Player #348

Appearances:

21

Starts:

21

Goals:

5

Seasons:

4

Archie Watkins
Archie Watkins

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Archie Watkins
Archie Watkins

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Archie Watkins

Position

Winger

From

1932-33

To

1935-36

IMAGE CREDIT

Archie Watkins

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

20
21
22
23

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

21
8
0
11
2

Starts

21
8
0
11
2

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0

Goals

5
1
0
4
0

*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

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

Arthur Dennis Watkins

Birth Date

Friday, 28 June 1912

Birth Place

Stapleford, Nottinghamshire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Loughborough

From

For

Free

On

November 1932

Previous Clubs

Stapleford FC |
Notts County |
James and Barnes FC |
Loughborough |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Reading

For

Free

On

July 1936

Subsequent Clubs

Reading |

Archie Watkins
Archie Watkins

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Archie Watkins
Archie Watkins

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Villa Career

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

1932-35 Aston Villa, Free, 21 | 5 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Billy Smith led Management Committee |
Jimmy McMullan |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 10 December 1932

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 10 December 1932

Leeds United (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 4 February 1933

Final Appearance

Monday, 16 September 1935

Sunderland (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Monday, 16 September 1935

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

England

Died

1983, Aged 71

Archie Watkins

Player #348 for Aston Villa, Arthur Dennis Watkins, known as Archie Watkins, played as a winger for the club in the outside right position.

Archie played for Villa between 1932-33 and 1935-36 making 21 appearances, scoring 5 times.

Archie was born in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire on 28 June 1912 and made his debut appearance for Villa on the 10 December 1932 aged 20.

Villa had signed Archie from Loughborough in November 1932.

Archie made 8 league appearances in his debut season but missed the whole of 1933-34 before having his most productive season the following year, 1934-35, with 4 goals in 11 appearances.

Archie played his final game for Villa on 16 September 1935 aged 23 before moving on to Reading in July 1936.

Archie had played under the Billy Smith led Management Committee, Villa’s first manager proper, Jimmy McMullan.

Archie passed away in 1983 aged 71.