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LEE
JOHNSON

Lee Johnson was confirmed as the new manager of Bristol City on 6th February 2016.

Johnson was previously manager at Barnsley and before that, Oldham Athletic, when heĀ entered management for the first time and became the youngest manager in English football.

In a playing career spanning 468 first-team appearances and 40 goals, his two longest spells were at Yeovil Town and Bristol City, both when his father Gary was manager.

Johnson helped Yeovil win promotion to the Football League and then to League One before joining Scottish side Hearts.

He also starred for Bristol City, helping them win promotion to the Championship.

Latterly Johnson played for Kilmarnock and he set up the winning goal as they beat Celtic 1-0 in the 2012 final of the Scottish League Cup.

In his first full season in charge at Oldham, he led the Club to a 15th place finish in Sky Bet League One.

Honours (2)
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    • Bristol City:
      • Manager of the Month, Sky Bet Championship, (30/09/2017)
    • Barnsley:
      • Manager of the Month, Sky Bet League One, (31/01/2016)
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