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Born: 21 October 1955
Came from: Apprentice Went to: Retired
First game: 29 August 1973 Last game: 02 May 1981
Appearances: 231 (218/13) Goals: 43
Johnson was an Argyle apprentice who spent his entire career with the club, barring two loan spells with Torquay United. A key member of the 1974-75 promotion side, he was a consistent and reliable performer throughout his time at the club, mainly operating on the right wing. He made himself famous by firing a penalty so far over the crossbar at the Barn Park End that it was eventually found in the hippopotamus enclosure at Plymouth Zoo.
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From Andrew Chapman (GoS contributor) in Leeds on 26/07/2014 ...
In mitigation for Brian, Greens on Screen has been reliably informed that the penalty into the hippo pen was during a reserve match! At least it wasn't a league game - stuff of legend, nevertheless!
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