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🟩 6 Apr 1896, Villa 4-1 Wolves, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jack Cowan | 30’ | Johnny Campbell | Jimmy Crabtree | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWLWW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Jack Reynolds |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
30’ Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Goal, 2-0, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 2-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Goal, 3-1, Jimmy Crabtree
Goal, 4-1, Johnny Campbell
FT Aston Villa 4-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

🟩 3 Apr 1896, Villa 2-0 Forest, Town Ground

Scorer(s) | Fred Burton | 74' | Johnny Campbell | 90' |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Jack Reynolds |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Nottingham Forest 0-0 Aston Villa
74’ Goal, 1-0, Fred Burton
90’ Goal, 2-0, Johnny Campbell
FT Nottingham Forest 0-2 Aston Villa

🟥 21 Mar 1896, Villa 3-5 Bury, Gigg Lane

Scorer(s) | Jack Devey | Johnny Campbell | 83' | Jack Cowan |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-5 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | DWDWL |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
6’ Goal, 0-1, (Bury)
11’ Goal, 0-1, (Bury)
22’ Goal, 0-1, (Bury)
Goal, 1-3, Jack Devey
HT Bury 3-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-4, (Bury)
83’ Goal, 2-4, Johnny Campbell, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 3-4, Jack Cowan
Goal, 3-5, (Bury)
FT Bury 5-3 Aston Villa

🟩 14 Mar 1896, Villa 2-1 Wednesday, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jack Cowan | Jack Devey |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield Wednesday)
Goal, 1-1, Jack Cowan, Assist by Jack Devey
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday
Goal, 2-1, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday

🟨 7 Mar 1896, Villa 2-2 Bolton, Pike's Lane

Scorer(s) | Jack Devey | Jack Devey |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-2 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WLDWD |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Fred Burton |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Bolton Wanderers)
HT Bolton Wanderers 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-2, (Bolton Wanderers)
Goal, 1-2, Jack Devey
Goal, 2-2, Jack Devey
FT Bolton Wanderers 2-2 Aston Villa

🟩 22 Feb 1896, Villa 5-2 Stoke, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Bob Chatt | Johnny Campbell | Own Goal | Johnny Campbell | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Fred Burton |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Bob Chatt
Goal, 2-0, Johnny Campbell, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 2-1, (Stoke)
HT Aston Villa 2-1 Stoke
Goal, 3-1, Own Goal, Robertson
Goal, 4-1, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 5-1, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 5-2, (Stoke)
FT Aston Villa 5-2 Stoke

🟨 8 Feb 1896, Villa 2-2 Derby, Baseball Ground

Scorer(s) | Jack Devey | Charlie Athersmith | 80' |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-2 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WWWLD |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Fred Burton |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
20’ Goal, 0-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 0-2, (Derby County)
Goal, 1-2, Jack Devey
HT Derby County 2-1 Aston Villa
80’ Goal, 2-2, Charlie Athersmith
FT Derby County 2-2 Aston Villa

🟥 1 Feb 1896, Villa 2-4 Derby, Baseball Ground

Scorer(s) | Unknown | Jack Devey |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st Round

FA Cup

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Bob Chatt |
F Johnny Campbell |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
5’ Goal, 0-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 0-2, (Derby County)
Goal, 0-3, (Derby County)
Goal, 0-4, (Derby County)
HT Derby County 4-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-4, Unknown
Goal, 2-4, Jack Devey

🟩 25 Jan 1896, Villa 3-1 Forest, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jack Cowan | 15’ | Bob Chatt | 17’ | Jack Devey |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
15’ Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan, Assist by Dennis Hodgetts
17’ Goal, 2-0, Bob Chatt
Goal, 2-1, (Nottingham Forest)
HT Aston Villa 2-1 Nottingham Forest
Goal, 3-1, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Nottingham Forest

🟩 18 Jan 1896, Villa 3-1 Wednesday, Olive Grove

Scorer(s) | Jack Cowan | 1' | Johnny Campbell | Jimmy Crabtree | 87' |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
1’ Goal, 1-0 Jack Cowan
Goal, 1-1, (Sheffield Wednesday)
HT Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-1, Johnny Campbell
87’ Goal, 3-1, Jimmy Crabtree
FT Sheffield Wednesday 1-3 Aston Villa

