Arthur Wharton was the world's first black professional footballer, and the first African to play professional cricket in Yorkshire and Lancashire leagues. Those promoting Empire as an expression of white supremacy found him a supreme irritation, and he eventually died in poverty.On present showing he thought the young student would also havea good chance ofbringing the sprint title to the North ... Whether Manny Harbron, his trainer, choseanearly runagainst Cowie totest his young protege, or aspart of his ascent toanbsp;...
|Title||:||The First Black Footballer|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2012-11-12|