Season 10 | 1888-89

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Football League
Runners Up
3rd Round
9-1 vs. Notts County (h), Football League

Manager Summary

P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

From
To
Manager
P
W
D
L
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
Ongoing
Ongoing
George Ramsay led Management Committee
25
14
5
6
19
56%
24%
76%
4%
1.88
Manager
Chairman
Club Secretary
George Ramsay led Management Committee
Philip Clamp
George Ramsay

Season Statistics

Pos: Final League Position; P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; F: Goals Scored; A: Goals Conceded; Pts: Final League Points; GD: Goal Difference (A-F); PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); GR: Goal Ratio (F/A); GPG: Goals Scored per Game; CPG: Goals Conceded per Game; CS: Clean Sheets; CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

Results - All Competitions

P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
PPG
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
1888-89
25
14
5
6
70
56
14
1.32
1.25
2.8
2.24
1
4%
56%
24%
19
76%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1888-89
Runners Up
22
12
5
5
61
43
29
18
2.77
1.95
1.42
1
4%
55%
23%
77%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1888-89
3
3
5
3
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Preston North End
22
18
4
0
74
15
59
40
2
Aston Villa
22
12
5
5
61
43
18
29
3
Wolverhampton Wanderers
22
12
4
6
51
37
14
28
4
Blackburn Rovers
22
10
6
6
66
45
21
26
5
Bolton Wanderers
22
10
2
10
63
59
4
22
6
West Bromwich Albion
22
10
2
10
40
46
-6
22
7
Accrington
22
6
8
8
48
48
0
20
8
Everton
22
9
2
11
35
47
-12
20
9
Burnley
22
7
3
12
42
62
-20
17
10
Derby County
22
7
2
13
41
61
-20
16
11
Notts County
22
5
2
15
40
73
-33
12
12
Stoke
22
4
4
14
26
51
-25
12

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Football League
Saturday, 8 September 1888
Wolves
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Football League
Saturday, 15 September 1888
Aston Villa
5-1
Stoke
W
Football League
Saturday, 22 September 1888
Aston Villa
2-1
Everton
W
Football League
Saturday, 29 September 1888
Aston Villa
9-1
Notts County
W
Football League
Saturday, 6 October 1888
Everton
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Football League
Saturday, 13 October 1888
Aston Villa
6-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
Football League
Saturday, 20 October 1888
Bolton Wanderers
2-3
Aston Villa
W
Football League
Saturday, 27 October 1888
Aston Villa
4-3
Accrington
W
Football League
Saturday, 3 November 1888
Stoke
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Football League
Saturday, 10 November 1888
Preston North End
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Football League
Saturday, 17 November 1888
Blackburn Rovers
5-1
Aston Villa
L
Football League
Saturday, 24 November 1888
Aston Villa
2-1
Wolves
W
Football League
Saturday, 8 December 1888
Notts County
2-4
Aston Villa
W
Football League
Saturday, 15 December 1888
Accrington
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Football League
Saturday, 22 December 1888
Aston Villa
4-2
Burnley
W
Football League
Saturday, 29 December 1888
Aston Villa
4-2
Derby County
W
Football League
Saturday, 5 January 1889
Burnley
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Football League
Saturday, 12 January 1889
Aston Villa
6-2
Bolton Wanderers
W
Football League
Saturday, 19 January 1889
Aston Villa
2-0
West Brom
W
Football League
Saturday, 26 January 1889
West Brom
3-3
Aston Villa
D
FA Cup 1st Round
Saturday, 2 February 1889
Aston Villa
3-2
Witton
W
Football League
Saturday, 9 February 1889
Aston Villa
0-2
Preston North End
L
FA Cup 2nd Round
Saturday, 16 February 1889
Aston Villa
5-3
Derby County
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 2 March 1889
Blackburn Rovers
8-1
Aston Villa
L
Football League
Saturday, 9 March 1889
Derby County
5-2
Aston Villa
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Archie Wollaston
Midfielder
Unknown
Stafford Road FC
Free
Archie Goodall
Forward
Unknown
Preston North End
£100
Walter Ashmore
Goalkeeper
Unknown
West Bromwich Standard
Free
Arthur Dixon
Midfielder
Unknown
Derby Midland
Free
Bob Thomas
Full Back
Unknown
Cocknage FC
Free
Batty Garvey
Forward
Unknown
Aston Shakespeare
Free
Thomas Harrison
Winger
Unknown
Coombes Wood
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Walter Ashmore
Goalkeeper
1888
Aston Unity FC
Free
Arthur Dixon
Midfielder
1888
Stoke
Free
Fred Dawson
Midfielder
1888
Retired
Released
Thomas Harrison
Winger
1889
Halesowen Town
Free
Archie Wollaston
Midfielder
1889
Chirk FC
Free
Tommy Green
Forward
1889
Kidderminster Harriers
Free
Archie Goodall
Forward
1889
Derby County
Free
Bob Thomas
Full Back
1889
Walsall Town
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Batty Garvey
Player #49
Wolverhampton Wanderers (a), Football League
Saturday, 8 September 1888
Arthur Dixon
Player #50
Stoke (h), Football League
Saturday, 15 September 1888
Walter Ashmore
Player #51
Everton (h), Football League
Saturday, 22 September 1888
Archie Goodall
Player #52
Blackburn Rovers (h), Football League
Saturday, 13 October 1888
Archie Wollaston
Player #53
Notts County (a), Football League
Saturday, 8 December 1888
Thomas Harrison
Player #54
Notts County (a), Football League
Saturday, 8 December 1888
Bob Thomas
Player #55
Blackburn Rovers (a), FA Cup
Saturday, 2 March 1889