🟩 11 Jan 1896, Villa 1-0 Preston, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jack Cowan |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWWW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End
Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan
FT Aston Villa 1-0 Preston North End

🟩 4 Jan 1896, Villa 2-1 Stoke, Victoria Ground

Scorer(s) | Johnny Campbell | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

3rd

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 2-0, Johnny Campbell
HT Stoke 0-2 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-1, (Stoke)
FT Stoke 1-2 Aston Villa

🟩 28 Dec 1895, Villa 2-0 Bury, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Johnny Campbell | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

3rd

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jeremiah Griffiths |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Johnny Campbell, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Bury
Goal, 2-0, Johnny Campbell
FT Aston Villa 2-0 Bury

🟩 26 Dec 1895, Villa 2-1 Wolves, Molineux

Scorer(s) | Steve Smith | Unknown |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

3rd

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
20’ Goal, 0-1 (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-1, Steve Smith
Goal, 2-1, Unknown, referee’s leg
FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-2 Aston Villa

🟥 21 Dec 1895, Villa 0-2 Everton, Goodison Park

Scorer(s) | None |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

3rd

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Everton)
HT Everton 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-2, (Everton)
FT Everton 2-0 Aston Villa

🟩 14 Dec 1895, Villa 2-0 Bolton, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jimmy Welford | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

3rd

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Aston Villa 0-0 Bolton Wanderers
Goal, 1-0, Jimmy Welford
Goal, 2-0, Johnny Campbell
FT Aston Villa 2-0 Bolton Wanderers

🟥 7 Dec 1895, Villa 3-4 Preston, Deepdale

Scorer(s) | Unknown | Johnny Campbell | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

3rd

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Bob Chatt |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
7’ Goal, 0-1, (Preston North End)
Goal, 0-2, (Preston North End)
Goal, 0-3, (Preston North End)
Goal, 1-3, Unknown
HT Preston North End 3-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-4, (Preston North End)
Goal, 2-4, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 3-4, Johnny Campbell
FT Preston North End 4-3 Aston Villa

🟩 23 Nov 1895, Villa 4-3 Burnley, Turf Moor

Scorer(s) | Unknown | Jimmy Crabtree | Jack Reynolds | Charlie Athersmith |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Unknown
Goal, 1-1, (Burnley)
Goal, 2-1, Jimmy Crabtree
Goal, 2-2, (Burnley)
Goal, 2-3, (Burnley)
Goal, 3-3, Jack Reynolds
HT Burnley 3-3 Aston Villa
Player retired injured (Burnley)
Goal, 4-3, Charlie Athersmith
FT Burnley 3-4 Aston Villa

🟨 16 Nov 1895, Villa 2-2 Sheffield United, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jack Cowan | Bob Chatt |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-2 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WWWLD |

Team

GK Edward Harris |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Fred Burton |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Billy Dorrell |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
1’ Debut, Edward Harris
Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield United)
Goal, 0-2, (Sheffield United)
Player leaves the field injured, Edward Harris,
Bob Chatt takes on goalkeeping duties
HT Aston Villa 0-2 Sheffield United
46’ Villa return to full complement
Goal, 1-2, Jack Cowan
Goal, 2-2, Bob Chatt
FT Aston Villa 2-2 Sheffield United

🟥 9 Nov 1895, Villa 1-2 Sunderland, Newcastle Road

Scorer(s) | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Howard Spencer |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Fred Burton |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Johnny Campbell |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, (Sunderland)
HT Sunderland 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-0, (Sunderland)
Goal, 2-1, Johnny Campbell
FT Sunderland 2-1 Aston Villa

🟩 2 Nov 1895, Villa 5-1 Burnley, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Charlie Athersmith | Jack Devey | Charlie Athersmith | Jack Devey | Unknown |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Howard Spencer |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Fred Burton |
W Steve Smith |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
35’ Goal, 1-0, Charlie Athersmith
HT Aston Villa 1-0, Burnley
Goal, 2-0, Jack Devey, Assist by Steve Smith
Goal, 3-0, Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 4-0, Jack Devey
Goal, 4-1, (Burnley)
Goal, 5-1, Unknown
FT Aston Villa 5-1, Burnley

