Season #3

| 1881-82 |

Games #7 - #11


 1881-82 Club Summary  

Chairman | William McGregor |

Secretary | George Ramsay |

Manager | Management Committee |

1881-82 Season Summary 


Manager | Management Committee |
Games | #7 - #11 |
Top Scorer | 4 | #18 Olly Whateley | #16 Arthur Brown (All FA Cup) |
FA Cup Progress | 4th Round |
Biggest Win | 4-1 vs. Notts County (h), vs. Nottingham Forest (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 10,000 vs. Notts County |
 

 1881-82 Results ​

| 1 | 5 Nov 1881 | h | Nottingham Forest (FAC R1) | W | 4-1 | Match Report

| 2 | 31 Dec 1881 | h | Notts County (FAC R3) | D | 2-2 | 

| 3 | 7 Jan 1882 | a | Notts County (FAC R3 Replay) | D | 2-2 | 

| 4 | 14 Jan 1882 | h | Notts County (FAC R3 2nd Replay) | W | 4-1 | Match Report

 | 5 | 21 Jan 1882 | a | Wednesbury Old Athletic (FAC R4) | L | 2-4 | Match Report


 1881-82 Season Statistics 


Games | 5 |

Won | 2 | 40.00% |   
Drew |
2 | 40.00% |  
Lost |
1 | 20.00%

Unbeaten | 4 | 80% |


Goals Scored | 14 | 2.80 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 10 | 2.00 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 0 | 0% |
 

Average Home Attendance | 7,000 |
 

Longest winning run | 1 Game |
Longest unbeaten run | 4 Games |
Longest losing run | 1 Game |



 1881-82 Squad Changes  

 Debut Appearances | 5 |

#17 Jim Dawson | D | Saturday, 5 November 1881 | Nottingham Forest | FA Cup | 22 |

#18 Olly Whateley | D | Saturday, 5 November 1881 | Nottingham Forest | FA Cup | 20 |

#19 Billy Clarke | GK | Saturday, 31 December 1881 | Notts County | FA Cup | 21 |

#20 Franklin Brookes | F | Saturday, 7 January 1882 | Notts CountyFA Cup | 22 |

#21 Tommy Horton | F | Saturday, 21 January 1882 | Wednesbury Old Athletic | FA Cup | 22 |

 

Final Appearances | 8 |

#13 George Copley | GK | Saturday, 5 November 1881 | Nottingham Forest | FA Cup | 20 |

#10 William Crossland | F | Saturday, 5 November 1881 | Nottingham Forest | FA Cup | 25 |

#20 Franklin Brookes | F | Saturday, 7 January 1882 | Notts County | FA Cup | 22 |

#2 Harry Simmonds | D | Saturday, 21 January 1882 | Wednesbury Old Athletic | FA Cup | 23 |

#17 Jim Dawson | D | Saturday, 21 January 1882Wednesbury Old Athletic | FA Cup | 22 |

#3 Tommy Pank | D | Saturday, 21 January 1882Wednesbury Old Athletic | FA Cup | 29 |

#4 Sammy Law | M | Saturday, 21 January 1882Wednesbury Old Athletic | FA Cup | 32 |

#21 Tommy Horton | F | Saturday, 21 January 1882Wednesbury Old Athletic | FA Cup | 22 |

 

 1881-82 Squad Statistics  

Squad Size | 16 | +3 |

Average Age | 23 | - |

Youngest Player(s) | 17 |

#11 Andy Hunter |
 

Oldest Player(s) | 32 |

#4 Sammy Law |
 

 1881-82 Scorers

Goals Scored | 14 | FA Cup Goals | 14 |

| 4 | 

#18 Olly Whateley | Goals Scored | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | 

#16 Arthur Brown | Goals Scored | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | 

| 3 |

#8 Archie Hunter | Goals Scored | 3 | FA Cup | 3 | 

| 1 |

#6 Eli Davis | Goals Scored | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | 

#17 Jim Dawson | Goals Scored | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | 

#15 Howard Vaughton | Goals Scored | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | 

 

1881-82 Appearances  

| 5 |

#2 Harry Simmonds | Appearances | 5 | FA Cup | 5 | . Player Profile

#3 Tommy Pank | Appearances | 5 | FA Cup | 5 | . Player Profile

#4 Sammy Law | Appearances | 5 | FA Cup | 5 | . Player Profile

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

#16 Arthur Brown | Appearances | 5 | FA Cup | 5 | . Player Profile

#17 Jim Dawson | Appearances | 5 | FA Cup | 5 | . Player Profile

#18 Olly Whateley | Appearances | 5 | FA Cup | 5 | . Player Profile

| 4 |

#8 Archie Hunter | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

#15 Howard Vaughton | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

#19 Billy Clarke | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 3 |

#6 Eli Davis | Appearances | 3 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#10 William Crossland | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#11 Andy Hunter | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#13 George Copley | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#20 Franklin Brookes | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#21 Tommy Horton | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

1881-82 'Keepers  

 

#13 George CopleyAppearances | 1 | Conceded | 1 | Ratio 1.00 |

#19 Billy Clarke | Appearances | 4 | Conceded | 9 | Ratio 2.25 |

 1881-82 Managerial Record 

 

Under the management committee structure Villa had now achieved a win rate of 55%, losing 18%.

