Season #5

| 1883-84 |

Games #17 - #20

 

1883-84 Club Summary 


Chairman | William McGregor |

Secretary | George Ramsay |

Manager | Management Committee |

 1883-84 Season Summary 


Manager | Management Committee |
Games | #17 - #20 |
Top Scorer | 6 | #8 Archie Hunter | (All FA Cup) |
FA Cup Progress | 4th Round |
Biggest Win | 7-4 vs. Wednesbury Old Athletic (a) |
Highest Home Attendance | n/a |
 

 1883-84 Results ​

| 1 | 10 Nov 1883 | a | Walsall Swifts (FAC R1) | W | 5-1 |

| 2 | 1 Dec 1883 | a | Stafford Road (FAC R2) | W | 5-0 | 

| 3 | 29 Dec 1883 | a | Wednesbury Old Athletic (FAC R3) | W | 7-4 | 

| 4 | 19 Jan 1884 | a | Queen's Park (Glasgow) (FAC R4) | L | 1-6 | Match Report


 1883-84 Season Statistics 

 

Games | 4 |

Won | 3 | 75.00% |   
Drew |
0 | 00.00% |  
Lost |
1 | 25.00%  

Unbeaten | 3 | 75.00% |


Goals Scored | 18 | 4.50 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 11 | 2.75 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 1 | 25% |
 

Average Home Attendance | n/a |
 

Longest winning run | 3 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 3 Games |
Longest losing run | 1 Game |



 1883-84 Squad Changes 
 

Debut Appearances | 4 |

#29 Archibald Vale | GK | Saturday, 10 November 1883 | Walsall Swifts | FA Cup | 22 |

#30 Tom Riddell | FB | Saturday, 10 November 1883 | Walsall Swifts | FA Cup | 25 |

#31 Fred Dawson | M | Saturday, 10 November 1883 | Walsall Swifts | FA Cup | 24 |

#32 Robert Price | D | Saturday, 10 November 1883 | Walsall Swifts | FA Cup | 23 |

Final Appearances | 4 |

#29 Archibald Vale | GK | Saturday, 19 January 1884 | Queen's Park (Glasgow) | FA Cup | 22 |

 #2  7 Charles Apperley | D | Saturday, 19 January 1884Queen's Park (Glasgow)FA Cup | 23 |

#26 Wally Roberts | F | Saturday, 19 January 1884Queen's Park (Glasgow)FA Cup | 24 |

#19 Billy Clarke | GK | Saturday, 29 December 1883 | Wednesbury Old Athletic | FA Cup | 23 |

1883-84 Squad Statistics 

Squad Size | 13 | -2 |

Average Age | 24 | +1 |

 

Youngest Player(s) | 22 |

#29 Archibald Vale |

#18 Olly Whateley |
 

Oldest Player(s) | 28 |

#6 Eli Davis |   
 

1883-84  Scorers

Goals Scored | 18 | FA Cup Goals | 18 |

| 6 | 

#8 Archie Hunter | Goals Scored | 6 | FA Cup | 6 |

| 5 |

#15 Howard Vaughton | Goals Scored | 5 | FA Cup | 5 |

| 4 |

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

| 2 |

#18 Olly Whateley | Goals Scored | 2 | FA Cup | 2 |

| 1 |

#26 Wally Roberts | Goals Scored | 1 | FA Cup | 1 |

1883-84 Appearances

| 4 |

#6 Eli Davis | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

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

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

#18 Olly Whateley | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

#26 Wally Roberts | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

#27 Charles Apperley | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

#30 Tom Riddell | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

#31 Fred Dawson | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 3 |

#29 Archibald Vale | Appearances | 3 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

#22 Joe Simmonds | Appearances | 3 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

#16 Arthur Brown | Appearances | 3 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 2 |

#32 Robert Price | Appearances | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#19 Billy Clarke | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

1883-84 'Keepers

#29 Archibald Vale | Appearances | 3 Conceded | 7 | Ratio 2.33 |

#19 Billy Clarke | Appearances | 1 Conceded | 4 | Ratio 4.00 |

 1883-84 Managerial Record 

 

1883-84 was the fifth and final season of the initial management structure adopted by Villa. Over their 20 games in charge they had delivered a win rate of 65%, losing 20%.

