Pitch Black: The Story of Black British Footballers
By Emy Onuora
An alarming account of the racism experienced by black footballers, from the 1970s to the present day. With unprecedented access to former sportsmen –from Cyrille Regis to John Barnes – and a thorough consideration of contemporary players, FIFA's attitude as well as media coverage, this book is a fascinating read. An important, controversial look at the ugly side of the world's most popular sport.
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Event: The book launch takes place in Liverpool on Friday 8th May as part of the Writing on the Wall festival. Click here for details.