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in the United States, but a career in football was his main ambition. His footballing career started with a Bulawayo-based team, Highlanders FC, in Rhodesia's second biggest city. In his late teens he was signed up by Durban City Football Club in South Africa, but left claiming to have been sidelined owing to his colour in this predominantly black team — the team had played in an all-White league until the previous year. Immediately after leaving Highlands Park, he signed up for National

Dayton, Ohio

(Dayton) Triangle Park , which was located at the confluence of the Great Miami and Stillwater Rivers in north Dayton. They were the longest-lasting traveling team in the NFL (1920–1929), and the last such "road team" until the Dallas Texans (Dallas Texans (NFL)) in 1952, who, coincidentally, descended from the Dayton franchise. The NBL added an all-black team in December of its final season, when one of its replacement clubs folded, the Detroit Vagabond Kings


called "Stan's Men".


people_and_places history newsid_8775000 8775869.stm title Stanley Matthews' football legacy in South Africa date 30 June 2010 work BBC accessdate 6 September 2011 The members of his team told him that it was their dream to play in Brazil, and so it was that Matthews organised a trip there; they were the first black team ever to tour outside of South Africa. Commons:Category:Nigeria Dmoz:Regional Africa Nigeria

Sri Lanka

and for the North Island, and in 1957 was selected for the tour of Australia. He played ten matches and made his test debut, playing both of the internationals against the Wallabies (Australia national rugby union team), scoring a try in the second. Although normally a lock, he played at flanker and number 8, and even wing (from where he scored a try), as the All Black team was strong on locks. - Sri Lanka 19.8% Nigeria 5.7

South Africa

travelled around the world, coaching enthusiastic amateurs. Most notable of his coaching experiences came when he established an all-black team in Soweto known as "Stan's Men" – this was despite South Africa's harsh apartheid (South Africa under apartheid) laws at the time. Matthews gave up his summers every year between 1953 and 1978 to coach poor children from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, and Tanzania. <

in Brazil, and so it was that Matthews organised a trip there; they were the first black team ever to tour outside of South Africa. WikiPedia:South Africa Dmoz:Regional Africa South Africa Commons:Category:South Africa


of black schoolboys called "Stan's Men".

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