Player #321

Appearances:

4

Starts:

4

Goals:

0

Seasons:

2

Bill Johnson
Bill Johnson

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Bill Johnson
Bill Johnson

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Bill Johnson

Position

Goalkeeper

From

1926-27

To

1927-28

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Bill Johnson

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

24
25

Division

D1
D1

Appearances

4
2
2

Starts

4
2
2

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

0
0
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

William Walter Francis Johnson

Birth Date

Friday, 29 August 1902

Birth Place

Bradeley, Smallthorne, Staffordshire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Buxton FC

From

For

Free

On

January 1926

Previous Clubs

Bradeley Juniors |
Bradeley United |
Ravensdale Mission |
Leek Alexandra |
West Bromwich Albion |
Buxton FC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Charlton Athletic

For

Free

On

August 1928

Subsequent Clubs

Charlton Athletic |

Bill Johnson
Bill Johnson

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Bill Johnson
Bill Johnson

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1926-28 Aston Villa, Free, 4 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Billy Smith led Management Committee |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 4 December 1926

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 4 December 1926

Everton (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Tuesday, 27 December 1927

Derby County (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Tuesday, 27 December 1927

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1967, Aged 65

Bill Johnson

Player #321 for Aston Villa, William Walter Francis Johnson, known as Bill Johnson, played as a goalkeeper for the club.

Bill played for Villa in 1926-27 and 1927-28 making 4 appearances.

Bill was born in Bradeley, Smallthorne, Staffordshire on 29 August 1902 and he made his debut appearance for Villa on the 4 December 1926 aged 24.

Villa had signed Bill from Buxton FC in January 1926 and was the 36th custodian of the Villa goal in League and Cup football.

Across his 4 appearances for Villa he conceded 7 goals at a rate of 1.75 per game.

Bill played his final game for Villa on 27 December 1927, just over a year after his debut and moved on to Charlton Athletic in August 1928.

Bill had played under the Billy Smith led Management Committee.

Bill passed away in 1967 aged 65.