Season #11

| 1889-90 |

Games #66 - #89

1889-90 Season Summary 

 

Chairman | Philip Clamp |

Secretary | George Ramsay |

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |

1889-90 Season Summary 


Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Games | #66 - #89 |

Captain(s) | #44 Dennis Hodgetts | #8 Archie Hunter |
Top Scorer | 11 | #44 Dennis Hodgetts | 8 League | 3 FA Cup | Goals) |

Most Appearances | 24 | #58 Jimmy Cowan | #35 Albert Brown | 22 League | 2 FA Cup | Appearances) |

Final League Position | 8th Football League |
FA Cup Progress | 2nd Round |
Biggest Win | 7-1 vs. Derby County (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 11,500 vs. Preston North End |
 

 1889-90 Football League Table 

| 6 | Accrington | P22 | W9 | D6 | L7 | 53 | A56 | Pts 24 |
| 7 |
Derby County | P22 | W9 | D3 | L10 | F43 | A55 | Pts 21 |
| 8 | Aston Villa | P22 | W7 | D5 | L10 | F43 | A51 | Pts 19 |
| 9 |
Bolton Wanderers | P22 | W9 | D1 | L12 | F54 | A65 | Pts 19 |
| 10 |
Notts County | P22 | W6 | D5 | L11 | F43 | A51 | Pts 17 |

 1889-90 Results ​

| 1 | 7 Sep | h | Burnley | D | 2-2 | 

| 2 | 14 Sep | h | Notts County | D | 1-1 |

| 3 | 21 Sep | h | Preston North End | W | 5-3 | 

| 4 | 28 Sep | a | West Bromwich Albion | L | 0-3 | 

| 5 | 5 Oct | a | Burnley | W | 6-2 | 

| 6 | 12 Oct | h | Derby County | W | 7-1 | 

| 7 | 19 Oct | a | Blackburn Rovers | L | 0-7 | 

| 8 | 26 Oct | h | West Bromwich Albion | W | 1-0 | 

| 9 | 2 Nov | h | Wolverhampton Wanderers | W | 2-1 |

| 10 | 9 Nov | a | Notts County | D | 1-1 | 

| 11 | 16 Nov | a | Bolton Wanderers | L | 0-2 | 

| 12 | 23 Nov | h | Everton | L | 1-2 | 

| 13 | 30 Nov | a | Accrington | L | 2-4 | 

| 14 | 7 Dec | h | Stoke City | W | 6-1 | 

| 15 | 21 Dec | a | Wolverhampton Wanderers | D | 1-1 | 

| 16 | 25 Dec | a | Preston North End | L | 2-3 | 

| 17 | 26 Dec | h | Accrington | L | 1-2 | 

| 18 | 28 Dec | a | Derby County | L | 0-5 | 

| 19 | 4 Jan | a | Everton | L | 0-7 | 

| 20 | 18 Jan | a | South Shore (FAC R1) | W | 4-2 | 

| 21 | 25 Jan | h | Bolton Wanderers | L | 1-2 | 

| 22 | 1 Feb | a | Notts County (FAC R2) | L | 1-4 | 

| 23 | 17 Mar | a | Stoke City | D | 1-1 | 

| 24 | 31 Mar | h | Blackburn Rovers | W | 3-0 | 

 1889-90 Season Notes 

Villa were saved from having to apply for re-election to the Football League only by a decision being made to suspend the rules.


 1889-90 Season Statistics 


Games | 24 |

Won | 8 | 33% |   
Drew |
5 | 21% |  
Lost |
11 | 46% |

Unbeaten | 13 | 54% |


Goals Scored | 48 | 2.00 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 57 | 2.38 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 1 | 8% |
 

Average Home Attendance | 5,864 |

Longest winning run | 2 Games |

League winning run | 2 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 3 Games |
Longest losing run | 4 Games |

Games without a win | 5 Games |

 


 1889-90 Squad Changes 

Debut Appearances | 13 |

#56 Albert Aldridge | FB | Saturday, 7 September 1889 | Burnley | Football League | 25 |

#57 Tom Clarkson | M | Saturday, 7 September 1889 | Burnley | Football League | 24 |

#58 Jimmy Cowan | CB | Saturday, 7 September 1889 | Burnley | Football League | 20 |

