Season #41

| 1923-24 |

Games #1211 - #1258

1923-24 Club Summary 

Chairman | Fred Rinder |

Secretary | George Ramsay | 

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |

 1923-24 Season Summary 


Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Games | #1211 - #1258 |

Captain(s) | #259 Frank Moss |
Top Scorer | 26 | #291 Len Capewell | 20 League | 6 FA Cup | Goals |

Most Appearances | 45 | #291 Len Capewell | #265 Arthur Dorrell | #279 Tommy Smart |

#274 Billy Kirton | 39 League | 6 FA Cup | Appearances |

Final League Position | 6th Football League Division One |
FA Cup Progress | Runners Up |
Biggest Win | 6-1 vs. Newcastle United (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 59,147 vs. Birmingham |

 1923-24 Division One Table 

| 4 | Bolton Wanderers | P42 | W18 | D14 | L10 | F68 | A34 | GR 2.00 | Pts 50 |
| 5 | Sheffield United | P42 | W19 | D12 | L11 | F69 | A49 | GR 1.41 | Pts 50 |

| 6 | Aston Villa | P42 | W18 | D3 | L11 | F52 | A37 | GR 1.41 | Pts 49 |
| 7 | Everton | P42 | W18 | D3 | L11 | F62 | A53 | GR 1.17 | Pts 49 |
| 8 |
Blackburn Rovers | P42 | W17 | D11 | L14 | F54 | A50 | GR 1.08 | Pts 45 |