 

In total the management committee had returned 1.90 points per game* in their five campaigns of FA Cup football.

 

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

 1883-84 Kits 

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1883-84 From Rear to Front, Left to Right | Back Row: Fred Dawson | TBC | Albert Brown | Eli Davis | Tom Riddell | Joe Simmonds | Front Row: Ted Lee | Walter Harvey | TBC | Archie Hunter | Howard Vaughton |

 

 1883-84 Season Results 

 Game #17 
Matchday #1

Saturday, 10 November 1883

FA Cup | 1st Round | Walsall Swifts | Away | The Chuckery | 4,000

Manager | Management Committee

FT Score | 5-1 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

Scorers | Archie Hunter | 3 | Howard Vaughton | 1 | Wally Roberts | 1 | 


Line Up |

GK Archibald Vale | DEBUT |

D Joe Simmonds |

D Robert Price | DEBUT |

D Charles Apperley |

FB Tom Riddell | DEBUT |

WH Fred Dawson |

M Eli Davis |

F Olly Whateley | 

F Howard Vaughton | GOAL |

F Archie Hunter | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Wally Roberts | GOAL |

MATCH PROMOTION

 On this day 10 November 1883 

Goalkeeper Archibald Vale, full back Tom Riddell and defender Robert Price made their debuts for Villa
Forward Archie Hunter scored Villa’s first ever hat-trick as a professional club

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 Game #18 
Matchday #2

Saturday, 1 December 1883
FA Cup | 2nd Round | Stafford Road | Away | Recreation Ground | 3,000

Manager | Management Committee

FT Score | 5-0 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

Scorers | Arthur Brown | 2 | Archie Hunter | 2 | Olly Whateley | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Archibald Vale |

D Joe Simmonds |

FB Tom Riddell |

WH Fred Dawson |

D Charles Apperley |

F Olly Whateley | GOAL |

F Howard Vaughton |

F Archie Hunter | GOAL | GOAL |

F Wally Roberts |

M Eli Davis |

F Arthur Brown | GOAL | GOAL |

 On this day 1 December 1883 

Goalkeeper Archibald Vale kept Villa’s first ever clean sheet as as a professional club

 

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 Game #19 
Matchday #3
Saturday, 29 December 1883
FA Cup | 3rd Round | Wednesbury Old Athletic | Away | 7,000


Manager | Management Committee

FT Score | 7-4 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | WLWWW |

Scorers | Howard Vaughton | 3 | Arthur Brown | 2 | Archie Hunter | 1 | Olly Whateley | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy Clarke | FINAL |

FB Tom Riddell |

WH Fred Dawson |

D Charles Apperley |

D Robert Price |

M Eli Davis |

F Olly Whateley | GOAL |

F Howard Vaughton | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL | 

F Archie Hunter | GOAL | 

F Wally Roberts |

F Arthur Brown | GOAL | GOAL |

 On this day 29 December 1883 

Forward Howard Vaughton scored Villa’s second ever hat-trick as a professional club 2 games after the first.
Goalkeeper Billy Clarke made his final appearance for Villa

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 Game #20 
Matchday #4

Saturday, 19 January 1884
FA Cup | 5th Round | Queen’s Park (Glasgow) | Away | Titwood Park | 10,000

Manager | Management Committee

FT Score | 1-6 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | LWWWL |

Scorers | Howard Vaughton | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Archibald Vale | FINAL |

D Joe Simmonds |

D Charles Apperley | FINAL | 

FB Tom Riddell |

WH Fred Dawson | 

M Eli Davis |

F Olly Whateley |

F Howard Vaughton | GOAL |

F Archie Hunter |

F Wally Roberts | FINAL |

F Arthur Brown |

 

MATCH REPORT

 On this day 19 January 1884 
Villa’s heaviest defeat since turning professional and in their first match versus Scottish opposition
Goalkeeper Archibald Vale, defender Charles Apperley and forward Wally Roberts made their final appearance for Villa.

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