|Forlag||Taylor and Francis|
|Serie||Sport in the Global Society|
|Emne||20th century; Biography: sport; Black & Asian studies; Football (Soccer, Association football); Social & cultural history; Sports & outdoor recreation; Track & field sports, athletics; c 1800 to c 1900|
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Om First Black Footballer
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.