BME Lions: Footballers with full England caps

Nottingham Forest full-back Viv Anderson made his full England debut against Czechoslovakia on 29 November 1978, becoming the first black player to do so. Forty years on, another 88 black footballers have worn the Three Lions with pride – but how many can you name in ten minutes?

Many of those players feature in Colin Yates’ striking exhibition, Black Looks, commemorating prominent and pioneering players of the past century. Find out more by clicking here. 


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