Player #170

Appearances:

270

Starts:

270

Goals:

0

Seasons:

11

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Freddie Miles

Position

Full Back

From

1903-04

To

1913-14

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Freddie Miles

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

1903-04
1904-05
1905-06
1906-07
1907-08
1908-09
1909-10
1910-11
1911-12
1912-13
1913-14

Age*

19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

270
17
35
7
31
37
35
30
33
28
11
6

Starts

270
17
35
7
31
37
35
30
33
28
11
6

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

0
0
0
0
0
0
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

Alfred Miles

Birth Date

Tuesday, 1 January 1884

Birth Place

Aston, Birmingham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Aston St. Mary's

For

Free

On

July 1902

Previous Clubs

Heath Villa |
Aston St. Mary’s |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Retired

For

Released

On

1914

Subsequent Clubs

Retired |

Villa Career

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

1903-14 Aston Villa, Free, 270 | 0 |

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 19 December 1903

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 19 December 1903

Nottingham Forest (a), Division One

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 14 March 1914

Manchester United (a), Division One

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 14 March 1914

Honours

1904-05 FA Cup Winners |
1909-10 League Champions |
1912-13 FA Cup Winners |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

8 February 1926, Aged 42

Freddie Miles

Player #170 for Aston Villa, Alfred Miles, known as Freddie Miles played as a full back for the club.

Freddie played for Villa between 1903-04 and 1913-14 making 207 appearances his 11 seasons with the club.

Freddie was born in Aston, less than a mile from Villa Park in 1884 and made his first appearance for Villa as a 19 year old on 19th December 1903.

Villa had signed Freddie from Aston St. Mary’s and during his time with Villa won the FA Cup in 1904-05 having been an ever present including the final hosted at Crystal Palace, London which saw Villa vanquish Newcastle United 2-0 in front of a crowd of 101,117.

Freddie also played for Villa 27 times in the 1909-10 title winning season whilst achieving a further 7 top five finishes including 4 runners up finishes in his 11 seasons.

Freddie however wouldn’t feature for Villa in their 1912-13 run to more FA Cup glory.

Freddie played his final game for Villa 14th March 1914 aged 30 before his career was interrupted by World War 1 after which Freddie retired from football.

Freddie’s support for Villa did not finish on his retirement however as once WWI was over Freddie assumed the role of club trainer at Villa Park where he stayed until 1925.

Freddie had played his entire Villa career under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Freddie passed away in Wylde Green on 8th February 1926 aged just 42.