Sam Johnson (footballer, born 1901)

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Sam Johnson
Personal information
Full name Samuel Johnson[1]
Date of birth (1901-10-19)19 October 1901[1]
Place of birth Kidsgrove, England[1]
Date of death 1975 (aged 73–74)[1]
Playing position Left back, Left half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1924–1926 Stoke 38 (0)
1926–1929 Swindon Town 35 (1)
1929–1933 York City 124 (0)
1933 Southport 1 (0)
1933 Crystal Palace 0 (0)
Scarborough
Total 198 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Samuel "Sam" Johnson (19 October 1901 – 1975) was an English footballer.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Johnson started his career with Stoke in 1924. After making 38 league appearances for the club, he joined Swindon Town in 1926.[2] He joined York City in the summer of 1929, prior to their first season in the Football League, after making 35 appearances and scoring one goal in the league for Swindon.[2][3] He made 137 appearances for the club and joined Southport in 1933.[2][3] After making one league appearance for the club, he joined Crystal Palace in the same year.[2] He joined Scarborough after making no league appearances for Palace.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Sam Johnson profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke City 1924–25 8 0 0 0 8 0
1925–26 30 0 2 0 32 0
Swindon Town 1926–27 13 1 0 0 13 1
1927–28 11 0 0 0 11 0
1928–29 11 0 0 0 11 0
York City 1929–30 37 0 6 0 43 0
1930–31 36 0 5 0 41 0
1931–32 38 0 1 0 39 0
1932–33 13 0 1 0 14 0
Southport 1933–34 1 0 0 0 1 0
Career Total 198 1 15 0 213 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888–1939. Tony Brown. p. 140. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  3. ^ a b Batters, Dave (199). "York City Stars". York City: A Complete Record 1922–1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. p. 177. ISBN 0-907969-69-0.