Marcus Rashford included on the 2020 Football Black List, which celebrates positive influencers from the Black community in sport; Rashford has campaigned against child food poverty and launched a book club for children. Marcus Rashford’s tireless campaigning to tackle child food poverty has earned him a place on the Football Black List.

The Manchester United and England forward has made the 2020 list – which celebrates positive influencers from the Black community in the sport – for his work in successfully lobbying Government for an extension of free school meal provision. The Football Black List was founded by Rodney Hinds and Leon Mann in 2008 and members are selected by an expert panel from the Black community and football industry.

Hinds said: “Yet again the Football Black List has unearthed many in the community that is doing great work. “The efforts of Marcus Rashford deserve acclaim alongside the others on the list who go about their business for the good of others. “After a year of challenges, it is great to be provided with inspiration.”