Season #42

| 1924-25 |

Games #1259 - #1304

1924-25 Club Summary 

Chairman | Fred Rinder |

Secretary | George Ramsay | 

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |

 

1924-25 Season Summary 


Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Games | #1259 - #1304 |

Captain(s) | #259 Frank Moss | #277 Billy Walker |
Top Scorer | 25 | #277 Billy Walker | 19 League | 6 FA Cup | Goals |

Most Appearances | 45 | #265 Arthur Dorrell | 41 League | 4 FA Cup | Appearances |

Final League Position | 15th Football League Division One |
FA Cup Progress | 3rd Round |
Biggest Win | 7-2 vs. Port Vale (h) |
Highest Home Attendance | 60,015 vs. West Bromwich Albion, FA Cup |

 1924-25 Division One Table 

| 13 | West Ham United | P42 | W15 | D12 | L15 | F62 | A60 | GR 1.03 | Pts 42 |
| 14 | Sheffield United | P42 | W13 | D13 | L16 | F55 | A63 | GR 0.87 | Pts 39 |

| 15 | Aston Villa | P42 | W13 | D13 | L16 | F58 | A71 | GR 0.82 | Pts 39 |
| 16 | Blackburn Rovers | P42 | W11 | D13 | L18 | F53 | A66 | GR 0.80 | Pts 35 |
| 17 |
Everton | P42 | W12 | D11 | L19 | F40 | A60 | GR 0.67 | Pts 35 |

