Gavin Johnson (footballer)

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Gavin Johnson
Personal information
Full name Gavin Johnson
Date of birth (1970-10-10) 10 October 1970 (age 44)
Place of birth Stowmarket, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender/Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Needham Market
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989-1995 Ipswich Town 131 (10)
1995 Luton Town 5 (0)
1995–1998 Wigan Athletic 98 (10)
1998–1999 Dunfermline Athletic 18 (0)
1999–2005 Colchester United 146 (13)
2005 Boston United 4 (0)
2005–2006 Northampton Town 24 (1)
2006–2007 Oxford United[1] 29 (1)
2007–2010 Bury Town 83 (8)
2010–2011 Walsham-le-Willows ? (?)
2011– Needham Market 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:12, 26 July 2011 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Gavin Johnson (born 10 October 1970) is an English former professional footballer. A defender or midfielder, he currently plays for Needham Market.

Career[edit]

Born in Stowmarket, Johnson started his career with nearby Ipswich Town, making his debut in a 2–0 win over Barnsley on 21 February 1989.[2] He moved on to Luton Town in 1995, but was sold to Wigan Athletic for £15,000 in the same year. After three years at Wigan, he spent a season in Scotland with Dunfermline Athletic, before returning to East Anglia to join Colchester United in 1999.

After being released by Colchester in 2005 he had a brief spell with Boston United, before spending a season with Northampton Town and then Oxford United. In 2007 he returned to Suffolk to play for Bury Town, before moving onto Walsham-le-Willows in 2010.

At the start of the 2011–12 season, Johnson signed for Isthmian League Division One North club Needham Market.[3]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Ipswich Town[4]
Wigan Athletic[5]
Northampton Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gavin Johnson Soccerbase
  2. ^ Appearance record for Gavin Johnson for season 1988-89 Pride of Anglia
  3. ^ "New signings". Needham Market F.C. 1 June 2011. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Tier Two (Championship) Honours". Coludaybyday.co.uk. 
  5. ^ "Tier Four (League Two) Honours". Coludaybyday.co.uk. 

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