Season 16 | 1894-95

 

Club Summary

Season
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Sporting Director
1894-95
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
3rd
Winners
n/a
n/a
7-1 vs. Newcastle United (h), FA Cup

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
35
22
5
8
27
63%
23%
77%
29%
2.03

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%
1894-95
35
22
5
8
100
48
52
1.3
2.09
2.86
1.37
10
29%
63%
23%
27
77%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1894-95
3rd
30
17
5
8
82
43
39
39
2.73
1.43
1.91
9
30%
57%
27%
73%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1894-95
6
6
9
2
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Sunderland
30
21
5
4
80
37
43
47
2
Everton
30
18
6
6
82
50
32
42
3
Aston Villa
30
17
5
8
82
43
39
39
4
Preston North End
30
15
5
10
62
46
16
35
5
Blackburn Rovers
30
11
10
9
59
49
10
32
6
Sheffield United
30
14
4
12
57
55
2
32
7
Nottingham Forest
30
13
5
12
50
56
-6
31
8
The Wednesday
30
12
4
14
50
55
-5
28
9
Burnley
30
11
4
15
44
56
-12
26
10
Bolton Wanderers
30
9
7
14
61
62
-1
25
11
Wolverhampton Wanderers
30
9
7
14
43
63
-20
25
12
Small Heath
30
9
7
14
50
74
-24
25
13
West Bromwich Albion
30
10
4
16
51
66
-15
24
14
Stoke
30
9
6
15
50
67
-17
24
15
Derby County
30
7
9
14
45
68
-23
23
16
Liverpool
30
7
8
15
51
70
-19
22

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 1 September 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
2-1
Small Heath
W
Division One
Saturday, 8 September 1894
Liverpool
1-2
Aston Villa (Champions)
W
Division One
Saturday, 15 September 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
1-2
Sunderland
L
Division One
Saturday, 22 September 1894
Derby County
0-2
Aston Villa (Champions)
W
Division One
Saturday, 29 September 1894
Stoke
4-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
Division One
Saturday, 6 October 1894
Nottingham Forest
2-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
Division One
Saturday, 13 October 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
3-1
West Brom
W
Division One
Saturday, 20 October 1894
Small Heath
2-2
Aston Villa (Champions)
D
Division One
Monday, 22 October 1894
Sheffield United
2-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
Division One
Saturday, 27 October 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
5-0
Liverpool
W
Division One
Saturday, 3 November 1894
Wednesday
1-0
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
Division One
Saturday, 10 November 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
4-1
Preston North End
W
Division One
Monday, 12 November 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
5-0
Sheffield United
W
Division One
Saturday, 17 November 1894
West Brom
3-2
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
Division One
Saturday, 24 November 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
4-1
Nottingham Forest
W
Division One
Saturday, 1 December 1894
Blackburn Rovers
1-3
Aston Villa (Champions)
W
Division One
Monday, 3 December 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
3-1
Wednesday
W
Division One
Saturday, 8 December 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
3-0
Blackburn Rovers
W
Division One
Saturday, 22 December 1894
Wolves
0-4
Aston Villa (Champions)
W
Division One
Wednesday, 26 December 1894
Aston Villa (Champions)
6-0
Stoke
W
Division One
Wednesday, 2 January 1895
Sunderland
4-4
Aston Villa (Champions)
D
Division One
Saturday, 5 January 1895
Aston Villa (Champions)
4-0
Derby County
W
Division One
Saturday, 12 January 1895
Preston North End
0-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
W
Division One
Thursday, 17 January 1895
Everton
4-2
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
Division One
Saturday, 26 January 1895
Aston Villa (Champions)
2-1
Bolton Wanderers
W
FA Cup 1st Round
Saturday, 2 February 1895
Aston Villa
2-1
Derby County
W
FA Cup 2nd Round
Saturday, 16 February 1895
Aston Villa
7-1
Newcastle United
W
Division One
Saturday, 23 February 1895
Burnley
3-3
Aston Villa (Champions)
D
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 2 March 1895
Aston Villa
6-2
Nottingham Forest
W
FA Cup Semi Final
Saturday, 16 March 1895
Aston Villa
2-1
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 23 March 1895
Bolton Wanderers
4-3
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
Division One
Saturday, 6 April 1895
Aston Villa (Champions)
5-0
Burnley
W
Division One
Monday, 15 April 1895
Aston Villa (Champions)
2-2
Wolves
D
FA Cup Final
Saturday, 20 April 1895
Aston Villa
1-0
West Brom
W
Division One
Wednesday, 24 April 1895
Aston Villa
2-2
Everton
D

