Cyrille Regis, pioneering black soccer player, dies at 59

FILE - In this file photo dated Sept. 30, 2017, Former West Bromwich Albion player Cyrille Regis, poses on the pitch in West Bromwich, England. Cyrille Regis, a pioneer for black footballers in England who endured racist abuse while forging a career with West Bromwich Albion and playing for England, has died aged 59, according to an announcement issued Monday Jan. 15, 2018, from Professional Footballers’ Association. (Mike Egerton/PA FILE via AP)





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