Player #73

Appearances:

52

Starts:

52

Goals:

1

Seasons:

3

George Campbell
George Campbell

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

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George Campbell
George Campbell

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George Campbell

Position

Midfielder

From

1890-91

To

1892-93

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George Campbell

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

19
20
21

Division

FL
FL
D1

Appearances

52
17
20
15

Starts

52
17
20
15

Substitute

0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0

Goals

1
1
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

George Campbell

Birth Date

Tuesday, 28 March 1871

Birth Place

Largs, North Ayrshire

Birth Country

Scotland

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Renton

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Renton FC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Dundee FC

For

Free

On

1893

Subsequent Clubs

Dundee FC |

George Campbell
George Campbell

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

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George Campbell
George Campbell

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 |

1890-93 Free, 52 | 1 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 25 October 1890

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 25 October 1890

Derby County (h), Football League

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 22 November 1890

Final Appearance

Saturday, 25 March 1893

Accrington (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 25 March 1893

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

4 April 1898, Aged 27

George Campbell

Player #73 for Aston Villa, George Campbell played as a midfielder for the club. George represented Villa between 1890-91 and 1892-93.

George was born in Largs, Scotland in February 1871 and made his debut as a 19 year old on 25th October 1890.

Villa had signed George from Renton FC and he went on to represent the club on 52 occasions.

George was brought to the club alongside fellow Rentonian James Brown and they had remarkably similar Villa careers, debuting in the same game, scoring their first goals in the same game, making 50+ appearances and both leaving at the tail end of the 1892-93 season.

George proved a regular starter for Villa as the helped the club to one Top 10 and two Top 5 finishes as well as appearing once in the run to the 1891-92 FA Cup final.

Such was his commitment to the Villa cause that George played in goal in the 26th March 1892 fixture against Sunderland at Newcastle Road where a crowd of 18,000 saw Villa and their novice keeper lose 2-1.

George’s final game came as a 22 year old on 25th March 1893, after which George moved back to his native Scotland to play for Dundee.

George played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

George passed away in Kirkcaldy on 4th April 1898 aged just 27.