Bryan Robson, October 1981. British transfer record of £1.5m which wasn't broken until summer 1987 when Liverpool paid £1.9m for Peter Beardsley.
Trevor Francis, signed from Birmingham in 1979.
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The first black is Kevin Campbell, he was also the first black captain of Everton.
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Trevor Francis - was first 1 million pound transfer in 1978.. Not So!! Giuseppe Savoldi had been the world's first £1m player when he moved from Bologna to Napoli for £1.2m in 1975
The first player sold for 2 million pounds, was the Dutch footballer Johan Cruiff from Ajax to Barcelona in Spain. Johan Cruyff was tranferred from Ajax to Barcelona in 1973 for six million dutch guilder which at the time worked out at approxmately US$2 million or £922,000. Mark Hughes was sold to Barcelona for £2 million in 1986. But before Hughes transfer Diego Maradona left Boca Juniors for Barcelona in 1982 for £3million and then from Barcelona to Napoli in 1984 for £5 million. The first £2 million pound transfer between English clubs was Paul Gascoigne from Newcastle to Spurs
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the first british footballer to be tranfered for £2m was Mark Hughes in May 1986 from Manchester United to Barcalona and was actually £2.3m the first £2m+ player between two british clubs was Andy Cole in January 1995 from Newcastle United to Manchester United and was actually £7m