Season 17 | 1895-96

 

Club Summary

Season
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Sporting Director
1895-96
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
1st Round
n/a
n/a
7-3 vs. Small Heath (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
25 | Johnny Campbell
31 | Jack Devey
31 | Jack Devey

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
31
20
5
6
25
64%
20%
80%
16%
2.10

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%
1895-96
31
20
5
6
80
49
31
1.5
1.63
2.58
1.58
5
16%
65%
19%
25
81%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1895-96
Champions
30
20
5
5
78
45
45
33
2.6
1.5
1.73
5
17%
67%
17%
83%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1895-96
6
6
8
2
1

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Aston Villa
30
20
5
5
78
45
33
45
2
Derby County
30
17
7
6
68
35
33
41
3
Everton
30
16
7
7
66
43
23
39
4
Bolton Wanderers
30
16
5
9
49
37
12
37
5
Sunderland
30
15
7
8
52
41
11
37
6
Stoke
30
15
0
15
56
47
9
30
7
The Wednesday
30
12
5
13
44
53
-9
29
8
Blackburn Rovers
30
12
5
13
40
50
-10
29
9
Preston North End
30
11
6
13
44
48
-4
28
10
Burnley
30
10
7
13
48
44
4
27
11
Bury
30
12
3
15
50
54
-4
27
12
Sheffield United
30
10
6
14
40
50
-10
26
13
Nottingham Forest
30
11
3
16
42
57
-15
25
14
Wolverhampton Wanderers
30
10
1
19
61
65
-4
21
15
Small Heath
30
8
4
18
39
79
-40
20
16
West Bromwich Albion
30
6
7
17
30
59
-29
19

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Monday, 2 September 1895
Aston Villa
1-0
West Brom
W
Division One
Saturday, 7 September 1895
Aston Villa
7-3
Small Heath
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 September 1895
Sheffield United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 21 September 1895
Aston Villa
4-1
Derby County
W
Division One
Saturday, 28 September 1895
Blackburn Rovers
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Monday, 30 September 1895
Aston Villa
4-3
Everton
W
Division One
Saturday, 5 October 1895
Aston Villa
2-1
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 12 October 1895
West Brom
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 19 October 1895
Aston Villa
3-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 October 1895
Small Heath
1-4
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 2 November 1895
Aston Villa
5-1
Burnley
W
Division One
Saturday, 9 November 1895
Sunderland
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 16 November 1895
Aston Villa
2-2
Sheffield United
D
Division One
Saturday, 23 November 1895
Burnley
3-4
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 7 December 1895
Preston North End
4-3
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 14 December 1895
Aston Villa
2-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
Division One
Saturday, 21 December 1895
Everton
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Thursday, 26 December 1895
Wolves
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 28 December 1895
Aston Villa
2-0
Bury
W
Division One
Saturday, 4 January 1896
Stoke
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 11 January 1896
Aston Villa
1-0
Preston North End
W
Division One
Saturday, 18 January 1896
Wednesday
1-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 25 January 1896
Aston Villa
3-1
Nottingham Forest
W
FA Cup 1st Round
Saturday, 1 February 1896
Derby County
4-2
Aston Villa (Holders)
L
Division One
Saturday, 8 February 1896
Derby County
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 22 February 1896
Aston Villa
5-2
Stoke
W
Division One
Saturday, 7 March 1896
Bolton Wanderers
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 14 March 1896
Aston Villa
2-1
Wednesday
W
Division One
Saturday, 21 March 1896
Bury
5-3
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Friday, 3 April 1896
Nottingham Forest
0-2
Aston Villa (Champions)
W
Division One
Monday, 6 April 1896
Aston Villa (Champions)
4-1
Wolves
W

