|Full name||Horace John Woodward|
|Date of birth||16 January 1924|
|Place of birth||Islington, England|
|Date of death||8 August 2002(aged 78)|
|Place of death||Cricklewood, England|
|Playing position||Central defender|
|1949–1951||Queens Park Rangers||57||(0)|
|?–?||Snowdown Colliery Welfare||?||(?)|
|?-1971||Willesden & Kingsbury|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Horace John 'Johnny' Woodward (born 16 January 1924 in Islington–d. 8 August 2002 in Cricklewood) was an English professional footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Queens Park Rangers, Tonbridge, Snowdown Colliery Welfare, Walsall, Stourbridge and Horsham.
Woodward signed as an amateur for Tottenham Hotspur in 1939. In 1941 he made his senior debut in the London Wartime League. During World War II he served as a gunner in the Merchant Navy. On his return from duty Spurs offered him a professional contract in May 1946. The central defender made his Football League debut against Newport County in September 1946 when he replaced the injured Bill Nicholson – Woodward remains the only Lilywhite to make his League debut at Somerton Park. Woodward played a total of 67 matches in all competitions and scored one goal for the Lilies between 1946–49. Queens Park Rangers paid £10,500 for his services in 1949. He went on to feature in a further 57 fixtures. After leaving Loftus Road he joined Tonbridge in 1951 and went on to have brief spells at Snowdown Colliery Welfare, Stourbridge and Walsall where he participated in five matches in 1953.
He continued to play football throughout the 1960s and regularly turned out for the Ex–Spurs XI while employed by Schweppes and then the British Oxygen Company. Woodward retired in 1988 before settling in Willesden. After a long illness he died in a Cricklewood nursing home on the 8 August 2002.