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Sam Johnstone

West Bromwich Albion FC

3 appearances, 0 goals against

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 10: A 0
*(actual F 10: A 0)
100% successful

2021

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
230

Timeline
  Samuel Luke Johnstone

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored while the player was on the field.)

Birth Thursday, 25 March 1993 in Preston, Lancashire [registered in Preston & South Ribble, April 1993].

Source

TheSun Yearbook [2020] &

Playing Career


Club(s)
Johnstone has been a product of the Manchester United FC academy since 2006. After signing on 1 April 2011, he was sent out to various league clubs on loan. On 26 July 2011, he first joined Oldham Athletic AFC, but only played in pre-season friendlies and he returned to join Scunthorpe United FC on 9 September 2011. He returned to United on 10 January 2012. It wasn't until 20 March 2013 when Johnstone was sent out again, spending the rest of the 2013-14 season at Walsall FC. On 17 August 2013, he was then sent on a three-month loan stint to Yeovil Town FC. On 31 January 2014, he was sent on loan to Doncaster Rovers FC for the remainder of the season, returning the following season on 27 October 2014 until the new year. Then on 12 January 2015, he returned home with a loan to Preston North End FC, helping them win promotion. In July 2015, Johnstone played in pre-season friendlies in USA with United and made the bench for the early season Premier League matches. On the last day of 2015, he returned to North End on a months' loan deal. On 5 January 2017, he joined Aston Villa FC on loan for the remainder of the season, and on 14 July, signed on for the upcoming season. On 3 July 2018, Johnstone left United permanently when he signed for West Bromwich Albion FC for a £6½ million transfer fee.

League honours
293 league appearances
Scunthorpe United FC 2012 loan twelve appearances
debut (league one): 10 September 2011 Scunthorpe United FC 1 Sheffield United FC 1.
Walsall FC 2013 loan seven appearances
debut (league one): 23 March 2013 Hartlepool United 0 Walsall FC 0.
Yeovil Town FC 2013 loan one appearance
debut (championship): 17 August 2013 Burnley FC 2 Yeovil Town FC 0.
Doncaster Rovers FC 2014-15 loan 28 appearances
debut (championship): 1 February 2014 Doncaster Rovers FC 0 Middlesbrough FC 0.
Preston North End FC 2015-16 loan 26 appearances
debut (league one): 16 January 2015 Preston North End FC 2 Leyton Orient FC 2.
Aston Villa FC 2017-18 loan 67 appearances
debut (championship): 14 January 2017 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 Aston Villa FC 0.
West Bromwich Albion FC 2018-22 153 appearances
debut (championship): 4 August 2018 West Bromwich Albion FC 1 Bolton Wanderers FC 2.
Club honours Football League One third place 2014-15 (play-off winners) (22 apps); Championship runners-up 2019-20 (46 apps);
Individual honours None 
Distinctions Son of Glenn Johnstone, Preston North End 1992-93
Height/Weight 6' 4" [2021] 

Source

Jack Rollin's The Sun Yearbook [2019] & ENFA.

England Career

Player number 1262nd player appear for England, the 115th goalkeeper
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 1014, 6 June 2021, England 1 Romania 0, a pre-European Championship Finals warm-up friendly match at The Riverside Stadium, Middlehaven, Middlesbrough, aged 28 years 73 days.
Last match No. 1025, 9 October 2021, Andorra 0 England 5, a World Cup qualification match at Estadi Nacional d'Andorra, Baixada del Molí, Andorra la Vella, aged 28 years 198 days.
Major tournaments UEFA European Championship Finals 2020;
Major honours UEFA European Championship Finals runners-up 2020;
Youth tournaments FIFA Under 20 World Cup Finals 2013;
UEFA Under 17 European Championship Finals 2009, 2010;
UEFA Under 19 European Championship Finals 2012;
Victory Shield Tournament
2008;
Youth honours UEFA Under 17 European Championship winners 2010;
UEFA Under 19 European Championship semi-finalists 2012;
Victory Shield winners
2008;
Individual honours England U20 (three appearances +one more unofficial, 2013)
England U19
(thirteen appearances, 2010-12)
England U17
(fourteen appearances, one red card, 2009-10)
England U16
(one appearance, 2008) 
Distinctions Sam is the third West Bromwich Albion FC goalkeeper to earn his first England appearance shortly after his 28th birthday (73 days after), following Joe Reader (4) and George Ashmore (19).
One of a few players to have represented England whilst paying with a second tier club.


