Andrew Watson (fitbawer, born 1856)

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Andrew Watson
Andrew Watson Footballer.jpg
Watson (tap centre, 1882 photograph)
Personal information
Date o birth 24 Mey 1856(1856-05-24)
Place o birth Demerara, Breetish Guiana
Date o daith 8 Mairch 1921(1921-03-08) (aged 64)
Place o daith Lunnon, Ingland
Hicht 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playin poseetion Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
? Maxwell
1874–1880 Parkgrove
1880–1882 Queen's Park[1] 0 (0)
1882–1884 Swifts
1884–1885 Corinthians
1885–1887 Queen's Park[1] 0 (0)
1887–1892 Bootle
Naitional team
1881–1882 Scotland 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly

Andrew Watson (24 Mey 1856 – 8 Mairch 1921) is widely conseedert tae be the warld's first black body tae play association fitbaw at internaitional level.[2][3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Scots Fitbaa League did nae commence till the 1890–91 saison.
  2. "First Black footballer, Andrew Watson, inspired British soccer in 1870s". Black History Month. Archived frae the oreeginal on 10 June 2010. 
  3. "Andrew Watson". 100 Great Black Britons. 
  4. "Andrew Watson". Football Unites, Racism Divides.