Viv Anderson has hailed the world’s first black professional football as an ‘incredible’ inspiration, in the week that marked 150 years since his birth.
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Viv Anderson, the first black footballer to represent England on an international stage, shares his hope for greater black representation.
Viv Anderson stands as ‘Radical Hero’ and shares his life experiences, challenges with racial discrimination, and stories of how he overcame it.
Anderson, who made his England debut at Wembley against Czechoslovakia in 1978, is one of the People’s History Museum’s 100 Radical Heroes and will return to the museum on October 15 for the event to celebrate Black History Month.
Former England and Liverpool legend Mark Wright has teamed up with Salford City Council and red and blue players from Liverpool and Manchester to help recruit new foster carers.