Season #6

| 1884-85 |

Games #21 - #24

 

 1884-85 Club Summary 


Chairman | William McGregor |

Secretary | George Ramsay |

Manager | Management Committee |

 1884-85 Season Summary 


Manager | Management Committee |
Games | #21 - #24 |
Top Scorer | 2 | #8 Archie Hunter | #16 Arthur Brown | (All FA Cup) |
FA Cup Progress | 3rd Round |
Biggest Win | 4-1 vs. Wednesbury Town (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 22,000 vs. West Bromwich Albion |


 

 1884-85 Results ​

| 1 | 3 Nov 1884 | h | Wednesbury Town (FAC R1) | W | 4-1 | 

| 2 | 6 Dec 1884 | a | Walsall Town (FAC R2) | W | 2-0 | Match Report

| 3 | 3 Jan 1885 | h | West Bromwich Albion (FAC R3) | D | 0-0 | 

| 4 | 10 Jan 1885 | a | West Bromwich Albion (FAC R3 Replay) | L | 0-3 | 


 1884-85 Season Statistics 

 

Games | 4 |
Won | 2 | 50.00% |   
Drew |
1 | 25.00% |  
Lost |
1 | 25.00% |

Unbeaten | 3 | 75.00% |


Goals Scored | 6 | 1.50 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 4 | 1.00 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 2 | 50% |
 

Average Home Attendance | 13,000 |
 

Longest winning run | 2 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 3 Games |
Longest losing run | 1 Game |



 1884-85 Squad Changes  

Debut Appearances | 3 |

#33 Walter Harvey | GK | Monday, 3 November 1884 | Wednesbury Town | FA Cup | 28 |

#34 Dick Robertson | CB | Monday, 3 November 1884 | Wednesbury Town | FA Cup | 23 |

#35 Albert Brown | F | Monday, 3 November 1884 | Wednesbury Town | FA Cup | 22 |

 

Final Appearances | 2 |

#33 Walter Harvey | GK | Saturday, 10 January 1885 | West Bromwich Albion | FA Cup | 28 |

 #6 Eli Davis | M | Saturday, 10 January 1885West Bromwich AlbionFA Cup | 29 |

 1884-85 Squad Statistics  

Squad Size | 12 | -1 |

Average Age | 25 | +1 |

Youngest Player(s) | 23 |

#35 Albert Brown |

#18 Olly Whateley |
 

Oldest Player(s) | 29 |

#6 Eli Davis | 


 1884-85 Scorers 

Goals Scored | 6 | FA Cup Goals | 6 |

| 2 | 

#16 Arthur Brown | Goals Scored | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | 

#8 Archie Hunter | Goals Scored | 2 | FA Cup | 2 | 

| 1 |

#35 Albert Brown | Goals Scored | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | 

#18 Olly Whateley | Goals Scored | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | 

 

 1884-85 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

#16 Arthur Brown | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

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

#22 Joe Simmonds | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

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

#32 Robert Price | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

#33 Walter Harvey | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

#35 Albert Brown | Appearances | 4 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 3 | 

#31 Fred Dawson | Appearances | 3 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 1 | 

#34 Dick Robertson | Appearances | 1 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

 1884-85 'Keepers 

  

#33 Walter Harvey | Appearances | 4 | Conceded | 4 | Ratio 1.00 |

 1884-85 Kit  

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1884-85 Season Results  

 Game #21 
Matchday #1

Monday, 3 November 1884

FA Cup | 1st Round | Wednesbury Town | Home | Wellington Road | 4,000

Manager | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-1 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

Scorers | Arthur Brown | 2 | Albert Brown | 1 | Archie Hunter | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Walter Harvey | DEBUT |

D Joe Simmonds |

D Robert Price |

CB Dick Robertson | DEBUT |

FB Tom Riddell |

M Eli Davis |

F Olly Whateley | 

F Albert Brown | DEBUT | GOAL |

F Archie Hunter | GOAL |

F Arthur Brown | GOAL | GOAL |

F Howard Vaughton |

 On this day 3 November 1884 

Goalkeeper Walter Harvey, centre back Dick Robertson and forward Albert Brown made their debuts for Villa

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 Game #22
Matchday #2

Saturday, 6 December 1884
FA Cup | 2nd Round | Walsall Town | Away | 5,000

Manager | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

Scorers | Olly Whateley | 1 | Archie Hunter | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Walter Harvey |

D Joe Simmonds |

D Robert Price |

FB Tom Riddell |

WH Fred Dawson |

M Eli Davis |

F Olly Whateley | GOAL | 

F Albert Brown |

F Archie Hunter | GOAL |

F Arthur Brown |

F Howard Vaughton |

MATCH REPORT

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 Game #23
Matchday #3
Saturday, 3 January 1885
FA Cup | 3rd Round | West Bromwich Albion | Home | Wellington Road | 22,000

 

Manager | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew | 

Last 5 Games | WLWWD |


Line Up |

GK Walter Harvey |

D Joe Simmonds |

D Robert Price |

FB Tom Riddell |

WH Fred Dawson |

M Eli Davis |

F Olly Whateley |

F Albert Brown |

F Archie Hunter |

F Arthur Brown |

F Howard Vaughton |

 On this day 3 January 1885 

The 22,000 crowd at Wellington Road was Villa’s record home attendance to date

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 Game #24
Matchday #4

Saturday, 10 January 1885

FA Cup | 3rd Round Replay | West Bromwich Albion | Away | Four Acres | 10,000

Manager | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-3 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | LWWDL |

Line Up |

GK Walter Harvey | FINAL |

D Joe Simmonds |

D Robert Price |

FB Tom Riddell | 

WH Fred Dawson | 

M Eli Davis | FINAL |

F Olly Whateley |

F Albert Brown |

F Archie Hunter |

F Arthur Brown |

F Howard Vaughton |

 On this day 10 January 1885 
This fixture saw Villa announce the same line up in three consecutive games for the first time.
Goalkeeper Walter Harvey and midfielder Eli Davis made their final appearances for Villa.

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