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Harry Johnston

Blackpool FC

10 appearances, 0 goals

P 10 W 5 D 2 L 3 F 30: A 20
60% successful

1946-53

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
846

Profile

Full name Harry Johnston
name notes Harry, not Henry, his birth and death certificates confirm so.
Born 26 September 1919 in Droylsden, Manchester [registered in Chorlton, December 1919].
Attended Fairfield Road Council School, Droylesden
notes According to Passenger Lists, Harry Johnston was one of numerous professional footballers (The FA Tourists of Canada) returning to the Port of Liverpool on 30 June 1950 from Montréal, Québec. He is aboard the Empress of Canada. His address is stated as 53 Central Drive in Blackpool.
Died 12 October 1973 in Blackpool, aged 53 years 16 days [registered in Blackpool, December 1973].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 12st. 4lbs [1951].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number 664th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
First match No. 230, 27 November 1946, England 8 Netherlands 2, a friendly match at Leeds Road, Bradley Mills, Huddersfield, aged 27 years 62 days.
Last match No. 284, 25 November 1953, England 3 Hungary 6, a friendly match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley Park, London, aged 34 years 60 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1946-47, 1950-51, 1953-54;
Team honours British Championships winners 1946-47, 1953-54;
Individual honours None
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Harry Johnston - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 10 4 10 0 0 846 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Harry Johnston - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 5 2 1 2 17 13 +4 0 0 3.40 2.60 50.0 =0
Away 5 3 1 1 13 7 +6 0 0 2.60 1.40 70 +2
All 10 5 2 3 30 20 +10 1 1 3.00 2.00 60.0 +2

 

Harry Johnston - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 9 4 2 3 24 17 +7 1 1 2.667 1.889 55.6 +1
Red 1 1 0 0 6 3 +3 0 0 6.00 3.00 100.0 +1
All 10 5 2 3 30 20 +10 1 1 3.00 2.00 60.0 +2

 

Harry Johnston - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
British Championship 4 2 1 1 10 6 +4 0 0 2.50 1.50 62.5 +1

Note that the 1953-54 records of the World Cup and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 6 3 1 2 20 14 +6 1 1 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
All 10 5 2 3 30 20 +10 1 1 3.00 2.00 60.0 +2

 

Harry Johnston - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP/BC 1953-54 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
WCP All 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1946-47 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 0.50 =0
BC 1950-51 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1
BC/WCP 1953-54 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
BC All 4 2 1 1 10 6 +4 0 0 2.50 1.50 62.5 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 4 2 1 1 10 6 +4 0 0 2.50 1.50 62.5 +1

Note that the 1953-54 records of the World Cup and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

All 4 2 1 1 10 6 +4 0 0 2.50 1.50 62.5 +1

 

Harry Johnston - Match History
 Club: Blackpool F.C. - 10 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 10 full capsx

Age 27
1 230 27 November 1946 - England 8 Netherlands 2, Leeds Road, Huddersfield Fr HW Start 6
2 231 12 April 1947 - England 1 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HD Start 6
Age 31
3 262 14 April 1951 - England 2 Scotland 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL Start 4
Age 33
4 277 17 May 1953 - Argentina 0 England 0, Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires tour AD Start 5
5 278 24 May 1953 - Chile 1 England 2, Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago AW Start 5
6 279 31 May 1953 - Uruguay 2 England 1, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AL Start 5
7 280 8 June 1953 - USA 3 England 6, Yankee Stadium, New York Fr AW Start 5
Age 34
8 281 10 October 1953 - Wales 1 England 4, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC/
WCP
AW Start 5
9 283 11 November 1953 - England 3 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC/
WCP
HW Start 5
10 284 25 November 1953 - England 3 Hungary 6, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 5

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