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Glen Johnson Biography

Glen McLeod Cooper Johnson is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Liverpool and the England national football team. Glen McLeod Cooper Johnson is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Liverpool and the England national football team. A product of the West Ham United youth system, he signed his first professional contract-a three year deal, with the Hammers on 1 August 2001. He eventually signed an initial four-week loan deal with local rivals Millwall on 17 October 2002. His Premiership and West Ham debut came on 22 January 2003 in another away defeat to a London club, this time against Charlton Athletic. He made a total of 15 League appearances and a singular FA Cup appearence in the 2002-2003 season. On 15 July 2003, he signed with Chelsea for a fee of £6 million. His league debut came on 17 August in an Anfield win against Liverpool, but he had to wait until 9 November for his first League goal, netting the opener of a 5–0 romp over Newcastle United. In 2006 he was away on loan to Portsmouth following which he became a permanent member. On 22 June 2009, Johnson transferred to Liverpool on a four year contract.Johnson made his Premier League debut on 16 August 2009 in a 2–1 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur. On his home league debut for Liverpool on 19 August 2009, Johnson put in a man-of-the-match performance against Stoke City scoring his first goal for the club. . Johnson scored his first goal for England in a friendly match against Mexico on 24 May 2010 at the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign in Wembley Stadium, which ended 3–1 to England.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Glen Johnson
Nationality England
Position Defender
Last Club Chelsea
Shirt Number 2
Career
Clubs
Chelsea Jul 2003 - Jun 2006
Chelsea Jul 2007 - Aug 2007
Liverpool Jul 2009 - Jul 2015
West Ham Mar 2003 - Jun 2003
West Ham Aug 2001 - Oct 2002
Portsmouth Jul 2006 - Jun 2007
Portsmouth Aug 2007 - Jun 2009
Millwall Oct 2002 - Dec 2002
Stoke City Jul 2015 - Present
National
England Jan 2003 - Oct 2016
Stats
Clubs
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Chelsea
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2005/2006 Premier League 4 0 0 1 0 330
2004/2005 Premier League 17 0 0 2 0 1157
2003/2004 Premier League 19 3 0 3 0 1506
Total 40 3 0 6 0 2993
Chelsea
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Liverpool
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Portsmouth
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Portsmouth
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Stoke City
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National
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England
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 4 0 1 3 0 360
World Cup 2 0 1 0 0 180
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 5 0 0 1 0 450
European Championship 4 0 0 0 0 390
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 7 0 0 1 0 616
World Cup 4 0 0 2 0 357
Total 26 0 2 7 0 2353

Glen Johnson Latest News & Articles

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7 players who celebrated after scoring against their former clubs
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10 great players who were relegated
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EPL 2016/17: Chelsea 4-2 Stoke City: Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Chelsea 4-2 Stoke City: Player Ratings
Chelsea defeated a strong-willed Stoke City and extended their run to 13 wins.
Twitter reacts to Liverpool's comeback win over Stoke City
Twitter reacts to Liverpool's comeback win over Stoke City
Liverpool came back from a goal down to annihilate Stoke City at Anfield.
Premier League 2016/17: Arsenal 3-1 Stoke City - Player Ratings
Premier League 2016/17: Arsenal 3-1 Stoke City - Player Ratings
Arsenal came from a goal down to cap off an impressive win at home.
Transfer Rumour: Former Liverpool player Glen Johnson linked with a shock move to Barcelona
Transfer Rumour: Former Liverpool player Glen Johnson linked with a shock move to Barcelona
Glen Johnson has been named as a potential 'low-cost' addition for Barcelona in January.
Top 11 dumbest things done by footballers off the pitch
Top 11 dumbest things done by footballers off the pitch
Footballers are smart on the field, but off the field, there are a few that have done the dumbest things you can ever imagine.
EPL 2016-17: Matchday 2 - Injured XI
EPL 2016-17: Matchday 2 - Injured XI
Forming a playing XI with top players who are likely miss Matchday 2 action.
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Barcelona's use of DNA testing could give them advantage over Arsenal
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Liverpool will hope Nathaniel Clyne doesn't follow same career path as Glen Johnson
Liverpool will hope Nathaniel Clyne doesn't follow same career path as Glen Johnson
Will Nathaniel Clyne follow the same career path as Glen Johnson did at Liverpool, or will he become a player they can rely on?
The Undesirables - Premier League's most ineffective XI in 2014/15
The Undesirables - Premier League's most ineffective XI in 2014/15
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10 stupid things done by footballers that were illegal
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7 players who became successful after leaving Chelsea
7 players who became successful after leaving Chelsea
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Liverpool require experience: Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool require experience: Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool London, Jan 24 (IANS): Brendan Rodgers insisted on Saturday that Liverpool will not endure another summer of wholesale change as he out ...
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