Johnny Brooks

Date of birth23 December 1931
Place of birthReading
NationalityEnglish
PositionInside forward

England international, Johnny Brooks arrived at Chelsea in the transfer that took Les Allen to Tottenham. A tricky inside forward, he never did himself justice and left to join Brentford in September 1961.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Reading 01 Apr 1949 01 Feb 1953
Tottenham Hotspur 01 Feb 1953 01 Dec 1959
Chelsea 01 Dec 1959 01 Sep 1961
Brentford 01 Sep 1961 01 Jan 1964
Crystal Palace 01 Jan 1964 01 Oct 1964

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1952-53 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 1
1953-54 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 18
2
1954-55 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 3
4
1954-55 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 31
7
1955-56 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 6
1
1955-56 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 39
10
1956-57 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 23
11
1957-58 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 1
1957-58 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 25
10
1958-59 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 3
1958-59 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 25
4
1959-60 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1959-60 Chelsea League Division One 20
5
1959-60 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 4
2
1960-61 Chelsea League Cup 4
1
1960-61 Chelsea League Division One 26
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
06 Apr 1953 Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1953 West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-0 League Division One
17 Oct 1953 Cardiff City v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
24 Oct 1953 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City W 3-0 League Division One
31 Oct 1953 Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-3 League Division One
07 Nov 1953 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea W 2-1 League Division One
14 Nov 1953 Blackpool v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
21 Nov 1953 Tottenham Hotspur v Huddersfield Town W 1-0 League Division One
28 Nov 1953 Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur L 5-2 League Division One
25 Dec 1953 Tottenham Hotspur v Portsmouth D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1953 Portsmouth v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1954 Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1954 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-1 League Division One
20 Mar 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland L 0-3 League Division One
27 Mar 1954 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Blackpool D 2-2 League Division One
10 Apr 1954 Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-5 League Division One
16 Apr 1954 Preston North End v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Preston North End L 2-6 League Division One
02 Oct 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Charlton Athletic L 1-4 League Division One
09 Oct 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division One
16 Oct 1954 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 4-4 League Division One
23 Oct 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Preston North End W 3-1 League Division One
30 Oct 1954 Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-1 League Division One
06 Nov 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Cardiff City L 0-2 League Division One
13 Nov 1954 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
20 Nov 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City W 5-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1954 Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
04 Dec 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 1-3 League Division One
11 Dec 1954 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
18 Dec 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
25 Dec 1954 Bolton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
27 Dec 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1955 Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
08 Jan 1955 Gateshead AFC v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 0-1 League Division One
22 Jan 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield Wednesday W 7-2 League Division One
29 Jan 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Port Vale W 4-2 FA Cup 4th round
05 Feb 1955 Portsmouth v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-3 League Division One
12 Feb 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Blackpool W 3-2 League Division One
19 Feb 1955 York City v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-1 FA Cup 5th round
05 Mar 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
12 Mar 1955 Preston North End v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United W 5-0 League Division One
26 Mar 1955 Cardiff City v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 2-4 League Division One
09 Apr 1955 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1955 Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1955 Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1955 West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
30 Apr 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
05 May 1955 Charlton Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
20 Aug 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley L 0-1 League Division One
24 Aug 1955 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1955 Luton Town v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
03 Sep 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Charlton Athletic L 2-3 League Division One
05 Sep 1955 Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1955 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1955 Birmingham City v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Bolton Wanderers L 0-3 League Division One
15 Oct 1955 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
22 Oct 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland L 2-3 League Division One
29 Oct 1955 Portsmouth v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-1 League Division One
05 Nov 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division One
12 Nov 1955 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
19 Nov 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1955 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 League Division One
03 Dec 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Blackpool D 1-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1955 Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1955 Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
24 Dec 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Luton Town W 2-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion W 4-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1955 West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
31 Dec 1955 Charlton Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
07 Jan 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Boston United W 4-0 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1956 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-1 League Division One
21 Jan 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
28 Jan 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough W 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 1956 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
11 Feb 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Division One
