Johnny Newman (footballer)

Johnny Newman (footballer)

Infobox Football biography
playername = Johnny Newman

fullname = John Henry George Newman
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1933|12|13
cityofbirth = Hereford
countryofbirth = England
dateofdeath =
cityofdeath =
countryofdeath =
height =
position = Cenrtal Defender
currentclub =
youthyears =
youthclubs =
years = 1951-57 1957-60 1960-67 1967-72
clubs = Birmingham City Leicester City Plymouth Argyle Exeter City
caps(goals) = 060 (0) 061 (2) 298 (9) 092 (1)
nationalyears =
nationalteam =
nationalcaps(goals) =
manageryears = 1969-76 1976-79 1982 1983-87
managerclubs = Exeter City Grimsby Town Derby County Hereford United

Johnny Newman (born December 13, 1933 in Hereford) is an English former footballer and manager. Newman played as a central defender, beginning his career with Birmingham City in 1951 where he won the Second Division and was on the losing side in a FA Cup finalKnight, Brian: Plymouth Argyle A Complete Record 1903-1989, page 95. ISBN 0-907969-40-2] . He moved on to Leicester City and then to Plymouth Argyle, for whom he made over 300 appearances between 1960 and 1967. In 1966 he played for the Football League which beat the Irish Football League 12-0 at Home Park; the Football League team contained seven of the 1966 World Cup winning team [Knight, Brian: Plymouth Argyle A Complete Record 1903-1989, page 40-41. ISBN 0-907969-40-2] . He then moved on to Devon rivals Exeter City, where he was made player-manager in 1969, continuing in the manager's role after he retired from playing in 1972. He moved onto Grimsby Town gaining promotion to the Third Division, and had a largely unsuccessful eleven months in charge at Derby County, before returning to his home-town to manage Hereford United.


As a player

Birmingham City F.C.

* FA Cup finalist 1956


External links

*Soccerbase (manager)|859|Johnny Newman

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