Player #95

Appearances:

95

Starts:

95

Goals:

27

Seasons:

6

Bob Chatt
Bob Chatt

Source: Undated Aston Villa Player Portrait.

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Bob Chatt
Bob Chatt

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Bob Chatt

Position

Forward

From

1893-94

To

1897-98

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Bob Chatt

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

24
25
26
27
28
27

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

95
1
17
30
18
12
17

Starts

95
1
17
30
18
12
17

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

27
0
9
14
3
1
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

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Robert Samuel Chatt

Birth Date

August 1870

Birth Place

Barnard Castle, County Durham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Middlesbrough Ironopolis

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Cleator Moor |
Middlesbrough Ironopolis |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Stockton

For

Free

On

1898

Subsequent Clubs

Stockton FC |

Bob Chatt
Bob Chatt

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Bob Chatt
Bob Chatt

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Villa Career

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

1893-98 Aston Villa, Free, 95 | 27 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 15 April 1893

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 15 April 1893

Accrington (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 27 January 1894

Final Appearance

Saturday, 30 April 1898

Nottingham Forest (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 30 April 1898

Honours

1893-94 League Champions |
1894-95 FA Cup Winners |
1895-96 League Champions |
1896-97 League Champions |
1896-97 FA Cup Winners |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1935, Aged 64

Bob Chatt

Player #95 for Aston Villa, Robert Samuel Chatt, known as Bob Chatt, played as a forward for the club.

Bob represented Villa for six seasons from1892-93 to 1897-98.

Bob was born in Barnard Castle in August 1870 and made his Villa debut as a 22 year old on 15th April 1893.

Villa had signed Bob from Middlesbrough Ironopolis and he went on to help Villa secure 3 League Championships in 1893-94, 1895-96 and 1896-97 as well as 2 FA Cups in 1894-95, 1896-97.

The latter completing a double for the club.

Bob’s goals were pivotal in helping Villa get to - and stay at - the top in the 1890s.

In the 1894-95 FA Cup Final, Bob scored after 30 seconds, a record which stood for more than a century.

Bob’s final game for Villa came on the 30th April 1898 aged 27 after which he moved on to Stockton FC.

After his retirement from playing football Bob returned to Villa to take up the position of Scout.

Bob played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Bob passed away in 1935 aged 65.