Johnny Hart


English football player and manager John Paul Hart was born on June 8, 1928, and died on November 26, 2018.

Johnny Hart worked his entire career with Manchester City.

He played for Manchester City as an inside forward in 169 Football League matches between 1947 and 1961, scoring 67 goals, in a career disrupted by injury.

He succeeded Malcolm Allison as the club’s manager for six months – from March to October 1973 – before ill-health forced him to retire.

In 2006 Hart was inducted into Manchester City’s Hall of Fame .

His sons Paul and Nigel both played league football as centre-halves. Paul also followed his father into management.

Johnny Hart passed away at 90 years old.


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