Thursday, August 31, 2006

A footballing first for Europe

Some football trivia:
Having previously stated that the first Asian-born footballer to play for a European club was Paulino Alc'ntara who played for Barcelona between 1912 to 1927, the Guardian has corrected itself, to reveal that it was in fact Jimmy Pass, born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, who played for Stockport in 1903.

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