Sam Johnstone

Born: March 25, 1993 (age 25)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Preston, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Aston Villa (no. 1)
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Career History
Youth2009-2011Manchester United
Senior2011-Manchester United
→ 2011-2012Scunthorpe United (loan)
→ 2013Walsall (loan)
→ 2013Yeovil Town (loan)
→ 2014Doncaster Rovers (loan)
→ 2014-2015Doncaster Rovers (loan)
→ 2015Preston North End (loan)
→ 2017Aston Villa (loan)
→ 2017-2018Aston Villa (loan)
Sports Mole has 157 articles about Sam Johnstone. Articles 1 to 40:
Sam Johnstone in action for Aston Villa in April 2017
Report: Cardiff City enter race for Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone
Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is reportedly wanted by Premier League-bound Cardiff City, while loan club Aston Villa also retain an interest.
May 20, 10:20
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce smiles before his side's pre-season clash with Shrewsbury Town on July 15, 2017
Steve Bruce: 'End of Championship playoff semi-final was agony'
Steve Bruce claims that the latter stages of Aston Villa's Championship playoff semi-final victory over Middlesbrough were "agony" but is happy to be going to Wembley.
May 15, 22:27
Muhamed Besic and Mile Jedinak in action during the Championship playoff semi-final between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough on May 15, 2018
Result: Aston Villa hold on for Middlesbrough stalemate to reach playoff final
Aston Villa set up a Championship playoff final against Fulham by holding out for a goalless draw at home to Middlesbrough to seal a 1-0 aggregate victory.
May 15, 21:43
Aston Villa manager Steve 'Cheggars' Bruce gestures on the touchline during his side's Championship clash with Birmingham City on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Aston Villa 0-0 Middlesbrough (Villa win 1-0 on aggregate) - as it happened
Relive the goalless draw between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough at Villa Park as the hosts withstand a late fightback to book their place in the Championship playoff final.
May 15, 18:45
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce waves to the fans during his side's Championship clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 15, 2016
Result: Mile Jedinak header gives Aston Villa semi-final advantage
Mile Jedinak's 15th-minute header earns Aston Villa a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough in the first leg of their Championship playoff semi-final.
May 12, 19:09
General view at the Riverside Stadium ahead of the Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Chelsea on November 20, 2016
Team News: Middlesbrough name unchanged starting XI for playoff clash with Aston Villa
Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis names an unchanged starting XI for Saturday's Championship playoff semi-final first leg against Aston Villa.
May 12, 16:20
Sam Johnstone in action for Aston Villa in April 2017
Manchester United 'to offload five goalkeepers this summer'
Sam Johnstone is reportedly one of five goalkeepers who could be on their way out of Manchester United at the end of the season.
May 9, 11:18
Sam Johnstone in action for Aston Villa in April 2017
Tottenham Hotspur to nab Sam Johnstone from Manchester United?
Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, who is impressing on loan with Aston Villa, is reportedly wanted by Tottenham Hotspur.
Apr 21, 10:17
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce waves to the fans during his side's Championship clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 15, 2016
Result: Lewis Grabban header keeps Aston Villa in the hunt for automatic promotion
Aston Villa keep themselves in the hunt for an automatic promotion spot in the Championship thanks to a slender 1-0 win over Leeds United at Villa Park.
Apr 13, 21:38
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock chats to assistant Kevin Blackwell in October 2017
Result: Jack Grealish stunner rocks Cardiff City at Villa Park
Aston Villa record a shock 1-0 victory over second-placed Cardiff City in the Championship courtesy of a late strike from youngster Jack Grealish.
Apr 10, 21:44
Sam Johnstone in action for Aston Villa in April 2017
Sam Johnstone hints at Manchester United exit
Goalkeeper Sam Johnstone admits that he could be close to ending his time at Manchester United after failing to make the breakthrough at Old Trafford.