#59 Billy Dickson | CF | Saturday, 14 September 1889 | Notts County | Football League | 23 |

#60 Sammy Gray | F | Saturday, 21 September 1889 | Preston North End | Football League | 21 |

#61 George Davis | GK | Saturday, 5 October 1889 | Burnley | Football League | 21 |

#62 Ike Moore | W | Saturday, 2 November 1889 | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Football League | 21 | 

#63 Arthur Hickton | M | Saturday, 30 November 1889 | Accrington | Football League | 22 |

#64 James Connor | M | Saturday, 25 January 1890 | Bolton Wanderers | Football League | 23 | 

#65 Jack Graham | F | Saturday, 25 January 1890 | Bolton Wanderers | Football League | 21 | 

#66 Lewis Campbell | W | Saturday, 25 January 1890 | Bolton Wanderers | Football League | 25 | 

#67 Bill Dickie | M | Saturday, 1 February 1890 | Notts County | FA Cup | 22 |

#68 Jim Paton | F | Monday, 17 March 1890 | Stoke City | Football League | 34 |

Final Appearances | 9 |

#60 Sammy Gray | F | Saturday, 28 September 1889 | West Bromwich Albion | Football League | 21 |

#61 George Davis | GK | Saturday, 5 October 1889 | Burnley | Football League | 21 | 

#63 Arthur Hickton | M | Saturday, 30 November 1889 | Accrington | Football League | 22 |

#42 Harry Yates | M | Saturday, 7 December 1889 | Stoke City | Football League | 28 |

#56 Albert Aldridge | FB | Saturday, 28 December 1889 | Derby County | Football League | 25 |

 

#49 Batty Garvey | F | Saturday, 28 December 1889 | Derby County | Football League | 25 | 

#8 Archie Hunter | F | Saturday, 4 January 1890 | Everton | Football League | 30 |

#62 Ike Moore | W | Saturday, 18 January 1890 | South Shore (Blackpool) | FA Cup | 22 |

#67 Bill Dickie | M | Saturday, 1 February 1890 | Notts County | FA Cup | 22 |

 1889-90 Squad Statistics 

 

Squad Size | 24 | +5 |

Average Age | 24.9 | +0.3 |  

 Youngest Player(s) | 21 |

#58 Jimmy Cowan |

 #60 Sammy Gray |

 #65 Jack Graham |


Oldest Player(s) | 34 |

#68 Jim Paton |

   

1889-90 Scorers

Goals Scored | 48 | League Goals | 43 | FA Cup Goals | 5 |

| 11 | 

#44 Dennis Hodgetts | Goals Scored | 11 | League Goals | 8 | FA Cup Goals | 3 |

| 9 |

#59 Billy Dickson | Goals Scored | 9 | League Goals | 8 | FA Cup Goals | 1 |

#48 Albert Allen | Goals Scored | 9 | League Goals | 8 | FA Cup Goals | 1 |

| 7 |

#35 Albert Brown | Goals Scored | 7 | League Goals | 7 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

| 4 |

#49 Batty Garvey | Goals Scored | 4 | League Goals | 4 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

| 3 |

#62 Ike Moore | Goals Scored | 3 | League Goals | 3 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

| 2 |

#8 Archie Hunter | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

#58 Jimmy Cowan | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

| 1 |

#66 Lewis Campbell | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

 1889-90 Appearances

| 24 |

#35 Albert Brown | Appearances | 24 | League | 22 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#58 Jimmy Cowan | Appearances | 24 | League | 22 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 23 |

#40 Jimmy Warner | Appearances | 23 | League | 21 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 22 |

#48 Albert Allen | Appearances | 22 | League | 20 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 21 |

#44 Dennis Hodgetts | Appearances | 21 | League | 19 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#59 Billy Dickson | Appearances | 21 | League | 19 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 20 |

#46 Harry DeveyAppearances | 20 | League | 19 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#45 Gershom Cox | Appearances | 20 | League | 18 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 17 |

#56 Albert Aldridge | Appearances | 17 | League | 17 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 14 |

#41 Frank Coulton | Appearances | 14 | League | 12 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 13 |

#8 Archie Hunter | Appearances | 13 | League | 13 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 12 |

#38 Jack Burton | Appearances | 12 | League | 10 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 10 |

#57 Tom Clarkson | Appearances | 10 | League | 10 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 6 |

