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1888-89

🟨 6 Sep 1888, Villa 1-1 Wolves, Dudley Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-1 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WWWLD |

1’ Debut, Batty Garvey
Goal, 0-1, Own Goal, Gershom Cox
Goal, 1-1, Tommy Green
HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Aston Villa
FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Aston Villa

🟩 15 Sep 1888, Villa 5-1 Stoke, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 5-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLDW |

1’ Debut, Arthur Dixon
Goal, 0-1, (Stoke)
HT Aston Villa 0-1 Stoke
Goal, 1-1, Arthur Dixon
Goal, 2-1, Albert Brown
Goal, 3-1, Archie Hunter
Goal, 4-1, Tommy Green
Goal, 5-1, Tommy Green
FT Aston Villa 5-1 Stoke

🟩 22 Sep 1888, Villa 2-1 Everton, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WLDWW |

1’ Debut, Walter Ashmore
5’ Goal, 1-0, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 2-0, Dennis Hodgetts
HT Aston Villa 2-0 Everton
Goal, 2-1, (Everton)
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Everton

🟩 29 Sep 1888, Villa 9-1 Notts County, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 9-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LDWWW |

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
5’ Goal, 1-0, Albert Allen
Goal 2-0, Albert Allen
Goal 3-0, Albert Allen
Goal 4-0, Archie Hunter
HT Aston Villa 4-0 Notts County
Goal 4-1, Own Goal, Frank Coulton
Goal 5-1, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal 6-1, Albert Brown
Goal 7-1, Tommy Green
Goal 8-1, Tommy Green
Goal 9-1, Archie Hunter
FT Aston Villa 9-1 Notts County

🟥 6 Oct 1888, Villa 0-2 Everton, Anfield

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-2 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | DWWWL |

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
42’ Goal, 0-1, (Everton)
HT Everton 1-0 Aston Villa
Player retired injured, Albert Brown
Player retired injured, (Everton)
70’ Goal, 0-2, (Everton)
FT Everton 2-0 Aston Villa

🟩 13 Oct 1888, Villa 6-1 Blackburn, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 6-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
1’ Debut, Archie Goodall
35’ Goal, 1-0, Tommy Green
Goal, 2-0, Archie Goodall
HT Aston Villa 2-0 Blackburn Rovers
46’ Goal, 3-0, Albert Brown
Goal, 4-0, Albert Allen
Goal, 4-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 5-1, Albert Allen
Goal, 6-1, Archie Hunter
FT Aston Villa 6-1 Blackburn Rovers

🟩 20 Oct 1888, Villa 3-2 Bolton, Pike's Lane

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

HT Bolton Wanderers 0-0 Aston Villa
46’ Goal, 0-1, (Bolton Wanderers)
Goal, 1-1, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 1-2, (Bolton Wanderers)
Goal, 2-2, Archie Hunter
Goal, 3-2, Albert Allen
FT Bolton Wanderers 2-3 Aston Villa

🟩 27 Oct 1888, Villa 4-3 Accrington, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-3 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WLWWW |

Goal, 0-1, (Accrington)
Goal, 1-1, Tommy Green
Goal, 1-2, (Accrington)
HT Aston Villa 1-2 Accrington
Goal, 1-3, (Accrington)
Goal, 2-3, Albert Brown
Goal, 3-3, Unknown
Goal, 4-3, Albert Brown
FT Aston Villa 4-3 Accrington

🟨 3 Nov 1888, Villa 1-1 Stoke, Victoria Ground

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-1 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | LWWWD |

HT Stoke 0-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-0, Albert Allen
Goal, 1-1, (Stoke)
FT Stoke 1-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Morton Betts (Old Harrovians), London.

🟨 10 Nov 1888, Villa 1-1 Preston, Deepdale

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-1 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WWWDD |

Goal, 0-1, (Preston North End)
HT Preston North End 1-0 Aston Villa
88’ Goal, 1-1, Tommy Green, Assist by Archie Goodall
FT Preston North End 1-1 Aston Villa

🟥 17 Nov 1888, Villa 1-5 Blackburn, Leamington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-5 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWDDL |

22’ Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
40’ Goal, 1-1, Tommy Green, Assist by Dennis Hodgetts
HT Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-2, (Blackburn Rovers)
+2’ Goal, 1-3, (Blackburn Rovers)
85’ Goal, 1-4, (Blackburn Rovers)
90’ Goal, 1-5, (Blackburn Rovers)
FT Blackburn Rovers 5-1 Aston Villa

🟩 24 Nov 1888, Villa 2-1 Wolves, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WDDLW |

Goal, 1-0, Archie Goodall, Assist by Albert Brown
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Goal, 1-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Goal, 2-1, Archie Goodall
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Referee: William Henry Jope, Wednesbury.
Umpire: Mr. Albut. Umpire, Mr. H. Shelton.

