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11 | Jemal Johnson


Position: Forward/Midfielder

Birthdate: 5/3/1985

Hometown: Manchester, England

Height: 5-9

Weight: 168

Last Club: Jacksonville Armada (NASL)



  • Spent the previous three seasons at Jacksonville Armada of the NASL. Is the club's leader in all-time appearances with 76 matches played
  • Holds the Armada record for fastest goal when he scored just 12 seconds into the Armada’s inaugural NASL match in 2015.
  • Before Jacksonville, Johnson played two seasons with New York Cosmos and one season with Fort Lauderdale Strikers.
  • Has also played for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leeds United, Milton Keynes Dons and Lokomotiv Sofia among other European-based clubs.
  • During his time in Europe, he scored 25 goals and provided 13 assists in 194 career appearances
  • Won the League Cup and League 2 with MK Dons FC
  • Debuted in the English Premier League debut during the 2004-05 season
  • Made his professional debut at 20 years old, coming on as a substitute for Blackburn in a FA Cup third round match.
  • Started his soccer career in England with the Manchester United Academy and later the Blackburn Rovers Academy.


  • Nickname: JJ
  • Biggest fear: Heights
  • Favorite music: Soulful House
  • Favorite TV shows: Black Mirror & Match of the Day
  • Favorite memory: Winning at Wembley Stadium

Los Zorros Recap: Week 23

By Fresno FC Staff 08/20/2018, 11:15am PDT

With the Highway 99 Derby tied at 1 win apiece, Fresno FC and Sacramento Republic FC square off for the final time in the regular season at 8 p.m. Saturday at Papa Murphy's Park.

Fresno FC hopes to extend its unbeaten streak to five on Saturday