Johnny Brooks

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John "Johnny" Brooks (23 December 1931 – 7 June 2016) was a former professional footballer and manager. He was born in Reading, Berkshire.

He played for Reading, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Brentford, Crystal Palace in the Football League. Brooks won three England caps, scoring two goals.[1]

Towards the end of his career he played in non-league football with Stevenage Town and Cambridge City and in North America with Cleveland Stokers. He later player-managed Knebworth.

Brooks died of vascular dementia on 7 June 2016, aged 84.[2]

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  1. Hugman,B,J,(Ed)The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records (1946–2005) 2005 p84 ISBN 1-85291-665-6 Retrieved 16 September 2008
  2. "Obituary - Johnny Brooks 8 June 2016 - News -". Retrieved 2016-06-08.