 1924-25 Results 

| 1 | 30 Aug | a | Liverpool | W | 4-1 | 

| 2 | 1 Sep | h | Bury | D | 3-3 | 

| 3 | 6 Sep | h | Newcastle United | D | 0-0 | 

| 4 | 8 Sep | a | Bury | L | 3-4 | 

| 5 | 13 Sep | a | Sheffield United | D | 2-2 | 

| 6 | 20 Sep | h | West Ham United | D | 1-1 | 

| 7 | 27 Sep | a | Blackburn Rovers | D | 1-1 | 

| 8 | 2 Oct | a | Nottingham Forest | W | 2-0 | 

| 9 | 4 Oct | h | Huddersfield Town | D | 1-1 | 

| 10 | 11 Oct | a | Birmingham | L | 0-1 | 

| 11 | 18 Oct | a | Arsenal | D | 1-1 | 

| 12 | 25 Oct | h | West Bromwich Albion | W | 1-0 | 

| 13 | 1 Nov | a | Tottenham Hotspur | W | 3-1 | 

| 14 | 8 Nov | h | Bolton Wanderers | D | 2-2 | 

| 15 | 15 Nov | a | Notts County | D | 0-0 | 

| 16 | 22 Nov | h | Everton | W | 3-1 | 

| 17 | 29 Nov | a | Sunderland | D | 1-1 | 

| 18 | 6 Dec | h | Cardiff City | L | 1-2 | 

| 19 | 13 Dec | a | Preston North End | L | 2-3 | 

| 20 | 20 Dec | h | Burnley | W | 3-0 | 

| 21 | 25 Dec | a | Leeds United | L | 0-6 | 

| 22 | 26 Dec | h | Leeds United | W | 2-1 | 

| 23 | 3 Jan | a | Newcastle United | L | 1-4 | 

| 24 | 10 Jan | h | Port Vale (FAC R1) | W | 7-2 | 

| 25 | 17 Jan | h | Sheffield United | D | 1-1 | 

| 26 | 21 Jan | h | Liverpool | L | 1-4 | 

| 27 | 24 Jan | a | West Ham United | L | 0-2 | 

| 28 | 31 Jan | a | Swansea Town (FAC R2) | W | 3-1 | 

| 29 | 7 Feb | a | Huddersfield Town | L | 1-4 | 

| 30 | 14 Feb | h | Birmingham | W | 1-0 | 

| 31 | 21 Feb | a | West Bromwich Albion (FAC R3) | D | 1-1 | 

| 32 | 25 Feb | h | West Bromwich Albion (FAC R3 Replay) | L | 1-2 | 

| 33 | 28 Feb | a | West Bromwich Albion | L | 1-4 | 

| 34 | 7 Mar | h | Tottenham Hotspur | L | 0-1 | 

| 35 | 14 Mar | a | Bolton Wanderers | L | 0-4 | 

| 36 | 21 Mar | h | Notts County | D | 0-0 | 

| 37 | 28 Mar | a | Everton | L | 0-2 | 

| 38 | 1 Apr | h | Arsenal | W | 4-0 | 

| 39 | 4 Apr | h | Sunderland | L | 1-4 | 

| 40 | 10 Apr | h | Manchester City | W | 2-1 | 

| 41 | 11 Apr | a | Cardiff City | L | 1-2 | 

| 42 | 13 Apr | a | Manchester City | L | 0-1 | 

| 43 | 18 Apr | h | Preston North End | W | 1-0 | 

| 44 | 25 Apr | a | Burnley | D | 1-1 | 

| 45 | 29 Apr | h | Blackburn Rovers | W | 4-3 | 

| 46 | 2 May | h | Nottingham Forest | W | 2-0 | 

 1924-25 Season Notes 

A dramatic loss of form saw Villa fall to a 15th place finish in Division One - their joint lowest finish - and their worst season in 24 years.


 1924-25 Season Statistics 


Games | 46 |

Won | 15 | 33% |   
Drew |
14 | 30% |  
Lost |
17 | 37% |

Unbeaten | 29 | 63% |


Goals Scored | 70 | 1.52 Goals per game |
Goals Conceded | 76 | 1.65 Goals per game |
Clean Sheets | 10 | 22% |

 

Average Home Attendance | 29,924 |

Longest winning run | 2 Games |

League winning run | 2 Games |
Longest unbeaten run | 7 Games |
Longest losing run | 4 Games |

Games without a win | 7 Games |

 1924-25 Squad Changes 


Debut Appearances | 9 |

#308 Wally Harris | Saturday, 18 October 1924 | Arsenal | Division One | 20 |

#309 Joe Eccles | Saturday, 15 November 1924 | Notts County | Division One | 18 |

#310 Tommy Muldoon | Saturday, 13 December 1924 | Preston North End | Division One | 23 |

#311 Arthur Phoenix | Friday, 26 December 1924 | Leeds United | Division One | 22 |

#312 Les Dennington | Saturday, 7 February 1925 | Huddersfield Town | Division One | 22 |

#313 George Jakeman | Saturday, 28 February 1925 | West Bromwich Albion | Division One | 25 |

#314 George Clarke | Saturday, 28 February 1925 | West Bromwich Albion | Division One | 24 |

#315 Tom Jones | Wednesday, 1 April 1925 | Arsenal | Division One | 19 |

#316 Billy Dinsdale | Wednesday, 1 April 1925 | Arsenal | Division One | 21 |

Final Appearances | 8 |

#301 Alex McClure | Monday, 1 September 1924 | Bury | Division One | 32 |

#312 Les Dennington | Saturday, 7 February 1925 | Huddersfield Town | Division One | 22 |

#314 George Clarke | Saturday, 28 February 1925 | West Bromwich Albion | Division One | 24 |

#304 Archie Campbell | Saturday, 14 March 1925 | Bolton Wanderers | Division One | 20 |

#306 Albert Surtees | Saturday, 4 April 1925 | Sunderland | Division One | 23 |

#309 Joe Eccles | Monday, 13 April 1925 | Manchester City | Division One | 19 |

#302 Percy VarcoSaturday, 18 April 1925 | Preston North End | Division One | 21 |

#311 Arthur Phoenix | Wednesday, 29 April 1925 | Blackburn Rovers | Division One | 23 |

 

 1924-25 Squad Statistics 

Squad Size | 32 | +4 |

Average Age | 24.4 | +0.4 |

Youngest Player(s) | 19 |

#315 Tom Jones |
 

Oldest Player(s) | 32 |

#301 Alex McClure |


 

 1924-25  Scorers

Goals Scored | 70 | League Goals | 58 | FA Cup Goals | 12 | 

| 25 |

#277 Billy Walker | Goals Scored | 25 | League Goals | 19 | FA Cup Goals | 6 | 

| 9 |

#291 Len Capewell | Goals Scored | 9 | League Goals | 5 | FA Cup Goals | 4 | 

| 8 |

#265 Arthur Dorrell | Goals Scored | 8 | League Goals | 8 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 7 |

#260 Dicky York | Goals Scored | 7 | League Goals | 6 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 6 |

#274 Billy Kirton | Goals Scored | 6 | League Goals | 6 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 5 |

#288 George Stephenson | Goals Scored | 5 | League Goals | 5 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 3 |

