Michael Johnston (Scottish footballer)

Michael “Mikey” Andrew Johnston (born 19 April 1999) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a winger for Scottish Premiership club Celtic.

Mikey Johnston
Personal information
Full name Michael Andrew Johnston[1]
Date of birth (1999-04-19) 19 April 1999 (age 20)[1]
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Winger[1]
Club information
Current team
Celtic
Number 19
Youth career
2008–2017 Celtic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Celtic 23 (7)
National team
2017 Scotland U19 5 (3)
2018– Scotland U21 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:18, 23 December 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 June 2018

Club careerEdit

Johnston was born in Glasgow.[1] He made his Celtic debut on 6 May 2017, in a 4–1 victory over St Johnstone at Celtic Park.[2] Shortly after the game, the winger signed a new three-year contract with his boyhood club.[3][4]

In November 2018, Johnston signed a contract with Celtic to run until the end of the 2022–23 season.[5]

Johnston signed a new five-year contract with Celtic on 28 December 2019.[6]

International careerEdit

Johnston was born in Scotland and is a youth international for Scotland.[7]

StatisticsEdit

As of match played 29 January 2020[8]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Celtic 2016–17 Scottish Premiership 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2017–18 Scottish Premiership 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2018–19 Scottish Premiership 14 5 3 0 1 0 5 0 23 5
2019–20 Scottish Premiership 11 2 0 0 2 1 8 3 21 6
Career total 29 7 4 0 3 1 13 3 49 11

HonoursEdit

Celtic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Michael Johnston: Profile". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  2. ^ Barnes, John (6 May 2017). "Celtic 4–1 St Johnstone". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Delight as Michael Johnston signs new three-year deal". Celtic. 6 May 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Celtic: Youngster Michael Johnston delighted to sign new three year contract". BBC Sport. BBC. 8 May 2017. Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Michael Johnston: Celtic winger signs new five-year contract". BBC Sport. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Celtic: Mikey Johnston signs five-year contract extension". BBC Sport. 28 December 2019. Retrieved 28 December 2019.
  7. ^ https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2019/08/07/do-celtic-replacing-mikey-johnston-with-husein-balic-is-now-unth/
  8. ^ "Johnston, Michael". Fitbastats. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  9. ^ "Celtic secured an eighth consecutive title in style with a convincing win away to wasteful Aberdeen". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Celtic". BBC Sport. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Rangers 0 – 1 Celtic". BBC Sport. 8 December 2019. Retrieved 8 December 2019.

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