Season #12

| 1890-91 |

Games #90 - #113

 

 1890-91 Club Summary 


Chairman | Philip Clamp |

Secretary | George Ramsay |

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |


  1890-91 Season Summary 


Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Games | #90 - #113 |

Captain(s) | #44 Dennis Hodgetts |
Top Scorer | 13 | #35 Albert Brown | 11 League | 2 FA Cup | Goals |

Most Appearances | 24 | #40 Jimmy Warner | 22 League | 2 FA Cup | Appearances |

Final League Position | 9th Football League |
FA Cup Progress | 2nd Round |
Biggest Win | 13-1 vs. The Casuals (h), FA Cup |
Highest Home Attendance | 12,000 vs. Everton |

 1890-91 Football League Table 

| 7 | Sunderland | P22 | W10 | D5 | L7 | F51 | A31 | Pts 23 |
| 8 | 
Burnley | P22 | W9 | D3 | L10 | F52 | A63 | Pts 21 |
| 9 | Aston Villa | P22 | W7 | D4 | L11 | F45 | A58 | Pts 18 |
| 10 |
Accrington | P22 | W6 | D4 | L12 | F28 | A50 | Pts 16 |
| 11 |
Derby County | P22 | W7 | D1 | L14 | F34 | A57 | Pts 12 |

 1890-91 Results ​

| 1 | 6 Sep | a | Wolverhampton Wanderers | L | 1-2 | 

| 2 | 13 Sep | h | Notts County | W | 3-2 |

| 3 | 20 Sep | a | Burnley | L | 1-2 | 

| 4 | 27 Sep | h | West Bromwich Albion | L | 0-4 | 

| 5 | 4 Oct | a | Bolton Wanderers | L | 0-4 | 

| 6 | 11 Oct | h | Everton | D | 2-2 | 

| 7 | 18 Oct | a | Derby County | L | 4-5 | 

| 8 | 25 Oct | h | Derby County | W | 4-0 | 

| 9 | 1 Nov | a | West Bromwich Albion | W | 3-0 | 

| 10 | 8 Nov | h | Burnley | D | 4-4 | 

| 11 | 15 Nov | h | Accrington | W | 3-1 |

| 12 | 22 Nov | h | Bolton Wanderers | W | 5-0 | 

| 13 | 29 Nov | a | Notts County | L | 1-7 | 

| 14 | 6 Dec | a | Blackburn Rovers | L | 1-5 | 

| 15 | 13 Dec | h | Blackburn Rovers | D | 2-2 | 

| 16 | 26 Dec | h | Sunderland | D | 0-0 | 

| 17 | 1 Jan | a | Everton | L | 0-5 | 

| 18 | 10 Jan | a | Sunderland | L | 1-5 | 

| 19 | 17 Jan | h | The Casuals (FAC R1) | W | 13-1 | 

| 20 | 24 Jan | h | Preston North End | L | 1-4 | 

| 21 | 31 Jan | a | Stoke City (FAC R2) | L | 0-3 | 

| 22 | 9 Mar | h | Preston North End | L | 0-1 | 

| 23 | 14 Mar | h | Wolverhampton Wanderers | W | 6-2 | 

| 24 | 21 Mar | a | Accrington | W | 3-1 | 

 1890-91 Season Review  

Villa finished 9th in Division One and needed re-election to the league - an archaic, partisan and subjective voting system - in order to compete in the following season.


 1890-91 Season Statistics 


Games | 24 |

Won | 8 | 33% |   
Drew |
4 | 17% |  
Lost |
12 | 50% |

Unbeaten | 12 | 50% |


Goals Scored | 58 | 2.42 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 62 | 2.58 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 4 | 17% |
 

Average Home Attendance | 6,417 |

Longest winning run | 2 Games |

League winning run | 2 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 5 Games |
Longest losing run | 3 Games |

Games without a win | 6 Games |



 1890-91 Squad Changes 

Debut Appearances | 7 |

#69 Walter Evans | FB | Saturday, 6 September 1890 | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Football League | 23 |

#70 Fred Marshall | W | Saturday, 6 September 1890 | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Football League | 20 |

#71 Tom McKnight | F | Saturday, 13 September 1890 | Notts County | Football League | 22 |

#72 Charles Harley | W | Saturday, 11 October 1890 | Everton | Football League | 19 | 

#73 George Campbell | M | Saturday, 25 October 1890 | Derby County | Football League | 19 |

#74 James Brown | M | Saturday, 25 October 1890 | Derby County | Football League | 22 |

#75 Charlie Athersmith | W | Monday, 9 March 1891 | Accrington | Football League | 18 |

Final Appearances | 6 |

#70 Fred Marshall | W | Saturday, 27 September 1890 | West Bromwich Albion | Football League | 20 |

