Season 15 | 1893-94

 

Club Summary

Season
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Sporting Director
1893-94
George Ramsay led Management Committee
Joshua Margoschis
George Ramsay

Season Summary

DNQ: Did not qualify; n/a: Competition not constituted

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
European Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
Champions
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
9-0 vs. Darwen (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
23 | Jack Devey
34 | Jimmy Cowan
34 | Jimmy Cowan

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.

Manager
P
W
D
L
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
George Ramsay led Management Committee
34
21
7
6
28
62%
18%
82%
21%
2.06

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%
1893-94
34
21
7
6
95
50
45
1.47
1.9
2.79
1.47
7
21%
62%
18%
28
82%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1893-94
Champions
30
19
6
5
84
42
44
42
2.8
1.4
2
7
21%
63%
17%
83%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1893-94
6
6
7
2
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Aston Villa
30
19
6
5
84
42
42
44
2
Sunderland
30
17
4
9
72
44
28
38
3
Derby County
30
16
4
10
73
62
11
36
4
Blackburn Rovers
30
16
2
12
69
53
16
34
5
Burnley
30
15
4
11
61
51
10
34
6
Everton
30
15
3
12
90
57
33
33
7
Nottingham Forest
30
14
4
12
57
48
9
32
8
West Bromwich Albion
30
14
4
12
66
59
7
32
9
Wolverhampton Wanderers
30
14
3
13
52
63
-11
31
10
Sheffield United
30
13
5
12
47
61
-14
31
11
Stoke
30
13
3
14
65
79
-14
29
12
The Wednesday
30
9
8
13
48
57
-9
26
13
Bolton Wanderers
30
10
4
16
38
52
-14
24
14
Preston North End
30
10
3
17
44
56
-12
23
15
Darwen
30
7
5
18
37
83
-46
19
16
Newton Heath
30
6
2
22
36
72
-36
14

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 2 September 1893
Aston Villa
3-2
West Brom
W
Division One
Saturday, 9 September 1893
Sunderland
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Monday, 11 September 1893
Aston Villa
5-1
Stoke
W
Division One
Saturday, 16 September 1893
Everton
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 23 September 1893
Aston Villa
3-1
Everton
W
Division One
Saturday, 30 September 1893
Aston Villa
1-1
Derby County
D
Division One
Monday, 2 October 1893
Sheffield United
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 7 October 1893
Nottingham Forest
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 October 1893
Darwen
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Monday, 16 October 1893
Stoke
3-3
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 21 October 1893
West Brom
3-6
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 28 October 1893
Aston Villa
4-0
Burnley
W
Division One
Monday, 30 October 1893
Aston Villa
4-0
Sheffield United
W
Division One
Saturday, 4 November 1893
Blackburn Rovers
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 11 November 1893
Aston Villa
2-1
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 18 November 1893
Bolton Wanderers
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 25 November 1893
Aston Villa
2-0
Preston North End
W
Division One
Saturday, 2 December 1893
Derby County
0-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 9 December 1893
Aston Villa
3-0
Wednesday
W
Division One
Saturday, 16 December 1893
Newton Heath
3-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 23 December 1893
Wolves
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Tuesday, 26 December 1893
Aston Villa
9-0
Darwen
W
Division One
Saturday, 6 January 1894
Wednesday
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Thursday, 18 January 1894
Preston North End
2-5
Aston Villa
W
FA Cup 1st Round
Saturday, 27 January 1894
Aston Villa
4-2
Wolves
W
Division One
Saturday, 3 February 1894
Aston Villa
5-1
Newton Heath
W
FA Cup 2nd Round
Saturday, 10 February 1894
Sunderland
2-2
Aston Villa
D
FA Cup 2nd Round Replay
Wednesday, 21 February 1894
Aston Villa
3-1
Sunderland
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 24 February 1894
Wednesday
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 3 March 1894
Aston Villa
2-3
Bolton Wanderers
L
Division One
Saturday, 24 March 1894
Aston Villa
2-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
Division One
Monday, 26 March 1894
Aston Villa
1-1
Wolves
D
Division One
Saturday, 7 April 1894
Burnley
3-6
Aston Villa (Champions)
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 April 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
3-1
Nottingham Forest
W

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Jack Reynolds
Midfielder
Unknown
West Bromwich Albion
£50
Jim Elliott
Full Back
Unknown
Middlesbrough Ironopolis
Free
James Gillan
Midfielder
Unknown
Burton Swifts
Free
Jimmy Welford
Full Back
Unknown
Birmingham St. George's
Free
Willie Groves
Midfielder
Unknown
West Bromwich Albion
£100
Steve Smith
Winger
Unknown
Hednesford Town
Free
Bill Randle
Winger
Unknown
Aston Unity
Free
Len Benwell
Goalkeeper
Unknown
Berwick Rangers
Free
George Russell
Midfielder
Unknown
Ayr FC
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Len Benwell
Goalkeeper
1893
Walsall Town Swifts
Free
Bill Randle
Winger
1893
Leek FC
Free
James Gillan
Midfielder
1893
Brierley Hill Alliance
Free
Jimmy Logan
Centre Forward
1893
Notts County
Free
William Devey
Forward
1894
Walsall Town Swifts
Free
Albert A Brown
Forward
1894
Retired
Released