The Numbers
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
starts sub unused mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
6 3 2 3 0 16 270 0 none none 3 100% none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
3 3 0 0 10 0 +3 0 3 3.333 0.00 100.0 +3

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Away 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Yellow 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 0 3 3.333 0.00 100.0 +3

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L

WCP

2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 0 2 4.50 0.00 100.0 +2
World Cup 2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 0 2 4.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Friendly 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2021 2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 0 2 4.50 0.00 100.0 +2
WCP All 2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 0 2 4.50 0.00 100.0 +2

European Championship Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2020 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0 =0

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 0 2 4.50 0.00 100.0 +2
2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 0 2 4.50 0.00 100.0 +2

The England Match History of Sam Johnstone
 
Age 15 under 16  
one appearance - Scotland November 2008
under 17  
two appearances - Portugal & Israel February 2009
 
Age 16 under 17  
eight appearances - Hungary March 2009. Turkey May 2009. Italy & Portugal August 2009
Kazakhstan & Serbia October 2009. France & Portugal February 2010
 

Age 17 under 17  
four appearances - Sweden & Slovakia March/April 2010. Czech Republic & Greece June 2010
under 19  
three appearances - Slovakia (▲) September 2010. Albania & Belgium October 2010
 
Age 18 under 19  
three appearances - Montenegro May 2011. Netherlands September 2011. Czech Republic February 2012
 
Age 19 under 19  
seven appearances - Slovenia ͨ, Montenegro & Switzerland ͨ May 2012
Croatia, Serbia, France & Greece July 2012

Age 20 under 20  
three appearances - Uruguay (u/o), Iraq, Chile & Egypt June 2013
 

 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - three full appearances (270 min) 0ᵍᵃ

manager: Gareth Southgate - three full appearances (270 min) 0ᵍᵃx

apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt

Age 28
1010 25 March 2021 - England 5 San Marino 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
WCP
HW
unused sub

22
1011 28 March 2021 - Albania 0 England 2, Air Albania Stadium, Tiranë AW
1012 31 March 2021 - England 2 Poland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
1013 2 June 2021 - England 1 Austria 0, Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
Fr
HW unused sub 13
1 1014 6 June 2021 - England 1 Romania 0
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
HW   1

The 1262nd player to appear for England.
The 45th player from West Bromwich Albion FC to represent England.
The 115th goalkeeper at Senior level. 

 
ECF
reserve gk 23x
1015 13 June 2021 - England 1 Croatia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
unused sub
1016 18 June 2021 - England 0 Scotland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HD
1017 22 June 2021 - Czech Republic 0 England 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
1018 29 June 2021 - England 2 Germany 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
1019 3 July 2021 - Ukraine 0 England 4, Stade Olimpico, Roma NW
1020 7 July 2021 - England 2 Denmark 1ᴭᵀ, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
1021 11 July 2021 - Italy 1 England 1ᴭᵀ, The National Stadium, Wembley HD
1022 3 September 2021 - Hungary 0 England 4, Puskás Aréna, Budapest
WCP
AW unused sub 13
2 1023 5 September 2021 - England 4 Andorra 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
  HW   1

West Bromwich Albion FC are now a second tier side in English football (EFL Championship).

1024 8 September 2021 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa   AD unused sub 13
3 1025 9 October 2021 - Andorra 0 England 5
Estadi Nacional, Andorra la Vella

WCP
AW 86 1
1026 12 October 2021 - England 1 Hungary 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HD unused sub 13
1027 12 November 2021 - England 5 Albania 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
WCP
HW
unused sub

13
1028 15 November 2021 - San Marino 0 England 10, San Marino Stadium, Serravalle AW

100% record so far, no goals conceded.

    
 
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