Season #36

| 1914-15 |

Games #985 - #1024

1914-15 Club Summary 

Chairman | Fred Rinder |

Secretary | George Ramsay | 

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |

 1914-15 Season Summary 


Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Games | #985 - #1024 |

Captain(s) | #145 Joe Bache | #221 Clem Stephenson |
Top Scorer | 19 | #176 Harry Hampton | 19 League Goals |

Most Appearances | 39 | #238 Sam Hardy | #221 Clem Stephenson | 37 League | 2 FA Cup | Appearances |

Final League Position | 14th Football League Division One |
FA Cup Progress | 2nd Round |
Biggest Win | 6-2 vs. Liverpool (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 29,000 vs. West Bromwich Albion |

 1914-15 Division One Table 

| 12 | Middlesbrough | P38 | W13 | D12 | L13 | F62 | A74 | GR 0.84 | Pts 38 |
| 13 | Liverpool | P38 | W14 | D9 | L15 | F65 | A75 | GR 0.87 | Pts 37 |

| 14 | Aston Villa | P38 | W13 | D11 | L14 | F62 | A72 | GR 0.86 | Pts 37 |
| 15 | Newcastle United | P38 | W11 | D10 | L17 | F46 | A48 | GR 0.96 | Pts 32 |
| 16 |
Notts County | P38 | W9 | D3 | L16 | F41 | A57 | GR 0.72 | Pts 31 |

 1914-15 Results 

| 1 | 2 Sep | h | Notts County | W | 2-1 | 

| 2 | 5 Sep | h | Sunderland | L | 1-3 | 

| 3 | 12 Sep | a | Sheffield Wednesday | L | 2-5 | 

| 4 | 19 Sep | h | West Bromwich Albion | W | 2-1 | 

| 5 | 26 Sep | a | Everton | D | 0-0 | 

| 6 | 3 Oct | h | Chelsea | W | 2-1 | 

| 7 | 10 Oct | a | Bradford City | L | 0-3 | 

| 8 | 17 Oct | h | Burnley | D | 3-3 | 

| 9 | 24 Oct | a | Tottenham Hotspur | W | 2-0 | 

| 10 | 31 Oct | h | Newcastle United | W | 2-1 | 

| 11 | 7 Nov | a | Middlesbrough | D | 1-1 | 

| 12 | 14 Nov | h | Sheffield United | W | 1-0 | 

| 13 | 25 Nov | a | Manchester City | L | 0-1 | 

| 14 | 28 Nov | a | Liverpool | W | 6-3 | 

| 15 | 5 Dec | h | Bradford Park Avenue | L | 1-2 | 

| 16 | 12 Dec | a | Oldham Athletic | D | 3-3 | 

| 17 | 19 Dec | h | Manchester United | D | 3-3 | 

| 18 | 25 Dec | a | Blackburn Rovers | W | 2-1 | 

| 19 | 26 Dec | h | Bolton Wanderers | L | 1-7 | 

| 20 | 1 Jan | a | Bolton Wanderers | D | 2-2 | 

| 21 | 2 Jan | a | Sunderland | L | 0-4 | 

| 22 | 9 Jan | h | Exeter City (FAC R1) | W | 2-0 | 

| 23 | 16 Jan | h | Sheffield Wednesday | D | 0-0 | 

| 24 | 23 Jan | a | West Bromwich Albion | L | 0-2 | 

| 25 | 30 Jan | a | Manchester City (FAC R2) | L | 0-1 | 

| 26 | 6 Feb | a | Chelsea | L | 1-3 | 

| 27 | 10 Feb | h | Everton | L | 1-5 | 

| 28 | 13 Feb | h | Bradford City | D | 0-0 | 

| 29 | 22 Feb | a | Burnley | L | 1-2 | 

| 30 | 27 Feb | h | Tottenham Hotspur | W | 3-1 | 

| 31 | 13 Mar | h | Middlesbrough | W | 5-0 | 

| 32 | 20 Mar | a | Sheffield United | L | 0-3 | 

| 33 | 2 Apr | h | Blackburn Rovers | W | 2-1 | 

| 34 | 3 Apr | h | Liverpool | W | 6-2 | 

| 35 | 5 Apr | a | Notts County | D | 1-1 | 

| 36 | 10 Apr | a | Bradford Park Avenue | D | 2-2 | 

| 37 | 17 Apr | h | Oldham Athletic | D | 0-0 | 

| 38 | 21 Apr | h | Manchester City | W | 4-1 | 

| 39 | 26 Apr | a | Manchester United | L | 0-1 | 

| 40 | 28 Apr | a | Newcastle United | L | 0-3 | 

 1914-15 Season Notes 

The final season before league football was suspended due to the break out of World War One saw a significant downturn in form for Villa as they finished the season in 14th place, their second lowest placing ever and their lowest for 14 years.


