Player #373

Appearances:

6

Starts:

6

Goals:

1

Seasons:

2

George Hardy
George Hardy

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

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George Hardy

Position

Midfielder

From

1936-37

To

1937-38

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George Hardy

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Seasons

Age*

24
25

Division

D2
D2

Appearances

6
5
1

Starts

6
5
1

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

1
0
1

*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 Charles Hardy

Birth Date

Tuesday, 9 April 1912

Birth Place

Newbold Verdun, Derbyshire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Nuneaton Town

From

For

Free

On

February 1934

Previous Clubs

Newbold Victoria |
Nuneaton Town |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Blackburn Rovers

For

Free

On

August 1938

Subsequent Clubs

Blackburn Rovers |

George Hardy
George Hardy

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 |

1936-38 Free, 6 | 1 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Jimmy Hogan |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 3 October 1936

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 3 October 1936

Coventry City (h), Division Two

DEBUT

First Goal

Wednesday, 9 March 1938

Final Appearance

Wednesday, 9 March 1938

Nottingham Forest (h), Division Two

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Wednesday, 9 March 1938

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1990, Aged 78

George Hardy

Player #373 for Aston Villa, George Hardy, played as a midfielder for the club in a position then known as a left half.

George played for Villa in 1936-37 and 1937-38 making 6 appearances and scoring once.

Brother of former Villa goalkeeping great Sam Hardy, George was born in Newbold Verdun, Derbyshire on 9 April 1912 and made his debut appearance for Villa on the 3 October 1936 aged 24.

Villa had signed George from Nuneaton Town in February 1934 and he went on to make 5 appearances in his debut season.

George would play just once in the Second Division championship winning season making his final appearance on 9 March 1938 but he weighed in with his only goal for the club before moving to Blackburn Rovers in August 1938.

George had played under managers Jimmy McMullan and Jimmy Hogan.

George passed away in 1990 aged 78.