Player #169

Appearances:

50

Starts:

50

Goals:

1

Seasons:

6

Jack Windmill
Jack Windmill

Source: Aston Villa portrait series, 1903.

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Jack Windmill
Jack Windmill

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Jack Windmill

Position

Midfielder

From

1903-04

To

1908-09

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Jack Windmill

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

20
21
22
23
24
25

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

50
1
30
16
1
1
1

Starts

50
1
30
16
0
1
1

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

1
0
1
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

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

Joseph Walter Windmill

Birth Date

Wednesday, 8 June 1881

Birth Place

Brierley Hill, Dudley, Wolverhampton

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Halesowen Town

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Saltley College |
Halesowen Town |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Retired

For

Released

On

1908

Subsequent Clubs

Retired |

Jack Windmill
Jack Windmill

Source: Aston Villa portrait series, 1903.

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Jack Windmill
Jack Windmill

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Villa Career

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

1903-08 Aston Villa, Free, 50 | 1 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 7 November 1903

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 7 November 1903

Newcastle United (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 25 February 1905

Final Appearance

Saturday, 19 September 1908

Sunderland (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 19 September 1908

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

22 October 1927, Aged 46

Jack Windmill

Player #169 for Aston Villa, Joseph Walter Windmill, known as Jack Windmill played as a midfielder for the club in a position then known as half back.

Jack played for Villa between 1903-04 and 1908-09 making 50 appearances across his 6 seasons with the club.

Jack was born in Halesowen, less than 10 miles from Villa Park on 8th June 1883 and made his first appearance for Villa as a 20 year old on 7th November 1903.

Villa had signed Jack from Halesowen Town and during his time with Villa won the FA Cup in 1904-05 having appeared 5 times including the final hosted at Crystal Palace, London which saw Villa vanquish Newcastle United 2-0 in front of a crowd of 101,117.

Jack played his final game for Villa on 19th September 1908 aged just 25 after which he retired from football completely in 1910 in order to concentrate on a teaching career at the request of the local education committee to whom he was contracted.

Jack had played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Jack saw active service in World War I in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, rising to the rank of Regimental Sergeant Major and was awarded both the Military Cross and the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his bravery.

Jack passed away in Kingswinford on 22nd October 1927 aged just 44.