Harry Johnson (footballer, born 1876)

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Harry Johnson
Sheffield United FC 1901 team.jpg
The 1901 losing Cup Final team; Johnson is standing third from the left.
Personal information
Full name William Harrison Johnson
Date of birth (1876-01-04)4 January 1876
Place of birth Ecclesfield, Sheffield, England
Date of death 1940 (aged 63–64)
Playing position Right half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Sheffield United 242 (6)
National team
1900–1903 England 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William Harrison (Harry) Johnson (4 January 1876 – 1940) was an English professional footballer. His son, of the same name, also became a renowned footballer for the Blades.

Club career[edit]

Johnson played for Ecclesfield Church before joining Sheffield United.

He won the 1902 FA Cup final with Sheffield United.

International career[edit]

He represented England at international level, scoring on his debut against Ireland, on 17 March 1900. He played 6 games at international level, his last appearance in an England shirt being 3 years after his debut, in a match versus Scotland. He also represented the Football League on one occasion.


Sheffield United