Season #21

| 1899-00 |

Games #380 - #420

1899-00 Club Summary 


Chairman | Fred Rinder |

Secretary | George Ramsay | 

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |

 

1899-00 Season Summary 


Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Games | #380 - #420 |

Captain(s) | #112 Jimmy Crabtree | #76 Jack Devey | #109 Howard Spencer |
Top Scorer | 31 | #127 Billy Garraty | 27 League | 3 FA Cup | 1 Charity Shield | Goal |

 Most Appearances |  41 | #123 Billy George | 34 League | 6 FA Cup | 1 Charity Shield | Appearance |

Final League Position | Champions | Football League Division One |
FA Cup Progress | 3rd Round |

Charity Shield Progress | Runners Up |
Biggest Win | 9-0 vs. Glossop North End (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 50,000 vs. Sheffield United |

 

 1899-00 Division One Table 

| 1 | Aston Villa | P34 | W22 | D6 | L6 | F77 | A35 | GR 2.20 | Pts 50 |

| 2 | Sheffield United | P34 | W18 | D12 | L4 | F63 | A33 | GR 1.91 | Pts 48 |
| 3 |
Sunderland | P34 | W19 | D3 | L12 | F50 | A35 | GR 1.43 | Pts 41 |
| 4 | Wolverhampton Wanderers | P34 | W15 | D9 | L10 | F48 | A37 | GR 1.30 | Pts 39 |
| 5 |
Newcastle United | P34 | W13 | D10 | L11 | F53 | A43 | GR 1.23 | Pts 36 |

 1899-00 Results ​

| 1 | 2 Sep | a | Sunderland | W | 1-0 |

| 2 | 4 Sep | h | Glossop North End | W | 9-0 |

| 3 | 9 Sep | h | West Bromwich Albion | L | 0-2 |

| 4 | 16 Sep | a | Everton | W | 2-1 |

| 5 | 23 Sep | h | Blackburn Rovers | W | 3-1 |

| 6 | 30 Sep | a | Derby County | L | 0-2 |

| 7 | 7 Oct | h | Bury | W | 2-1 |

| 8 | 14 Oct | a | Notts County | W | 4-1 |

| 9 | 21 Oct | h | Manchester City | W | 2-1 |

| 10 | 28 Oct | a | Sheffield United | L | 1-2 |

| 11 | 4 Nov | h | Newcastle United | W | 2-1 |

| 12 | 8 Nov | n | Corinthians (CS Final) | L | 1-2 |

| 13 | 11 Nov | h | Wolverhampton Wanderers | D | 0-0 |

| 14 | 13 Nov | a | Stoke City | W | 2-0 |

| 15 | 18 Nov | a | Liverpool | D | 3-3 |

| 16 | 25 Nov | h | Burnley | W | 2-0 |

| 17 | 2 Dec | a | Preston North End | W | 5-0 |

| 18 | 9 Dec | h | Nottingham Forest | D | 2-2 |

| 19 | 16 Dec | a | Glossop North End | L | 0-1 |

| 20 | 23 Dec | h | Stoke City | W | 4-1 |

| 21 | 30 Dec | h | Sunderland | W | 4-2 |

| 22 | 1 Jan | a | Bury | L | 0-2 |

| 23 | 6 Jan | a | West Bromwich Albion | W | 2-0 |

| 24 | 13 Jan | h | Everton | D | 1-1 |

| 25 | 20 Jan | a | Blackburn Rovers | W | 4-0 |

| 26 | 27 Jan | a | Manchester City (FAC R1) | D | 1-1 |

| 27 | 31 Jan | h | Manchester City (FAC R1 Replay) | W | 3-0 |

| 28 | 3 Feb | h | Derby County | W | 3-2 |

| 29 | 10 Feb | h | Bristol City (FAC R2) | W | 5-1 |

| 30 | 17 Feb | h | Notts County | W | 6-2 |

| 31 | 24 Feb | a | Millwall (FAC R3) | D | 1-1 |

| 32 | 28 Feb | h | Millwall (FAC R3 Replay) | D | 0-0 |

| 33 | 3 Mar | h | Sheffield United | D | 1-1 |

| 34 | 5 Mar | h | Millwall (FAC R3 2nd Replay) | L | 1-2 |

| 35 | 10 Mar | a | Newcastle United | L | 2-3 |

| 36 | 19 Mar | a | Manchester City | W | 2-0 |

| 37 | 24 Mar | h | Liverpool | W | 1-0 |

| 38 | 31 Mar | a | Burnley | W | 2-1 |

| 39 | 7 Apr | a | Preston North End | W | 3-1 |

| 40 | 14 Apr | a | Nottingham Forest | D | 1-1 |

| 41 | 16 Apr | a | Wolverhampton Wanderers | W | 1-0 |

 1899-00 Season Notes

 

Villa won their fifth league title in 7 seasons finishing 2 points clear of nearest rivals Sheffield United after posting 22 victories and 13 clean sheets.


