Player #103

Appearances:

1

Starts:

1

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

Len Benwell
Len Benwell

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

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Len Benwell
Len Benwell

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Len Benwell

Position

Goalkeeper

From

1893-94

To

1893-94

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Len Benwell

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

23

Division

D1

Appearances

1
1

Starts

1
1

Substitute

0
0

Unused

0
0

Goals

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

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Leonard Arthur Benwell

Birth Date

1870

Birth Place

Worcester, Worcestershire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Berwick Rangers

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Singers FC |
Berwick Rangers |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Walsall Town Swifts

For

Free

On

1893

Subsequent Clubs

Walsall Town Swifts

Len Benwell
Len Benwell

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

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Len Benwell
Len Benwell

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 |

1893 Aston Villa, Free, 1 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 18 November 1893

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 18 November 1893

Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 18 November 1893

Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 18 November 1893

Honours

1893-94 League Champions |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

28 October 1936, Aged 66

Len Benwell

Player #103 for Aston Villa, Leonard Arthur Benwell, known as Len Benwell played as a goalkeeper for the club.

Len made only one appearance for Villa, in the 1893-94 season.

Len was born in Worcester in 1870 and made his only appearance for the club as a 23 year old on the 18th November 1893.

Len was the fifteenth custodian of the Villa goal in League and Cup football and despite playing just once, Len made a contribution to the 1893-94 title winning campaign keeping a clean sheet in the 1-0 win over Bolton Wanderers at Pike’s Lane.

Villa had signed Len from Worcester club Berwick Rangers before moving on to Walsall Town Swifts.

Len had played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Len passed away in Worcester on 28th October 1936 aged 66.