🟩 8 Dec 1888, Villa 4-2 Notts County, Trent Bridge

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DDLWW |

Goal, 1-0, Albert Brown
Goal, 1-1, (Notts County)
HT Notts County 1-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-1, Archie Goodall
Goal, 2-2, (Notts County)
Goal, 3-2, Own Goal, Widdowson
Goal, 4-2, Archie Goodall
HT Notts County 2-4 Aston Villa

🟨 15 Dec 1888, Villa 1-1 Accrington, Thorneyholme Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-1 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | DLWWD |

7’ Goal, 1-0, Albert Brown
Goal, 1-1, (Accrington)
HT Accrington 1-1 Aston Villa
FT Accrington 1-1 Aston Villa

🟩 22 Dec 1888, Villa 4-2 Burnley, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWDW |

Goal, 0-1, (Burnley)
Goal, 1-1, Tommy Green
Goal, 2-1, Archie Goodall
HT Aston Villa 2-1 Burnley
Goal, 3-1, Archie Hunter, Assist by Albert Allen
Goal, 4-1, Albert Allen
Goal, 4-2, (Burnley)
FT Aston Villa 4-2 Burnley

🟩 29 Dec 1888, Villa 4-2 Derby, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWDWW |

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
1’ Derby start the game with 10 men
Goal, 1-0, Tommy Green, Assist by Albert Brown
Goal, 2-0, Tommy Green, Assist by Albert Allen
Derby field their 11th man
Goal, 2-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 3-1, Albert Allen, Assist by Archie Goodall
HT Aston Villa 3-1 Derby County
Goal, 4-1, Archie Goodall, Assist by Albert Brown
Goal, 4-2, (Derby County)
FT Aston Villa 4-2 Derby County

🟥 5 Jan 1889, Villa 0-4 Burnley, Turf Moor

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-4 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WDWWL |

1’ Villa start the game with 8 men, Burnley have a full XI
5’ Villa introduce two additional players
20’ Goal, 0-1, (Burnley)
HT Burnley 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-2 (Burnley)
Goal, 0-3 (Burnley)
Goal, 0-4 (Burnley)
FT Burnley 4-0 Aston Villa

Referee: Mr. Chaplin.

🟩 12 Jan 1889, Villa 6-2 Bolton, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 6-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWWLW |

Goal, 1-0, Albert Brown, Assist by Tommy Green
Goal, 1-1, (Bolton Wanderers)
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Bolton Wanderers
Goal, 2-1, Albert Allen, Assist by Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 2-2, (Bolton Wanderers)
Goal, 3-2, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 4-2, Albert Allen
Goal, 5-2, Tommy Green
Goal, 6-2, Archie Hunter
HT Aston Villa 6-2 Bolton Wanderers

Referee: Mr. McIntyre.
Umpires: Messrs Bisseker and Albut.

🟩 19 Jan 1889, Villa 2-0 Albion, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

Goal, 1-0, Dennis Hodgetts
HT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion
Goal, 2-0, Albert Allen
FT Aston Villa 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

Referee: William Henry Jope, Wednesbury.
Umpire: Mr. Albut. Umpire, Mr. Bisseker.

🟨 26 Jan 1889, Villa 3-3 Albion, Stoney Lane

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-3 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WLWWD |

5’ Goal, 0-1, (West Bromwich Albion)
11’ Goal, 0-2, (West Bromwich Albion)
Goal, 0-3, (West Bromwich Albion)
Goal, 1-3, Albert Allen
HT West Bromwich Albion 3-1 Aston Villa
48’ Goal, 2-3, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 3-3, Tommy Green
FT West Bromwich Albion 3-3 Aston Villa

Referee: Charles Hughess | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Northwich.
Umpires: Messrs. W. H. Stacey and M. Earlam.

🟩 2 Feb 1889, FA Cup, Villa 3-2 Witton, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWDW |

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Albert Allen
Goal, 2-0, Archie Hunter
Goal, 2-1, (Witton)
Goal, 2-2, (Witton)
HT Aston Villa 2-2 Witton
Goal, 3-2, Tommy Green
FT Aston Villa 3-2 Witton

Referee: Morton Betts (Old Harrovians).
Umpires: Messrs. A. H. Albut and Nuttall.

🟥 9 Feb 1889, Villa 0-2 Preston, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-2 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWDWL |

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End
Goal, 0-1, (Preston North End)
Goal, 0-2, (Preston North End)
FT Aston Villa 0-2 Preston North End

Referee: Mr. C. A. Darley (Blackburn).
Umpires: Messrs. T. C. Slaney and J. Cooper.

🟩 16 Feb 1889, FA Cup, Villa 5-3 Derby, Wellington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 5-3 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WDWLW |

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
10’ Goal, 1-0, Archie Hunter
Goal, 1-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 1-2, (Derby County)
Goal, 2-2, Archie Hunter
HT Aston Villa 2-2 Derby County
55’ Goal, 3-2, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 3-3, (Derby County)
Goal, 4-3, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 5-3, Albert Brown
FT Aston Villa 5-3 Derby County

Referee: John Charles Clegg, Sheffield.
Umpires: Messrs. Wilkinson and Gosson.

🟥 2 Mar 1889, FA Cup, Villa 1-8 Blackburn, Leamington Road

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-8 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | DWLWL |

Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 0-2, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 0-3, (Blackburn Rovers)
HT Blackburn Rovers 3-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-4, (Blackburn Rovers), Gershom Cox o.g.
Goal, 0-5, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 0-6, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 1-6, Albert Allen
Goal, 1-7, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 1-8, (Blackburn Rovers)
FT Blackburn Rovers 8-1 Aston Villa

🟥 9 Mar 1889, Villa 2-5 Derby, Racecourse Ground

Manager | George Ramsay | Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-5 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WLWLL |

Goal, 1-0, Albert Allen
Goal, 1-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 2-1, Albert Allen, Assist by Albert Brown
HT Derby County 1-2 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-2, (Derby County)
Goal, 2-3, (Derby County)
Goal, 2-4, (Derby County)
Goal, 2-5, (Derby County)
FT Derby County 5-2 Aston Villa

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