Player #305

Appearances:

12

Starts:

12

Goals:

2

Seasons:

6

Billy Armfield
Billy Armfield

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

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Billy Armfield
Billy Armfield

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Billy Armfield

Position

Winger

From

1923-24

To

1928-29

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Billy Armfield

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

19
20
21
22
23

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

12
3
2
3
1
3

Starts

12
3
2
3
1
3

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

2
0
0
0
0
2

*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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William Charles Wassell Armfield

Birth Date

Tuesday, 7 July 1903

Birth Place

Handsworth, Birmingham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |

From

Transfer in

Ellison's FC

From

For

Free

On

August 1921

Previous Clubs

Ellison's FC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Exeter City

For

Free

On

June 1929

Subsequent Clubs

Exeter City |
Gillingham |
Droitwich |

Billy Armfield
Billy Armfield

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

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Billy Armfield
Billy Armfield

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 |

1924-29 Aston Villa, Free, 12 | 2 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Billy Smith led Management Committee |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 15 March 1924

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 15 March 1924

Tottenham Hotspur (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 7 April 1928

Final Appearance

Saturday, 28 April 1928

Bolton Wanderers (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 28 April 1928

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1980, Aged 76

Billy Armfield

Player #305 for Aston Villa, William Charles Wassell Armfield, known as Billy Armfield, played as a winger for the club.

Billy played for Villa between 1923-24 and 1927-28 making 12 appearances and scoring twice.

Billy was born in Handsworth, less than 3 miles from Villa Park, on 7 July 1903 and he made his debut appearance for Villa on 15 March 1924 aged 20.

Villa had signed Billy from Ellison’s FC in August 1921 and Villa used him as an occasional back up player in the league across his 5 seasons.

Billy played his last game for Villa on 28 April 1928 before moving to Exeter City in June 1929.

Billy scored his 2nd goal for the club in his final game.

Billy had played under both the George Ramsay and Billy Smith led Management Committees.

Billy passed away in 1970 aged 67.