Season #31

| 1909-10 |

Games #775 - #815

1909-10 Club Summary 

Chairman | Fred Rinder |

Secretary | George Ramsay | 

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |

 

1909-10 Season Summary 


Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Games | #775 - #815 |

Captain(s) | #145 Joe Bache | #192 Chris Buckley | #170 Freddie Miles |
Top Scorer | 29 | #176 Harry Hampton | 26 League | 3 FA Cup | Goals |

Most Appearances | 41 | #197 Charlie Wallace | 38 League | 3 FA Cup | Appearances |

Final League Position | Champions Football League Division One | Villa's sixth league title |
FA Cup Progress | 3rd Round |
Biggest Win | 7-1 vs. Manchester United (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 45,000 vs. Derby County | Manchester City | FA Cup |

 1909-10 Division One Table 

| 1 | Aston Villa | P38 | W23 | D7 | L8 | F84 | A42 | GR 2.00 | Pts 53 |

| 2 | Liverpool | P38 | W21 | D6 | L11 | F78 | A57 | GR 1.37 | Pts 48 |
| 3 | Blackburn Rovers | P38 | W18 | D9 | L11 | F73 | A55 | GR 1.33 | Pts 45 |
| 4 | Newcastle United | P38 | W19 | D7 | L12 | F70 | A56 | GR 1.25 | Pts 45 |
| 5 |
Manchester United | P38 | W19 | D7 | L12 | F69 | A61 | GR 1.13 | Pts 45 |