#62 Ike Moore | Appearances | 6 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 5 |

#49 Batty Garvey | Appearances | 5 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 3 |

#66 Lewis Campbell | Appearances | 3 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 2 |

#60 Sammy Gray | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#42 Harry Yates | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#61 George Davis | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#63 Arthur Hickton | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#64 James Connor | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#65 Jack Graham | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#67 Bill Dickie | Appearances | 1 | League | 0 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#68 Jim Paton | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

 1889-90 'Keepers

#40 Jimmy Warner | Appearances | 23 | Conceded | 55 | Ratio 2.39 |

 1889-90 Managerial Record 

 

Under George Ramsay’s management committee Villa had now achieved a win rate of 51%, losing 29% of their 69 League and FA Cup matches to date including winning the FA Cup in 1887.

 

In total George Ramsay’s management committee had returned 1.72 points per game* across their six campaigns in charge of Villa.

Those figures placed Ramsay behind of the preceding management committee performance of 1.90 points per game across their 20 fixtures exclusively in the FA Cup.

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

  

 1889-90 Kit  

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 1889-90 Season Results 

 Game #66 
Matchday #1

League Matchweek #1

Saturday, 7 September 1889

Football League | Burnley | Home | Wellington Road | 4,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 |

FT Result | Drew | 

Last 5 Games | LWLLD |


Scorers | Dennis Hodgetts | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner | 

D Frank Coulton |

FB Albert Aldridge | DEBUT |

CB Jimmy Cowan | DEBUT | 

D Harry Devey |

M Tom Clarkson | DEBUT | 

F Albert Brown | 

F Albert Allen |

F Archie Hunter |  

F Batty Garvey | 

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL | GOAL |

 On this day 7 September 1889 

Full back Albert Aldridge made his Villa debut aged 25 after joining from Walsall Town Swifts.

 Midfielder Tom Clarkson made his Villa debut aged 24 after joining from Halesowen Town.

Centre back Jimmy Cowan made his Villa debut aged 20 after joining from Vale of Leven FC.

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 Game #67
Matchday #2

League Matchweek #2

Saturday, 14 September 1889

Football League | Notts County | Home | Wellington Road | 6,500

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew | 

Last 5 Games | WLLDD |


Scorers | Billy Dickson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

D Frank Coulton |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Harry Devey |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen |

F Archie Hunter |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

CF Billy Dickson | DEBUT | GOAL |

 On this day 14 September 1889 

Centre forward Billy Dickson made a goalscoring debut for Villa aged 23 after joining from Sunderland.

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 Game #68
Matchday #3

League Matchweek #3

Saturday, 21 September 1889

Football League | Preston North End | Home | Wellington Road | 6,500

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 5-3 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | LLDDW |

Scorers | Jimmy Cowan | 2 | Billy Dickson | 1 |  Albert Brown | 1 | Albert Allen | 1 |
 
Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner | 

D Frank Coulton |

CB Harry Devey |

FB Albert Aldridge |  

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Albert Allen | GOAL |

F Archie Hunter | 

F Sammy Gray | DEBUT | 

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL | 

 On this day 21 September 1889 

Forward Sammy Gray made his Villa debut aged 21 after joining from West Bromwich United.

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 Game #69
Matchday #4

League Matchweek #4

Saturday, 28 September 1889

Football League | West Bromwich Albion | Away | Stoney Lane | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-3 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | LDDWL |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

D Frank Coulton |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Harry Devey |

FB Albert Aldridge |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Sammy Gray | FINAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

 On this day 28 September 1889 

Forward Sammy Gray made his final appearance for Villa aged 21 before moving on to Birmingham St. George's

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 Game #70
Matchday #5

League Matchweek #5

Saturday, 5 October 1889

Football League | Burnley | Away | Turf Moor | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 6-2 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | DDWLW |

Scorers | Albert Allen | 3 | Archie Hunter | 2 | Dennis Hodgetts | 1 |


Line Up |

GK George Davis | DEBUT | FINAL |

FB Albert Aldridge | 

CB Jimmy Cowan | 

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey | 

M Tom Clarkson | 

F Albert Brown | 

F Albert Allen | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL | 

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL |

F Archie Hunter | GOAL | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

 On this day 5 October 1889 

Goalkeeper George Davis made his only appearance for Villa aged 21  after joining from St. Phillip's FC before moving on to Witton White Star.

