Danny Johnson Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Danny Johnson
  • Born: February 28th, 1993 (Middlesbrough)
  • Height: 5' 10
  • Position: Centre-Forward
  • Signed: July 26th, 2019
  • First Manager: James McPake
  • Career Totals: 22 appearances, 7 goals
  • Also Played For: Billingham Synthonia, Cardiff City, Gateshead, Guisborough Town, Harrogate Town, Leyton Orient, Motherwell, Real Murcia Imperial, Real Murcia Imperial, Stevenage, Tranmere Rovers


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
2019-20 13 (9) 7 1 0 36.4% 22.7% 40.9%
Totals: 13 (9) 7


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 04/01/20 Championship vs. Inverness CT (H) 0 - 2
 27/12/19 Championship vs. Dundee Utd (A) 1 - 1
 21/12/19 Championship vs. Partick (A) 1 - 0
 14/12/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 3
 07/12/19 Championship vs. Arbroath (A) 1 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
 14/12/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 3
 30/11/19 Championship vs. Queen of South (H) 1 - 2
 14/09/19 Championship vs. Alloa (H) 2 - 1
 18/08/19 2nd Round vs. Aberdeen (H) 1 - 2
 02/08/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A) 2 - 2

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 14/12/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 3
 30/11/19 Championship vs. Queen of South (H)  1 - 2
 14/09/19 Championship vs. Alloa (H)  2 - 1
 18/08/19 2nd Round vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 2
 02/08/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A)  2 - 2
 02/08/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A)  2 - 2
 28/07/19 Group D vs. Inverness CT (H)  1 - 0

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 24/01/20 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 2
 18/01/20 4th Round vs. Motherwell (H)  0 - 3
 04/01/20 Championship vs. Inverness CT (H)  0 - 2
 27/12/19 Championship vs. Dundee Utd (A)  1 - 1
 21/12/19 Championship vs. Partick (A)  1 - 0
 14/12/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 3
 07/12/19 Championship vs. Arbroath (A)  1 - 1
 30/11/19 Championship vs. Queen of South (H)  1 - 2
 23/11/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (A)  0 - 1
 08/11/19 Championship vs. Dundee Utd (H)  0 - 2
 01/11/19 Championship vs. Morton (H)  2 - 1
 25/10/19 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (A)  2 - 1
 05/10/19 Championship vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 0
 27/09/19 Championship vs. Queen of South (A)  1 - 1
 21/09/19 Championship vs. Morton (A)  0 - 1
 14/09/19 Championship vs. Alloa (H)  2 - 1
 30/08/19 Championship vs. Dundee Utd (A)  2 - 6
 24/08/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (H)  0 - 0
 18/08/19 2nd Round vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 2
 10/08/19 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H)  1 - 0
 02/08/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A)  2 - 2
 28/07/19 Group D vs. Inverness CT (H)  1 - 0


Biography

Born in Middlesbrough, Danny Johnson began his career with the youth academies of his hometown club and Hartlepool United.

After brief spells with Real Murcia and Harrogate Town, the striker signed for Billingham Synthonia, scoring 9 goals in 21 appearances.

A highly productive spell with Guisborough Town followed, in which Danny scored 65 goals in 64 appearances before signing for Cardiff City in 2014.

Danny ever played a competitive game for the Welsh club, taking in loan spells with Tranmere Rovers and Stevenage in League Two before signing permanently for Gateshead in 2015.

Danny was a regular for the National League Club over the next 3 seasons, scoring 53 goals in 127 appearances before signing for Motherwell in June 2018.

A bright start to life in Lanarkshire saw Danny score goals against Rangers, Aberdeen and Celtic early in the season, as he went on to score 8 goals in 28 games in total.

Danny penned a two year deal with Dundee in the summer of 2019, and scored on his debut for the club during a 1-0 win over Inverness CT in the Betfred Cup group stage.

The striker followed this up with a brace in the 2-2 draw with Dunfermline Athletic in the first game of the league season. Danny departed the club in the January transfer window to sign for Leyton Orient, as the club’s top scorer, with 7 goals in 22 games.

Debut

July 28th, 2019
Dundee 1 - 0 Inverness Caledonian Thistle

League Cup (Group D)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    Danny was born on this date in Middlesbrough.

  • Signed For Dundee

    Born in Middlesbrough, Danny Johnson began his career with the youth academies of his hometown club and Hartlepool United.

  • A first half goal on his debut by Danny Johnson gave Dundee a 1-0 win over Inverness Caley Thistle at the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park. The Dark Blues put in an impressive performance and were more comfortable winners than the close scoreline suggests. Dundee qualify for the Betfred Cup last 16 as undefeated winners of group D without conceding a goal in their four games.

  • A first half goal on his debut by Danny Johnson gave Dundee a 1-0 win over Inverness Caley Thistle at the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park. The Dark Blues put in an impressive performance and were more comfortable winners than the close scoreline suggests. Dundee qualify for the Betfred Cup last 16 as undefeated winners of group D without conceding a goal in their four games.

  • Dundee returned to winning ways with a 4-3 victory over Dunfermline Athletic at the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park this afternoon. An own goal by Danny Devine gave the Dee an early lead but Ryan Dow quickly equalised. Goals by Kane Hemmings and Paul McGowan put the Dark Blues firmly in charge by half time. Danny Johnson scored number four at the start of the second half only for goals by Kevin Nisbet and Lewis Martin to offer the Pars some hope midway through the half. Hampered by Greg Kiltie’s red card Dunfermline couldn’t complete the fight back and the Dee closed the game out to take all three points.

  • Last Appearance - Dunfermline 2 - 0 Dundee

    The Dark Blues went down 2-0 to the Pars in the televised Friday night game in Dunfermline. Ryan Dow and Kevin Nisbet settled the game with a pair of fine goals in the first half. Until then Dundee had looked the better team but once the Pars were in the lead they never looked back. They went on to take control impressively in the second half and earned all three points without too much trouble.