 1923-24 Results 

| 1 | 25 Aug | a | Birmingham | L | 0-3 | 

| 2 | 29 Aug | h | Manchester City | W | 2-0 | 

| 3 | 1 Sep | h | Birmingham | D | 0-0 | 

| 4 | 5 Sep | a | Manchester City | W | 2-1 | 

| 5 | 8 Sep | a | Chelsea | D | 0-0 | 

| 6 | 12 Sep | h | Everton | D | 1-1 | 

| 7 | 14 Sep | h | Chelsea | D | 0-0 | 

| 8 | 19 Sep | a | Everton | L | 0-2 | 

| 9 | 22 Sep | a | Preston North End | D | 2-2 | 

| 10 | 29 Sep | h | Preston North End | W | 5-1 | 

| 11 | 6 Oct | a | Burnley | W | 2-1 | 

| 12 | 13 Oct | h | Burnley | D | 1-1 | 

| 13 | 20 Oct | a | West Bromwich Albion | L | 0-1 | 

| 14 | 27 Oct | h | West Bromwich Albion | W | 4-0 | 

| 15 | 3 Nov | h | Notts County | D | 0-0 | 

| 16 | 10 Nov | a | Notts County | W | 1-0 | 

| 17 | 17 Nov | h | Liverpool | D | 0-0 | 

| 18 | 24 Nov | a | Liverpool | W | 1-0 | 

| 19 | 1 Dec | h | Middlesbrough | D | 0-0 | 

| 20 | 8 Dec | a | Middlesbrough | W | 2-0 | 

| 21 | 15 Dec | a | Sheffield United | L | 1-2 | 

| 22 | 22 Dec | h | Sheffield United | D | 2-2 | 

| 23 | 25 Dec | h | West Ham United | D | 1-1 | 

| 24 | 26 Dec | a | West Ham United | L | 0-1 | 

| 25 | 29 Dec | h | Cardiff City | W | 2-1 | 

| 26 | 1 Jan | a | Newcastle United | L | 1-4 | 

| 27 | 5 Jan | a | Cardiff City | W | 2-0 | 

| 28 | 12 Jan | a | Ashington (FAC R1) | W | 5-1 | 

| 29 | 19 Jan | a | Bolton Wanderers | L | 0-1 | 

| 30 | 26 Jan | h | Bolton Wanderers | W | 1-0 | 

| 31 | 2 Feb | a | Swansea Town (FAC R2) | W | 2-0 | 

| 32 | 9 Feb | h | Sunderland | L | 0-1 | 

| 33 | 13 Feb | a | Sunderland | L | 0-2 | 

| 34 | 16 Feb | a | Arsenal | W | 1-0 | 

| 35 | 23 Feb | h | Leeds United (FAC R3) | W | 3-0 | 

| 36 | 1 Mar | a | Blackburn Rovers | L | 1-3 | 

| 37 | 8 Mar | a | West Bromwich Albion (FAC R4) | W | 2-0 | 

| 38 | 12 Mar | h | Arsenal | W | 2-1 | 

| 39 | 15 Mar | h | Tottenham Hotspur | D | 0-0 | 

| 40 | 22 Mar | a | Tottenham Hotspur | W | 3-2 | 

| 41 | 29 Mar | n | Burnley (FAC SF) | W | 3-0 | 

| 42 | 2 Apr | h | Blackburn Rovers | W | 1-0 | 

| 43 | 5 Apr | a | Huddersfield Town | L | 0-1 | 

| 44 | 12 Apr | a | Nottingham Forest | D | 0-0 | 

| 45 | 19 Apr | h | Nottingham Forest | W | 2-0 | 

| 46 | 21 Apr | h | Newcastle United | W | 6-1 | 

| 47 | 26 Apr | n | Newcastle United (FAC Final) | L | 0-2 | 

| 48 | 30 Apr | h | Huddersfield Town | W | 3-1 | 

 1923-24 Season Notes 

Villa record their third successive top six finish and reach their eighth FA Cup final only to lose at the last to Newcastle who gained revenge over Villa for their defeat a decade earlier.


 1923-24 Season Statistics 


Games | 48 |

Won | 23 | 48% |   
Drew |
13 | 27% |  
Lost |
12 | 25% |

Unbeaten | 36 | 75% |


Goals Scored | 67 | 1.40 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 40 | 0.83 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 22 | 46% |

 

Average Home Attendance | 31,658 |

Longest winning run | 3 Games |

League winning run | 2 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 7 Games |
Longest losing run | 2 Games |

Games without a win | 5 Games |

 1923-24 Squad Changes 


Debut Appearances | 11 |

#297 Vic Milne | Saturday, 15 September 1923 | Chelsea | Division One | 26 |

#298 Norman Mackay | Saturday, 15 December 1923 | Sheffield United | Division One | 21 |

#299 Teddy Bowen | Saturday, 5 January 1924 | Cardiff City | Division One | 20 |

#300 Alec Talbot | Saturday, 2 February 1924 | Swansea Town | FA Cup | 21 |

#301 Alex McClure | Wednesday, 13 February 1924 | Sunderland | Division One | 31 |

#302 Percy Varco | Wednesday, 13 February 1924 | Sunderland | Division One | 19 |

#303 Bert Singleton | Wednesday, 12 March 1924 | Arsenal | Division One | 23 |

#304 Archie Campbell | Saturday, 15 March 1924 | Tottenham Hotspur | Division One | 19 |

#305 Billy Armfield | Saturday, 15 March 1924 | Tottenham Hotspur | Division One | 20 |

#306 Albert Surtees | Wednesday, 2 April 1924 | Blackburn Rovers | Division One | 22 |

#307 Joe Corbett | Saturday, 12 April 1924 | Nottingham Forest | Division One | 21 |

Final Appearances | 5 |

#289 Percy JonesSaturday, 22 September 1923 | Preston North End | Division One | 24 |

#280 Tommy Ball | Saturday, 10 November 1923 | Notts County | Division One | 23 |

#286 Ian Dickson | Saturday, 8 December 1923 | Middlesbrough | Division One | 21 |

#303 Bert Singleton | Saturday, 15 March 1924 | Tottenham Hotspur | Division One | 23 |

#298 Norman MackaySaturday, 5 April 1924 | Huddersfield Town | Division One | 21 |

 1923-24 Squad Statistics 

Squad Size | 28 | +8 |
Average Age | 24.0 | +0.1 |

Youngest Player(s) | 19 |

#302 Percy Varco |


Oldest Player(s) | 31 |

#301 Alex McClure |

 1923-24  Scorers

Goals Scored | 67 | League Goals | 52 | FA Cup Goals | 15 | 

| 26 |

#291 Len Capewell | Goals Scored | 26 | League Goals | 20 | FA Cup Goals | 6 | 

| 17 |

#277 Billy Walker | Goals Scored | 17 | League Goals | 14 | FA Cup Goals | 3 | 

| 7 |

#274 Billy Kirton | Goals Scored | 7 | League Goals | 6 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 5 |

#260 Dicky York | Goals Scored | 5 | League Goals | 3 | FA Cup Goals | 2 | 

#265 Arthur Dorrell | Goals Scored | 5 | League Goals | 4 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 4 |