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Harry Wilkes
Goalkeeper
Unknown
Redditch Town
Free
Bob Gordon
Centre Forward
Unknown
Heart of Midlothian
Free
Billy Dorrell
Forward
Unknown
Leicester City
£250
George Kinsey
Midfielder
Unknown
Wolverhampton Wanderers
£500
Howard Spencer
Full Back
Unknown
Birchfield Trinity
Free
Tom Purslow
Forward
Unknown
Nechells Old Boys
Free
Billy Podmore
Forward
Unknown
Burton United
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Bob Gordon
Centre Forward
1894
Leicester Fosse
Free
Tom Purslow
Forward
1894
Walsall Town Swifts
Free
George Kinsey
Midfielder
1895
Derby County
Free
George Russell
Midfielder
1895
Glasgow United
Free
Bill Dunning
Goalkeeper
1895
Retired
Released
Billy Podmore
Forward
1895
Derby Midland
Free
Albert Woolley
Winger
1895
Derby County
Free
John Baird
Full Back
1895
Leicester Fosse
Free
Charlie Hare
Forward
1895
Royal Arsenal
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Bob Gordon
Player #105
Small Heath (h), Division One
Saturday, 1 September 1894
Harry Wilkes
Player #106
Small Heath (h), Division One
Saturday, 1 September 1894
Billy Dorrell
Player #107
Liverpool (a), Division One
Saturday, 8 September 1894
George Kinsey
Player #108
Nottingham Forest (a), Division One
Saturday, 6 October 1894
Howard Spencer
Player #109
West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Saturday, 13 October 1894
Tom Purslow
Player #110
West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
Saturday, 17 November 1894
Billy Podmore
Player #111
Derby County (h), FA Cup
Saturday, 2 February 1895

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
George Russell
Player #104
Everton (h), Division One
Wednesday, 24 April 1895
Albert Woolley
Player #94
Small Heath (a), Division One
Saturday, 20 October 1894
Bob Gordon
Player #105
Sheffield United (a), Division One
Monday, 22 October 1894
Tom Purslow
Player #110
West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
Saturday, 17 November 1894
Bill Dunning
Player #83
Everton (a), Division One
Thursday, 17 January 1895
John Baird
Player #78
Bolton Wanderers (h), Division One
Saturday, 26 January 1895
Charlie Hare
Player #80
Bolton Wanderers (h), Division One
Saturday, 26 January 1895
Billy Podmore
Player #111
Derby County (h), FA Cup
Saturday, 2 February 1895
George Kinsey
Player #108
Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One
Saturday, 23 March 1895

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
22
24
23.87 | West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
25.55 | West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
19.15 | Howard Spencer, Saturday, 13 October 1894
No substitutes permitted in period
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
31.42 | Dennis Hodgetts, Wednesday, 24 April 1895
No substitutes 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 |
George Russell
Player #104
1893-95 Aston Villa, Free, 37 (3) |
Bob Gordon
Player #105
1894 Aston Villa, Free, 4 | 3 |
Harry Wilkes
Player #106
1894-98 Aston Villa, Free, 77 | 0 |
Billy Dorrell
Player #107
1894-96 Aston Villa, £250, 11 | 7 |
George Kinsey
Player #108
1894-95 Aston Villa, £500, 3 | 0 |
Howard Spencer
Player #109
1894-07 Aston Villa, Free, 294 | 1 |
Tom Purslow
Player #110
1894 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |
Billy Podmore
Player #111
1895 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 1 |
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 |
Fred Burton
Player #90
1892-98 Aston Villa, Free, 54 | 4 |
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 |

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
W Charlie Athersmith
35
30
n/a
5
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
CB Jimmy Cowan
35
30
n/a
5
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M George Russell
32
27
n/a
5
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Steve Smith
31
26
n/a
5
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Jimmy Welford
30
26
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Jack Devey
30
25
n/a
5
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Dennis Hodgetts
30
25
n/a
5
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Bob Chatt
30
27
n/a
3
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Jack Reynolds
28
24
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Howard Spencer
27
23
n/a
4
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
GK Harry Wilkes
25
20
n/a
5
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
GK Bill Dunning
10
10
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Billy Dorrell
9
8
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Jim Elliott
8
6
n/a
2
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Fred Burton
7
6
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
D John Baird
5
5
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
CF Bob Gordon
4
4
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M George Kinsey
3
3
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Charlie Hare
2
2
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Albert Woolley
2
2
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Tom Purslow
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Billy Podmore
1
0
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Goals

Player
Total
League
FA Cup
EFL Cup
Europe
F Jack Devey
17
14
3
n/a
n/a
W Steve Smith
16
12
4
n/a
n/a
F Bob Chatt
14
12
2
n/a
n/a
W Charlie Athersmith
13
11
2
n/a
n/a
F Dennis Hodgetts
13
12
1
n/a
n/a
F Billy Dorrell
6
4
2
n/a
n/a
M Jack Reynolds
5
5
0
n/a
n/a
Own Goal
4
3
1
n/a
n/a
CF Bob Gordon
3
3
0
n/a
n/a
M George Russell
3
1
2
n/a
n/a
CB Jimmy Cowan
3
2
1
n/a
n/a
F Tom Purslow
1
1
0
n/a
n/a
FB Howard Spencer
1
1
0
n/a
n/a
W Albert Woolley
1
1
0
n/a
n/a

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Harry Wilkes
25
33
1.32
6
24%
GK Bill Dunning
10
15
1.50
4
40%
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