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Jack Leslie - Plymouth Argyle Featured 27 Sep 2012 Print

Jack Leslie - Plymouth Argyle

Football - 1927 / 1928 season - Plymouth Argyle team group
John Jack Francis Leslie.
He made 384 league appearances for Plymouth between 1921 and 1934, scoring 132 goals.
Born to a Jamaican father in Canning Town, Leslie was the only professional black player in England during his time at Plymouth Argyle. He was reportedly set to become the first non-white player to represent England at international level before he was denied the opportunity when selectors were made aware that he was, as was then euphemistically called, "a man of colour". As a consequence it wasn't until 1978 that Viv Anderson became the first black player to represent England in a full international

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