Apr 10, 13:39
Sam Johnstone in action for Aston Villa in April 2017
West Ham United 'lining up Sam Johnstone as Joe Hart replacement'
West Ham United allegedly line up a summer bid to sign Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.
Mar 31, 13:08
Aston Villa manager Steve 'Cheggars' Bruce gestures on the touchline during his side's Championship clash with Birmingham City on October 30, 2016
Result: Bolton Wanderers dent Aston Villa promotion hopes
Relegation-threatened Bolton Wanderers dent the promotion hopes of Aston Villa courtesy of a 1-0 win over Steve Bruce's side at the Macron Stadium.
Mar 17, 19:24
Sam Johnstone in action for Aston Villa in April 2017
Aston Villa 'told to pay £6.5m for goalkeeper Sam Johnstone'
Aston Villa must pay £6.5m to land loan goalkeeper Sam Johnstone from Manchester United on a full-time basis, according to a report.
Mar 7, 15:44
Daley Blind in action for Manchester United on October 31, 2017
Manchester United 'extend Ashley Young, Daley Blind contracts'
Manchester United reportedly grant Daley Blind and Ashley Young 12-month extensions to their current Old Trafford deals.
Feb 28, 15:44
Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham during the Championship match against Middlesbrough on September 23, 2017
Championship roundup: Fulham end Aston Villa winning run
Fulham end Aston Villa's run of seven successive Championship wins with a 2-0 victory over Steve Bruce's side at Craven Cottage on Saturday.
Feb 17, 17:24
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Result: Aitor Karanka defeated on Nottingham Forest bow as Scott Hogan earns win
Aston Villa beat Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest 1-0 for their first league win at the City Ground since January 1995.
Jan 13, 19:23
Aston Villa manager Steve 'Cheggars' Bruce gestures on the touchline during his side's Championship clash with Birmingham City on October 30, 2016
Result: Brentford dent Aston Villa's playoff hopes
Aston Villa miss the chance to move back into the Championship playoff places courtesy of a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Brentford at Griffin Park.
Dec 26, 21:26
Sam Johnstone in action for Aston Villa in April 2017
Report: Manchester United name £5m asking price for Sam Johnstone
Manchester United reportedly name a £5m price tag for goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, who is currently impressing on loan at Aston Villa.
Dec 24, 15:10
Aston Villa manager Steve 'Cheggars' Bruce gestures on the touchline during his side's Championship clash with Birmingham City on October 30, 2016
Result: Clayton Donaldson double denies Aston Villa
Aston Villa squander an early two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at home to fellow playoff chasers Sheffield United at Villa Park.
Dec 23, 19:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: West Bromwich Albion keen on Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone
Premier League side West Bromwich Albion are keen on a move for Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone - currently on loan at Aston Villa - in January.
Nov 19, 16:41
Cheick N'Doye has a header saved during the Championship game between Birmingham City and Aston Villa on October 29, 2017
Result: Aston Villa held by Birmingham City in Second City derby stalemate
The honours are even at St Andrew's as West Midlands rivals Birmingham City and Aston Villa play out a goalless draw in their Championship clash.
Oct 29, 13:58
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce smiles before his side's pre-season clash with Shrewsbury Town on July 15, 2017
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce: 'I want to sign Manchester United's Sam Johnstone'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce reveals that he will try to sign Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone at the end of the season.
Oct 23, 10:37
Wolves skipper Danny Batth celebrates with manager Nuno Espirito Santo during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Result: Wolverhampton Wanderers climb top with win over rivals Aston Villa
Two second-half goals earn Wolverhampton Wanderers a 2-0 win over West Midlands rivals Aston Villa at Molineux Stadium.
Oct 14, 19:24
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Arsenal, Benfica show interest in Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson?
Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson - currently on loan at Shrewsbury Town - reportedly emerges as a transfer target for both Arsenal and Benfica.
Oct 7, 11:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Steve Bruce wants loan keeper Sam Johnstone on permanent deal
Steve Bruce admits that he wants to make Sam Johnstone his long-term number one at Aston Villa, with a permanent bid being readied for the January transfer window.