Own Goal | Goals Scored | 4 | League Goals | 3 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 1 |

#286 Ian Dickson | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#288 George Stephenson | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#284 George Blackburn | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 0 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

 1923-24 Appearances  

| 45 |

#265 Arthur Dorrell | Appearances | 45 | League | 39 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

#274 Billy Kirton | Appearances | 45 | League | 39 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

#279 Tommy Smart | Appearances | 45 | League | 39 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

#291 Len Capewell | Appearances | 45 | League | 39 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

| 43 |

#260 Dicky York | Appearances | 43 | League | 37 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

| 42 |

#277 Billy Walker | Appearances | 42 | League | 36 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

#293 Tommy Mort | Appearances | 42 | League | 36 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

| 41 |

#283 Tommy Jackson | Appearances | 41 | League | 35 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

| 40 |

#284 George Blackburn | Appearances | 40 | League | 35 | FA Cup | 5 | . Player Profile

| 38 |

#259 Frank Moss | Appearances | 38 | League | 34 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 30 |

#297 Vic Milne | Appearances | 30 | League | 24 | FA Cup | 6 | . Player Profile

| 14 |

#280 Tommy Ball | Appearances | 14 | League | 14 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#290 Jock Johnstone | Appearances | 14 | League | 12 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

| 9 |

#288 George Stephenson | Appearances | 9 | League | 9 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 5 |

#289 Percy Jones | Appearances | 5 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#281 Cyril Spiers | Appearances | 5 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#301 Alex McClure | Appearances | 5 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 3 |

#305 Billy Armfield | Appearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 2 |

#306 Albert Surtees | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#286 Ian Dickson | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#295 Cecil Harris | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#298 Norman Mackay | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#299 Teddy Bowen | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#302 Percy Varco | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#303 Bert Singleton | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#304 Archie Campbell | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#300 Alec Talbot | Appearances | 1 | League | 0 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

#307 Joe Corbett | Appearances | 1 | League | 0 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

 1923-24 'Keepers 

#281 Cyril Spiers | Appearances | 5 | Conceded | 4 | Ratio | 0.80 |

#283 Tommy Jackson | Appearances | 41 | Conceded | 35 | Ratio | 0.85 |

 

 1923-24 Managerial Record 

Under George Ramsay’s management committee Villa had now achieved over 600 victories with a win rate of 50%, losing 31% of their 1,240 League and FA Cup matches. 

In total George Ramsay had returned 1.69 points per game* and twelve major trophies across his thirty six seasons in charge of Villa having won the FA Cup in 1887, 1895, 1897, 1905, 1913 and 1920 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

 1923-24 Kits 

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 1923-24 Season Results 

Game #1211
Matchday #1

League Matchweek #1

Saturday, 25 August 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Birmingham | St Andrew’s | 41,300

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-3 |
FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LWLWL |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

CF Ian Dickson |

Game #1212
Matchday #2

League Matchweek #2

Wednesday, 29 August 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | Manchester City | Villa Park | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLWLW |

Scorers | Billy Walker | Dicky York |  

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York | GOAL |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell |


 

Game #1213
Matchday #3

League Matchweek #3

Saturday, 1 September 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | Birmingham | Villa Park | 59,147

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LWLWD |


Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Percy Jones |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1214
Matchday #4

League Matchweek #4

Wednesday, 5 September 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Manchester CIty | Maine Road | 33,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLWDW |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Percy Jones |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

Game #1215
Matchday #5

League Matchweek #5

Saturday, 8 September 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Chelsea | Stamford Bridge | 46,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LWDWD |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

D Tommy Ball |

FB Percy Jones |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1216
Matchday #6

League Matchweek #6

Wednesday, 12 September 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | Everton | Villa Park | 14,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WDWDD |


Scorers | Own Goal | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball |

FB Percy Jones |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1217
Matchday #7

League Matchweek #7

Saturday, 14 September 1923

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DWDDD |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne | DEBUT |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF George Stephenson |

IF Len Capewell |

On this day 14 September 1923

Centre half Vic Milne made his Villa debut after moving from Aberdeen in August 1923.