18 Feb 1956 Doncaster Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 FA Cup 5th round
25 Feb 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea W 4-0 League Division One
03 Mar 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United D 3-3 FA Cup Quarter-final
08 Mar 1956 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
10 Mar 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Portsmouth D 1-1 League Division One
17 Mar 1956 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 FA Cup Semi-final
21 Mar 1956 Bolton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-2 League Division One
24 Mar 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Preston North End L 0-4 League Division One
31 Mar 1956 Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 4-3 League Division One
14 Apr 1956 Blackpool v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 League Division One
18 Apr 1956 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur L 5-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Huddersfield Town L 1-2 League Division One
28 Apr 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United W 3-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1956 Preston North End v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-4 League Division One
22 Aug 1956 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
25 Aug 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United W 5-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City W 3-2 League Division One
01 Sep 1956 Bolton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1956 Blackpool v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-1 League Division One
08 Sep 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 4-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1956 Portsmouth v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-3 League Division One
10 Nov 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1956 Sheffield Wednesday v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-1 League Division One
24 Nov 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
01 Dec 1956 Birmingham City v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
08 Dec 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
20 Feb 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 3-4 League Division One
02 Mar 1957 Leeds United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 1-3 League Division One
06 Apr 1957 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City W 5-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1957 Charlton Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1957 Cardiff City v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-3 League Division One
22 Apr 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Charlton Athletic W 6-2 League Division One
27 Apr 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Blackpool W 2-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1957 Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Portsmouth L 3-5 League Division One
02 Oct 1957 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-0 League Division One
05 Oct 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest L 3-4 League Division One
12 Oct 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United W 2-0 League Division One
02 Nov 1957 Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
16 Nov 1957 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
23 Nov 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Luton Town W 3-1 League Division One
30 Nov 1957 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-4 League Division One
07 Dec 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City L 1-4 League Division One
14 Dec 1957 Blackpool v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 League Division One
21 Dec 1957 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-4 League Division One
26 Dec 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Preston North End D 3-3 League Division One
25 Jan 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United L 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1958 Sheffield Wednesday v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
08 Feb 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City W 5-1 League Division One
15 Feb 1958 Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
22 Feb 1958 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 4-4 League Division One
08 Mar 1958 Leeds United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
12 Mar 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Bolton Wanderers W 4-1 League Division One
15 Mar 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland L 0-1 League Division One
22 Mar 1958 Luton Town v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 6-2 League Division One
04 Apr 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Blackpool L 2-3 League Division One
27 Aug 1958 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-2 League Division One
17 Sep 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1958 Luton Town v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
22 Nov 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City L 0-4 League Division One
29 Nov 1958 West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-3 League Division One
06 Dec 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Preston North End L 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United L 1-4 League Division One
03 Jan 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division One
10 Jan 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
17 Jan 1959 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
24 Jan 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Newport County W 4-1 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 1-4 League Division One
07 Feb 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
14 Feb 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Norwich City D 1-1 FA Cup 5th round
02 Mar 1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
07 Mar 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City W 6-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1959 Leeds United v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City W 3-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 3-2 League Division One
28 Mar 1959 Bolton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1959 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Luton Town W 3-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley D 2-2 League Division One
11 Apr 1959 Birmingham City v Tottenham Hotspur L 5-1 League Division One
18 Apr 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion W 5-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1959 Preston North End v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
22 Aug 1959 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-5 League Division One
26 Aug 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
29 Aug 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City D 0-0 League Division One
14 Nov 1959 Luton Town v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One


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
1956-57 England British Championships 1
1
1956-57 England FIFA World Cup 1
1956-57 England International Friendly 1
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
14 Nov 1956 England v Wales W 3-1 British Championships
28 Nov 1956 England v Yugoslavia W 3-0 International Friendly
05 Dec 1956 England v Denmark W 5-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1


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