Player #39

Appearances:

12

Starts:

12

Goals:

4

Seasons:

2

Richmond Davis
Richmond Davis

Source: 1886-87 Aston Villa Team Portrait.

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Richmond Davis
Richmond Davis

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Richmond Davis

Position

Forward

From

1885-86

To

1886-87

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Richmond Davis

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

24
25

Division

FAC
FAC

Appearances

12
2
10

Starts

12
2
10

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

4
1
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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Richmond Davis

Birth Date

April 1861

Birth Place

Walsall, West Midlands

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Walsall Swifts

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Broadway Council School |
Walsall Swifts |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Retired

For

Released

On

1887

Subsequent Clubs

Retired |

Richmond Davis
Richmond Davis

Source: 1886-87 Aston Villa Team Portrait.

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Richmond Davis
Richmond Davis

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Villa Career

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

1885-87 Free, 12 | 4 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 17 October 1885

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 17 October 1885

Walsall Town (a), FA Cup

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 17 October 1885

Final Appearance

Saturday, 2 April 1887

West Bromwich Albion (n), FA Cup Final

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 2 April 1887

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1934, Aged 73

Richmond Davis

Player #39 for Aston Villa, Richmond Davis played as a forward for the club. Richmond represented Villa in the 1885-86 and 1886-87 FA Cup Campaigns.

Richmond was born in Walsall less than ten miles from Villa’s current ground in April 1861 and made his debut as a 24 year old on 17th October 1885.

Villa had signed Richmond from Walsall Swifts.

Richmond played all of the 10 games in Villa’s victorious 1886-87 FA Cup campaign, including the final at the Kennington Oval that hosted the 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion. Richmond scored 3 goals on the way to the final.

Richmond retired from football due to a serious knee injury.

Richmond played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Richmond passed away in 1934 in Birmingham aged 73.