David Johnson

Date of birth23 October 1951
Place of birthLiverpool
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

England international David Johnson was a teenage sensation at Everton before moving on to Ipswich Town in November 1972. He joined Liverpool in 1976, forming an effective partnership with Kenny Dalglish and playing a crucial role in Liverpool's successes of the late seventies and early eighties. He also became the first player to score for both sides in Merseyside derbies. With Liverpool he won the 1st Division Championship in 1977, 1979, 1980 and 1982, FA Cup in 1977, League Cup in 1982 and European Cup in 1981. He returned to Everton for a spell in 1982.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Everton 01 Apr 1969 01 Nov 1972
Ipswich Town 01 Nov 1972 01 Aug 1976
Liverpool 01 Aug 1976 01 Aug 1982
Everton 01 Aug 1982 01 Mar 1984
Manchester City 01 Mar 1984 01 Oct 1984

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1970-71 Everton European Cup
2
1
1970-71 Everton FA Cup 2
1
1970-71 Everton League Division One 10
1
1
1971-72 Everton FA Cup 4
1
1971-72 Everton League Cup 1
1
1971-72 Everton League Division One 27
9
1972-73 Everton League Cup 1
1972-73 Everton League Division One 10
1
1
1976-77 Liverpool European Cup 4
1
3
1976-77 Liverpool FA Cup 3
1
1976-77 Liverpool League Cup 2
1976-77 Liverpool League Division One 19
7
5
1977-78 Liverpool European Cup
1
1
1977-78 Liverpool FA Cup 1
1
1977-78 Liverpool League Cup 1
1977-78 Liverpool League Division One 7
4
3
1977-78 Liverpool UEFA Super Cup
2
1978-79 Liverpool European Cup
2
1978-79 Liverpool FA Cup 4
2
1978-79 Liverpool League Division One 26
4
16
1978-79 Liverpool UEFA Super Cup 1
1979-80 Liverpool European Cup 2
1
1979-80 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1979-80 Liverpool FA Cup 8
3
1979-80 Liverpool League Cup 6
2
1979-80 Liverpool League Division One 37
21
1980-81 Liverpool European Cup 5
1
1980-81 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1980-81 Liverpool FA Cup 1
1980-81 Liverpool League Cup 5
4
1980-81 Liverpool League Division One 29
8
1981-82 Liverpool European Cup 3
1
2
1981-82 Liverpool FA Cup
1
1981-82 Liverpool Intercontinental Cup
1
1981-82 Liverpool League Cup 1
3
3
1981-82 Liverpool League Division One 10
5
2
1982-83 Everton League Cup 4
1
1982-83 Everton League Division One 25
6
3
1983-84 Everton League Cup 1
1983-84 Everton League Division One 7
2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Jan 1971 Burnley v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
13 Feb 1971 Everton v Derby County W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
16 Feb 1971 Southampton v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
23 Feb 1971 Everton v Manchester United W 1-0 League Division One
09 Mar 1971 Everton v Panathinaikos D 1-1 European Cup 3rd round 1st leg
13 Mar 1971 Everton v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1971 Panathinaikos v Everton D 0-0
Agg: 1-1
European Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
30 Mar 1971 Everton v West Ham United L 0-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1971 Manchester City v Everton L 3-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1971 Ipswich Town v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1971 Everton v Coventry City W 3-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1971 Derby County v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1971 Everton v Blackpool D 0-0 League Division One
01 May 1971 Crystal Palace v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
07 May 1971 Everton v Stoke City L 2-3 FA Cup 3rd place play-off
18 Aug 1971 West Bromwich Albion v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
24 Aug 1971 Everton v Chelsea W 2-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1971 West Ham United v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1971 Everton v Manchester United W 1-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1971 Everton v Derby County L 0-2 League Division One
07 Sep 1971 Southampton v Everton L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
11 Sep 1971 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1971 Everton v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1971 Crystal Palace v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
02 Oct 1971 Everton v Coventry City L 1-2 League Division One
09 Oct 1971 Manchester City v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
16 Oct 1971 Everton v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Division One
13 Nov 1971 Everton v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1971 Everton v Southampton W 8-0 League Division One
27 Nov 1971 Leicester City v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
04 Dec 1971 Everton v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1971 Everton v Huddersfield Town D 2-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1972 Arsenal v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
08 Jan 1972 Everton v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1972 Crystal Palace v Everton D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
18 Jan 1972 Everton v Crystal Palace W 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
22 Jan 1972 Everton v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division One
05 Feb 1972 Everton v Walsall W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
12 Feb 1972 Everton v Leeds United D 0-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1972 Newcastle United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
26 Feb 1972 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 FA Cup 5th round
01 Mar 1972 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
04 Mar 1972 Liverpool v Everton L 4-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1972 Coventry City v Everton L 4-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1972 Southampton v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1972 Everton v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division One
