George Johnston
George Johnston

George Johnston

Scottish striker George Johnston helped Arsenal reach the League Cup final for the first time in 1968.

Initially with Maryhill Harp, he joined Cardiff City in May 1964 and was leading marksman as they were League Cup semi-finalists in 1965/66.

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Name George Johnston
Arsenal Career 1967 - 1969
Position:
Appearances 25 (20 starts, 5 as a sub)
Goals 3

Bertie Mee paid £30,000 for him in March 1967 and he scored three goals in 21 First Division games for Arsenal before being sold to Birmingham City for £15,000 in May 1969.

He was a promotion winner with Fulham in 1970/71, then Hereford United in 1972/73 and later played for Newport County.