Player #36

Appearances:

2

Starts:

2

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

Charlie Hobson
Charlie Hobson

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

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Charlie Hobson
Charlie Hobson

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Charlie Hobson

Position

Goalkeeper

From

1885-86

To

1885-86

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Charlie Hobson

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Seasons

Age*

23

Division

FAC

Appearances

2
2

Starts

2
2

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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Charles Sidney Herbert Hobson

Birth Date

November 1861

Birth Place

Walsall, West Midlands

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Walsall Swifts

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Walsall Miners’ Welfare |
Walsall Swifts |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Bilston Town

For

Free

On

1885

Subsequent Clubs

Bilston Town |

Charlie Hobson
Charlie Hobson

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

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Charlie Hobson
Charlie Hobson

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 |

1885 Free, 2 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 17 October 1885

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 17 October 1885

Walsall Town (a), FA Cup

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 14 November 1885

Derby County (a), FA Cup

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 14 November 1885

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1927, Aged 66

Charlie Hobson

Player #36 for Aston Villa, Charles Sidney Herbert Hobson known as Charlie Hobson played as a goalkeeper for the club. Charlie represented Villa twice during the 1885-86 FA Cup campaign.

Charlie was born in Walsall, ten miles from Villa’s current ground, in November 1861 and made his debut as a 23 year old on 17th October 1885.

Villa had signed Charlie from Walsall Swifts.

Charlie was the seventh custodian of the Villa goal in FA Cup football and conceded 2 goals in his 2 appearances, keeping one clean sheet, at a ratio of 1.00 goal per game.

Charlie’s final game for Villa came just a month after his debut on the 14th November 1885. Charlie later moved on to Bilston Town.

Charlie played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Charlie passed away in 1927 aged 66.