Season 20 | 1898-99

 

Club Summary

Season
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Sporting Director
1898-99
George Ramsay led Management Committee
Fred Rinder
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
1st
1st Round
n/a
n/a
7-1 vs. Derby County (h), West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
20 | Jack Devey
35 | Tommy Bowman
35 | Tommy Bowman

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
36
19
8
9
27
53%
25%
75%
31%
1.81

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%
1898-99
36
19
8
9
77
42
35
1.32
1.83
2.14
1.17
11
31%
53%
25%
27
75%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1898-99
1st
34
19
7
8
76
40
45
36
2.24
1.18
1.9
11
32%
56%
24%
76%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1898-99
7
7
10
6
3

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Aston Villa
34
19
7
8
76
40
36
45
2
Liverpool
34
19
5
10
49
33
16
43
3
Burnley
34
15
9
10
45
47
-2
39
4
Everton
34
15
8
11
48
41
7
38
5
Notts County
34
12
13
9
47
51
-4
37
6
Blackburn Rovers
34
14
8
12
60
52
8
36
7
Sunderland
34
15
6
13
41
41
0
36
8
Wolverhampton Wanderers
34
14
7
13
54
48
6
35
9
Derby County
34
12
11
11
62
57
5
35
10
Bury
34
14
7
13
48
49
-1
35
11
Nottingham Forest
34
11
11
12
42
42
0
33
12
Stoke
34
13
7
14
47
52
-5
33
13
Newcastle United
34
11
8
15
49
48
1
30
14
West Bromwich Albion
34
12
6
16
42
57
-15
30
15
Preston North End
34
10
9
15
44
47
-3
29
16
Sheffield United
34
9
11
14
45
51
-6
29
17
Bolton Wanderers
34
9
7
18
37
51
-14
25
18
The Wednesday
34
8
8
18
32
61
-29
24

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 3 September 1898
Aston Villa
3-1
Stoke
W
Division One
Saturday, 10 September 1898
Bury
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 17 September 1898
Burnley
2-4
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 24 September 1898
Aston Villa
1-1
Sheffield United
D
Division One
Saturday, 1 October 1898
Newcastle United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 8 October 1898
Aston Villa
4-2
Preston North End
W
Division One
Saturday, 15 October 1898
Liverpool
0-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 22 October 1898
Aston Villa
3-0
Nottingham Forest
W
Division One
Saturday, 29 October 1898
Aston Villa
2-1
Bolton Wanderers
W
Division One
Saturday, 5 November 1898
Aston Villa
7-1
Derby County
W
Division One
Saturday, 12 November 1898
West Brom
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 19 November 1898
Aston Villa
3-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 November 1898
Wednesday
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 3 December 1898
Aston Villa
2-0
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 10 December 1898
Aston Villa
1-1
Wolves
D
Division One
Saturday, 17 December 1898
Aston Villa
3-0
Everton
W
Division One
Saturday, 24 December 1898
Notts County
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 26 December 1898
Aston Villa
1-0
Newcastle United
W
Division One
Saturday, 31 December 1898
Stoke
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 7 January 1899
Aston Villa
3-2
Bury
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 January 1899
Aston Villa
4-0
Burnley
W
Division One
Saturday, 21 January 1899
Sheffield United
1-3
Aston Villa
W
FA Cup 1st Round
Saturday, 28 January 1899
Nottingham Forest
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 4 February 1899
Preston North End
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 18 February 1899
Nottingham Forest
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 4 March 1899
Derby County
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Charity Shield
Saturday, 11 March 1899
Aston Villa
0-0
Queen's Park
D
Division One
Saturday, 18 March 1899
Blackburn Rovers
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 25 March 1899
Aston Villa
3-1
Wednesday
W
Division One
Saturday, 1 April 1899
Sunderland
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 3 April 1899
Wolves
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 15 April 1899
Everton
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Monday, 17 April 1899
Bolton Wanderers
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 22 April 1899
Aston Villa
6-1
Notts County
W
Division One
Monday, 24 April 1899
Aston Villa
7-1
West Brom
W
Division One
Saturday, 29 April 1899
Aston Villa
5-0
Liverpool
W

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Ralph Gaudie
Forward
Unknown
Sheffield United
Free
Albert Wilkes
Midfielder
Unknown
Walsall
Free
Billy Haggart
Left Back
Unknown
Edinburgh Royal
£40
Frank Bedingfield
Centre Forward
Unknown
Rushden
Free
Bobby Templeton
Forward
Unknown
Kilmarnock Rugby XV
£250
Walter Leigh
Centre Forward
Unknown
Calishead Amateurs
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Harry Wilkes
Goalkeeper
1898
Stoke City
Free
Bert Sharp
Full Back
1899
Everton
Free
Jack Cowan
Winger
1899
Dundee Harp
Free
Jack Sharp
Winger
1899
Everton
Free
Ralph Gaudie
Forward
1899
Woolwich Arsenal
Free
Frank Bedingfield
Centre Forward
1899
Queens Park Rangers
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Ralph Gaudie
Player #131
Stoke (h), Division One
Saturday, 3 September 1898
Albert Wilkes
Player #132
Stoke (h), Division One
Saturday, 3 September 1898
Billy Haggart
Player #133
Nottingham Forest (h), Division One
Saturday, 22 October 1898
Frank Bedingfield
Player #134
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One
Saturday, 26 November 1898
Bobby Templeton
Player #135
Sunderland (a), Division One
Saturday, 1 April 1899
Walter Leigh
Player #136
Everton (a), Division One
Saturday, 15 April 1899