Oct 2, 12:28
Luke Shaw and Sergio Aguero in action in the match between Manchester United and Manchester City on October 26, 2016
Luke Shaw already signed new Manchester United contract?
A report claims that full-back Luke Shaw is now contracted to Manchester United until 2019, despite a lack of official confirmation from the club.
Sep 24, 16:43
Aston Villa manager Steve 'Cheggars' Bruce gestures on the touchline during his side's Championship clash with Birmingham City on October 30, 2016
Team News: Aston Villa unchanged against Nottingham Forest
Steve Bruce names an unchanged Aston Villa side for the visit of Nottingham Forest.
Sep 23, 16:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia up front for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is back in the fold for Aston Villa's trip to Barnsley.
Sep 16, 16:44
Juan Mata of Manchester United in action during their Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Manchester United to extend deals for six players?
Manchester United are reportedly planning to extend the contracts of six players over the course of the season.
Sep 9, 12:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Aston Villa held by Bristol City at Ashton Gate
Josh Onomah's deflected strike earns Aston Villa a 1-1 draw against Bristol City at Ashton Gate, cancelling out Jamie Paterson's opener.
Aug 25, 21:37
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are into the final few months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini and Southampton's James Ward-Prowse during the Premier League match on May 17, 2017
Marouane Fellaini travels to Oslo despite Galatasaray transfer rumours
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho opts to take Marouane Fellaini to Norway in order to face Valarenga despite rumours surrounding the midfielder's future at the club.
Jul 30, 12:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aston Villa announce signing of Stoke City midfielder Glenn Whelan
Aston Villa announce that they have completed the signing of Stoke City midfielder Glenn Whelan on a two-year contract.
Jul 20, 11:25
Hull City's Ahmed Elmohamady reacts to the draw against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Ahmed Elmohamady completes switch to Aston Villa
Ahmed Elmohamady joins Aston Villa from Hull City on a three-year deal, linking up with manager Steve Bruce for the third time in his career.
Jul 19, 16:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone signs loan deal with Aston Villa
Manchester United announce that goalkeeper Sam Johnstone will spend next season on loan at Aston Villa.
Jul 14, 16:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone 'close to Aston Villa return'
Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is reportedly close to returning to Aston Villa on loan, having spent the second half of last season with the Championship club.
Jul 11, 14:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce: 'New signing imminent'
Steve Bruce hopes to see Sam Johnstone sign from Manchester United within the next 48 hours, as he continues to add to his Aston Villa squad.
Jul 7, 22:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Premier League clubs join race to sign Manchester United stopper Sam Johnstone?
Leicester City, West Bromwich Albion and Huddersfield Town all reportedly join the race to sign Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.
Jun 30, 12:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United to sell Sam Johnstone to Middlesbrough?
Sam Johnstone is reportedly in talks with Middlesbrough over a £2.5m transfer, potentially bringing an end to his eight-year spell at Manchester United.
Jun 28, 13:34

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CWolverhampton WanderersWolves46309782394399
3Fulham462513879463388
4Aston Villa4624111172423083
5Middlesbrough4622101467452276
6Derby CountyDerby4620151170482275
7Preston North EndPreston4619161157461173
8Millwall4619151256451172
9Brentford4618151362521069
10Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd46209176255769
11Bristol City461716136758967
12Ipswich TownIpswich46179205760-360
13Leeds UnitedLeeds46179205964-560
14Norwich CityNorwich461515164960-1160
15Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds461415175960-157
16Queens Park RangersQPR461511205870-1256
17Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest46158235165-1453
18Hull City461116197070049
19Birmingham CityBirmingham46137263868-3046
20Reading461014224870-2244
21Bolton WanderersBolton461013233974-3543
RBarnsley46914234872-2441
RBurton Albion461011253881-4341
RSunderland46716235280-2837

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