 1914-15 Season Statistics 


Games | 40 |

Won | 14 | 35% |   
Drew |
11 | 28% |  
Lost |
15 | 37% |

Unbeaten | 25 | 63% |


Goals Scored | 67 | 1.68 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 70 | 1.75 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 8 | 20% |

 

Average Home Attendance | 13,945 |

Longest winning run | 2 Games |

League winning run | 2 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 6 Games |
Longest losing run | 4 Games |

Games without a win | 7 Games |
 

  1914-15 Squad Changes 

Debut Appearances | 5 |

#255 Howard Humphries | F | Wednesday, 2 September 1914 | Notts County | Division One | 23 |

#256 Jimmy Stephenson | W | Saturday, 26 September 1914 | Everton | Division One | 19 |

#257 George Hampton | FB | Friday, 1 January 1915 | Bolton Wanderers | Division One | 25 |

#258 Harry Nash | F | Saturday, 3 April 1915 | Liverpool | Division One | 22 |

#259 Frank Moss | CB | Monday, 5 April 1915 | Notts County | Division One | 19 |

Final Appearances | 12 |

#222 Brendel Anstey | GK | Saturday, 14 November 1914 | Sheffield United | Division One | 27 |

#241 Andy McLachlan | F | Saturday, 26 December 1914 | Bolton Wanderers | Division One | 26 |

#244 Arthur Dobson | M | Wednesday, 10 February 1915 | Everton | Division One | 21 |

#250 Reg Boyne | F | Saturday, 13 February 1915 | Bradford City | Division One | 23 |

#252 Archie Dyke | W | Saturday, 13 February 1915 | Bradford CityDivision One | 28 |

#206 Sammy Whittaker | F | Saturday, 20 March 1915 | Sheffield United | Division One | 26 | 

#257 George Hampton | FB | Saturday, 10 April 1915 | Bradford Park Avenue | Division One | 25 |

#202 Tom Lyons | FB | Saturday, 10 April 1915 | Bradford Park Avenue | Division One | 29 |

#145 Joe Bache | F | Wednesday, 28 April 1915 | Newcastle United | Division One | 35 |

#235 Bill Morris | CB | Wednesday, 28 April 1915 | Newcastle United | Division One | 27 |

#236 William Littlewood | D | Wednesday, 28 April 1915 | Newcastle United | Division One | 22 |

#243 Tommy Barber | M | Wednesday, 28 April 1915 | Newcastle United | Division One | 35 |

1914-15 Squad Statistics 
 

Squad Size | 25 | -4 |
Average Age | 26.0 | +0.6 |

Youngest Player(s) | 19 |

Frank Moss |


Oldest Player(s) | 35 |

Joe Bache |

Tommy Barber |

1914-15  Scorers

Goals Scored | 64 | League Goals | 62 | FA Cup Goals | 2 | 

| 19 |

#176 Harry Hampton | Goals Scored | 19 | League Goals | 19 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 12 |

#221 Clem Stephenson | Goals Scored | 12 | League Goals | 11 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 8 |

#227 Harold Edgley | Goals Scored | 8 | League Goals | 8 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 5 |

#145 Joe Bache | Goals Scored | 5 | League Goals | 4 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

#258 Harry Nash | Goals Scored | 5 | League Goals | 5 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 3 |

#243 Tommy Barber | Goals Scored | 3 | League Goals | 3 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#240 Andy Ducat | Goals Scored | 3 | League Goals | 3 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 2 |

#239 Jim Harrop | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#197 Charlie Wallace | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#242 Jimmy Leach | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 1 |

#255 Howard Humphries | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#206 Sammy Whittaker | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#256 Jimmy Stephenson | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 


 1914-15 Appearances  

| 39 |

#221 Clem Stephenson | Appearances | 39 | League | 37 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#238 Sam Hardy | Appearances | 39 | League | 37 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 36 |

#227 Harold Edgley | Appearances | 36 | League | 35 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#236 William Littlewood | Appearances | 36 | League | 34 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 34 |

#239 Jim Harrop | Appearances | 34 | League | 32 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 32 |