 1909-10 Results 

| 1 | 1 Sep | h | Woolwich Arsenal | W | 5-1 | 

| 2 | 4 Sep | a | Bolton Wanderers | W | 2-1 | 

| 3 | 11 Sep | h | Chelsea | W | 4-1 | 

| 4 | 18 Sep | a | Blackburn Rovers | L | 2-3 |

| 5 | 25 Sep | h | Nottingham Forest | D | 0-0 | 

| 6 | 2 Oct | a | Sunderland | D | 1-1 | 

| 7 | 9 Oct | h | Everton | W | 3-1 | 

| 8 | 16 Oct | a | Manchester United | L | 0-2 | 

| 9 | 23 Oct | h | Bradford City | W | 3-1 | 

| 10 | 30 Oct | a | Sheffield Wednesday | L | 2-3 | 

| 11 | 6 Nov | h | Bristol City | W | 1-0 | 

| 12 | 13 Nov | a | Bury | W | 2-0 | 

| 13 | 20 Nov | h | Tottenham Hotspur | W | 3-2 | 

| 14 | 27 Nov | a | Preston North End | L | 0-1 | 

| 15 | 4 Dec | h | Notts County | D | 1-1 | 

| 16 | 11 Dec | a | Newcastle United | L | 0-1 | 

| 17 | 18 Dec | h | Liverpool | W | 3-1 | 

| 18 | 25 Dec | a | Sheffield United | W | 1-0 | 

| 19 | 27 Dec | h | Sheffield United | W | 2-1 | 

| 20 | 1 Jan | a | Nottingham Forest | W | 4-1 | 

| 21 | 8 Jan | h | Bolton Wanderers | W | 3-1 | 

| 22 | 15 Jan | a | Oldham Athletic (FAC R1) | W | 2-1 | 

| 23 | 22 Jan | a | Chelsea | D | 0-0 | 

| 24 | 29 Jan | h | Blackburn Rovers | W | 4-3 | 

| 25 | 5 Feb | h | Derby County (FAC R2) | W | 6-1 | 

| 26 | 12 Feb | h | Sunderland | W | 3-2 | 

| 27 | 19 Feb | h | Manchester City (FAC R3) | L | 1-2 | 

| 28 | 26 Feb | h | Manchester United | W | 7-1 | 

| 29 | 5 Mar | a | Bradford City | W | 2-1 | 

| 30 | 12 Mar | h | Sheffield Wednesday | W | 5-0 |

| 31 | 14 Mar | a | Everton | D | 0-0 | 

| 32 | 19 Mar | a | Bristol City | D | 0-0 | 

| 33 | 25 Mar | h | Middlesbrough | W | 4-2 | 

| 34 | 26 Mar | h | Bury | W | 4-1 | 

| 35 | 28 Mar | a | Middlesbrough | L | 2-3 | 

| 36 | 2 Apr | a | Tottenham Hotspur | D | 1-1 | 

| 37 | 9 Apr | h | Preston North End | W | 3-0 | 

| 38 | 11 Apr | a | Woolwich Arsenal | L | 0-1 | 

| 39 | 16 Apr | a | Notts County | W | 3-2 | 

| 40 | 27 Apr | h | Newcastle United | W | 4-0 | 

| 41 | 30 Apr | a | Liverpool | L | 0-2 | 

 1909-10 Season Notes

 

Villa recover from their 7th place finish in 1908-09 to win their sixth league title by 5 points over nearest rivals Liverpool having won 23 of their 38 games, scoring 84 at a goal ratio of 2.00 (goals scored over goals conceded). Villa also made a better showing in the FA Cup after their first round exit of the previous season however they could not reach the fourth round for the fifth consecutive campaign.


 1909-10 Season Statistics 


Games | 41 |

Won | 25 | 61% |   
Drew |
7 | 17% |  
Lost |
9 | 22% |

Unbeaten | 32 | 78% |


Goals Scored | 93 | 2.27 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 46 | 1.12 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 10 | 24% |

 

Average Home Attendance | 24,571 |

Longest winning run | 6 Games |

League winning run | 5 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 10 Games |
Longest losing run | 1 Games |

Games without a win | 3 Games |


 

  1909-10 Squad Changes 

Debut Appearances | 2 |

#216 Billy Gerrish | F | Wednesday, 1 September 1909 | Woolwich Arsenal (h) | 24 |

#217 Arthur Moss | M | Saturday, 29 January 1910 | Blackburn Rovers (h) | 22 |

Final Appearances | 0 |

 1909-10 Squad Statistics 
 

Squad Size | 18 | -12 |
Average Age | 25.8 | +0.5 |

Youngest Player(s) | 22 |

#217 Arthur Moss |


Oldest Player(s) | 35 |

#123 Billy George |


 

 1909-10  Scorers

Goals Scored | 93 | League Goals | 84 | FA Cup Goals | 9 | 

| 29 |

#176 Harry Hampton | Goals Scored | 29 | League Goals | 26 | FA Cup Goals | 3 | 

| 22 |

#145 Joe Bache | Goals Scored | 22 | League Goals | 20 | FA Cup Goals | 2 | 

| 15 |

#216 Billy Gerrish | Goals Scored | 15 | League Goals | 14 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 8 |

#197 Charlie Wallace | Goals Scored | 8 | League Goals | 7 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 7 |

#171 Albert Hall | Goals Scored | 7 | League Goals | 6 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 6 |

#184 Joe Walters | Goals Scored | 6 | League Goals | 6 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 2 |

#209 Edmund Eyre | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

Own Goal | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 1 |

#205 George Hunter | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#192 Chris Buckley | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 


 1909-10 Appearances  

| 41 |

#197 Charlie WallaceAppearances | 41 | League | 38 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 40 |

#192 Chris BuckleyAppearances | 40 | League | 37 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 39 |

#216 Billy GerrishAppearances | 39 | League | 36 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 38 |

#202 Tom LyonsAppearances | 38 | League | 35 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 37 |

#215 Arthur CartlidgeAppearances | 37 | League | 35 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 35 |

#205 George HunterAppearances | 35 | League | 16 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#145 Joe BacheAppearances | 35 | League | 32 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

#176 Harry HamptonAppearances | 35 | League | 32 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 31 |

#196 George TranterAppearances | 31 | League | 28 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 30 |