 1899-00 Season Statistics 


Games | 41 |

Won | 24 | 58% |   
Drew |
9 | 22% |  
Lost |
8 | 20% |

Unbeaten | 33 | 80% |


Goals Scored | 89 | 2.17 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 42 | 1.02 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 13 | 32% |

 

Average Home Attendance | 17,604 |

Longest winning run | 4 Games |

League winning run | 4 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 11 Games |
Longest losing run | 2 Games |

 Games without a win |  5 Games |
 

  

1899-00 Squad Changes 

Debut Appearances | 5 |

#137 Chris Mann | CB | Saturday, 11 November 1899 | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Division One | 22 | 

#138 Jim Garfield | W | Monday, 13 November 1899 | Stoke City | Division One | 24 |

#139 Michael Noon | D | Saturday, 25 November 1899 | Burnley | Division One | 23 |

#140 Charlie McEleny | M | Saturday, 2 December 1899 | Preston North End | Division One | 27 |

#141 Alf Watkins | F | Saturday, 31 March 1900 | Burnley | Division One | 21 |

 

Final Appearances | 5 |

#133 Billy Haggart | LB | Saturday, 7 October 1899 | Bury | Division One | 25 |

#138 Jim GarfieldW | Monday, 13 November 1899 | Stoke City | Division One | 24 |

#140 Charlie McEleny | M | Saturday, 2 December 1899 | Preston North End | Division One | 27 |

 #141 Alf Watkins | F | Saturday, 31 March 1900 | Burnley | Division One | 21 |

#117 Fred Wheldon | F | Monday, 16 April 1900 | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Division One | 30 | 

1899-00 Squad Statistics 
 

Squad Size | 21 | -2 |
Average Age | 25.6 | +1.0 |

Youngest Player(s) | 20 |

#135 Bobby Templeton |
 

 Oldest Player(s) | 33 |

#76 Jack Devey |

 

 

1899-00 Scorers

Goals Scored | 89 | League Goals | 77 | FA Cup Goals | 11 | Other Goals | 1 |

| 31 |

#127 Billy Garraty | Goals Scored | 31 | League Goals | 27 | FA Cup Goals | 3 | Other Goals | 1 |

| 18 |

#76 Jack Devey | Goals Scored | 18 | League Goals | 13 | FA Cup Goals | 5 | Other Goals | 0 |

| 13 |

#117 Fred Wheldon | Goals Scored | 13 | League Goals | 11 | FA Cup Goals | 2 | Other Goals | 0 |

| 7 |

#101 Steve Smith | Goals Scored | 7 | League Goals | 7 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | Other Goals | 0 |

| 6 |

#129 George Johnson | Goals Scored | 6 | League Goals | 5 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | Other Goals | 0 |

| 4 |

#75 Charlie Athersmith | Goals Scored | 4 | League Goals | 4 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | Other Goals | 0 |

#135 Bobby Templeton | Goals Scored | 4 | League Goals | 4 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | Other Goals | 0 |

| 3 |

Own Goal | Goals Scored | 3 | League Goals | 3 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | Other Goals | 0 |

| 1 |

#138 Jim Garfield | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | Other Goals | 0 |

#132 Albert Wilkes | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | Other Goals | 0 |

#58 Jimmy Cowan | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | Other Goals | 0 |

 

1899-00 Appearances

 

| 41 |

#123 Billy George | Appearances | 41 | League | 34 | FA Cup | 6 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

| 40 |

#117 Fred Wheldon | Appearances | 40 | League | 34 | FA Cup | 5 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

#127 Billy Garraty | Appearances | 40 | League | 33 | FA Cup | 6 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

| 37 |

#101 Steve Smith | Appearances | 37 | League | 31 | FA Cup | 5 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile  

| 36 |

#109 Howard Spencer | Appearances | 36 | League | 29 | FA Cup | 6 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

| 33 |

#126 Tommy Bowman | Appearances | 33 | League | 27 | FA Cup | 5 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

| 32 |

#119 Albert Evans | Appearances | 32 | League | 25 | FA Cup | 6 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

#76 Jack Devey | Appearances | 32 | League | 25 | FA Cup | 6 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

| 31 |

#58 Jimmy Cowan | Appearances | 31 | League | 26 | FA Cup | 5 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile 

