Player #60

Appearances:

2

Starts:

2

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

Sammy Gray
Sammy Gray

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

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Sammy Gray
Sammy Gray

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

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Sammy Gray

Position

Forward

From

1889-90

To

1889-90

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Sammy Gray

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

21

Division

FL

Appearances

2
2

Starts

2
2

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

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

Franklin James Samuel Gray

Birth Date

September 1868

Birth Place

Oldbury, Sandwell

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

West Bromwich United

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Oldbury Richmond |
Hockley Belmont |
West Bromwich United |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Birmingham St. George's

For

Free

On

1889

Subsequent Clubs

Birmingham St. George's |

Sammy Gray
Sammy Gray

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

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Sammy Gray
Sammy Gray

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 |

1889 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 21 September 1889

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 21 September 1889

Preston North End (h), Football League

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 28 September 1889

West Bromwich Albion (a), Football League

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 28 September 1889

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1925, Aged 56

Sammy Gray

Player #60 for Aston Villa, Franklin James Samuel Gray, known as Sammy Gray, played as a forward for the club. Sammy represented Villa twice during the 1889-90 season.

Sammy was born in Oldbury, just seven miles from Villa’s current ground, in September 1868 and made his debut as a 21 year old on 21st September 1889.

Villa had signed Sammy from West Bromwich United.

Sammy’s final game came just 7 days after his debut before moving on to Birmingham St. George’s.

Sammy played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Sammy passed away in Birmingham in 1925 aged 57.