Player #147

Appearances:

111

Starts:

111

Goals:

7

Seasons:

5

Alf Wood
Alf Wood

Source: 1901-02 Aston Villa Team Portrait.

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Alf Wood

Position

Defender

From

1900-01

To

1904-05

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Alf Wood

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Seasons

Age*

24
25
26
27
28

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

111
4
35
35
31
6

Starts

111
4
35
35
31
6

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

7
0
2
2
2
1

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

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Alfred Josiah Edward Wood

Birth Date

Friday, 30 June 1876

Birth Place

Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Stoke

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Stoke-on-Trent Council School |
1891-92 Smallthorne Albion |
1892-95 Burslem Port Vale |
1895 Southampton, Dispute transfer, Cancelled |
1895-01 Stoke City |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Derby County

For

Free

On

May 1905

Subsequent Clubs

1905-07 Derby County |
Bradford Park Avenue |

Alf Wood
Alf Wood

Source: 1901-02 Aston Villa Team Portrait.

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1901-05 Free, 111 | 7 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 30 March 1901

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 30 March 1901

Sheffield United (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Wednesday, 25 December 1901

Final Appearance

Saturday, 15 October 1904

Derby County (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 15 October 1904

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

5 April 1919, Aged 42

Alf Wood

Player #147 for Aston Villa, Alfred Josiah Edward Wood, known as Alf Wood played as a defender for the club.

Alf played for Villa between 1900-01 and 1904-05.

Alf was born in Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent on 30th June 1876 and made his debut appearance for the club as a 24 year old on 30th March 1901.

Villa had signed Alf from Stoke and he was to go on and make 111 appearances.

During his time with Villa, Alf would not win a trophy however his career, having taken off in 1901-02 with 33 league appearances reached its peak in 1902-03 with a contribution of 32 appearances as Villa finished runners up in the league.

The following season Alf would make another 29 appearances but would play his final game on 15th October 1904 aged 28.

Alf played his Villa career under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Alf moved on to Derby County in May 1905.

Alf passed away in 5th April 1919 aged just 42.