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Harry Wilkes
Player #106
Sheffield United (h), Division One
Saturday, 24 September 1898
Ralph Gaudie
Player #131
Newcastle United (a), Division One
Saturday, 1 October 1898
Frank Bedingfield
Player #134
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One
Saturday, 26 November 1898
Bert Sharp
Player #122
Stoke (a), Division One
Saturday, 31 December 1898
Jack Cowan
Player #114
Preston North End (a), Division One
Saturday, 4 February 1899
Jack Sharp
Player #121
Nottingham Forest (a), Division One
Saturday, 18 February 1899
Walter Leigh
Player #136
Everton (a), Division One
Saturday, 15 April 1899

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
23
26
25.53 | Sunderland (a), Division One
27.29 | Preston North End (a), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
19.79 | Bobby Templeton, Saturday, 1 April 1899
No Substitutions permitted in period
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
32.36 | Jack Devey, Saturday, 29 April 1899
No Substitutions 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 |
Howard Spencer
Player #109
1894-07 Aston Villa, Free, 294 | 1 |
Jimmy Crabtree
Player #112
1895-04 Aston Villa, £250, 202 | 8 |
Jack Cowan
Player #114
1895-99 Aston Villa, Free, 70 | 21 |
Fred Wheldon
Player #117
1896-00 Aston Villa, £350, 138 | 73 |
Albert Evans
Player #119
1896-07 Aston Villa, Free, 205 | 0 |
Jack Sharp
Player #121
1897-99 Aston Villa, Free, 24 | 15 |
Bert Sharp
Player #122
1897-99 Aston Villa, Free, 23 | 1 |
Billy George
Player #123
1897-11 Aston Villa, £50, 398 | 0 |
Tommy Bowman
Player #126
1897-01 Aston Villa, Free, 115 | 2 |
Billy Garraty
Player #127
1898-08 Aston Villa, Free, 258 | 111 |
George Johnson
Player #129
1898-04 Aston Villa, £300, 110 | 47 |
Charlie Aston
Player #130
1898-01 Aston Villa, £300, 23 | 0 |
Ralph Gaudie
Player #131
1898-99 Aston Villa, Free, 5 | 1 |
Albert Wilkes
Player #132
1898-07 Aston Villa, Free, 158 | 7 |
Billy Haggart
Player #133
1898-99 Aston Villa, £40, 2 | 0 |
Frank Bedingfield
Player #134
1898-99 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 1 |
Bobby Templeton
Player #135
1899-03 Aston Villa, £250, 70 | 6 |
Walter Leigh
Player #136
1899 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |
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 |

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
D Tommy Bowman
35
33
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Fred Wheldon
34
32
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
CB Jimmy Cowan
34
32
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Jimmy Crabtree
32
30
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
GK Billy George
31
29
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F Jack Devey
30
29
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Albert Evans
30
28
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Charlie Athersmith
29
27
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Steve Smith
28
26
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
F George Johnson
26
24
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Charlie Aston
13
12
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Albert Wilkes
12
11
n/a
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
FB Howard Spencer
10
10
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
CF Billy Garraty
10
9
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Jack Sharp
8
8
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Jack Cowan
7
7
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
M Ralph Gaudie
5
5
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
GK Harry Wilkes
4
4
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
RB Bert Sharp
4
4
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
LB Billy Haggart
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
CF Walter Leigh
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
CF Frank Bedingfield
1
1
n/a
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
W Bobby Templeton
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
20
20
0
n/a
n/a
F Fred Wheldon
16
15
1
n/a
n/a
F George Johnson
10
10
0
n/a
n/a
CF Billy Garraty
7
7
0
n/a
n/a
W Jack Sharp
4
4
0
n/a
n/a
W Charlie Athersmith
4
4
0
n/a
n/a
W Steve Smith
4
4
0
n/a
n/a
CB Jimmy Cowan
3
3
0
n/a
n/a
D Tommy Bowman
2
2
0
n/a
n/a
W Jack Cowan
2
2
0
n/a
n/a
M Jimmy Crabtree
2
2
0
n/a
n/a
M Albert Wilkes
1
1
0
n/a
n/a
M Ralph Gaudie
1
1
0
n/a
n/a
Own Goal
1
1
0
n/a
n/a

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Billy George
31
32
1.03
11
35%
GK Harry Wilkes
4
6
1.50
0
0%
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