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Glen Johnson

Glen McLeod Cooper Johnson – born 23 August 1984 – is former professional footballer who played predominantly as a right back.

Johnson began his career at West Ham United, spending time on loan at Millwall, and was signed by Chelsea for a £6 million fee after West Ham’s relegation in 2003.

He helped Chelsea win the 2004–05 Premier League title and the 2005 League Cup Final.

In June 2006, Johnson joined Portsmouth on loan for the 2006–07 season.

Following a successful season on loan at Fratton Park, Johnson joined Portsmouth permanently for a fee of around £4 million.

Johnson played 99 times for Portsmouth and played in the 2008 FA Cup Final as Portsmouth beat Cardiff City 1–0.

Johnson moved to Liverpool in the summer of 2009 for a £17.5 million fee.

Johnson spent six seasons at Anfield making 200 appearances which included victory in the 2012 League Cup Final.

He joined Stoke City in July 2015 on a free transfer, and made 64 appearances over three seasons before retiring.

Johnson was capped 54 times by the England national team from 2003 to 2014.

He was selected in England’s squads for the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups and UEFA Euro 2012.

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