Player #433

Appearances:

5

Starts:

5

Goals:

0

Seasons:

2

Graham Cordell
Graham Cordell

Source: Aston Villa Handbook 1952-53

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Graham Cordell
Graham Cordell

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Graham Cordell

Position

Goalkeeper

From

1951-52

To

1952-53

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Graham Cordell

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

22
23

Division

D1
D1

Appearances

5
3
2

Starts

5
3
2

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

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

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

John Graham Cordell

Birth Date

Thursday, 6 December 1928

Birth Place

Walsall, West Midlands

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |
Aston Villa Reserves |

From

Transfer in

Walsall Star

From

For

Free

On

September 1949

Previous Clubs

Hillary Street School | Walsall Star |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Rochdale

For

Free

On

May 1953

Subsequent Clubs

Rochdale |

Graham Cordell
Graham Cordell

Source: Aston Villa Handbook 1952-53

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Graham Cordell
Graham Cordell

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Villa Career

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

1951-52 Aston Villa, Free, 5 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Martin |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 20 October 1951

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 20 October 1951

Tottenham Hotspur (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 20 September 1952

Manchester United (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 20 September 1952

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

(5ft 10.5in) 1.79m

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

9 September 1984, Aged 55

Graham Cordell

Player #433 for Aston Villa, John Graham Cordell, known as Graham Cordell, and nicknamed Lemon Squash and Jumbo, played as a goalkeeper for the club.

Graham played for Villa in 1951-52 and 1952-53 making 5 appearances.

Graham was born in Walsall, less than 7 miles from Villa Park, on 6 December 1928 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Saturday, 20 October 1951 at the age of 22.

Villa had signed Graham from Walsall Star and he signed professional forms with the club in September 1949.

Graham initial featured in Villa’s Central League and Third teams after his arrival.

Graham was the 51st custodian of the Villa goal in League and Cup football and he made three appearances in his debut season,

following that up with two more appearances in 1952-53. Graham’s final game came on Saturday, 20 September 1952 just 11 months after his debut.

In his 5 appearances, Graham conceded 10 goals at a rate of 2 goals per game.

Graham moved on to Rochdale in May 1953.

Graham played under Villa manager George Martin.

Graham passed away in Nottingham on 9 September 1984 aged 55.