#311 Arthur Phoenix | Goals Scored | 3 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 1 | 

| 2 |

#259 Frank Moss | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

#302 Percy Varco | Goals Scored | 2 | League Goals | 2 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

| 1 |

#284 George Blackburn | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 
#306 
Albert Surtees | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

Own Goal | Goals Scored | 1 | League Goals | 1 | FA Cup Goals | 0 | 

 1924-25 Appearances  

| 45 |

#265 Arthur Dorrell | Appearances | 45 | League | 41 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 39 |

#277 Billy Walker | Appearances | 39 | League | 35 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 38 |

#281 Cyril Spiers | Appearances | 38 | League | 34 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 37 |

#274 Billy Kirton | Appearances | 37 | League | 33 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 34 |

#260 Dicky York | Appearances | 34 | League | 30 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 32 |

#279 Tommy SmartAppearances | 32 | League | 28 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 26 |

#290 Jock Johnstone | Appearances | 26 | League | 23 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

#299 Teddy BowenAppearances | 26 | League | 22 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 25 |

#297 Vic MilneAppearances | 25 | League | 21 | FA Cup | 4 | . Player Profile

| 22 |

#259 Frank Moss | Appearances | 22 | League | 19 | FA Cup | 3 | . Player Profile

| 19 |

#291 Len Capewell | Appearances | 19 | League | 17 | FA Cup | 2 | . Player Profile

#293 Tommy Mort | Appearances | 19 | League | 19 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#310 Tommy MuldoonAppearances | 19 | League | 18 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 18 |

#284 George BlackburnAppearances | 18 | League | 17 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 15 |

#295 Cecil HarrisAppearances | 15 | League | 15 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 14 |

#288 George Stephenson | Appearances | 14 | League | 13 | FA Cup | 1 | . Player Profile

| 13 |

#300 Alec Talbot Appearances | 13 | League | 13 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 10 |

#309 Joe Eccles | Appearances | 10 | League | 10 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 9 |

#306 Albert Surtees | Appearances | 9 | League | 9 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 8 |

#283 Tommy Jackson | Appearances | 8 | League | 8 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#302 Percy Varco | Appearances | 8 | League | 8 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 5 |

#316 Billy Dinsdale | Appearances | 5 | League | 5 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 4 |

#311 Arthur Phoenix | Appearances | 4 | League | 4 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#308 Wally Harris | Appearances | 4 | League | 4 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 3 |

#304 Archie Campbell | Appearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#313 George JakemanAppearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#315 Tom Jones | Appearances | 3 | League | 3 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 2 |

#305 Billy Armfield | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#301 Alex McClureAppearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#307 Joe Corbett | Appearances | 2 | League | 2 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

| 1 |

#312 Les DenningtonAppearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

#314 George Clarke | Appearances | 1 | League | 1 | FA Cup | 0 | . Player Profile

 1924-25 'Keepers  

#281 Cyril Spiers | Appearances | 38 | Conceded | 62 | Ratio | 1.63 |

#283 Tommy Jackson | Appearances | 8 | Conceded | 14 | Ratio | 1.75 |

 1924-25 Managerial Record 

Under George Ramsay’s management committee Villa had now achieved a win rate of 50%, losing 31% of their 1,286 League and FA Cup matches. 

In total George Ramsay had returned 1.69 points per game* and twelve major trophies across his thirty seven 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

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 1924-25 Kits 

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1924-25 Season Results 

Game #1259
Matchday #1

League Matchweek #1

Saturday, 30 August 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Liverpool | Anfield | 45,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 4-1 |
FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWLWW |


Scorers | Arthur Dorrell | 1 | Billy Walker | 2 | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Alex McClure |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell | GOAL |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1260
Matchday #2

League Matchweek #2

Monday, 1 September 1924

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-3 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WLWWD |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 | Dicky York | 1 | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Alex McClure | FINAL | 

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York | GOAL |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

F Jock Johnstone |

On this day 1 September 1924
Centre half Alex McClure made his 7th and final appearance for Villa before moving to Stoke in October 1924.


