Trevor Lee and Phil Walker were the first black football players to make an impact.
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Though not the first black players in Millwall, Trevor Lee and Phil Walker were the first black players to make an impact. Both signed in 1975, at a time when black players were rare sights in the upper tiers of English football. They were an immediate success, with Phil Walker awarded Millwall Player of the Year in 1978.
They were to be followed by more black players, some successful enough to have lasting nick names, like ‘Fash the bash’ (John Fashanu), or dedicated songs: ‘Walking along, singing a song, walking in a Witter wonderland’ (celebrating Tony Witter).Times have changed, with black players increasingly commonplace at Millwall and throughout English football. In 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015 black players were voted Millwall’s player of the year.