Game #1218
Matchday #8

League Matchweek #8

Wednesday, 19 September 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Everton | Goodison Park | 10,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-2 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WDDDL |


Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF George Stephenson |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1219
Matchday #9

League Matchweek #9

Saturday, 22 September 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Preston North End | Deepdale | 21,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DDDLD |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Percy Jones | FINAL |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF George Stephenson |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

On this day 22 September 1923
Full back Percy Jones made his final appearance for Villa. Percy played for Villa between 1921-22 and 1923-24 making 15 appearances.

Game #1220
Matchday #10

League Matchweek #10

Saturday, 29 September 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | Preston North End | Villa Park | 23,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 5-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DDLDW |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 | Billy Walker | 3 | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |  GOAL | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

 

Game #1221
Matchday #11

League Matchweek #11

Saturday, 6 October 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Burnley | Turf Moor | 17,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DLDWW |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

Game #1222
Matchday #12

League Matchweek #12

Saturday, 13 October 1923

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LDWWD |


Scorers | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1223
Matchday #13

League Matchweek #13

Saturday, 20 October 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | West Bromwich Albion | The Hawthorns | 42,096

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DWWDL |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1224
Matchday #14

League Matchweek #14

Saturday, 27 October 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | West Bromwich Albion | Villa Park | 52,550

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWDLW |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 3 | Dicky York | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York | GOAL |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1225
Matchday #15

League Matchweek #15

Saturday, 3 November 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | Notts County | Villa Park | 35,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WDLWD |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1226
Matchday #16

League Matchweek #16

Saturday, 10 November 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Notts County | Meadow Lane | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DLWDW |

 
Scorers | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

D Tommy Ball | FINAL |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF George Stephenson |

IF Len Capewell |

On this day 10 November 1923
Defender Tommy Ball made his final appearance, the following day he would be killed by his landlord aged just 23.  Tommy played for Villa between 1919-20 and 1923-24 making 77 appearances

Game #1227
Matchday #17

League Matchweek #17

Saturday, 17 November 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | Liverpool | Villa Park | 27,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LWDWD |


Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1228
Matchday #18

League Matchweek #18

Saturday, 24 November 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Liverpool | Anfield | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WDWDW |

 
Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

Game #1229
Matchday #19

League Matchweek #19

Saturday, 1 December 1923

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DWDWD |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1230
Matchday #20

League Matchweek #20

Saturday, 8 December 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Middlesbrough | Ayresome Park | 15,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WDWDW |

 
Scorers | Ian Dickson | 1 | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell |

CF Ian Dickson | GOAL | FINAL |

On this day 8 December 1923

Centre forward Ian Dickson made his final appearance for Villa before moving to Middlesbrough later this month. Dickson had scored 38 goals in just 83 appearances for the club.

 

Game #1231
Matchday #21

League Matchweek #21

Saturday, 15 December 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | Sheffield United | Bramall Lane | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DWDWL |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

RH Norman Mackay | DEBUT |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

On this day 15 December 1923

Right half Norman Mackay made his Villa debut after moving from Hibernian this month.

Game #1232
Matchday #22

League Matchweek #22

Saturday, 22 December 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | Sheffield United | Villa Park | 19,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WDWLD |

  
Scorers | Len Capewell | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL | GOAL |

Game #1233
Matchday #23

League Matchweek #23

Tuesday, 25 December 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | West Ham United | Villa Park | 40,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DWLDD |

  
Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF George Stephenson |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

Game #1234
Matchday #24

League Matchweek #24

Wednesday, 26 December 1923

Football League | Division One | Away | West Ham United | Upton Park | 26,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WLDDL |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF George Stephenson |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1235
Matchday #25

League Matchweek #25

Saturday, 29 December 1923

Football League | Division One | Home | Cardiff City | Villa Park | 54,775

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LDDLW |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 | Own Goal | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

Game #1236
Matchday #26

League Matchweek #26

Tuesday, 1 January 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Newcastle United | St James’ Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-4 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DDLWL |

 
Scorers | Arthur Dorrell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell | GOAL |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1237
Matchday #27

League Matchweek #27

Saturday, 5 January 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Cardiff City | Ninian Park | 37,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DLWLW |

 
Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Teddy Bowen | DEBUT |

FB Tommy Smart |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

F Jock Johnstone |

On this day 5 January 1924
Full back Teddy Bowen made his Villa debut after moving from Hednesford Town in August 1923

Game #1238
Matchday #28

Saturday, 12 January 1924

FA Cup | 1st Round | Away | Ashington |  | 11,837