 

Game #1261
Matchday #3

League Matchweek #3

Saturday, 6 September 1924

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

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LWWDD |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1262
Matchday #4

League Matchweek #4

Monday, 8 September 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Bury | Gigg Lane | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-4 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WWDDL |


Scorers | Frank Moss | 1 | Arthur Dorrell | 1 | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Alec Talbot |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss | GOAL |

LB Tommy Mort |

OL Arthur Dorrell | GOAL |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1263
Matchday #5

League Matchweek #5

Saturday, 13 September 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Sheffield United | Bramall Lane | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WDDLD |


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

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Alec Talbot |

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 |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1264
Matchday #6

League Matchweek #6

Saturday, 20 September 1924

Football League | Division One | Home | West Ham United | Villa Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DDLDD |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

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 | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1265
Matchday #7

League Matchweek #7

Saturday, 27 September 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Blackburn Rovers | Ewood Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DLDDD |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Alec Talbot |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

W Billy Armfield |

OL Arthur Dorrell | 

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

CF Percy Varco |

Game #1266
Matchday #8

League Matchweek #8

Thursday, 2 October 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Nottingham Forest | City Ground | 12,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LDDDW |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Alec Talbot |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

LB Tommy Mort |

W Billy Armfield |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

CF Percy Varco |

Game #1267
Matchday #9

League Matchweek #9

Saturday, 4 October 1924

Football League | Division One | Home | Huddersfield Town | Villa Park | 43,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DDDWD |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

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 | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1268
Matchday #10

League Matchweek #10

Saturday, 11 October 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Birmingham City | St Andrew’s | 48,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-1 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DDWDL |


Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

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 |

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Game #1269
Matchday #11

League Matchweek #11

Saturday, 18 October 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Arsenal | Highbury | 38,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DWDLD |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

D Archie Campbell |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Teddy Bowen |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF Wally Harris | DEBUT |

CF Percy Varco |

On this day 18 October 1924
Inside forward Wally Harris made his Villa debut


 

Game #1270
Matchday #12

League Matchweek #12

Saturday, 25 October 1924

Football League | Division One | Home | West Bromwich Albion | Villa Park | 48,126

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WDLDW |


Scorers | Arthur Dorrell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell | GOAL |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

 

 

Game #1271
Matchday #13

League Matchweek #13

Saturday, 1 November 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Tottenham Hotspur | White Hart Lane | 40,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | DLDWW |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 | Frank Moss | 1 | George Stephenson | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Alec Talbot |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Cecil Harris |

HB Frank Moss | GOAL |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF George Stephenson | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

Game #1272
Matchday #14

League Matchweek #14

Saturday, 8 November 1924

Football League | Division One | Home | Bolton Wanderers | Villa Park | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-2 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LDWWD |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell |

Game #1273
Matchday #15

League Matchweek #15

Saturday, 15 November 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Notts County | Meadow Lane | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-0 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | DWWDD |


Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Alec Talbot |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Joe Eccles | DEBUT |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

CF Percy Varco |

On this day 15 November 1924
Outside right Joe Eccles made his Villa debut after joining from Wolseley Motors in January 1924.

Game #1274
Matchday #16

League Matchweek #16

Saturday, 22 November 1924

Football League | Division One | Home | Everton | Villa Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WWDDW |


Scorers | Arthur Dorrell | 1 | Percy Varco | 1 | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell | GOAL |

OR Joe Eccles |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

CF Percy Varco | GOAL |

Game #1275
Matchday #17

League Matchweek #17

Saturday, 29 November 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Sunderland | Roker Park | 22,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | WDDWD |


Scorers | George Blackburn | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Alec Talbot |

LH George Blackburn | GOAL |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Joe Eccles |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

CF Percy Varco |

 

Game #1276
Matchday #18

League Matchweek #18

Saturday, 6 December 1924

Football League | Division One | Home | Cardiff City | Villa Park | 40,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-2 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DDWDL |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Joe Eccles |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

CF Percy Varco |
 

Game #1277
Matchday #19

League Matchweek #19

Saturday, 13 December 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Preston North End | Deepdale | 8,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-3 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DWDLL |


Scorers | Arthur Dorrell | 1 | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

D Archie Campbell |

LH Tommy Muldoon | DEBUT |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

OL Arthur Dorrell | GOAL |

OR Joe Eccles |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF Albert Surtees |

F Jock Johnstone |

On this day 13 December 1924

Left half Tommy Muldoon made his Villa debut after moving from Athlone Town in October 1924.

