Player #129

Appearances:

110

Starts:

110

Goals:

47

Seasons:

7

George Johnson
George Johnson

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

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George Johnson
George Johnson

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George Johnson

Position

Forward

From

1897-98

To

1904-05

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George Johnson

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

110
1
26
10
25
8
24
13
3

Starts

110
1
26
10
25
8
24
13
3

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

47
1
10
6
12
2
11
4
1

*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

George Edward Johnson

Birth Date

Saturday, 11 November 1871

Birth Place

West Bromwich, Sandwell, West Midlands

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Walsall

From

For

£300

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

West Bromwich Baptist School |
Beeches Road School |
West Bromwich Sandwell |
West Bromwich Baptist FC |
Wrockwardine Wood |
West Bromwich Albion |
1896-97 Walsall |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Plymouth Argyle

For

Released

On

1904

Subsequent Clubs

Plymouth Argyle |
Crystal Palace |

George Johnson
George Johnson

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

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George Johnson
George 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 |

1898-04 Aston Villa, £300, 110 | 47 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 30 April 1898

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 30 April 1898

Nottingham Forest (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 30 April 1898

Final Appearance

Wednesday, 9 November 1904

Manchester City (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Wednesday, 9 November 1904

Honours

1898-99 League Champions |
1899-00 League Champions |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1 May 1934, Aged 62

George Johnson

Player #129 for Aston Villa, George Edward Johnson, known as George Johnson played as a forward for the club.

George played for Villa between 1897-98 and 1904-05.

George was born in West Bromwich, less than 7 miles from Villa Park, on 11th November 1871 and made his debut for the club as a 26 year old on the 30th April 1898.

Villa had signed George from Walsall for £300 and he went on to make a total of 110 appearances across 7 seasons scoring at a rate of nearly a goal every other game.

During his time with Villa, George won 4 major trophies: 2 League Championships in 1898-99 and 1899-00 and 2 Charity Shields.

George’s final appearance for Villa came on 9th November 1904 following which he retired from football due to injury.

George played his entire Villa career under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

George passed away in Walsall in 6th May 1934 aged 62.