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3Novices:Racism, China and that famous Man Utd game – Brendon Batson talks about life at West Brom

Brendon Batson had experienced racist chants and abuse ever since he arrived in England as a nine-year-old. He’s even been refused entry into nightclubs because of his colour.
So, when he donned the West Bromwich Albion jersey and took to The Hawthorns pitch as a rare black player in 1970s English football, the racial abuse was something he was quite used to. The only difference was that, on the field, the volume was cranked up by the thousands.
Batson was among the pioneering footballers…
July 18, 2017 at 03:32AM http://ift.tt/2u3sOOt
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