Glen Johnson’s first 49 caps for England

Glen Johnson is set to reach the half Century mark this evening when he plays for the England national team for the 50th time.

The former West Ham youth and current Liverpool player made his national team debut over a decade ago, losing 3-2 at Old Trafford in a friendly versus Denmark.

Denmark is the same opponent whom Johnson will make his 50th appearance against and will be his fourth game against the Scandinavian country. He has won 1 and lost 2 of the previous three meetings.

Here are the previous 49 matches the 29-year old has played for England:

Glen Johnson 49 England caps

10 interesting Glen Johnson stats for England:

1 – Glen Johnson’s only goal for England came against Mexico in a friendly just before the 2010 World Cup.

4 – Glen Johnson played in 4 of England’s 10 qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup, winning just 1 of them. The Three Lions won 5 of the other 6 qualifiers without Johnson in the side.

5 – Glen Johnson has faced Ukraine more times than any other country.

8 – England have won just 1 of the last 8 matches Glen Johnson has played, compared to winning 6 of the last 9 without him.

18 – England have kept 18 clean sheets in the 49 appearances Glen Johnson has played for the national team.

19 – Glen Johnson has played for England on 19 occasions at Wembley, winning 13 of those, including the first 10. His only defeat at Wembley Stadium in an England shirt was his last appearance – 2-0 to Chile back in November.

26 – More than half of Johnson’s caps have come in friendlies.

30 – Fabio Capello has given Johnson more appearances than any other England manager.

44 – Glen Johnson has started 44 of his 49 caps, being substituted on 6 occasions, playing a total of 4,034 minutes.

57% – Glen Johnson has won 28 of his 49 caps for England, losing only on 8 occasions.