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Willie Groves
Player #100
Derby County (h), Division One
Saturday, 30 September 1893
Steve Smith
Player #101
Burnley (h), Division One
Saturday, 28 October 1893
Bill Randle
Player #102
Sunderland (h), Division One
Saturday, 11 November 1893
Len Benwell
Player #103
Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One
Saturday, 18 November 1893
George Russell
Player #104
Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One
Saturday, 16 December 1893
Jack Reynolds
Player #96
West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Saturday, 2 September 1893
Jim Elliott
Player #97
West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Saturday, 2 September 1893
Jimmy Welford
Player #98
Everton (h), Division One
Saturday, 23 September 1893
James Gillan
Player #99
Everton (h), Division One
Saturday, 23 September 1893

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Jimmy Logan
Player #89
Everton (a), Division One
Saturday, 16 September 1893
James Gillan
Player #99
Darwen (a), Division One
Saturday, 14 October 1893
Bill Randle
Player #102
Sunderland (h), Division One
Saturday, 11 November 1893
Len Benwell
Player #103
Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One
Saturday, 18 November 1893
Albert A Brown
Player #35
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One
Saturday, 6 January 1894
William Devey
Player #93
Bolton Wanderers (h), Division One
Saturday, 3 March 1894
Willie Groves
Player #100
Nottingham Forest (h), Division One
Saturday, 14 April 1894

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
23
25
24.38 | Bolton Wanderers (h), Division One
25.99 | Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
W Steve Smith | 19.80 | Saturday, 28 October 1893
No Substitutions permitted in period
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
F Albert Brown | 32.02 | Saturday, 6 January 1894
No Substitutions permitted in period

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Willie Groves
Player #100
1893-95 Aston Villa, £100, 26 | 3 |
Steve Smith
Player #101
1893-01 Aston Villa, Free, 188 | 42 |
Bill Randle
Player #102
1893 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |
Len Benwell
Player #103
1893 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |
George Russell
Player #104
1893-95 Aston Villa, Free, 37 (3) |
Albert A Brown
Player #35
1884-94 Aston Villa, Free, 114 | 56 |
Dennis Hodgetts
Player #44
1886-96 Aston Villa, Free, 218 | 87 |
Jimmy Cowan
Player #58
1889-01 Aston Villa, Free, 357 | 33 |
Charlie Athersmith
Player #75
1891-01 Aston Villa, Free, 309 | 88 |
Jack Devey
Player #76
1891-02 Aston Villa, Free, 308 | 177 |
John Baird
Player #78
1891-95 Aston Villa, Free, 70 | 0 |
Charlie Hare
Player #80
1891-95 Aston Villa, Free, 27 | 11 |
Bill Dunning
Player #83
1892-95 Aston Villa, £100, 69 | 0 |
Jimmy Logan
Player #89
1892-93 Aston Villa, £30, 15 | 7 |
Fred Burton
Player #90
1892-98 Aston Villa, Free, 54 | 4 |
William Devey
Player #93
1893-94 Aston Villa, Free, 10 | 2 |
Albert Woolley
Player #94
1893-95 Aston Villa, Free, 24 | 12 |
Bob Chatt
Player #95
1893-98 Aston Villa, Free, 95 | 27 |
Jack Reynolds
Player #96
1893-97 Aston Villa, £50, 110 | 14 |
Jim Elliott
Player #97
1893-95 Aston Villa, Free, 25 | 0 |
Jimmy Welford
Player #98
1893-96 Aston Villa, Free, 83 | 1 |
James Gillan
Player #99
1893 Aston Villa, Free, 3 | 0 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
Europe Starts
Europe Subs
Unused Sub
CB Jimmy Cowan
34
30
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
GK Bill Dunning
33
29
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Dennis Hodgetts
33
29
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
D John Baird
33
29
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Jack Devey
33
29
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
D Jack Reynolds
30
26
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Charlie Athersmith
29
25
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Willie Groves
26
22
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Jimmy Welford
19
19
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Albert Woolley
18
14
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Bob Chatt
17
13
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Jim Elliott
16
12
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Steve Smith
15
15
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Charlie Hare
10
10
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Albert Brown
6
6
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
D George Russell
5
5
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Fred Burton
4
4
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
CF Jimmy Logan
4
4
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F William Devey
4
4
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
D James Gillan
3
3
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
GK Len Benwell
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Bill Randle
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
D Frank Coulton
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Goals

Player
Total
League
FA Cup
EFL Cup
Europe
F Jack Devey
23
21
2
n/a
n/a
F Dennis Hodgetts
14
12
2
n/a
n/a
W Charlie Athersmith
13
12
1
n/a
n/a
F Bob Chatt
9
5
4
n/a
n/a
W Albert Woolley
7
7
0
n/a
n/a
F Charlie Hare
6
6
0
n/a
n/a
D Jack Reynolds
5
5
0
n/a
n/a
CB Jimmy Cowan
5
3
2
n/a
n/a
Own Goal
4
4
0
n/a
n/a
M Willie Groves
3
3
0
n/a
n/a
F Albert Brown
3
3
0
n/a
n/a
Unknown
2
2
0
n/a
n/a
CF Jimmy Logan
1
1
0
n/a
n/a

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Bill Dunning
33
50
1.52
6
18%
GK Len Benwell
1
0
0.00
1
100%
D Frank Coulton
1
3
3.00
0
0%
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