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 Game #71
Matchday #6

League Matchweek #6

Saturday, 12 October 1889

Football League | Derby County | Home | Wellington Road | 5,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 7-1 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | DWLWW |

Scorers | Albert Allen | 2 | Billy Dickson | 2 | Archie Hunter | 1 | Albert Brown | 2 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner | 

FB Albert Aldridge | 

D Gershom Cox |

CB Jimmy Cowan | 

D Harry Devey | 

M Tom Clarkson | 

F Albert Brown | GOAL | GOAL | 

F Albert Allen | GOAL | GOAL | 

F Dennis Hodgetts |  

F Archie Hunter | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL | GOAL |  

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 Game #72
Matchday #7

League Matchweek #7

Saturday, 19 October 1889

Football League | Blackburn Rovers | Away | Leamington Road | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-7 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | WLWWL |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

D Gershom Cox |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Harry Devey |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Archie Hunter |

CF Billy Dickson |

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 Game #73
Matchday #8

League Matchweek #8

Saturday, 26 October 1889

Football League | West Bromwich Albion | Home | Wellington Road | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

Scorers | Albert Brown | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown | GOAL | 

F Albert Allen |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Archie Hunter |

CF Billy Dickson |

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 Game #74
Matchday #9

League Matchweek #9

Saturday, 2 November 1889

Football League | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Home | Wellington Road | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | WWLWW |


Scorers | Ike Moore | 2 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Harry Devey |

D Gershom Cox |

M Jack Burton |

F Ike Moore | DEBUT | GOAL | GOAL |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen |

F Archie Hunter |

CF Billy Dickson |

 On this day 2 November 1889 

21 year old Forward Ike Moore made his first appearance for Villa, scoring a brace after joining from St. Stephen's FC

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 Game #75
Matchday #10

League Matchweek #10

Saturday, 9 November 1889

Football League | Notts County | Away | Trent Bridge | 4,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew | 

Last 5 Games | WLWWD |


Scorers | Billy Dickson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Harry Devey |

D Gershom Cox |

M Jack Burton |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen |

F Archie Hunter |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL | 

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 Game #76
Matchday #11

League Matchweek #11

Saturday, 16 November 1889

Football League | Bolton Wanderers | Away | Pike’s Lane | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-2 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | LWWDL |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

M Jack Burton |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen |

F Archie Hunter |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

CF Billy Dickson |

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 Game #77
Matchday #12

League Matchweek #12

Saturday, 23 November 1889

Football League | Everton | Home | Wellington Road | 6,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | WWDLL |


Scorers | Albert Brown | 1 |
 

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

M Jack Burton |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Albert Allen |

F Archie Hunter |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

CF Billy Dickson |

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 Game #78
Matchday #13

League Matchweek #13

Saturday, 30 November 1889

Football League | Accrington | Away | Thorneyholme Road | 2,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-4 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | WDLLL |


Scorers | Dennis Hodgetts | 2 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Harry Devey |

D Gershom Cox |

M Jack Burton |

M Arthur Hickton |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

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 Game #79
Matchday #14

League Matchweek #14

Saturday, 7 December 1889

Football League | Stoke City | Home | Wellington Road | 4,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 6-1 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | DLLLW |


Scorers | Batty Garvey | 3 | Billy Dickson | 2 | Albert Allen | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

M Harry Yates | FINAL |

M Jack Burton |

F Batty Garvey | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Ike Moore |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL | GOAL |

On this day 7 December 1889

Midfielder Harry Yates made his final appearance for Villa aged 26 before moving on to Walsall.

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 Game #80
Matchday #15

League Matchweek #15

Saturday, 21 December 1889

Football League | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Away | Molineux | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew | 

Last 5 Games | LLLWD |


Scorers | Dennis Hodgetts | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

D Harry Devey |

F Albert Brown |

F Albert Allen |

F Archie Hunter |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

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 Game #81
Matchday #16

League Matchweek #16

Wednesday, 25 December 1889

Football League | Preston North End | Away | Deepdale | 9,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-3 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | LLWDL |


Scorers | Ike Moore | 1 | Billy Dickson | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

D Harry Devey |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Albert Brown |