In total the management committee had returned 1.91 points per game* in their three campaigns of FA Cup football.
 

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

 1881-82 Kit  

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1881-82 From Rear to Front, Left to Right | Back Row: Olly Whateley | David Anderson | Ted Lee | Archie Hunter | Eli Davis | George Copley | Front Row: Howard Vaughton | Arthur Brown | Andy Hunter | Sammy Law | Joe Simmonds |

 1881-82 Season Results  

 Game #7 
Matchday #1

Saturday, 5 November 1881

FA Cup | 1st Round | Nottingham Forest | Home | Wellington Road | 6,000

Manager | Management Committee |
 FT Score | 4-1 |

 FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

Scorers | Olly Whateley | 2 | Arthur Brown | 2 |

Line Up |

GK George Copley | FINAL |

HB Ted Lee |

D Harry Simmonds |

D Jim Dawson | DEBUT |

D Tommy Pank |

M Sammy Law |

M Eli Davis |

F Howard Vaughton |

F William Crossland | FINAL |

F Arthur Brown | GOAL | GOAL |

F Olly Whateley | DEBUT | GOAL | GOAL |

MATCH REPORT

On this day 5 November 1881

Defender Jim Dawson & forward Olly Whateley made their Villa debuts
Goalkeeper George Copley and forward William Crossland made their final appearances for Villa

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Matchday #2
FA Cup | 2nd Round | Bye |

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 Game #8 
Matchday #3
Saturday, 31 December 1881
FA Cup | 3rd Round | Notts County | Home | Wellington Road | 5,000

Manager | Management Committee |
 FT Score | 2-2 |

 FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WWLWD |


Scorers | Eli Davis | 1 | Olly Whateley | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy Clarke | DEBUT |

D Harry Simmonds |

D Jim Dawson |

D Tommy Pank |

HB Ted Lee |

M Sammy Law |

M Eli Davis | GOAL |

F Howard Vaughton |

Arthur Brown |

F Olly Whateley | GOAL |

F Archie Hunter |

MATCH PROMOTION

 On this day 31 December 1881 

Goalkeeper Billy Clarke made his debut for Villa

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 Game #9 
Matchday #4

Saturday, 7 January 1882
FA Cup | 3rd Round Replay | Notts County | Away | Trent Bridge | 8,000

Manager | Management Committee |

 FT Score | 2-2 |

 FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WLWDD |

Scorers | Arthur Brown | 1 | Archie Hunter | 1 |

 Line Up |

GK Billy Clarke |

HB Ted Lee |

D Harry Simmonds |

D Jim Dawson |

D Tommy Pank |

M Sammy Law |

F Arthur Brown | GOAL |

F Olly Whateley |

F Archie Hunter | GOAL | 

F Andy Hunter |

F Franklin Brookes | DEBUT | FINAL |

MATCH TRAIN PROMOTION

 On this day 7 January 1882 
Forward Franklin Brookes made his sole appearance for Villa

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 Game #10 
Matchday #5

Saturday, 14 January 1882
FA Cup | 3rd Round 2nd Replay | Notts County | Home | Wellington Road | 10,000

Manager | Management Committee |
 FT Score | 4-1 |

 FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LWDDW |


Scorers | Archie Hunter | 1 | Olly Whateley | 1 | Arthur Brown | 1 | Jim Dawson | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy Clarke |

HB Ted Lee |

D Harry Simmonds |

D Jim Dawson | GOAL |

D Tommy Pank |

M Sammy Law |

M Eli Davis |

F Arthur Brown | GOAL |

F Olly Whateley |

F Archie Hunter | GOAL |

F Howard Vaughton |

MATCH REPORT

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 Game #11 
Matchday #6

Saturday, 21 January 1882
FA Cup | 4th Round | Wednesbury Old Athletic | Away | 6,000

Manager | Management Committee |
 FT Score | 2-4 |

 FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WDDWL |


Scorers | Howard Vaughton | 1 | Archie Hunter | 1 |


Line Up |  

GK Billy Clarke |

HB Ted Lee |

D Harry Simmonds | FINAL |

D Jim Dawson | FINAL |

D Tommy Pank | FINAL |

M Sammy Law |

F Arthur Brown |

F Olly Whateley | 

F Archie Hunter | GOAL |

F Howard Vaughton | GOAL |

F Tommy Horton | DEBUTFINAL|

MATCH REPORT

 On this day 21 January 1882 

Forward Tommy Horton made his sole appearance for Villa
Defenders Harry Simmonds, Jim Dawson and Tommy Pank and midfielder Sammy Law made their final Villa appearances.

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