Player #98

Appearances:

83

Starts:

83

Goals:

1

Seasons:

4

Jimmy Welford
Jimmy Welford

Source: 1894-95 Aston Villa Team Portrait.

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Jimmy Welford

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Jimmy Welford

Position

Full Back

From

1893-94

To

1896-97

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Jimmy Welford

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

24
25
26
27

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

83
19
30
24
10

Starts

83
19
30
24
10

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0

Goals

1
0
0
1
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

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James William Welford

Birth Date

Saturday, 27 March 1869

Birth Place

Barnard Castle, County Durham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Birmingham St. George's

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Stockton FC |
Bishop Auckland |
Birmingham St. George’s |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Glasgow Celtic

For

Free

On

1896

Subsequent Clubs

Glasgow Celtic |

Jimmy Welford
Jimmy Welford

Source: 1894-95 Aston Villa Team Portrait.

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Jimmy Welford
Jimmy Welford

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Villa Career

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

1893-96 Free, 83 | 1 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 23 September 1893

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 23 September 1893

Everton (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 14 December 1895

Final Appearance

Saturday, 21 November 1896

Sheffield Wednesday (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 21 November 1896

Honours

1893-94 League Champions |
1894-95 FA Cup Winners |
1895-96 League Champions |
1896-97 League Champions |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1 January 1945, Aged 75

Jimmy Welford

Player #98 for Aston Villa, James William Welford, known as Jimmy Welford played as a full back for the club.

Jimmy represented Villa between 1893-94 and 1896-97 making a total of 83 appearances.

Jimmy was born in Barnard Castle on 27th March 1869 and made his debut as a 24 year old on 23rd September 1893.

Villa had signed Jimmy from Birmingham St. George’s and he went on to help Villa secure 3 League Championships in 1893-94, 1895-96 and 1896-97 as well as winning the FA Cup in 1894-95.

Jimmy, one of a number of cricketers come footballers to represent villa, played for then minor county Durham followed by Warwickshire but it was at Villa that Jimmy found fame as he went on to win a trophy in every season he played.

Jimmy’s final game for Villa came on 21st November 1896 at the age of 27 after which Jimmy moved to Celtic.

Jimmy played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Jimmy passed away in Glasgow in 1945 aged 75.