#72 Charles Harley | W | Saturday, 11 October 1890 | Everton | Football League | 19 |

#64 James Connor | M | Friday, 26 December 1890 | Sunderland | Football League | 23 |

 #48 Albert Allen | F | Friday, 26 December 1890 | Sunderland | Football League | 26 |

#71 Tom McKnight | F | Saturday, 21 March 1891 | Accrington | Football League | 22 |

#38 Jack Burton | M | Saturday, 21 March 1891 | Accrington | Football League | 27 |

 

 

 1890-91 Squad Statistics 

Squad Size | 21 | -3 |

Average Age | 24.6 | -0.3 | 

 Youngest Player(s) | 18 |

#75 Charlie Athersmith |


Oldest Player(s) | 35 |

#68 Jim Paton |  

 

 1890-91  Scorers

Goals Scored | 58 | League Goals | 45 | FA Cup Goals | 13 |

| 13 |

#35 Albert Brown | Goals Scored | 13 | League Goals | 11 | FA Cup Goals | 2 |

| 10 |

#59 Billy Dickson | Goals Scored | 10 | League Goals | 10 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

| 8 |

#44 Dennis Hodgetts | Goals Scored | 8 | League Goals | 4 | FA Cup Goals | 4 |

| 7 |

#65 Jack Graham | Goals Scored | 7 | League Goals | 5 | FA Cup Goals | 2 |

| 5 |

#66 Lewis CampbellGoals Scored | 5 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 3 |

| 4 |

#58 Jimmy Cowan | Goals Scored | 4 | League Goals | 4 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

| 3 |

#75 Charlie Athersmith | Goals Scored | 3 | League Goals | 3 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

#71 Tom McKnight | Goals Scored | 3 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 2 |

| 1 |

#68 Jim Paton | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

#74 James Brown | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

#73 George Campbell Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

#48 Albert Allen | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

#38 Jack Burton | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 |

 1890-91 Appearances

| 24 |

#40 Jimmy Warner | Appearances | 24 | League | 22 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 23 |

#69 Walter Evans | Appearances | 23 | League | 21 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 22 |

#45 Gershom Cox | Appearances | 22 | League | 20 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 21 |

#58 Jimmy Cowan | Appearances | 21 | League | 20 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 20 |

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

#44 Dennis Hodgetts | Appearances | 20 | League | 18 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 18 |

#59 Billy DicksonAppearances | 18 | League | 18 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#35 Albert Brown | Appearances | 18 | League | 16 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#65 Jack Graham | Appearances | 18 | League | 16 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 17 |

#73 George Campbell | Appearances | 17 | League | 15 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#74 James Brown | Appearances | 17 | League | 15 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 12 |

#71 Tom McKnight | Appearances | 12 | League | 10 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 11 |

#66 Lewis Campbell | Appearances | 11 | League | 9 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 6 |

#57 Tom Clarkson | Appearances | 6 | League | 6 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 4 |

#48 Albert Allen | Appearances | 4 | League | 4 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 3 |

#64 James Connor | Appearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#70 Fred Marshall | Appearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 2 |

#38 Jack Burton | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#68 Jim Paton | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#75 Charlie Athersmith | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#72 Charles Harley | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 0 |

#41 Frank Coulton | Appearances | 0 | League | 0 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

 1890-91 'Keepers

#40 Jimmy Warner | Appearances | 24 | Conceded | 62 | Ratio 2.58 |

 1890-91 Managerial Record 

 

Under George Ramsay’s management committee Villa had now achieved a win rate of 46%, losing 34% of their 93 League and FA Cup matches to date including winning the FA Cup in 1887.

 

In total George Ramsay had returned 1.58 points per game* across his seven seasons in charge of Villa.

 

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

 1890-91 Kit  

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1890-91 From Rear to Front, Left to Right | Back Row: Alfred Albut | Fred Dawson | Joshua Margoschis | Middle row: James Lees | Billy Dickson | Jimmy Warner | Jimmy Cowan | Albert Allen | Tom McKnight | Charlie Hare | Harry Devey | George Campbell | Fred Burton | Isaac Whitehouse | Jack Graham | William McGregor | Archie Hunter | Front row: Fred Cooper | Charlie Athersmith | Albert Brown | Gershom Cox | Dennis Hodgetts | Lewis Campbell | George Ramsay |


 1890-91 Season Results 
 

Game #90
Matchday #1

League Matchweek #1

Saturday, 6 September 1890

Football League | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Away | Molineux | 4,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LLDWL |

Scorers | Albert Brown | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans | DEBUT |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M James Connor |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Albert Allen |

F Jack Graham |

W Fred Marshall | DEBUT |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 6 September 1890

Full back Walter Evans made his Villa debut aged 23 after joining from Bootle FC.

