Viv Anderson MBE
English football player and coach, who played for clubs including; Nottingham Forest, Arsenal, Manchester United and Sheffield Wednesday in the 1970s and 1980s. First black football player to represent England in a full international match. Two-time European Cup winner with Nottingham Forest.
Former international footballer for Holland who also played for; Aston Villa FC, Middlesbrough FC, Coventry FC and Hull City FC.
Former cricket player and coach, who played for England in three Test Matches and three One Day internationals from 1980 to 1981. The first black cricketer to represent England. Also remembered as Stevenage’s first black footballer.
Direct descendant of Arthur Wharton and former footballer who played for Ghana’s national football team.
Scottish author and playwright, including the novel Trainspotting.
Great grand-daughter of Arthur Wharton