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Tosh Johnson

Manchester City FC, Everton FC

5 appearances, 5 goals

P 5 W 5 D 0 L 0 F 22: A 4
100% successful

1926-32

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Thomas Clark Fisher Johnson
Born 19 August 1901 in Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire [registered in Ulverston, September 1901].
Birth notes Birth date confirmed by his death registration.

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Thomas Clark Fisher is living with his grandmother, Eleanor Clark, and his uncle, John Clark. They live at 60 Queen Street in Dalton-in-Furness. His grand mother is a charwoman.

Married to Hannah Smith [registered in Manchester, December 1924].
Died 28 January 1973 in Monsall Hospital, Manchester, aged 71 years 162 days [registered in Manchester, March 1973].
Height/Weight 5' 9¾", 11st. 11lbs [1932].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began with Dalton Athletic FC and Dalton Casuals FC. He signed as an amatuer for Manchester City FC in February 1919, and shorthly thereafter, as a professional, playing 328 league matches and scoring 158 goals. He signed for Everton FC in March 1939 for a £6,000 fee, going on to play 146 league matches, scoring 56. Became one of a few to cross Stanley Park when he joined Liverpool FC on 3 March 1934. After 36 league matches, scoring another eight, he then joined Darwen FC as their player-manager in August 1936, retiring through the war.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1925-26, winner 1932-33; Football League Division Two winners 1927-28, 1930-31; Football League Champions 1931-32; 
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions One of only handful of players who have a road named after him.  Tommy Johnson Walk is in Moss Side, Manchester. The estate includes Fred Tilson Close, Sammy Cookson Close, Sam Cowan Close and Horace Barnes Close.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became 504th players (509) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 150, 24 May 1926, Belgium 3 England 5, an end-of-season friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen, aged 24 years 272 days.
Last match No. 182, 17 October 1932, England 1 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Bloomfield Road, Revoe, Blackpool, aged 31 years 59 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1929-30, 1931-32, 1932-33;
Team honours British Championships winners 1929-30, 1931-32;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Nothing regarding his vocation, but Lamming acknowledges that Johnson was still a holder of Manchester City's seasonal and aggregate League goal total records. But, apparently, After the war Johnson ran a public house in Gorton, and lived in the area for the remainder of his life - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.145.

 

Tosh Johnson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
7 5 3 450 5 90 min 2 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.

 

Tosh Johnson - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 4 0 0 17 1 +16 0 3 4.25 0.25 100.0 +4
Away 1 1 0 0 5 3 +2 0 0 5.00 3.00 100.0 +1
All 5 5 0 0 22 4 +18 0 3 4.40 0.80 100.0 +5

 

Tosh Johnson - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 0 3 3.333 0.00 100.0 +3
Friendly 2 2 0 0 12 4 +8 0 0 6.00 2.00 100.0 +2
All 5 5 0 0 22 4 +18 0 3 4.40 0.80 100.0 +5

 

Tosh Johnson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1929-30 1 1 0 0 6 0 +6 0 1 6.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1931-32 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1932-33 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 0 3 3.333 0.00 100.0 +3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 0 3 3.333 0.00 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 0 3 3.333 0.00 100.0 +3

 

Tosh Johnson - Match History
 Club: Manchester City F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 24
1 150 24 May 1926 - Belgium 3 England 5, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen tour AW Start il
- 151 27 May 1926 - France vs. England, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris - match postponed App squad member
Age 28
2 169 20 November 1929 - England 6 Wales 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham BC HW Start il
 Club: Everton F.C. - 3 full caps  
Age 30
- 179 18 November 1931 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW reserve
3 180 9 December 1931 - England 7 Spain 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start il
4 181 9 April 1932 - England 3 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start il
Age 31
5 182 17 October 1932 - England 1 Ireland 0, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool BC HW Start il

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