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.
Liverpool can only hope for history to repeat itself against Arsenal
This Sunday, Liverpool are scheduled to take on a resurgent Arsenal side that has enjoyed a revival of form with back-to-back 4-1 victories over Galatasaray and Newcastle United. Previously, the Gunners bowed down to an agonising 5-1 defeat at the hands of a relentless Liverpool side at Anfield last season. But with pretty much a majority of … Continue reading How Things Stand Heading Into The Ar