#75 Charlie Athersmith | Appearances | 31 | League | 24 | FA Cup | 6 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

| 24 |

#132 Albert Wilkes | Appearances | 24 | League | 21 | FA Cup | 2 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile 

| 21 |

#112 Jimmy Crabtree | Appearances | 21 | League | 17 | FA Cup | 4 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile 

| 16 |

#139 Michael Noon | Appearances | 16 | League | 14 | FA Cup | 2 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile 

| 12 |

#135 Bobby Templeton | Appearances | 12 | League | 11 | FA Cup | 1 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile

| 10 |

#129 George Johnson | Appearances | 10 | League | 9 | FA Cup | 1 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile

| 8 |

#137 Chris Mann | Appearances | 8 | League | 7 | FA Cup | 0 | Other | 1 | . Player Profile

| 3 |

#130 Charlie Aston | Appearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#133 Billy Haggart | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile

#138 Jim Garfield | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile

#140 Charlie McEleny | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile

#141 Alf Watkins | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | Other | 0 | . Player Profile

 1899-00 'Keepers

 

#123 Billy George | Appearances | 41 | Conceded | 42 | Ratio 1.02 |  

 1899-00 Managerial Record 

Under George Ramsay’s management committee Villa won the League Championship for the fifth time in seven seasons. In doing so Ramsay’s Villa had now achieved a win rate of 56%, losing 28% of their 402 League and FA Cup matches to date. 

In total George Ramsay had returned 1.84 points per game* and eight major trophies across his sixteen seasons in charge of Villa having won the FA Cup in 1887, 1895 and 1897 and the League title in 1893-94, 1895-96, 1896-97, 1898-99 and 1899-00.

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

 1899-00 Kits 

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 1899-00 Season Results 

Game #380
Matchday #1

League Matchweek #1

Saturday, 2 September 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Sunderland | Roker Park | 27,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWWWW |

Scorers | Billy Garraty | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Albert Evans |

FB Howard Spencer |

M Tommy Bowman |

M Jimmy Crabtree |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty | GOAL |

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Game #381
Matchday #2

League Matchweek #2

Monday, 4 September 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Glossop North End | Villa Park | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 9-0 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |


Scorers | Fred Wheldon | 2 | Steve Smith | 1 | Billy Garraty | 4 | Charlie Athersmith | 1 | Jack Devey | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Albert Evans |

FB Howard Spencer |

M Tommy Bowman |

M Jimmy Crabtree |

W Charlie Athersmith | GOAL |

W Steve Smith | GOAL |

F Fred Wheldon | GOAL | GOAL |

F Jack Devey | GOAL |

CF Billy Garraty | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

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Game #382
Matchday #3

League Matchweek #3

Saturday, 9 September 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | West Bromwich Albion | Villa Park | 17,482

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-2 |

FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWWWL |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Charlie Aston |

FB Howard Spencer |

M Tommy Bowman |

M Jimmy Crabtree |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #383
Matchday #4

League Matchweek #4

Saturday, 16 September 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Everton |  Goodison Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWLW |


Scorers | Fred Wheldon | 1 | Billy Garraty | 1 |

   
Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Albert Evans |

FB Howard Spencer |

M Tommy Bowman |

M Jimmy Crabtree |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon | GOAL |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty | GOAL |

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Game #384
Matchday #5

League Matchweek #5

Saturday, 23 September 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Blackburn Rovers | Villa Park | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |


Scorers | Jack Devey | 2 | Fred Wheldon | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Albert Evans |

FB Howard Spencer |

M Tommy Bowman |

M Jimmy Crabtree |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon | GOAL |

F Jack Devey | GOAL | GOAL |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #385
Matchday #6

League Matchweek #6

Saturday, 30 September 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Derby County | Baseball Ground | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-2 |

FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WLWWL |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Albert Evans |

FB Howard Spencer |

M Tommy Bowman |

M Jimmy Crabtree |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F George Johnson |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #386
Matchday #7

League Matchweek #7

Saturday, 7 October 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Bury | Villa Park | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |


Scorers | Fred Wheldon | 1 | George Johnson | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Howard Spencer |

LB Billy Haggart | FINAL |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon | GOAL |

F George Johnson | GOAL |

CF Billy Garraty |

On this day 7 October 1899

Left back Billy Haggart made his final appearance for Villa aged 25 before moving on to Partick Thistle.

