Biography

Michael JohnsonMichael Owen Johnson (born 4 July 1973) is a former footballer who played as a defender, primarily at centre-half, although he also played left-back when called upon. He made more than 550 appearances in the Football League and Premier League, including 262 games for Birmingham City and more than 100 each for Notts County, the club where he began his professional career, Sheffield Wednesday and Derby County. Although born in Nottingham, England, he is a full Jamaican international and played 12 times for the Jamaican national team. He retired as a player at the end of the 2008/09 season, and took up the post of youth team manager with Notts County.

Career stats:

1991-1995 Notts County FC 107 apps

1990-1991 Division Three Play-off winners promoted to the old second division  – Voted Young Player of the Year

1991-1992 Division Two Play off winners promoted to the old first division

1993-1994 Anglo Italian Cup Runners-up

1994-1995 Anglo Italian Winners


1995-2003 Birmingham City FC 262 apps (12 goals)

1998-1999 Division One Play-off semi-finalist – Voted Player of the Year

1999-2000 Division One Play-off semi-finalist

2000-2001 Division One Play-off semi-finalist – Voted Player of the Year

2001-2002 Division One Play-off winners promoted to the Premier League

2000-2001 Worthington Cup Runners-up – Team Captain


2003-2008 Derby County FC 138 apps (4 goals)

2004-2005 Championship Play-off semi-finalist

2005-2006 Championship Play-off winners promoted to the Premier League – Club Captain

2007 3 month loan -Sheff Wednesday FC 13 apps

2008 3 month loan -Notts County FC 12 apps (1 goal)


2008-2009 Notts County FC 28 apps


1999-2006 Jamaica Football Federation 12 caps

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