Johnny Downie

Date of birth19 July 1925
Place of birthLanark
PositionInside forward

Signed to replace Johnny Morris in 1949. Downie was a gifted inside-forward but never really fulfilled his potential.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Bradford Park Avenue 01 Dec 1944 01 Mar 1949
Manchester United 01 Mar 1949 01 Aug 1953
Luton Town 01 Aug 1953 01 Jul 1954
Hull City 01 Jul 1954 01 Oct 1958
Mansfield Town 01 Oct 1958 01 May 1959

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1948-49 Manchester United League Division One 12
5
1949-50 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1
1949-50 Manchester United League Division One 18
6
1950-51 Manchester United League Division One 29
10
1951-52 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1951-52 Manchester United League Division One 31
11
1952-53 Manchester United FA Charity Shield 1
1
1952-53 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1952-53 Manchester United League Division One 20
3


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
05 Mar 1949 Charlton Athletic v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
12 Mar 1949 Manchester United v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1949 Huddersfield Town v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1949 Manchester United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1949 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1949 Burnley v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
23 Apr 1949 Manchester United v Preston North End D 2-2 League Division One
27 Apr 1949 Everton v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1949 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
02 May 1949 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
04 May 1949 Manchester United v Sheffield United W 3-2 League Division One
07 May 1949 Manchester United v Portsmouth W 3-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1949 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1949 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1949 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
14 Jan 1950 Manchester United v Chelsea W 1-0 League Division One
15 Feb 1950 Portsmouth v Manchester United W 1-3 FA Cup 5th round replay
18 Feb 1950 Sunderland v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
25 Feb 1950 Charlton Athletic v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
04 Mar 1950 Chelsea v Manchester United L 2-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
08 Mar 1950 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 7-0 League Division One
11 Mar 1950 Middlesbrough v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
15 Mar 1950 Manchester United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
18 Mar 1950 Manchester United v Blackpool L 1-2 League Division One
25 Mar 1950 Huddersfield Town v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1950 Manchester United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1950 Manchester United v Birmingham City L 0-2 League Division One
08 Apr 1950 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Apr 1950 Birmingham City v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1950 Manchester United v Portsmouth L 0-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1950 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1950 Manchester United v Fulham W 3-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1950 Manchester United v Fulham W 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1950 Liverpool v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1950 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1950 Manchester United v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1950 Manchester United v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1950 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
09 Sep 1950 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1950 Manchester United v Charlton Athletic W 3-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1950 Middlesbrough v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
30 Sep 1950 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
07 Oct 1950 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Division One
14 Oct 1950 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
21 Oct 1950 Manchester United v Portsmouth D 0-0 League Division One
11 Nov 1950 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
16 Dec 1950 Fulham v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
23 Dec 1950 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
26 Feb 1951 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United W 0-4 League Division One
03 Mar 1951 Manchester United v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
10 Mar 1951 Portsmouth v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1951 Manchester United v Everton W 3-0 League Division One
23 Mar 1951 Manchester United v Derby County W 2-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1951 Burnley v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
26 Mar 1951 Derby County v Manchester United W 2-4 League Division One
31 Mar 1951 Manchester United v Chelsea W 4-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1951 Stoke City v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1951 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1951 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
28 Apr 1951 Manchester United v Huddersfield Town W 6-0 League Division One
05 May 1951 Blackpool v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1951 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
22 Aug 1951 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 4-2 League Division One
25 Aug 1951 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1951 Middlesbrough v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
01 Sep 1951 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1951 Manchester United v Charlton Athletic W 3-2 League Division One
08 Sep 1951 Manchester United v Stoke City W 4-0 League Division One
12 Sep 1951 Charlton Athletic v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1951 Manchester City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
22 Sep 1951 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
13 Oct 1951 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 2-5 League Division One
20 Oct 1951 Manchester United v Sunderland L 0-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1951 Chelsea v Manchester United L 4-2 League Division One
17 Nov 1951 Manchester United v Portsmouth L 1-3 League Division One
24 Nov 1951 Liverpool v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1951 Manchester United v Blackpool W 3-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1951 Arsenal v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
15 Dec 1951 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 5-1 League Division One
22 Dec 1951 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
25 Dec 1951 Manchester United v Fulham W 3-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1951 Fulham v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
29 Dec 1951 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1952 Stoke City v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
12 Jan 1952 Manchester United v Hull City L 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1952 Manchester United v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1952 Portsmouth v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1952 Burnley v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1952 Manchester United v Liverpool W 4-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1952 Manchester United v Burnley W 6-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1952 Blackpool v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
21 Apr 1952 Manchester United v Chelsea W 3-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1952 Manchester United v Arsenal W 6-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1952 Manchester United v Chelsea W 2-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1952 Arsenal v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1952 Manchester City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1952 Derby County v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
13 Sep 1952 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1952 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
24 Sep 1952 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 4-2 FA Charity Shield
27 Sep 1952 Manchester United v Sunderland L 0-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1952 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 6-2 League Division One
11 Oct 1952 Manchester United v Stoke City L 0-2 League Division One
18 Oct 1952 Preston North End v Manchester United W 0-5 League Division One
25 Oct 1952 Manchester United v Burnley L 1-3 League Division One
01 Nov 1952 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
08 Nov 1952 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1952 Cardiff City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
22 Nov 1952 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
29 Nov 1952 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
10 Jan 1953 Millwall v Manchester United W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
17 Jan 1953 Manchester United v Portsmouth W 1-0 League Division One
24 Jan 1953 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
31 Jan 1953 Manchester United v Walthamstow Avenue D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
28 Feb 1953 Stoke City v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1953 Manchester United v Liverpool W 3-1 League Division One


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