As the issue of racism has sadly reared its ugly head again in recent months, this painting celebrates the achievements of black players who blazed a trail for others to follow. The outrageous treatment of Jack Leslie, by England’s selectors, meant that it would be nearly half a century before Viv Anderson would become the first black footballer to play for England in a full international in 1978.

Prints available in sizes 1000 x 700mm and 594 x 420mm.
All prints come numbered and signed by the artist, Bernard Kelly.
Prints produced by Fine Art printer William Chitham.

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1. Viv Anderson MBE
2. Arthur Wharton
3. Brendon Batson MBE
4. Walter Tull MC
5. Tony Ford MBE
6. Albert Johanneson
7. Jack Leslie
8. Paul Ince
9. Laurie Cunningham
10. Lindy Delapenha
11. Cyrille Regis MBE
12. Keith Alexander