Player #211

Appearances:

16

Starts:

16

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

Frank Cornan
Frank Cornan

Source: Villa News & Record, Our Portrait Gallery #54, February 27 1909.

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Frank Cornan
Frank Cornan

Source: Villa News & Record, Our Portrait Gallery #54, February 27 1909.

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Frank Cornan

Position

Midfielder

From

1908-09

To

1908-09

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Frank Cornan

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

28

Division

D1

Appearances

16
16

Starts

16
16

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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Francis Cornan

Birth Date

Wednesday, 5 May 1880

Birth Place

Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Birmingham

From

For

Free

On

September 1908

Previous Clubs

Sunderland Black Watch |
Willington FC |
1902-05 Barnsley |
1905-08 Birmingham |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Spennymoor United

For

Free

On

August 1909

Subsequent Clubs

1909 Spennymoor United |
1909-10 Barnsley |
1910-11 Nelson |
1911-12 Exeter City |
1912-15 Barnsley |

Frank Cornan
Frank Cornan

Source: Villa News & Record, Our Portrait Gallery #54, February 27 1909.

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Frank Cornan
Frank Cornan

Source: Villa News & Record, Our Portrait Gallery #54, February 27 1909.

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Villa Career

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

1908-09 Free, 16 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 19 December 1908

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 19 December 1908

Manchester City (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Monday, 26 April 1909

Newcastle United (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Monday, 26 April 1909

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

31 May 1971, Aged 91

Frank Cornan

Player #211 for Aston Villa, Francis Cornan, known as Frank Cornan played as a midfielder for the club in a position then known as wing half.

Frank made 16 appearances for Villa in the 1908-09 season.

Frank was born in Sunderland on 5th May 1880 and made his debut appearance for Villa at the age of 28 on the 19th December 1908.

Villa had signed Frank from Birmingham for a fee of £350 in September 1908, and he stayed for two seasons, however Frank never really established himself as a regular in the first team after making the step up in divisions.

Frank made his final Villa appearance on 26th April 1909 having helped Villa to a 7th place finish.

After being released Frank returned to the North East in August 1909 and played for Spennymoor United for a short spell.

Frank played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Frank passed away in Halifax on 31st May 1971 aged 91.