#176 Harry Hampton | Appearances | 32 | League | 30 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#197 Charlie Wallace | Appearances | 32 | League | 30 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 28 |

#240 Andy Ducat | Appearances | 28 | League | 26 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 27 |

#242 Jimmy Leach | Appearances | 27 | League | 27 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 26 |

#145 Joe BacheAppearances | 26 | League | 24 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 22 |

#202 Tom Lyons | Appearances | 22 | League | 21 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 17 |

#235 Bill Morris | Appearances | 17 | League | 16 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 15 |

#243 Tommy Barber | Appearances | 15 | League | 14 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 12 |

#229 Tommy Weston | Appearances | 12 | League | 12 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 11 |

#256 Jimmy Stephenson | Appearances | 11 | League | 11 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 7 |

#255 Howard Humphries | Appearances | 7 | League | 6 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 6 |

#244 Arthur Dobson | Appearances | 6 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 5 |

#258 Harry Nash | Appearances | 5 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 4 |

#250 Reg Boyne | Appearances | 4 | League | 4 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 3 |

#252 Archie Dyke | Appearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#257 George Hampton | Appearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 2 |

#259 Frank Moss | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#206 Sammy Whittaker | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#241 Andy McLachlan | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#222 Brendel Anstey | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

 1914-15 'Keepers

Brendel Anstey | Appearances | 1 | Conceded | 0 | Ratio 0.00 |

Sam Hardy | Appearances | 39 | Conceded | 73 | Ratio 1.87 |

 1914-15 Managerial Record 

Under George Ramsay’s management committee Villa had now achieved 513 victories at a win rate of 51%, losing 30% of their 1,006 League and FA Cup matches. 

In total George Ramsay had returned 1.72 points per game* and eleven major trophies across his thirty one seasons in charge of Villa having won the FA Cup in 1887, 1895, 1897, 1905 and 1913 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 

 1914-15 Kits 

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 1914-15 Season Results 

Game #985
Matchday #1

League Matchweek #1

Wednesday, 2 September 1914

Football League | Division One | Home | Notts County | Villa Park | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 | 
FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWWLW |


Scorers | Harry Hampton | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

LB Tommy Weston |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber |

F Howard Humphries | DEBUT |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL |

On this day 2 September 1914

Forward Howard Humphries made his Villa debut aged 23 after moving from Handsworth Amateurs in July 1913.

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Game #986
Matchday #2

League Matchweek #2

Saturday, 5 September 1914

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-3 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WWLWL |

Scorers | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

LB Tommy Weston |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber |

F Howard Humphries |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

 

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Game #987
Matchday #3

League Matchweek #3

Saturday, 12 September 1914

Football League | Division One | Away | Sheffield Wednesday | Hillsborough | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-5 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WLWLL |


Scorers | Howard Humphries | 1 | Harold Edgley | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB Tom Lyons |

LB Tommy Weston |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber |

F Howard Humphries | GOAL |

W Harold Edgley | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

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Game #988
Matchday #4

League Matchweek #4

Saturday, 19 September 1914

Football League | Division One | Home | West Bromwich Albion | Villa Park | 29,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LWLLW |


Scorers | Jim Harrop | 1 | Clem Stephenson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop | GOAL |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber |

F Howard Humphries |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton |

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Game #989
Matchday #5

League Matchweek #5

Saturday, 26 September 1914

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 | WLLWD |


Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB Tom Lyons |

LB Tommy Weston |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber |

W Harold Edgley |

W Archie Dyke |

W Jimmy Stephenson | DEBUT |

F Clem Stephenson | 

On this day 26 September 1914

Winger Jimmy Stephenson made his Villa debut aged 19 after moving from New Delaval Villa in April 1914.

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Game #990
Matchday #6

League Matchweek #6

Saturday, 3 October 1914

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LLWDW |


Scorers | Harry Hampton | 1 (pen) | Clem Stephenson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber |

W Harold Edgley |

W Archie Dyke |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

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Game #991
Matchday #7

League Matchweek #7

Saturday, 10 October 1914

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-3 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LWDWL |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber |

W Harold Edgley |

W Jimmy Stephenson |

F Reg Boyne |

F Clem Stephenson |

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Game #992
Matchday #8

League Matchweek #8

Saturday, 17 October 1914

Football League | Division One | Home | Burnley | Villa Park | 16,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-3 | 

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WDWLD |


Scorers | Tommy Barber | 2 | Andy Ducat | 1 (pen) |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat | GOAL |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber | GOAL | GOAL |

