Willie O’Reilly: Rashford’s solo run results in a different kind of glory

The Manchester United striker’s impassioned campaign to secure free school meals for impoverished children is effectively unprecedented in English football history

15th November, 2020
Willie O’Reilly: Rashford’s solo run results in a different kind of glory
Marcus Rashford, Manchester United striker and champion of school meals for children

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