🟩 26 Oct 1895, Villa 4-1 Birmingham, Coventry Road Muntz Street

Scorer(s) | Jack Devey | Jack Reynolds | Jack Devey | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWDWW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jim Elliott |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Johnny Campbell |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Small Heath 0-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-0, Jack Devey
49’ Goal, 1-1, (Small Heath)
60’ Goal, 2-1, Jack Reynolds
Goal, 3-1, Jack Devey
Goal, 4-1, Johnny Campbell
FT Small Heath 1-4 Aston Villa

🟩 19 Oct 1895, Villa 3-1 Blackburn, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jimmy Crabtree | Dennis Hodgetts | Billy Dorrell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWWDW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Jimmy Welford |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Bob Chatt |
F Billy Dorrell |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Jimmy Crabtree
Goal, 1-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 2-1, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 3-1, Billy Dorrell
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn Rovers

🟨 12 Oct 1895, Villa 1-1 Albion, Stoney Lane

Scorer(s) | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jimmy Welford |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Johnny Campbell
HT West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-1, (West Bromwich Albion)
FT West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Aston Villa

🟩 5 Oct 1895, Villa 2-1 Sunderland, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Johnny Campbell | Jack Cowan |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jimmy Welford |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Aston Villa 0-0 Sunderland
Goal, 1-0, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 1-1, (Sunderland)
Goal, 2-1, Jack Cowan
FT Aston Villa 0-0 Sunderland

🟩 30 Sep 1895, Villa 4-3 Everton, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jack Cowan | Charlie Athersmith | Jack Devey | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

1st

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jimmy Welford |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Jack Cowan |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan
Goal, 1-1, (Everton)
Missed penalty kick, Jack Reynolds
Goal, 2-1, Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 3-1, Jack Devey, Assist by Jack Cowan
HT Aston Villa 3-1 Everton
Goal, 3-2, (Everton)
Goal, 4-2, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 4-3, (Everton)
FT Aston Villa 4-3 Everton

🟨 28 Sep 1895, Villa 1-1 Blackburn, Ewood Park

Scorer(s) | Johnny Campbell | 23' |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

3rd

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jimmy Welford |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

23’ Goal, 1-0, Johnny Campbell
HT Blackburn Rovers 0-1 Aston Villa
70’ Goal, 1-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
FT Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Aston Villa

🟩 21 Sep 1895, Villa 4-1 Derby, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jack Cowan | 15' | Jack Devey | 23' | Johnny Campbell | Jimmy Cowan |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

3rd

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWWLW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
1’ Debut, Jack Cowan
15’ Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan
23’ Goal, 2-0, Jack Devey
HT Aston Villa 2-0 Derby County
49’ Goal, 2-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 3-1, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 4-1, Jimmy Cowan
FT Aston Villa 4-1 Derby County

🟥 14 Sep 1895, Villa 1-2 Sheffield United, Bramall Lane

Scorer(s) | Dennis Hodgetts |

Assists(s) | Charlie Athersmith

8th

Division One

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

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Dennis Hodgetts, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
HT Sheffield United 0-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-1, (Sheffield United)
Goal, 1-2, (Sheffield United)
FT Sheffield United 2-1 Aston Villa

🟩 7 Sep 1895, Villa 7-3 Birmingham, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Johnny Campbell | Steve Smith | Jack Devey | Jack Devey | Johnny Campbell | Jimmy Cowan | Johnny Campbell |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

n/a

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 7-3 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWDWW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 2-0, Steve Smith
Goal, 3-0, Jack Devey
Goal, 4-0, Jack Devey
Goal, 5-0, Johnny Campbell
HT Aston Villa 5-0 Small Heath
Goal, 5-1, (Small Heath)
Goal, 5-2, (Small Heath), Jimmy Welford o.g.
Goal, 6-2, Jimmy Cowan
Goal, 6-3, (Small Heath)
Goal, 7-3, Johnny Campbell
HT Aston Villa 7-3 Small Heath

🟩 2 Sep 1895, Villa 1-0 Albion, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | Jack Devey | 10' |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

n/a

Division One

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WDWDW |

Team

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

Match Timeline

1’ Debut, Jimmy Crabtree, Johnny Campbell
10’ Goal, 1-0, Jack Devey
HT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion
FT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

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