Player #343

Appearances:

138

Starts:

138

Goals:

0

Seasons:

5

Danny Blair
Danny Blair

Source: Football card #72 Danny Blair issued by J A Pattreiouex Ltd under the Footballers in Action series, 1934.

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Danny Blair
Danny Blair

Source: Football card #72 Danny Blair issued by J A Pattreiouex Ltd under the Footballers in Action series, 1934.

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Danny Blair

Position

Full Back

From

1931-32

To

1935-36

IMAGE CREDIT

Danny Blair

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

25
26
27
28
29

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

138
10
40
38
38
12

Starts

138
10
40
38
38
12

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

0
0
0
0
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

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

Daniel Blair

Birth Date

Thursday, 2 February 1905

Birth Place

Parkhead, Glasgow

Birth Country

Scotland

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Clyde

From

For

£7,000

On

Friday, 24 October 1931

Previous Clubs

Whitehall Higher Grade School |
Parkhead Juniors |
Rasharkin FC, Ireland |
Culleybackey FC, Ireland |
Devonport Albion |
Toronto Scottish FC |
Rhode Island, USA |
Willys Overland Motor Works, USA |
1924-25 Providence Clamdiggers FC, Canada |
1925 Parkhead Juniors |
1925-31 Clyde FC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Blackpool

For

Free

On

June 1936

Subsequent Clubs

1936 Blackpool |

Danny Blair
Danny Blair

Source: Football card #72 Danny Blair issued by J A Pattreiouex Ltd under the Footballers in Action series, 1934.

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Danny Blair
Danny Blair

Source: Football card #72 Danny Blair issued by J A Pattreiouex Ltd under the Footballers in Action series, 1934.

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Villa Career

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

1931-36 Aston Villa, £7k, 138 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Billy Smith led Management Committee |
Jimmy McMullan |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 7 November 1931

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 7 November 1931

Blackpool (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 4 April 1936

Grimsby Town (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 4 April 1936

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Scotland

Died

7 March 1976, Aged 70

Danny Blair

Player #343 for Aston Villa, Daniel Blair, known as Danny Blair, played as a full back for the club.

Danny played for Villa between 1931-32 and 1935-36 making 138 appearances.

Danny was born in Parkhead, Glasgow on 2 February 1905 and made his debut appearance for Villa on the 7 November 1931 aged 26.

Villa had signed Danny from from Clyde on 24th October 1931 for a fee of £7,000, making his Football League debut against Blackpool two weeks later.

In total Danny played 138 League and Cup games for Villa over the next five seasons, including playing 37 games as Villa finished league runners up in 1932-33 and reached the 1934 FA Cup semi final, where they were beaten by eventual winner Manchester City at Leeds Road, Huddersfield.

Danny played his last game for Villa on 4 April 1936 aged 31 ahead of his move to Blackpool in June 1936. Danny had played 12 games in Villa’s relegation season.

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

Danny passed away in Staten Island, New York on 7th March 1976 aged 70.