W Harold Edgley |

W Jimmy Stephenson |

F Clem Stephenson |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #993
Matchday #9

League Matchweek #9

Saturday, 24 October 1914

Football League | Division One | Away | Tottenham Hotspur | White Hart Lane | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DWLDW |


Scorers | Harold Edgley | 1 | Clem Stephenson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

M Tommy Barber |

W Harold Edgley | GOAL |

W Jimmy Stephenson |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #994
Matchday #10

League Matchweek #10

Saturday, 31 October 1914

Football League | Division One | Home | Newcastle United | Villa Park | 16,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLDWW |


Scorers | Charlie Wallace | 1 | Sammy Whittaker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley |

W Jimmy Stephenson |

W Charlie Wallace | GOAL |

F Clem Stephenson |

F Sammy Whittaker | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

 

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Game #995
Matchday #11

League Matchweek #11

Saturday, 7 November 1914

Football League | Division One | Away | Middlesbrough | Ayresome Park | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 | 

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LDWWD |


Scorers | Joe Bache | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley |

W Jimmy Stephenson |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

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Game #996
Matchday #12

League Matchweek #12

Saturday, 14 November 1914

Football League | Division One | Home | Sheffield United | Villa Park | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DWWDW |


Scorers | Andy Ducat | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Brendel Anstey | FINAL |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat | GOAL |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

On this day 14 November 1914

Goalkeeper Brendel Anstey made his final appearance for Villa aged 27 after 45 games and a goal concession per game ratio of 1.44. Brendel moved on to Leicester Fosse in 1915.

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Game #997
Matchday #13

League Matchweek #13

Wednesday, 25 November 1914

Football League | Division One | Away | Manchester City | Hyde Road | 14,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WWDWL |


Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Tommy Barber |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #998
Matchday #14

League Matchweek #14

Saturday, 28 November 1914

Football League | Division One | Away | Liverpool | Anfield | 22,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 6-3 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WDWLW |


Scorers | Clem Stephenson | 1 | Harold Edgley | 1 | Harry Hampton | 1 | Tommy Barber | 1 | Joe Bache | 1 | Charlie Wallace | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Tommy Barber | GOAL |

W Harold Edgley | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace | GOAL |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

On this day 28 November 1914

6 different players scored for Villa's 6 goals in the crushing of Liverpool.

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Game #999
Matchday #15

League Matchweek #15

Saturday, 5 December 1914

Football League | Division One | Home | Bradford Park Avenue | Villa Park | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DWLWL |


Scorers | Clem Stephenson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #1000
Matchday #16

League Matchweek #16

Saturday, 12 December 1914

Football League | Division One | Away | Oldham Athletic | Boundary Park | 7,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-3 | 

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WLWLD |


Scorers | Harold Edgley | 1 | Joe Bache | 1 | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

On this day 12 December 1914
Villa’s 1,000th official fixture almost to the day 35 years after their first on Saturday, 13 December 1879 - also a score draw, 1-1 away at Stafford Road in the FA Cup 2nd Round.

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Game #1001
Matchday #17

League Matchweek #17

Saturday, 19 December 1914

Football League | Division One | Home | Manchester United | Villa Park | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-3 | 

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LWLDD |


Scorers | Harold Edgley | 1 | Harry Hampton | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #1002
Matchday #18

League Matchweek #18

Friday, 25 December 1914

Football League | Division One | Away | Blackburn Rovers | Ewood Park | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLDDW |


Scorers | Harold Edgley | 1 | Jimmy Leach | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach | GOAL |

W Harold Edgley | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #1003
Matchday #19

League Matchweek #19

Saturday, 26 December 1914

Football League | Division One | Home | Bolton Wanderers | Villa Park | 27,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-7 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LDDWL |


Scorers | Clem Stephenson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Andy McLachlan | FINAL |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

On this day 26 December 1914

Forward Andy McLachlan made his final appearance for Villa aged 26 before moving on to Dundee in August 1915.  Andy played for Villa between 1912-13 and 1914-15 making 17 appearances and scoring 3 goals.

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Game #1004
Matchday #20

League Matchweek #20

Friday, 1 January 1915

Football League | Division One | Away | Bolton Wanderers | Burnden Park | 18,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 | 

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DDWLD |


Scorers | Harold Edgley | 1 | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

CB Bill Morris |

FB George Hampton | DEBUT |

FB William Littlewood |

HB Henry Dobson |

W Harold Edgley | GOAL |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

On this day 1 January 1915

Full back George Hampton made his Villa debut aged 25 after joining from Bellis and Morcom in August 1914 for a fee of £150.

