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Garnet Johnson (left winger) 1906

Born: Pudsey, 8 October, 1882

Garnet Johnson was one of a string of one-game wonders who featured for City.

Johnson was one of the best players in the West Yorkshire League in the early 1900s. He showed enormous potential with his displays for Upper Armley Christ Church, one of the best junior sides in Leeds, persuading the management at Second Division Leeds City to offer him an opportunity in 1906.

Johnson was given his first team debut in a home game with Chelsea in November 1906 when regular wingers Willie Murray and Harry Singleton were both unavailable. Just before the Londoners got the only goal of the game, Johnson was given "a chance of a lifetime" according to the Leeds Mercury, but missed it through over eagerness.

He never managed another appearance for the club and was released at the end of the campaign.