Winger Fred Marshall made his Villa debut aged 20 after joining from Wednesbury Old Athletic.

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Game #91
Matchday #2

League Matchweek #2

Saturday, 13 September 1890

Football League | Notts County | Home | Wellington Road | 6,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-2 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LDWLW |


Scorers | Albert Brown | 1 | Billy Dickson | 1 | Jack Graham | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M James Connor |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Jack Graham | GOAL |

F Tom McKnight | DEBUT |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL |

On this day 13 September 1890

Forward Tom McKnight made his Villa debut aged 22 after joining from Burton Swifts.

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Game #92
Matchday #3

League Matchweek #3

Saturday, 20 September 1890

Football League | Burnley | Away | Turf Moor | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | DWLWL |


Scorers | Lewis Campbell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Jack Graham |

F Tom McKnight |

W Fred Marshall |

W Lewis Campbell | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

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Game #93
Matchday #4

League Matchweek #4

Saturday, 27 September 1890

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-4 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | WLWLL |

   
Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Jack Graham |

F Tom McKnight |

W Fred Marshall | FINAL |

W Lewis Campbell |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 27 September 1890

Winger Fred Marshall made his final appearance for Villa aged 20 before moving on to Birmingham St. George's.

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Game #94
Matchday #5

League Matchweek #5

Saturday, 4 October 1890

Football League | Bolton Wanderers | Away | Pike’s Lane | 5,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-4 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | LWLLL |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Jack Graham |

F Tom McKnight |

W Charles Harley | DEBUT | FINAL |

W Lewis Campbell |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 4 October 1890

Winger Charles Harley made his sole appearance for Villa aged 19 after joining from Bloxwich Strollers. Harley would move on to Notts County.

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Game #95
Matchday #6

League Matchweek #6

Saturday, 11 October 1890

Football League | Everton | Home | Wellington Road | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 |

FT Res ult | Drew | 
Last 5 Games | WLLLD |


Scorers | Jim Paton | 1 | Lewis Campbell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M Tom Clarkson |

W Lewis Campbell | GOAL |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Jim Paton | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

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Game #96
Matchday #7

League Matchweek #7

Saturday, 18 October 1890

Football League | Derby County | Away | Racehorse Ground | 3,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-5 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | LLLDL |


Scorers | Jimmy Cowan | 2 | Dennis Hodgetts | 1 | Jack Graham | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan | GOAL | GOAL |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL |

F Jim Paton | FINAL |

W Jack Graham | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 18 October 1890

Forward Jim Paton made his final appearance for Villa aged 35 before moving on to Dundee Harp FC.

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Game #97
Matchday #8

League Matchweek #8

Saturday, 25 October 1890

Football League | Derby County | Home | Wellington Road | 3,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-0 |

FT Res ult | Won | 
Last 5 Games | LLDLW |

Scorers | Dennis Hodgetts | 2 | Jimmy Cowan | 1 | Albert Brown | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan | GOAL |

M George Campbell | DEBUT |

M James Brown | DEBUT |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL | GOAL |

F Jack Graham |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 25 October 1890

Midfielders George Campbell and James Brown both made their debuts for Villa aged 19 and 22 respectively after joining from Renton. 

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Game #98
Matchday #9

League Matchweek #9

Saturday, 1 November 1890

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-0 |

FT Res ult | Won | 
Last 5 Games | LDLWW |


Scorers | Albert Brown | 2 | Billy Dickson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

F Albert Brown | GOAL | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Jack Graham |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL |

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Game #99
Matchday #10

League Matchweek #10

Saturday, 8 November 1890

Football League | Burnley | Home | Wellington Road | 5,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-4 |

FT Res ult | Drew | 
Last 5 Games | DLWWD |


Scorers | Billy Dickson | 1 | Jimmy Cowan | 1 | Albert Brown | 1 | Jack Graham | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan | GOAL |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Jack Graham | GOAL |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL |

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Game #100
Matchday #11

League Matchweek #11

Saturday, 15 November 1890

Football League | Accrington | Home | Wellington Road | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Res ult | Won | 
Last 5 Games | LWWDW |


Scorers | Jack Graham | 1 | Dennis Hodgetts | 1 | Albert Brown | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL |

F Jack Graham | GOAL |

F Albert Allen |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 15 November 1890

Villa's 100th professional fixture coming 10 years and 11 months after their first

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Game #101
Matchday #12

League Matchweek #12

Saturday, 22 November 1890

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 5-0 |

FT Res ult | Won | 
Last 5 Games | WWDWW |


Scorers | Albert Brown | 2 | James Brown | 1 | George Campbell | 1 | Billy Dickson | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell | GOAL |

M James Brown | GOAL |

F Albert Brown | GOAL | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Jack Graham |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL |

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Game #102
Matchday #13

League Matchweek #13

Saturday, 29 November 1890

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-7 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | WDWWL |