#170 Freddie MilesAppearances | 30 | League | 27 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 27 |

#171 Albert HallAppearances | 27 | League | 24 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 16 |

#183 Jock LoganAppearances | 16 | League | 16 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 14 |

#184 Joe WaltersAppearances | 14 | League | 14 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#209 Edmund EyreAppearances | 14 | League | 14 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 9 |

#214 Jack KearnsAppearances | 9 | League | 9 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 5 |

#210 Arthur LaytonAppearances | 5 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 4 |

#123 Billy George | Appearances | 4 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#217 Arthur MossAppearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 0 |

#198 Bert Turner | Appearances | 0 | League | 0 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#206 Sammy Whittaker | Appearances | 0 | League | 0 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

 1909-10 'Keepers

  

Billy George | Appearances | 4 | Conceded 3 | Ratio | 0.75 | 

Arthur Cartlidge | Appearances | 37 | Conceded 43 | Ratio | 1.16 | 

 1909-10 Managerial Record 

Under George Ramsay’s management committee Villa won their sixth League title and in doing so had now achieved a win rate of 52%, losing 30% of their 797 League and FA Cup matches to date. 

In total George Ramsay had returned 1.74 points per game* and ten major trophies across his twenty six seasons in charge of Villa having won the FA Cup in 1887, 1895, 1897 and 1905 and the League title in 1893-94, 1895-96, 1896-97, 1898-99, 1899-00 and 1909-10.

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

  

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 1909-10 Kits 

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 1909-10 Season Results 

Game #775
Matchday #1

League Matchweek #1

Wednesday, 1 September 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Woolwich Arsenal | Villa Park | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 5-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LLWWW |


Scorers | Albert Hall | 1 | Billy Gerrish | 1 | Joe Bache | 2 | Joe Walters | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Billy Gerrish | DEBUT | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Walters | GOAL |

On this day 1 September 1909

Forward Billy Gerrish made a goalscoring debut for Villa aged 24 after joining from Bristol Rovers.

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Game #776
Matchday #2

League Matchweek #2

Saturday, 4 September 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Bolton Wanderers | Burnden Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LWWWW |


Scorers | Albert Hall | 1 (pen) | Charlie Wallace | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

F Joe Walters |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #777
Matchday #3

League Matchweek #3

Saturday, 11 September 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Chelsea | Villa Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWWWW |


Scorers | Billy Gerrish | 3 | Joe Bache | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

F Joe Walters |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

 

On this day 11 September 1909

Villa had now won 5 league games in a row for the first time since 1902-03
 

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Game #778
Matchday #4

League Matchweek #4

Saturday, 18 September 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Blackburn Rovers | Ewood Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-3 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WWWWL |


Scorers | Billy Gerrish | 1 | Charlie Wallace | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

F Joe Walters |
F Billy Gerrish | GOAL |

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Game #779
Matchday #5

League Matchweek #5

Saturday, 25 September 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Nottingham Forest | Villa Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WWWLD |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Joe Bache |

F Joe Walters |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #780
Matchday #6

League Matchweek #6

Saturday, 2 October 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Sunderland | Roker Park | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WWLDD |


Scorers | Albert Hall | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Joe Bache |

F Joe Walters |
F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #781
Matchday #7

League Matchweek #7

Saturday, 9 October 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Everton | Villa Park | 35,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLDDW |


Scorers | George Hunter | 1 | Harry Hampton | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter | GOAL |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Walters |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #782
Matchday #8

League Matchweek #8

Saturday, 16 October 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Manchester United | Bank Street, Clayton | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-2 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LDDWL |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Walters |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #783
Matchday #9

League Matchweek #9

Saturday, 23 October 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Bradford City | Villa Park | 18,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DDWLW |


Scorers | Albert Hall | 1 | Billy Gerrish | 1 | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL |
 

