Famous football players: Andrew Johnson-Fulham football club Striker

Andrew Johnson-Fulham football club StrikerAndrew Johnson, well known as “Andy” (born February 10, 1981) is an English footballer player for the English FootballLeague club Fulham football club as a striker. Johnson, who was born in Bedford, England, started playing football at Luton Town Academy.

Andrew Johnson started his professional football career at Birmingham City in 1997 and moved to the Crystal Palace in 2002. In 2003/04 season he scored 32 goals for the Eagles (Crystal Palace), which helped to promote Eagles to the Premier League.

In May 2006, Johnson moved from the Crystal Palace to English Club “Everton,” well known as Toffees, for £8.6m. He scored 22 goals in his 73 appearances for the Toffees.

Andrew Johnson  ended the 2004/05 season as the Premier League’s top scorer, and in Feb 2005 he took his first international cap playing for England against Holland. He has won a total of 8 caps for his country England.

On August 7, 2008, Andrew Johnson signed a four-year contract with Fulham football club. Everton football club demanded an eight-plus figure, but the contract was signed with an undisclosed fee, thought to be in nearly £10m, which was also the highest paid transfer fee of the season for Fulham. The striker scored his first goal for Fulham against Wigan at Carvan Cottage on Oct 29, 2008, crossing the 100 goals mark.

Johnson scored 10 goals in his 2008/09 season helping Fulham reach the Europa League and finish in seventh place at Barclay’s Premier League. During the 2009/10 season, Johnson scored 3 goals in 13 appearances, but unfortunately he couldn’t continue his in-form performance because of a knee injury and missed most of the season.

Johnson has scored 15 goals so far for his club Fulham in his total appearances of 55. He wears number 9 t-shirt for his club Fulham. He is a trade mark as well as a regular goal scorer for Fulham. The 5-foot, 7-inch player has shown a remarkable play over the years and is still producing goals in a large numbers and looking fit for Fulham’s future.

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