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Game #1005
Matchday #21

League Matchweek #21

Saturday, 2 January 1915

Football League | Division One | Away | Sunderland | Roker Park | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-4 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DWLDL |


Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

CB Bill Morris |

FB George Hampton |

FB William Littlewood |

M Arthur Dobson |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #1006
Matchday #22

Saturday, 9 January 1915

FA Cup | 1st Round | Home | Exeter City | Villa Park | 13,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLDLW |


Scorers | Clem Stephenson | 1 | Joe Bache | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Arthur Dobson |

M Andy Ducat |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache | GOAL |

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Game #1007
Matchday #23

League Matchweek #22

Saturday, 16 January 1915

Football League | Division One | Home | Sheffield Wednesday | Villa Park | 7,500

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 | 

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LDLWD |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Arthur Dobson |

M Tommy Barber |

W Harold Edgley |

W Jimmy Stephenson |

F Reg Boyne |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

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Game #1008
Matchday #24

League Matchweek #23

Saturday, 23 January 1915

Football League | Division One | Away | West Bromwich Albion | The Hawthorns | 19,492

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-2 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DLWDL |


Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Andy Ducat |

M Tommy Barber |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Reg Boyne |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

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Game #1009
Matchday #25

Saturday, 30 January 1915

FA Cup | 2nd Round | Away | Manchester City | Hyde Road | 29,661

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LWDLL |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

M Andy Ducat |

M Tommy Barber |

F Howard Humphries |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #1010
Matchday #26

League Matchweek #24

Saturday, 6 February 1915

Football League | Division One | Away | Chelsea | Stamford Bridge | 22,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-3 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WDLLL |


Scorers | Clem Stephenson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Arthur Dobson |

M Jimmy Leach |

F Howard Humphries |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL | 

CF Harry Hampton |

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Game #1011
Matchday #27

League Matchweek #25

Wednesday, 10 February 1915

Football League | Division One | Home | Everton | Villa Park | 4,500

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-5 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DLLLL |


Scorers | Harry Hampton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

FB William Littlewood |

FB Tom Lyons |

M Arthur Dobson | FINAL |

M Jimmy Leach |

F Howard Humphries |

W Jimmy Stephenson |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | 

F Joe Bache |

On this day 10 February 1915

Midfielder Arthur Dobson made his seventh and final appearance for Villa aged 21.

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Game #1012
Matchday #28

League Matchweek #26

Saturday, 13 February 1915

Football League | Division One | Home | Bradford City | Villa Park | 2,900

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 | 

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LLLLD |


Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley |

W Archie Dyke | FINAL |

W Jimmy Stephenson |

F Reg Boyne | FINAL |

CF Harry Hampton |

On this day 13 February 1915

Forward Reg Boyne made his final appearance for Villa aged 23 before moving on to Brentford in August 1919. Reg had played for Villa in the 1913-14 and 1914-15 seasons making 8 appearances.

Winger Archie Dyke made his final appearance for Villa aged 28 before moving on to Port Vale. Archie played for Villa in the 1913-14 and 1914-15 seasons making 9 appearances.

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Game #1013
Matchday #29

League Matchweek #27   

Monday, 22 February 1915

Football League | Division One | Away | Burnley | Turf Moor | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 | 

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LLLDL |


Scorers | Jimmy Leach | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach | GOAL |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson |

CF Harry Hampton |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #1014
Matchday #30

League Matchweek #28

Saturday, 27 February 1915

Football League | Division One | Home | Tottenham Hotspur | Villa Park | 13,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LLDLW |


Scorers | Clem Stephenson | 1 | Harry Hampton | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop |

CB Bill Morris |

FB William Littlewood |

M Andy Ducat |

M Jimmy Leach |

W Harold Edgley |

W Charlie Wallace |

F Clem Stephenson | GOAL |

CF Harry Hampton | GOAL | GOAL |

F Joe Bache |

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Game #1015
Matchday #31

League Matchweek #29

Saturday, 13 March 1915

Football League | Division One | Home | Middlesbrough | Villa Park | 13,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 5-0 | 

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LDLWW |


Scorers | Harry Hampton | 2 | Jim Harrop | 1 | Clem Stephenson | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Sam Hardy |

CB Jim Harrop | GOAL |

CB Bill Morris |