Michael Johnson (footballer, born 1941)

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Mike Johnson
Personal information
Full name Michael George Johnson
Date of birth (1941-10-13)13 October 1941
Place of birth Swansea, Wales
Date of death 1991
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1966 Swansea Town 165 (0)
National team
Wales U23 2 (0)
1964 Wales 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Michael George "Mike" Johnson (13 October 1941 – 1991) was a Welsh international central defender who played for Swansea Town in the 1960s.[1]

Johnson spent several years as understudy to Mel Nurse before replacing the Welsh international following his move to Middlesbrough. He made one appearance for Wales during his career, in a 3-2 defeat to Northern Ireland in April 1964.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mike Johnson". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Davies, Gareth; Garland, Ian (1991). Who's Who of Welsh International Soccer Players. Wrexham: Bridge Books. p. 122. ISBN 1-872424-11-2.