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Johnny Campbell
Forward
Unknown
Glasgow Celtic
Free
Jimmy Crabtree
Midfielder
Unknown
Burnley
£250
Jack Cowan
Winger
Unknown
Glasgow Rangers
Free
Edward Harris
Goalkeeper
Unknown
Redditch Excelsior
Free
Jeremiah Griffiths
Midfielder
Unknown
Halesowen Town
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Jim Elliott
Full Back
1895
Retired
Released
Edward Harris
Goalkeeper
1895
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Free
Willie Groves
Midfielder
1895
Retired
Released
Billy Dorrell
Forward
1896
Leicester Fosse
Free
Dennis Hodgetts
Forward
1896
Small Heath
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Jimmy Crabtree
Player #112
West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Monday, 2 September 1895
Johnny Campbell
Player #113
West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Monday, 2 September 1895
Jack Cowan
Player #114
Derby County (h), Division One
Saturday, 21 September 1895
Edward Harris
Player #115
Sheffield United (h), Division One
Saturday, 16 November 1895
Jeremiah Griffiths
Player #116
Bury (h), Division One
Saturday, 28 December 1895

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Jim Elliott
Player #97
Small Heath (a), Division One
Saturday, 26 October 1895
Edward Harris
Player #115
Sheffield United (h), Division One
Saturday, 16 November 1895
Billy Dorrell
Player #107
Sheffield United (h), Division One
Saturday, 16 November 1895
Dennis Hodgetts
Player #44
Derby County (a), FA Cup
Saturday, 1 February 1896

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
18
25
24.40 | Preston North End (a), First Division
25.93 | Derby County (h), First Division
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
20.04 | FB Howard Spencer, Monday, 2 September 1895
No substitutes permitted in period
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
32.20 | F Dennis Hodgetts, Saturday, 1 February 1896
No substitutes permitted in period

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Steve Smith
Player #101
1893-01 Aston Villa, Free, 188 | 42 |
Harry Wilkes
Player #106
1894-98 Aston Villa, Free, 77 | 0 |
Billy Dorrell
Player #107
1894-96 Aston Villa, £250, 11 | 7 |
Howard Spencer
Player #109
1894-07 Aston Villa, Free, 294 | 1 |
Jimmy Crabtree
Player #112
1895-04 Aston Villa, £250, 202 | 8 |
Johnny Campbell
Player #113
1895-97 Aston Villa, Free, 63 | 47 |
Jack Cowan
Player #114
1895-99 Aston Villa, Free, 70 | 21 |
Edward Harris
Player #115
1895 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |
Jeremiah Griffiths
Player #116
1895-97 Aston Villa, Free, 3 | 0 |
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 |
Fred Burton
Player #90
1892-98 Aston Villa, Free, 54 | 4 |
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
F Jack Devey
31
30
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
GK Harry Wilkes
30
29
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Charlie Athersmith
30
29
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Howard Spencer
30
29
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Jimmy Crabtree
29
28
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Johnny Campbell
27
26
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Jimmy Welford
24
24
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
CB Jimmy Cowan
24
23
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Jack Cowan
23
22
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Dennis Hodgetts
22
21
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Jack Reynolds
22
22
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Bob Chatt
18
17
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Fred Burton
15
14
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Steve Smith
11
11
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Billy Dorrell
2
2
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Jeremiah Griffiths
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
GK Edward Harris
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Jim Elliott
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 Johnny Campbell
25
25
0
n/a
n/a
F Jack Devey
16
15
1
n/a
n/a
W Jack Cowan
10
10
0
n/a
n/a
Unknown
5
4
1
n/a
n/a
W Charlie Athersmith
5
5
0
n/a
n/a
M Jimmy Crabtree
4
4
0
n/a
n/a
F Bob Chatt
3
3
0
n/a
n/a
F Dennis Hodgetts
2
2
0
n/a
n/a
M Jack Reynolds
2
2
0
n/a
n/a
CB Jimmy Cowan
2
2
0
n/a
n/a
W Steve Smith
2
2
0
n/a
n/a
FB Jimmy Welford
1
1
0
n/a
n/a
M Fred Burton
1
1
0
n/a
n/a
Own Goal
1
1
0
n/a
n/a
F Billy Dorrell
1
1
0
n/a
n/a

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Harry Wilkes
30
47
1.57
5
17%
GK Edward Harris
1
2
2.00
0
0%
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