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Game #784
Matchday #10

League Matchweek #10

Saturday, 30 October 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Sheffield Wednesday | Owlerton Stadium | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-3 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DWLWL |


Scorers | Harry Hampton | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #785
Matchday #11

League Matchweek #11

Saturday, 6 November 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Bristol City | Villa Park | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLWLW |


Scorers | Billy Gerrish | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Tranter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL |

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Game #786
Matchday #12

League Matchweek #12

Saturday, 13 November 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Bury | Gigg Lane | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LWLWW |


Scorers | Joe Bache | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Tranter |

F Billy Gerrish |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache | GOAL | GOAL |

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Game #787
Matchday #13

League Matchweek #13

Saturday, 20 November 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Tottenham Hotspur | Villa Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-2 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLWWW |


Scorers | Billy Gerrish | 1 | Joe Bache | 1 | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M George Tranter |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL |

M Chris Buckley |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

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Game #788
Matchday #14

League Matchweek #14

Saturday, 27 November 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Preston North End | Deepdale | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LWWWL |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

LB Jock Logan |

FB Tom Lyons |

RB Jack Kearns |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Tranter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #789
Matchday #15

League Matchweek #15

Saturday, 4 December 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Notts County | Villa Park | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WWWLD |


Scorers | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

RB Arthur Layton |

RB Jack Kearns |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |
F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #790
Matchday #16

League Matchweek #16

Saturday, 11 December 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Newcastle United | St James’ Park | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WWLDL |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Freddie Miles |

RB Arthur Layton |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #791
Matchday #17

League Matchweek #17

Saturday, 18 December 1909

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLDLW |


Scorers | Joe Bache | 2 | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Freddie Miles |

RB Jack Kearns |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #792
Matchday #18

League Matchweek #18

Saturday, 25 December 1909

Football League | Division One | Away | Sheffield United | Bramall Lane | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LDLWW |


Scorers | Billy Gerrish | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL |

 

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Game #793
Matchday #19

League Matchweek #19

Monday, 27 December 1909

Football League | Division One | Home | Sheffield United | Villa Park | 43,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DLWWW |

Scorers | Joe Bache | 1 | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #794
Matchday #20

League Matchweek #20

Saturday, 1 January 1910

Football League | Division One | Away | Nottingham Forest | City Ground | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LWWWW |


Scorers | Joe Bache | 1 | Harry Hampton | 3 |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

FB Tom Lyons |

RB Arthur Layton |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish |

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Game #795
Matchday #21

League Matchweek #21

Saturday, 8 January 1910

Football League | Division One | Home | Bolton Wanderers | Villa Park | 18,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWWWW |


Scorers | Billy Gerrish | 1 | Joe Bache | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

FB Tom Lyons |

RB Arthur Layton |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache | GOAL | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL |

On this day 8 January 1910

Villa had now won their last 5 games

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Game #796
Matchday #22

Saturday, 15 January 1910

FA Cup | 1st Round | Away | Oldham Athletic | Boundary Park | 17,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWWWW |


Scorers | Albert Hall | 1 | Joe Bache | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish |

On this day 15 January 1910

Villa had now won their last 6 league and cup games

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Game #797
Matchday #23

League Matchweek #22

Saturday, 22 January 1910

Football League | Division One | Away | Chelsea | Stamford Bridge | 33,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WWWWD |

Line Up |

GK Billy George |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish |

On this day 22 January 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in 7 league and cup games

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Game #798
Matchday #24

League Matchweek #23

Saturday, 29 January 1910

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-3 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWWDW |


Scorers | Joe Bache | 1 | Harry Hampton | 3 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Arthur Moss | DEBUT |

M George Tranter |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish |

On this day 29 January 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in 8 league and cup games, winning 7

Wing half Arthur Moss made his debut for Villa aged 22 after moving from Whitchurch in September 1908.

