Welcome to Sports Officials UK

SOUK is the umbrella organisation that supports the development of sports officials generically in the UK.  It’s a membership association for Sports National Governing Bodies (NGBs) and other connected organisations. Many of the representatives have a clear responsibility for officiating and the volunteer workforce within their sport.

We are all aware of the critical role of the sports officials and volunteers in delivering professional safe and enjoyable sport. SOUK is fully committed to providing the best possible support for the recruitment, reward, development and retention of officials and volunteers so that they can meet the need of the sport or activity they represent.

This website hosts everything you need to know about SOUK and will, very soon, be the launchpad for individual membership and access to a range of generic and sport specific e-learning modules as well as an online logbook. Individual members will also find a wide range of benefits offered which complement those provided by NGBs. The e-learning aspect of the website is currently being tested and will be launched soon. At that point, we will be in touch to direct you towards the Learning Zone to get the full picture!

BBC SPORTS NEWS

  • No rift over Sturridge - Hodgson  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:19:53 GMT

    England boss Roy Hodgson says there is no rift with Liverpool over Daniel Sturridge, who is not in his latest squad.

  • India beat Pakistan to hockey gold  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:36:06 GMT

    India win their first Asian Games hockey gold in 16 years after beating rivals Pakistan on penalties in Incheon.

  • Clyne & Shelvey win England call-ups  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:56:18 GMT

    Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne and Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey are called up to the England squad.

  • Typhoon 'threatens Japanese GP'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:32:41 GMT

    The Japanese GP could be called off if Typhoon Phanfone hits Japan on Sunday, says Force India driver Sergio Perez.

  • NFL rocked by fresh assault probe  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:18:08 GMT

    American football player CJ Spillman is being investigated over an alleged sexual assault, police say, the latest such case to rock the NFL.

  • Hamilton: This is my best F1 season  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:17:10 GMT

    Lewis Hamilton believes he has put together the best season of his F1 career as he chases the drivers' title with Mercedes.

  • O'Brien out for 'five or six months'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:45:35 GMT

    Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien is out for "five or six months" after his shoulder injury from last year becomes infected.

  • Alonso not ruling out Ferrari exit  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:20:35 GMT

    Fernando Alonso has refused to rule out leaving F1 giants Ferrari before the end of his contract, which runs until 2016.

  • Australia drop Beale over 'row'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:27:46 GMT

    Australia's Kurtley Beale is under investigation over an alleged argument on a flight and will not face Argentina.

  • Villa's Benteke eyes Man City return  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:00:21 GMT

    Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke could return to first-team action against Manchester City on Saturday.