Viv Anderson MBE

Viv Anderson MBE

First black footballer to play in a full international for England. 

George Boeteng

George Boateng 

Former international footballer for Holland who also played for Aston Villa FC, Middlesbrough FC, Coventry FC and Hull City FC. 

Kim Grant

Kim Grant 

Direct descendant of Arthur Wharton and former footballer who played for Ghana’s national football team. 

Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh 

Scottish author and playwright, including the novel Trainspotting.

Dorothy Leeson 

Relative of Arthur Wharton. 

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