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Game #387
Matchday #8

League Matchweek #8

Saturday, 14 October 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Notts County | Trent Bridge | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-1 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |


Scorers | Jack Devey | 1 | George Johnson | 3 |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Howard Spencer |

FB Albert Evans |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey | GOAL |

F George Johnson | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

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Game #388
Matchday #9

League Matchweek #9

Saturday, 21 October 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Manchester City | Villa Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WLWWW |


Scorers | Jack Devey | 1 | Fred Wheldon | 1 (pen) |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Howard Spencer |

FB Albert Evans |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Bobby Templeton |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon | GOAL |

F Jack Devey | GOAL |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #389
Matchday #10

League Matchweek #10

Saturday, 28 October 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Sheffield United | Bramall Lane | 28,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LWWWL |


Scorers | Steve Smith | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Howard Spencer |

FB Albert Evans |

M Jimmy Crabtree |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith | GOAL |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #390
Matchday #11

League Matchweek #11

Saturday, 4 November 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Newcastle United | Villa Park | 18,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

 
Scorers | Jack Devey | 1 | Fred Wheldon | 1 |

 Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Jimmy Cowan |

FB Howard Spencer |

FB Albert Evans |

M Jimmy Crabtree |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Bobby Templeton |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon | GOAL |

F Jack Devey | GOAL |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #391
Matchday #12

Wednesday, 8 November 1899

Charity Shield | Neutral | Corinthians | Crystal Palace, London | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWLWL |


Scorers | Billy Garraty | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Chris Mann | DEBUT |

FB Howard Spencer |

FB Albert Evans |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty | GOAL |

On this day 8 November 1899

Villa surrendered their joint holding of the charity shield following the defeat to Corinthians
Centre back Chris Mann made his Villa debut aged 22 after joining from West Bromwich Albion.

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Game #392
Matchday #13

League Matchweek #12

Saturday, 11 November 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Wolverhampton Wanderers | Villa Park | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WLWLD |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Chris Mann |

FB Charlie Aston |

FB Albert Evans |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Bobby Templeton |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #393
Matchday #14

League Matchweek #13

Monday, 13 November 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Stoke City | Victoria Ground | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWLDW |


Scorers | Jack Devey | 1 | Jim Garfield | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Chris Mann |

FB Howard Spencer |

FB Albert Evans |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Jim Garfield | DEBUT | GOAL | FINAL |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey | GOAL |

CF Billy Garraty |

On this day 13 November 1899

Winger Jim Garfield made his sole appearance for Villa aged 24, scoring to mark the occasion. Garfield had joined from Gravesend United and would later move on to Northampton Town.

 

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Game #394
Matchday #15

League Matchweek #14

Saturday, 18 November 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Liverpool | Anfield | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-3 |

FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WLDWD |


Scorers | Jack Devey | 1 | Albert Wilkes | 1 | Own Goal | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

CB Chris Mann |

FB Howard Spencer |

FB Albert Evans |

M Albert Wilkes | GOAL |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Bobby Templeton |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey | GOAL |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #395
Matchday #16

League Matchweek #15

Saturday, 25 November 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Burnley | Villa Park | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LDWDW |


Scorers | Fred Wheldon | 1 | Bobby Templeton | 1 |


Line Up |

GK Billy George |

D Michael Noon | DEBUT |

CB Chris Mann |

FB Albert Evans |

M Tommy Bowman |

M Albert Wilkes |

W Bobby Templeton | GOAL |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon | GOAL |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty |

On this day 25 November 1899

Defender Michael Noon made his Villa debut aged 23 after joining from Burton Swifts.

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Game #396
Matchday #17

League Matchweek #16

Saturday, 2 December 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Preston North End | Deepdale | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 5-0 |

FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWDWW |


Scorers | Steve Smith | 3 | Billy Garraty | 1 | Own Goal | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

D Michael Noon |

CB Chris Mann |

FB Albert Evans |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Charlie McEleny | DEBUT | FINAL |

W Bobby Templeton |

W Steve Smith | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty | GOAL |

On this day 2 December 1899

Midfielder Charlie McEleny made his sole appearance for Villa aged 27 after joining from New Brighton. McEleny would later move on to Swindon Town.

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Game #397
Matchday #18

League Matchweek #17

Saturday, 9 December 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Nottingham Forest | Villa Park | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WDWWD |


Scorers | Jack Devey | 1 | Billy Garraty | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

D Michael Noon |

CB Chris Mann |

FB Albert Evans |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Bobby Templeton |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey | GOAL |

CF Billy Garraty | GOAL |

On this day 9 December 1899

Villa were now unbeaten in 6, their best run of the season to date

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Game #398
Matchday #19

League Matchweek #18

Saturday, 16 December 1899

Football League | Division One | Away | Glossop North End | North Road | 4,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DWWDL |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

D Michael Noon |

CB Chris Mann |

FB Howard Spencer |

M Albert Wilkes |

M Tommy Bowman |

W Charlie Athersmith |

W Steve Smith |

F Fred Wheldon |

F Jack Devey |

CF Billy Garraty |

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Game #399
Matchday #20

League Matchweek #19

Saturday, 23 December 1899

Football League | Division One | Home | Stoke City | Villa Park | 6,000