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Darlington Football Club

Arthur Wharton

Darlington Football Club is proud to be associated with Arthur Wharton, the world's first black footballer when he played for us the 1880s.

For more details, visit the Arthur Wharton Foundation website here:

https://arthurwhartonfoundation.org/

 

There's also an interview with Shaun Campbell, the inspiration behind the Foundation here:

https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/news/the-arthur-wharton-mural-is-unveiled