Player #104

Appearances:

37

Starts:

37

Goals:

3

Seasons:

2

George Russell
George Russell

Source: 1894-95 Aston Villa Team Portrait.

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George Russell

Position

Midfielder

From

1893-94

To

1894-95

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George Russell

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

24
25

Division

D1
D1

Appearances

37
5
32

Starts

37
5
32

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

3
0
3

*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 Quentin Russell

Birth Date

Saturday, 21 August 1869

Birth Place

Ayrshire

Birth Country

Scotland

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Ayr FC

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

1891-93 Ayr FC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Glasgow United

For

Free

On

1895

Subsequent Clubs

1895 Glasgow United |

George Russell
George Russell

Source: 1894-95 Aston Villa Team Portrait.

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George Russell
George Russell

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Villa Career

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

1893-95 Free, 37 (3) |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 16 December 1893

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 16 December 1893

Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Monday, 3 December 1894

Final Appearance

Wednesday, 24 April 1895

Everton (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Wednesday, 24 April 1895

Honours

1893-94 League Champions |
1894-95 FA Cup Winners |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1930, Aged 61

George Russell

Player #104 for Aston Villa, George Quentin Russell, known as George Russell played as a midfielder for the club in a position then known as a left half.

George represented Villa between 1893-94 and 1894-95 making a total of 37 appearances.

George was born in Ayrshire on 21st August 1869 and made his debut as a 24 year old on 16th December 1893.

Villa had signed George from Ayr FC and he went on to help Villa secure the 1893-94 League Championship and 1894-95 FA Cup.

George appeared in 5 games during the title winning 1893-94 league season with a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat.

In the following season George scored 2 goals in the victorious 1894-95 FA Cup run as well as being an ever present including the final hosted at Crystal Palace, London where a crowd of 42,562 saw Villa vanquish West Bromwich Albion once again.

George’s final game for Villa came on 24th April 1895 at the age of 25 after which George returned to his native Scotland to play for Glasgow United.

George played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

George passed away in Glasgow in 1930 aged 61.