Player #90

Appearances:

54

Starts:

54

Goals:

4

Seasons:

6

Fred Burton
Fred Burton

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

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Fred Burton
Fred Burton

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Fred Burton

Position

Midfielder

From

1892-93

To

1897-98

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Fred Burton

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

24
25
26
27
28
29

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

54
12
4
7
15
8
8

Starts

54
12
4
7
15
8
8

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

4
2
0
0
1
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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George Frank Burton

Birth Date

June 1868

Birth Place

Aston, Birmingham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Walsall Town

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Aston Park School |
Birmingham St. Luke’s |
Walsall Town |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Bristol Eastville Rovers

For

Free

On

1898

Subsequent Clubs

Bristol Eastville Rovers |

Fred Burton
Fred Burton

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

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Fred Burton
Fred Burton

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 |

1892-98 Free, 54 | 4 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 29 October 1892

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 29 October 1892

Derby County (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 5 November 1892

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 Winner |
1895-96 League Champions |
1896-97 League Champions |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1935, Aged 66

Fred Burton

Player #90 for Aston Villa, George Frank Burton, known as Fred Burton played as a wing half for the club.

Fred represented Villa between 1892-93 and 1897-98 seasons making a total of 54 appearances.

Fred was born in Aston, less than a mile from the current Villa ground, in June 1868 and made his debut as a 24 year old on 29th October 1892.

Villa had signed Fred from Walsall Town for £30 and he went on to win 4 major trophies with Villa including 3 League Championships in 1893-94, 1895-96, 1896-97 and 1 FA Cup in 1894-95.

Fred’s final game for Villa came on the 30th April 1898 aged 29 after which he moved on to Bristol Eastville Rovers.

Fred played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Fred passed away in Birmingham in 1935 aged 67.