Tom Johnston (footballer)
|Full name||Thomas Deans Johnston|
|Date of birth||30 December 1918|
|Place of birth||Coldstream, Scotland|
|Date of death||1994 (aged 75–76)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Johnston grew up in Kelso and began his senior career with Edinburgh side St Bernards before moving south to join Peterborough United in late 1938. He guested for Bourne Town and Northampton Town during the Second World War and signed for Nottingham Forest upon its conclusion. He crossed the Trent to join Notts County in 1947 and played alongside Tommy Lawton.
Originally an inside forward, Johnston latterly developed into a goal-scoring outside left. Following his playing retirement he earned F.A. coaching qualifications and, in 1956, a coaching position with Birmingham City. His first managerial role was with non-league Heanor Town before a twenty-year career in charge of Rotherham, Grimsby, Huddersfield and York.
|Rotherham United||1 November 1958||1 July 1962||179||63||67||49||35.19|
|Grimsby Town||1 July 1962||31 October 1964||106||30||44||32||28.30|
|Huddersfield Town||1 October 1964||31 May 1968||164||71||53||40||43.29|
|York City||1 October 1968||6 January 1975||295||106||105||84||35.93|
|Huddersfield Town||23 December 1975||31 July 1977||73||31||20||22||42.46|
|Huddersfield Town||29 September 1977||1 October 1978||48||18||18||12||37.50|
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