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Johnny Dixon

Johnny Dixon

Clubs played for: Aston Villa (1946-1960)

Born: 1923

Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne

Position: Striker

Biography: An Inside forward who scored 131 goals in 292 appearances for Aston Villa.. Coached the youngsters at Villa Park for six years before running an ironmongery business in Erdington. In recent years Johnny had suffered from Alzheimer's disease and died on 20th January 2009 in Good Hope Hospital. (Captain of the Villa side that won 1957 F.A. Cup final and Won the Second Division title)


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