Scorers | Billy Dickson | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Jack Graham |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL |

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Game #103
Matchday #14

League Matchweek #14

Saturday, 6 December 1890

Football League | Blackburn Rovers | Away | Ewood Park | 5,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-5 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | DWWLL |


Scorers | Billy Dickson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

M Tom Clarkson |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Jack Graham |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL |

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Game #104
Matchday #15

League Matchweek #15

Saturday, 13 December 1890

Football League | Blackburn Rovers | Home | Wellington Road | 4,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WWLLD |


Scorers | Albert Allen | 1 | Albert Brown | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

M Jack Burton |

F Albert Allen | GOAL |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Tom McKnight |

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Game #105
Matchday #16

League Matchweek #16

Friday, 26 December 1890

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Res ult | Drew | 
Last 5 Games | WLLDD |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

D Harry Devey |

D Gershom Cox |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M James Connor | FINAL |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

F Albert Allen | FINAL |

F Tom McKnight |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

On this day 26 December 1890

Midfielder James Connor made his final appearance for Villa aged 23 before moving on to Sunderland.

Forward Albert Allen made his final appearance for Villa aged 26 before retiring from football due to illness.

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Game #106
Matchday #17

League Matchweek #17

Thursday, 1 January 1891

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-5 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | LLDDL |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Harry Devey |

D Gershom Cox |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Jack Graham |

CF Billy Dickson |

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Game #107
Matchday #18

League Matchweek #18

Saturday, 10 January 1891

Football League | Sunderland | Away | Newcastle Road | 6,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-5 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | LDDLL |


Scorers | Jack Graham | 1 |
 

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

D Harry Devey |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

W Lewis Campbell |

F Jack Graham | GOAL |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

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Game #108
Matchday #19

Saturday, 17 January 1891

FA Cup | 1st Round | The Casuals | Home | Wellington Road | 5,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 13-1 |

FT Res ult | Won | 
Last 5 Games | DDLLW |


Scorers | Dennis Hodgetts | 4 | Lewis Campbell | 3 | Jack Graham | 2 | Tom McKnight | 2 | Albert Brown | 2 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

W Lewis Campbell | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Jack Graham | GOAL | GOAL |

F Tom McKnight | GOAL | GOAL |

F Albert Brown | GOAL | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

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Game #109
Matchday #20

League Matchweek #19

Saturday, 24 January 1891

Football League | Preston North End | Away | Deepdale | 2,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-4 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | DLLWL |


Scorers | Albert Brown | 1 |
 

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

D Harry Devey |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

W Lewis Campbell |

F Jack Graham |

F Tom McKnight |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

F Albert Brown | GOAL |

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Game #110
Matchday #21

Saturday, 31 January 1891

FA Cup | 2nd Round | Stoke City | Away | Victoria Ground | 7,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-3 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | LLWLL |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Harry Devey |

D Gershom Cox |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

W Lewis Campbell |

F Jack Graham |

F Tom McKnight |

F Albert Brown |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

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Game #111
Matchday #22

League Matchweek #20

Monday, 9 March 1891

Football League | Preston North End | Home | Wellington Road | 5,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 |

FT Res ult | Lost | 
Last 5 Games | LWLLL |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

W Lewis Campbell |

W Charlie Athersmith | DEBUT |

F Tom McKnight |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

CF Billy Dickson |

On this day 9 March 1891

Villa played this match 37 days after their last.

Winger Charlie Athersmith made his debut for the Villa aged 18 after joining from Saltley Unity Gas Depot FC.

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Game #112
Matchday #23

League Matchweek #21

Saturday, 14 March 1891

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 6-2 |

FT Res ult | Won | 
Last 5 Games | WLLLW |


Scorers | Charlie Athersmith | 3 | Billy Dickson | 2 | Tom McKnight | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

W Lewis Campbell |

W Charlie Athersmith | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Tom McKnight | GOAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL | GOAL |

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Game #113
Matchday #24

League Matchweek #22

Saturday, 21 March 1891

Football League | Accrington | Away | Thorneyholme Road | 1,500

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Res ult | Won | 
Last 5 Games | LLLWW |


Scorers | Billy Dickson | 2 | Jack Burton | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Jimmy Warner |

FB Walter Evans |

D Gershom Cox |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

M George Campbell |

M James Brown |

M Jack Burton | GOAL | FINAL |

W Lewis Campbell |

F Tom McKnight | FINAL |

F Dennis Hodgetts |

CF Billy Dickson | GOAL | GOAL |

On this day 21 March 1891

Midfielder Jack Burton scored on his final appearance for Villa aged 27 before retiring from football due to a knee injury.
Forward Tom McKnight made his final appearance for Villa aged 22 before moving on to Leek Alexandra.

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