Kai Johansen

Full Name: Kai Johansen
Age: Died aged 67 (23.07.1940 - 13.05.2007)
Position: Right Back
Born: Odense, Denmark
Nationality: Danish
International Honours: 20 Denmark Caps, 0 Goals
Height: ?' ?"
Transfer Fee: Free - Odense
Date Signed: _.03.1964
Date Left: 24.06.1965
Transfer Out: £20,000 - Rangers
Former Clubs (playing): Korslokke (Denmark), B 1909 (Denmark), Odense (Denmark), Morton, Rangers
Non Playing Career: Arcadia Shepherds [South Africa] (Manager)
Honours with Morton (player): Old 2nd Division winner - 1963/64
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Kai scored Ranger's winning goal in the 1966 Scottish Cup Final against Celtic - the first scored by a foreigner. He also played in Ranger's 1967 European Cup Winners Cup final defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich.

He was selected to play in Stanley Matthews Testimonial Match at the Victoria Ground, Stoke in 1965.

Johansen didn't win any of his caps while at Morton.

In a chapter on South African football in Football Against The Enemy author Simon Kuper tells how on the 18th of February 1977 manager Kai Johansen picked black goalkeeper / striker Vincent Julius to play for his Arcadia Shepherds team in a match in the white-only league. As a result the South African government decided to merge the white and black leagues and allow the players to play side-by-side for the first time

Morton career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

Old Div 2: 3, 0, ? Lge Cup: 0 Scot C: 0 All Together: 3, 0, ?
Old Div 1: 30, 0, ? Lge Cup: ? Scot C: ? All Together: ?, ?, ?

League: 33, 0, ? Lge Cup: ? Scot C: ?

Overall: 33 Starts, 0 Sub App, ? Goals

The 1963/64 stats are taken from Graeme Ross' More Morton Greats. Neil Brown's online database has it as a total of 33 appearances but Brown's site only lists statistics for league matches so I'm unsure of the exact number of matches Johansen played for Morton.

Kai (back row, 3rd from left) In The 1964/65 Team Photograph

In Action For Rangers


Wikipedia profile: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kai_Johansen





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