Jack Leslie (footballer)

John Francis "Jack" Leslie (17 August 1901 – 1988) was an English footballer who played as an Inside left.Born to a Jamaican father in Canning Town, Leslie was the only professional black player in England during his time with Plymouth Argyle. He was set to become the first non-white player to represent England at international level before he was denied the opportunity when selectors were made aware that he was "a man of colour".