22 Apr 1972 Stoke City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
16 Aug 1972 Manchester City v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1972 Stoke City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1972 Everton v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1972 Everton v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1972 Arsenal v Everton L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
09 Sep 1972 Leicester City v Everton W 1-2 League Division One
16 Sep 1972 Everton v Southampton L 0-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1972 Birmingham City v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1972 Everton v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1972 Liverpool v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
14 Oct 1972 Everton v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
28 Oct 1972 Everton v Ipswich Town D 2-2 League Division One
28 Aug 1982 Watford v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
02 Oct 1982 Everton v Brighton and Hove Albion D 2-2 League Division One
05 Oct 1982 Newport County v Everton W 0-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
09 Oct 1982 Everton v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
16 Oct 1982 Swansea City v Everton W 0-3 League Division One
23 Oct 1982 Everton v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1982 Everton v Newport County D 2-2
Agg: 4-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
30 Oct 1982 Southampton v Everton L 3-2 League Division One
06 Nov 1982 Everton v Liverpool L 0-5 League Division One
09 Nov 1982 Everton v Arsenal D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
13 Nov 1982 Arsenal v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
20 Nov 1982 Everton v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Division One
23 Nov 1982 Arsenal v Everton L 3-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
27 Nov 1982 West Ham United v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
11 Dec 1982 Ipswich Town v Everton W 0-2 League Division One
18 Dec 1982 Everton v Luton Town W 5-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1982 Stoke City v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
28 Dec 1982 Everton v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1983 West Bromwich Albion v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
03 Jan 1983 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1983 Everton v Watford W 1-0 League Division One
05 Feb 1983 Everton v Notts County W 3-0 League Division One
12 Feb 1983 Aston Villa v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
26 Feb 1983 Everton v Swansea City D 2-2 League Division One
02 Mar 1983 Manchester City v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1983 Sunderland v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1983 Nottingham Forest v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1983 Everton v Stoke City W 3-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1983 Brighton and Hove Albion v Everton W 1-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1983 Everton v Manchester United W 2-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1983 Birmingham City v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1983 Everton v West Ham United W 2-0 League Division One
02 May 1983 Everton v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division One
07 May 1983 Luton Town v Everton W 1-5 League Division One
14 May 1983 Everton v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1983 Everton v West Ham United L 0-1 League Division One
03 Sep 1983 Coventry City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1983 Ipswich Town v Everton L 3-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1983 Everton v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Division One
17 Sep 1983 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton W 1-2 League Division One
24 Sep 1983 Everton v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1983 Everton v Watford W 1-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1983 Queens Park Rangers v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1983 Everton v Sunderland D 0-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1984 Oxford United v Everton D 1-1 League Cup Quarter-final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1972-73 England Under-23 3
1973-74 England British Youth Championships
1
1973-74 England Under-23 1
1974-75 England British Home Championship 2
3
1974-75 England UEFA Under-23 2
2
1974-75 England Under-23 1
1
1975-76 England International Friendly 1
1975-76 England UEFA Under-23 2
1979-80 England British Home Championship 2
1979-80 England International Friendly 1
2
1979-80 England UEFA European Championship 2
1997-98 England B International 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Mar 1973 England v Czechoslovakia W 1-0 U23
29 May 1973 Netherlands v England L 1-0 U23
01 Jun 1973 Czechoslovakia v England L 3-0 U23
16 Oct 1973 England v Poland D 0-0 U23
19 Apr 1974 England v Northern Ireland L 1-2 British Youth Championships
29 Oct 1974 England v Czechoslovakia W 3-1 UEFA U23 Group
19 Nov 1974 Portugal v England W 2-3 UEFA Under 23 Group
21 Jan 1975 Wales v England W 0-2 U23
21 May 1975 England v Wales D 2-2 British Home Championship
24 May 1975 England v Scotland W 5-1 British Home Championship
03 Sep 1975 Switzerland v England W 1-2 International Friendly
18 Nov 1975 England v Portugal W 2-0 UEFA U23 Group
10 Mar 1976 Hungary v England L 3-0 UEFA U23 Quarter-final
06 Feb 1980 England v Republic of Ireland W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
13 May 1980 England v Argentina W 3-1 International Friendly
20 May 1980 England v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
24 May 1980 Scotland v England W 0-2 British Home Championship
12 Jun 1980 Belgium v England D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
21 Apr 1998 England v Russia W 4-1 B INTER


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.