An 8ft statue of Arthur Wharton - England’s first black professional footballer - will be unveiled at St. George's Park on 16 October.
Wharton made history after signing for Rotherham United in
Rescheduled Antiques Roadshow appearance for Arthur - golf permitting!
Arthur Wharton was a great all-round sportsman, but (so far) there is no record of him playing golf or tennis. The scheduled
Arthur Wharton's story is set for national exposure this Sunday, 6th July, when FURD's Howard Holmes and Arthur Wharton's great-granddaughter Dorothy Rooney appear on BBC1's Antiques Roadshow (8pm).
A mural honouring the life of Britain's first black footballer has been unveiled on the side of a Rotherham pub.
The black and white image of former Rotherham United and Sheffield United player Arthur
ARTHUR WHARTON STATUE TO BE UNVEILED AT ST. GEORGE'S PARK
The world's first black professional footballer to be officially recognised at National Football Centre to kick off a year of milestones in
FA launches new films to encourage reporting of discrimination.
The FA have launched four short animated films detailing exactly what to do if you come across discrimination while attending or taking
FURD has entered into detailed discussions with the Football Association regarding signposting the educational resources available from the Arthur Wharton Heritage Project, accessible via www.arthurwharton.info.
Football Unites, Racism Divides (FURD) has launched an exciting range of educational materials to coincide with the 125th Anniversary of Arthur Wharton signing for Rotherham Town in 1889 – and so becoming
The New York Stadium, Rotherham, on Wednesday 19 February 2014
In 2014 Rotherham United will celebrate a very special anniversary that will bring a positive national focus on the town and will attract