Liverpool legend David Johnson dies aged 71 as tributes pour in for the ex-England star, who’s one in all solely two gamers to attain for BOTH the Reds and Everton within the Merseyside derby
Ex-England worldwide David Johnson has handed away aged 71.
Johnson is one in all solely two gamers to attain for each Liverpool and Everton within the Merseyside derby.
The previous striker performed a pivotal position in Bob Paisley’s Liverpool facet throughout the Seventies, which dominated the last decade by successful 4 league titles and three European Cups.
After starting his profession at Everton in 1969, Johnson carved out a fruitful profession at Ipswich and Liverpool earlier than returning to Goodison Park in 1982.
Throughout his time at Ipswich, the ahead lifted the Texaco Cup underneath Sir Bobby Robson earlier than carving out a sensational profession at Anfield.
Regardless of solely chalking up eight caps for England, the ahead netted six occasions to boast a formidable goal-per-game ration for the Three Lions.
Fellow Liverpool legend John Aldridge took to social media to pay tribute to Johnson and tweeted: ‘Completely gutted to listen to my good buddy David Johnson (The Doc) handed away early in the present day.
‘What an incredible bloke and a greet servant to LFC on and off the pitch. RIP. YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE PAL.’
Aldridge was joined by fellow Reds icon David Fairclough, who posted: ‘So unhappy to listen to my nice buddy and Liverpool Legend David Johnson has handed away in the present day.
‘Shared so many nice moments and recollections with ‘Jono’. In the present day is a really unhappy day. Condolences to all Dave’s household.’
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Former Liverpool star and England worldwide David Johnson handed away on the age of 71