Teacher with a mission for football.
Spreading football at the Adriatic coast.
Arthur, Lord Kinnaird was a footballing Pioneer.
As the UEFA 2020 European Championships got pushed ahead one year, the team of Football Makes History will provide you with a 365-day #onthisday series of posts to help all fans out there to go back in time, think, and reflect.
“Nettie” was a pioneer of women’s football. Her story is about diversity, equality and education.
Andrew was the first black player in international football. His story is one of colonial migration and education.
Fergus Sutter was one of the first (semi)professional footballers, playing against aristocratic players. A story of origins.
Emma Clarke was England’s first black female football player. Her story is one diversity, overcoming racial prejudices and education.
Helen was one of the founding figures of the women’s game. She was a suffragist and a campaigner for women’s rights. She was the first woman to set up the stall for serious women’s football.