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Game #799
Matchday #25

Saturday, 5 February 1910

FA Cup | 2nd Round | Home | Derby County | Villa Park | 45,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 6-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWDWW |


Scorers | Joe Bache | 1 | Charlie Wallace | 1 | Harry Hampton | 3 | Own Goal | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish |

On this day 5 February 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in 9 league and cup games, winning 8

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Game #800
Matchday #26

League Matchweek #24

Saturday, 12 February 1910

Football League | Division One | Home | Sunderland | Villa Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-2 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WDWWW |


Scorers | Chris Buckley | 1 | Billy Gerrish | 1 | Joey Walters | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley | GOAL |

M George Hunter |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Walters | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL |

 

On this day 12 February 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in 10 league and cup games, winning 9

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Game #801
Matchday #27

Saturday, 19 February 1910

FA Cup | 3rd Round | Home | Manchester City | Villa Park | 45,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DWWWL |


Scorers | Billy Gerrish | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL |

 

On this day 19 February 1910

Villa suffered defeat for the first time in 11 games

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Game #802
Matchday #28

League Matchweek #25

Saturday, 26 February 1910

Football League | Division One | Home | Manchester United | Villa Park | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 7-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWWLW |


Scorers | Billy Gerrish | 2 | Harry Hampton | 2 | F Joey Walters | 3 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

WH George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Walters | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish | GOAL | GOAL |

On this day 26 February 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in the league in 9 games, winning 8

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Game #803
Matchday #29

League Matchweek #26

Saturday, 5 March 1910

Football League | Division One | Away | Bradford City | Valley Parade | 22,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWLWW |


Scorers | Joe Bache | 1 | Own Goal | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish |

On this day 5 March 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in the league in 10 games, winning 9

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Game #804
Matchday #30

League Matchweek #27

Saturday, 12 March 1910

Football League | Division One | Home | Sheffield Wednesday | VIlla Park | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 5-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLWWW |


Scorers | Albert Hall | 2 | Joe Bache | 2 | Charlie Wallace | 1 (pen) |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Albert Hall | GOAL | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Walters |

On this day 12 March 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in the league in 11 games, winning 10

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Game #805
Matchday #31

League Matchweek #28

Monday, 14 March 1910

Football League | Division One | Away | Everton | Goodison Park | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LWWWD |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

F Billy Gerrish |

On this day 14 March 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in the league in 12 games, winning 10

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Game #806
Matchday #32

League Matchweek #29

Saturday, 19 March 1910

Football League | Division One | Away | Bristol City | Ashton Gate | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WWWDD |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

RB Arthur Layton |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

F Billy Gerrish |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

On this day 19 March 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in the league in 13 games, winning 10

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Game #807
Matchday #33

League Matchweek #30

Friday, 25 March 1910

Football League | Division One | Home | Middlesbrough | VIlla Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-2 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWDDW |


Scorers | Joe Bache | 1 | Harry Hampton | 3 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

M George Tranter |

F Billy Gerrish |

W Albert Hall |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

On this day 25 March 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in the league in 14 games, winning 11

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Game #808
Matchday #34

League Matchweek #31

Saturday, 26 March 1910

Football League | Division One | Home | Bury | VIlla Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WDDWW |


Scorers | Harry Hampton | 3 | Joe Walters | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

RB Jack Kearns |

M George Tranter |

M Chris Buckley |

M George Hunter |

W Edmund Eyre |

W Charlie Wallace |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Walters | GOAL |

F Billy Gerrish |

On this day 26 March 1910

Villa were now unbeaten in the league in 15 games, winning 12 with Harry Hampton hitting consecutive hat-tricks.

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Game #809
Matchday #35

League Matchweek #32

Monday, 28 March 1910

Football League | Division One | Away | Middlesbrough | Ayresome Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-3 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DDWWL |


Scorers | Charlie Wallace | 2 (2 pen) |

Line Up |

GK Arthur Cartlidge |

FB Tom Lyons |

FB Freddie Miles |

M Chris Bu