Player #55

Appearances:

1

Starts:

1

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

Bob Thomas
Bob Thomas

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

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Bob Thomas
Bob Thomas

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Bob Thomas

Position

Full Back

From

1888-89

To

1888-89

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Bob Thomas

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Seasons

Age*

21

Division

FL

Appearances

1
1

Starts

1
1

Substitute

0
0

Unused

0
0

Goals

0
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 Thomas

Birth Date

April 1867

Birth Place

Newtown, Birmingham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Cocknage FC

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Cocknage FC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Walsall Town

For

Free

On

1889

Subsequent Clubs

Walsall Town |

Bob Thomas
Bob Thomas

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

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Bob Thomas
Bob Thomas

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 |

1889 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 2 March 1889

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 2 March 1889

Blackburn Rovers (a), FA Cup

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 2 March 1889

Blackburn Rovers (a), FA Cup

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 2 March 1889

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1 March 1936, Aged 68

Bob Thomas

Player #55 for Aston Villa, Robert Samuel Thomas, known as Bob Thomas played as a full back for the club. Bob represented Villa just once during the 1888-89 season.

Bob was born in Newtown, less 3 miles from the current Villa ground in April 1867 and made his only appearance for the club as a 21 year old on 3rd March 1889.

Villa had signed Bob from Cocknage FC.

Bob later transferred to Walsall Town.

Bob had played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Bob passed away in Edgbaston in March 1936 aged 68.