Player #510

Appearances:

140

Starts:

137

Goals:

18

Seasons:

4

Johnny MacLeod
Johnny MacLeod

Source: Football card #44 Johnny McLeod issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1960s Footballers series, eighteenth series.

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Johnny MacLeod
Johnny MacLeod

Source: Football card #44 Johnny McLeod issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1960s Footballers series, eighteenth series.

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Johnny MacLeod

Position

Winger

From

1964-65

To

1967-68

IMAGE CREDIT

Johnny MacLeod

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

25
26
27
28

Division

D1
D1
D1
D2

Appearances

140
37
42
38
23

Starts

137
37
41
37
22

Substitute

3
0
1
1
1

Unused

4
0
0
2
2

Goals

18
3
5
8
2

*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

John Murdock MacLeod

Birth Date

Wednesday, 23 November 1938

Birth Place

Edinburgh, Midolthian

Birth Country

Scotland

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Arsenal

From

For

£40,000

On

September 1964

Previous Clubs

1954-55 Edinburgh Thistle |
1955-57 Armadale Thistle |
1957-61 Hibernian |
1961-64 Arsenal |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

KV Mechelen

For

Free

On

July 1968

Subsequent Clubs

1968-71 KV Mechelen |
1971-72 Raith Rovers |
1972-75 Newtongrange Star |

Johnny MacLeod
Johnny MacLeod

Source: Football card #44 Johnny McLeod issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1960s Footballers series, eighteenth series.

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Johnny MacLeod
Johnny MacLeod

Source: Football card #44 Johnny McLeod issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1960s Footballers series, eighteenth series.

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Villa Career

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

1964-68 Aston Villa, £40k, 137 (3) | 18 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Dick Taylor |
Tommy Cummings |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 5 September 1964

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 5 September 1964

Blackburn Rovers (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 19 December 1964

Final Appearance

Saturday, 27 April 1968

Huddersfield Town (a), Division Two

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 27 April 1968

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Scotland

Johnny MacLeod

Player #510 for Aston Villa, John Murdock MacLeod, known as Johnny MacLeod, played as an outside right for the club.

Johnny played for Villa between 1964-65 and 1967-68 making 140 appearances and scoring 18 goals.

Johnny was born in Edinburgh on 23 November 1938 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Saturday, 5 September 1964 aged 25,

Villa had signed Johnny from Arsenal for a fee of £40,000 on 1 September 1964 and from his debut he was a virtual ever present in the Villa first team for the next 4 seasons.

Despite his efforts Johnny’s time with the club saw Villa spend 3 seasons in the bottom 6 of Division One before inevitably succumbing to relegation to the second division in the 1967-68 season.

Johnny played for much of the Division Two season in 1967-68 before playing his final game for Villa on Saturday, 27 April 1968 aged 29 after which he moved on to KV Mechelen in Belgium in July 1968.

Johnny had played under Villa managers Dick Taylor and Tommy Cummings.