Season #1

| 1879-80 |

Games #1 - #2

1879-80 Club Summary 


Chairman | William McGregor |

Secretary | George Ramsay |

Manager | Management Committee |


 1879-80 Season Summary 


Manager | Management Committee |
Games | #1 - #2 |
Top Scorer | 2 | #7 Billy Mason | (All FA Cup) |
FA Cup Progress | 2nd Round |
Biggest Win | 3-1 vs. Stafford Road (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 2,000 vs. Stafford Road |

 

 1879-80 Results 

| 1 | 13 Dec 1879 | a | Stafford Road (FAC R2) | D | 1-1 | 

| 2 | 24 Jan 1879 | h | Stafford Road (FAC R2 Replay) | W | 3-1 | 


 1879-80 Season Statistics 


Games | 2 |

Won | 1 | 50.00% |   
Drew |
1 | 50.00% |  
Lost |
0 | 00.00% |

Unbeaten | 2 | 100% |


Goals Scored | 4 | 2.00 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 2 | 1.00 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 0 | 0% |

 

Average Home Attendance | 2,000 |
 

Longest winning run | 1 Game |
Longest unbeaten run | 2 Games |
Longest losing run | 0 Games |

 

 1879-80 Squad Changes  


Debut Appearances | 12 | 

#1 John Ball | GK | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 22 | 

#2 Harry Simmonds | D | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 21 | 

#3 Tommy Pank | D | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 26 | 

#4 Sammy Law | M | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 29 | 

#5 Ted Lee | HB | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 22 | 

#6 Eli Davis | M | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 24 | 

#7 Billy Mason | F | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 24 | 

#8 Archie Hunter | F | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 20 | 

#9 Charlie Johnstone | F | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 23 | 

#10 William Crossland | F | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 23 | 

#11 Andy Hunter | F | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 15 | 

#12 George Ramsay | F | 24 January 1880 | Stafford Road (h) | FA Cup | 24 | 

Final Appearances | 3 |

#1 John Ball | GK | 24 January 1880 | Stafford Road (h) | FA Cup | 22 | 

#7 Billy Mason | F | 13 December 1879 | Stafford Road (a) | FA Cup | 24 |

#12 George Ramsay | F | 24 January 1880 | Stafford Road (h) | FA Cup | 24 | 

 1879-80 Squad Statistics  

Squad Size | 12 |
Average Age | 23 |

Youngest Player(s) | 15 |

#11 Andy Hunter |
 

Oldest Player(s) | 30 |

#4 Sammy Law |
 

1879-80 Scorers

Goals Scored | 4 | FA Cup Goals | 4 |

| 2 |

 #7 Billy Mason | Total Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 2 |

| 1 |

#11 Andy Hunter | Total Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 1 |

#4 Sammy Law | Total Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 1 |

 1879-80 Appearances 

| 2 | 

#1 John Ball | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#2 Harry Simmonds | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#3 Tommy Pank | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#4 Sammy Law | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#5 Ted Lee | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#6 Eli Davis | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#7 Billy Mason | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#8 Archie Hunter | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#10 William Crossland | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#11 Andy Hunter | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

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#12 George Ramsay | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#9 Charlie Johnstone | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

 1879-80 'Keepers 

 

#1 John Ball | Appearances | 2 | Conceded | 2 | Ratio 1.00 |

 1879-80 Managerial Record 

Under the management committee structure Villa were unbeaten in their first two games with a win rate of 50%. 

In total the management committee had returned 2.00 points per game* in their campaign of FA Cup football.

*Rankings based on 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw in all competitions

 1879-80 Kits 

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1879-80 Season Results 

Matchday #1
FA Cup | 1st Round | Bye

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 Game #1 
Matchday #2
Saturday, 13 December 1879

FA Cup | 2nd Round | Stafford Road | Away | 2,000

 

Manager | Management Committee |
 FT Score | 1-1 | 

 FT Result | Drew | 

Last 5 Games | D |
 

Scorers | Andy Hunter | 1 |


Line Up |

GK John Ball | DEBUT |

D Harry Simmonds | DEBUT |  

D Tommy Pank | DEBUT |  

M Sammy Law | DEBUT | 

HB Ted Lee | DEBUT |  

M Eli Davis | DEBUT |   

F Billy Mason | DEBUT |   

F Archie Hunter | DEBUT |  

F Charlie Johnstone | DEBUT |  

F William Crossland | DEBUT |   

F Andy Hunter | DEBUT | GOAL |

 On this day 13 December 1879 

John Ball, Harry Simmonds, Tommy Pank, Sammy Law, Ted Lee, Eli Davis, Billy Mason, Archie Hunter, Charlie Johnstone, William Crossland and Andy Hunter made their professional debuts for the club.

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 Game #2 
Matchday #3
Saturday, 24 January 1880
FA Cup | 2nd Round Replay | Stafford Road | Home | Wellington Road | 2,000

Manager | Management Committee |
 FT Score | 3-1 |

 FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DW |


Scorers | Billy Mason | 2 | Sammy Law | 1 |
 

Line Up |

GK John Ball | FINAL |

D Harry Simmonds | 

D Tommy Pank |

M Sammy Law | GOAL |  

HB Ted Lee |

M Eli Davis |

F Billy Mason | GOAL |  GOAL | FINAL  |

F Archie Hunter |

F William Crossland |

F Andy Hunter |

F George Ramsay | DEBUT |  FINAL |

 

 On this day 24 January 1880 

Forward George Ramsay made his sole appearance for Villa as a professional. 

Goalkeeper John Ball and forward Billy Mason made their final appearances for Villa.

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Matchday #4
FA Cup | 3rd Round | Oxford University |
 

Manager | Management Committee

Villa withdrew from competition

 On this day 
Villa withdrew from the competition before the 3rd Round fixture with Oxford University

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