ahead of this week’s DStv Premiership and GladAfrica Championship fixtures. May his soul repose peacefully.”
Phillips served as CEO of the PSL in two different stints, the last one being in 2007.