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Revealed: Britain’s first black female footballer, 1896
« on: April 22, 2017, 10:57:38 PM »
A good story, featuring outfielder/goalkeeper Emma Clarke, from the early days of women's football:

Revealed: Britain’s first black female footballer after case of mistaken identity
- www.theguardian.com/football/2017/mar/28/britains-first-black-female-footballer-emma-clarke-1890s-play


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A major discovery in women’s football history has revealed Britain’s first black female footballer – and she was playing in one of the sport’s earliest recorded games in the 1890s.