F Batty Garvey |

F Ike Moore | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL |

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 Game #82
Matchday #17

League Matchweek #17

Thursday, 26 December 1889

Football League | Accrington | Home | Wellington Road | 2,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-3 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | LWDLL |


Scorers | Batty Garvey | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

D Harry Devey |

M Jack Burton |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Batty Garvey | GOAL |

F Ike Moore |

F Albert Brown |

CF Billy Dickson |

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 Game #83
Matchday #18

League Matchweek #18

Saturday, 28 December 1889

Football League | Derby County | Away | Racecourse Ground | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-5 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | WDLLL |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Albert Aldridge | FINAL |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

D Harry Devey |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Batty Garvey | FINAL |

F Albert Brown |

F Ike Moore |

F Albert Allen |

On this day 28 December 1889

Full back Albert Aldridge made his final appearance for Villa aged 25 before retiring from football due to ill health.

Forward Batty Garvey made his final appearance for Villa aged 25 before retiring from football due to injury.

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Game #84
Matchday #19

League Matchweek #19

Saturday, 4 January 1890

Football League | Everton | Away | Anfield | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-7 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | DLLLL |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

D Harry Devey |

M Jack Burton |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Albert Allen |

F Albert Brown |

F Archie Hunter | FINAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 4 January 1890

Forward Archie Hunter made his final appearance for Villa aged 30 before retiring from football due to illness having suffered a heart attack during this game. Archie played for the club since they first turned professional in 1879 and went on to score 42 goals in 74 games for the club. 

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 Game #85
Matchday #20

Saturday, 18 January 1890

FA Cup | 1st Round | South Shore (Blackpool) | Away | 1,500

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-2 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | LLLLW |


Scorers | Dennis Hodgetts | 2 | Albert Allen | 1 | Billy Dickson | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

D Harry Devey |

M Jack Burton |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL | GOAL |

F Albert Allen | GOAL |

IF Ike Moore | FINAL |

F Albert Brown |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL |

On this day 18 January 1890

Forward Ike Moore made his final appearance for Villa aged 22 before moving on to Dudley Town.

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 Game #86
Matchday #21

League Matchweek #20 

Saturday, 25 January 1890

Football League | Bolton Wanderers | Home | Wellington Road | 5,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | LLLWL |


Scorers | Albert Brown  | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

M Jack Burton | 

M James Connor | DEBUT |

W Lewis Campbell | DEBUT |

F Jack Graham | DEBUT |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Albert Allen |

On this day 25 January 1890

Midfielder James Connor made his Villa debut aged 23 after joining from Warwick County

Forward Jack Graham made his Villa debut aged 21 after joining from Oldbury Broadwell

Winger Lewis Campbell made his Villa debut aged 25 after joining from Hibernian

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 Game #87
Matchday #22

Saturday, 1 February 1890

FA Cup | 2nd Round | Notts County | Away | Trent Bridge | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-4 |

FT Result | Lost | 

Last 5 Games | LLWLL |


Scorers | Dennis Hodgetts | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

M Jack Burton | 

M Bill Dickie | DEBUT | FINAL |

W Lewis Campbell |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL |

F Albert Allen |

F Albert Brown |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 1 February 1890

Wing half Bill Dickie made his sole appearance for Villa aged 22 after joining from Walsall Swifts. Dickie moved on to Darlaston FC.

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 Game #88
Matchday #23

League Matchweek #21

Monday, 17 March 1890

Football League | Stoke City | Away | Victoria Ground | 3,150

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew | 

Last 5 Games | LWLLD |


Scorers | Albert Allen | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

D Harry Devey |

M Jack Burton | 

F Jim Paton | DEBUT |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Albert Allen | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 17 March 1890

Villa played this match 44 days after their last

Forward Jim Paton made his debut for Villa aged 34 after joining from Vale of Leven FC.

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 Game #89
Matchday #24

League Matchweek #22

Monday, 31 March 1890

Football League | Blackburn Rovers | Home | Wellington Road | 6,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-0 |

FT Result | Won | 

Last 5 Games | WLLDW |


Scorers | Lewis Campbell | 1 | Dennis Hodgetts | 1 | Albert Brown | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

D Gershom Cox |

D Frank Coulton |

D Harry Devey |

W Lewis Campbell | GOAL |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL |

F Albert Allen |

CF Billy Dickson |

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