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Vivian Anderson - first Black Briton to play for the senior men's England national football team

Updated: Jan 19


Vivian Alexander Anderson, MBE (born 29 July 1956) is an English former professional footballer and coach.


He won five senior trophies including the 1977–78 Football League title, and both the 1978–79 European Cup and the 1979–80 European Cup playing for Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest.


He was later part of the squads to win a domestic cup with each of Arsenal and Manchester United.


He also played for Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and Middlesbrough.


He was the first Black Briton to play for the senior men's England national football team.

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