David Johnson, a former Liverpool and England striker, died at the age of 71. In six years at Anfield, Johnson appeared in 213 games and scored 78 goals. He also played for Everton twice and for England eight times, scoring six goals.
Playing tribute to his former teammate at Anfield, Kenny Dalglish wrote on Twitter: “Sad news about the Doc. David was hugely popular in the dressing room. A really good guy and condolences to all his family. RIP DOC YNWA.”
Johnson began his career at Goodison Park, where he scored against Liverpool in the Merseyside derby in 1971. Nine years later, he would score for Liverpool against Everton.
Johnson enjoyed a successful spell at Ipswich before joining Liverpool for a club record fee of £200,000 in 1976. He went on to win three league titles and the European Cup at Anfield.
Who is David Johnson former Liverpool striker Wife?
David Johnson was married but there is no information about his wife.
Johnson made his Everton debut as a 19-year-old on 8 January 1971 in a 2–2 league draw with Burnley at Turf Moor. Later on in 1971 Johnson scored in a Merseyside derby game for Everton.