THE FA will pay tribute to England women’s first black footballer Kerry Davis on Monday.

Gareth Southgate’s side round off their World Cup preparations by hosting the old enemy Germany at Wembley.

Kerry Davis scored 44 goals in 82 caps for England


Kerry Davis scored 44 goals in 82 caps for EnglandCredit: Reuters

And Davis will be in the stands cheering on the Three Lions.

According to the Daily Mail, the 60-year-old has been invited by the Football Association.

The report claims her attendance is part of a plan from the governing body to host a table of black trailblazers in recognition of Black History Month in October.

Davis made her international debut in 1982 and would go on to play for 16 years.

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In total, the ex-forward won 82 caps and scored an impressive 44 goals.

At club level, Davis played for Crewe, Lazio, Napoli and Liverpool.

Davis was born in Stoke-on-Trent, but born to a Jamaican father and English mother.

Ben Odeje, John Charles and Arthur Wharton will also be represented.


Odeje will also be in attendance at Wembley, while the other two will be represented by family members.

England’s clash with the Germans is their final game before heading to Qatar in mid-November.