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Walter Ashmore
Player #51
Everton (h), Football League
Saturday, 22 September 1888
Arthur Dixon
Player #50
Notts County (h), Football League
Saturday, 29 September 1888
Fred Dawson
Player #31
Derby County (h), Football League
Saturday, 29 December 1888
Tommy Green
Player #47
Blackburn Rovers (a), FA Cup
Saturday, 2 March 1889
Bob Thomas
Player #55
Blackburn Rovers (a), FA Cup
Saturday, 2 March 1889
Thomas Harrison
Player #54
Derby County (a), Football League
Saturday, 9 March 1889
Archie Wollaston
Player #53
Derby County (a), Football League
Saturday, 9 March 1889
Archie Goodall
Player #52
Derby County (a), Football League
Saturday, 9 March 1889

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
19
25
25.01 | Everton (h), Football League
26.23 | Preston North End (h), Football League
Youngest Player
Frank Coulton | 20.62 | Saturday, 8 September 1888
Oldest Player
Fred Dawson | 30.10 | Saturday, 29 December 1888

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Fred Dawson
Player #31
1883-88 Aston Villa, Free, 20 | 2 |
Albert A Brown
Player #35
1884-94 Aston Villa, Free, 114 | 56 |
Jack Burton
Player #38
1885-91 Aston Villa, Free, 49 | 2 |
Jimmy Warner
Player #40
1886-92 Aston Villa, Free, 101 | 0 |
Frank Coulton
Player #41
1886-92 Aston Villa, Free, 55 | 0 |
Harry Yates
Player #42
1886-89 Aston Villa, Free, 29 | 0 |
Dennis Hodgetts
Player #44
1886-96 Aston Villa, Free, 218 | 87 |
Gershom Cox
Player #45
1887-93 Aston Villa, Free, 102 | 0 |
Harry Devey
Player #46
1887-93 Aston Villa, Free, 84 | 0 |
Tommy Green
Player #47
1887-89 Aston Villa, Free, 28 | 19 |
Albert Allen
Player #48
1887-90 Aston Villa, Free, 56 | 32 |
Batty Garvey
Player #49
1888-89 Aston Villa, Free, 7 | 4 |
Arthur Dixon
Player #50
1888 Aston Villa, Free, 3 | 1 |
Walter Ashmore
Player #51
1888 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |
Archie Goodall
Player #52
1888-89 Aston Villa, £100, 14 | 7 |
Archie Wollaston
Player #53
1888-89 Aston Villa, Free, 5 | 0 |
Thomas Harrison
Player #54
1888-89 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 0 |
Bob Thomas
Player #55
1889 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |
Archie Hunter
Player #8
1879-90 Aston Villa, Free, 74 | 41 |

Appearances

Goals

Player
Total
League
FA Cup
F Albert Allen
17
15
2
F Tommy Green
15
14
1
F Archie Hunter
10
7
3
F Dennis Hodgetts
9
7
2
F Albert Brown
9
8
1
F Archie Goodall
7
7
0
Unknown Scorer
1
1
0
Own Goal
1
1
0
M Arthur Dixon
1
1
0

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Jimmy Warner
24
55
2.29
0
4%
GK Walter Ashmore
1
1
1.00
0
0%
Own Goal
0
Unknown Scorer
0
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