Game #1278
Matchday #20

League Matchweek #20

Saturday, 20 December 1924

Football League | Division One | Home | Burnley | Villa Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WDLLW |


Scorers | Albert Surtees | 1 | Billy Walker | 1 | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

CH Alec Talbot |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Joe Eccles |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF Albert Surtees | GOAL |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1279
Matchday #21

League Matchweek #21

Thursday, 25 December 1924

Football League | Division One | Away | Leeds United | Elland Road | 24,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-6 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DLLWL |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Alec Talbot |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Joe Eccles |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Albert Surtees |

Game #1280
Matchday #22

League Matchweek #22

Friday, 26 December 1924

Football League | Division One | Home | Leeds United | Villa Park | 50,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 2-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LLWLW |


Scorers | Arthur Phoenix | 2 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH Tommy Muldoon |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Joe Eccles |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

F Jock Johnstone |

CF Arthur Phoenix | DEBUT | GOAL | GOAL |

On this day 26 December 1924
Centre forward Arthur Phoenix made his Villa debut after moving from Birmingham City in May 1924, scoring twice.

Game #1281
Matchday #23

League Matchweek #23

Saturday, 3 January 1925

Football League | Division One | Away | Newcastle United | St James’ Park | 50,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-4 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LWLWL |


Scorers | Billy Kirton | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH Tommy Muldoon |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Joe Eccles |

IR Billy Kirton | GOAL |

IF Billy Walker |

F Jock Johnstone |

CF Arthur Phoenix |
 

Game #1282
Matchday #24

Saturday, 10 January 1925

FA Cup | 1st Round | Home | Port Vale | Villa Park | 35,600

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 7-2 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WLWLW |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 4 | Billy Walker | 3 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Teddy Bowen |

FB Tommy Smart |

HB Frank Moss |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL | GOAL |

 

Game #1283
Matchday #25

League Matchweek #24

Saturday, 17 January 1925

Football League | Division One | Home | Sheffield United | Villa Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LWLWD |


Scorers | Dicky York | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH George Blackburn |

FB Teddy Bowen |

FB Tommy Smart |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York | GOAL |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1284
Matchday #26

League Matchweek #25

Wednesday, 21 January 1925

Football League | Division One | Home | Liverpool | Villa Park | 30,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-4 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | WLWDL |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH Tommy Muldoon |

FB Teddy Bowen |

FB Tommy Smart |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Wally Harris |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1285
Matchday #27

League Matchweek #26

Saturday, 24 January 1925

Football League | Division One | Away | West Ham United | Upton Park | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 0-2 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | LWDLL |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

LH Tommy Muldoon |

FB Cecil Harris |

FB Teddy Bowen |

HB Joe Corbett |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Wally Harris |

IF Len Capewell |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1286
Matchday #28

Saturday, 31 January 1925

FA Cup | 2nd Round | Away | Swansea Town | Vetch Field | 20,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 3-1 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | WDLLW |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 2 | Dicky York | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Vic Milne |

LH Tommy Muldoon |

FB Teddy Bowen |

FB Tommy Smart |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York | GOAL |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL | GOAL |

IF George Stephenson |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1287
Matchday #29

League Matchweek #27

Saturday, 7 February 1925

Football League | Division One | Away | Huddersfield Town | Leeds Road | 25,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-4 |

FT Result | Lost |

Last 5 Games | DLLWL |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Cyril Spiers |

CH Les Dennington | DEBUT | FINAL |

LH Tommy Muldoon |

FB Teddy Bowen |

FB Tommy Smart |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker | GOAL |

IF George Stephenson |

F Jock Johnstone |

On this day 7 February 1925
Centre half Les Dennington made his one and only appearance for Villa after joining from Wolseley Motors FC in December 1924. Les moved on to Reading in July 1925.

Game #1288
Matchday #30

League Matchweek #28

Saturday, 14 February 1925

Football League | Division One | Home | Birmingham City | Villa Park | 60,000

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-0 |

FT Result | Won |

Last 5 Games | LLWLW |


Scorers | Len Capewell | 1 |

Line Up |

GK Tommy Jackson |

CH Vic Milne |

LH Tommy Muldoon |

FB Teddy Bowen |

FB Tommy Smart |

OL Arthur Dorrell |

OR Dicky York |

IR Billy Kirton |

IF Billy Walker |

IF Len Capewell | GOAL |

F Jock Johnstone |

Game #1289
Matchday #31

Saturday, 21 February 1925

FA Cup | 3rd Round | Away | West Bromwich Albion | The Hawthorns | 64,612

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |

FT Score | 1-1 |

FT Result | Drew |

Last 5 Games | LWLWD |


Scorers | Billy Walker | 1 |<