Player #93

Appearances:

10

Starts:

10

Goals:

2

Seasons:

2

William Devey
William Devey

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

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William Devey
William Devey

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William Devey

Position

Forward

From

1892-93

To

1893-94

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William Devey

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

27
28

Division

D1
D1

Appearances

10
6
4

Starts

10
6
4

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

2
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

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

William Devey

Birth Date

Wednesday, 12 April 1865

Birth Place

Perry Barr, Birmingham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Wolverhampton Wanderers

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Aston Brook School |
Clarendon Montrose |
Aston Brook Boys |
Wellington Road FC |
Aston Unity |
Mitchell St. George’s |
1885-1891 Small Heath Alliance |
1891-92 Wolverhampton Wanderers |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Walsall Town Swifts

For

Free

On

1894

Subsequent Clubs

1894-95 Walsall Town Swifts |
1895-96 Burton Wanderers |
1896-97 Notts County |
1897 Walsall |
1897-98 Burton Wanderers |
1898 Walsall |
1898 Darlaston FC |
1898-99 Small Heath |

William Devey
William Devey

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

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William Devey
William Devey

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 |

1893-94 Aston Villa, Free, 10 | 2 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 7 January 1893

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 7 January 1893

Sheffield Wednesday (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 7 January 1893

Final Appearance

Saturday, 3 March 1894

Bolton Wanderers (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 3 March 1894

Honours

1893-94 League Champions |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

10 June 1935, Aged 70

William Devey

Player #93 for Aston Villa, William Devey played as a forward for the club in the inside right position.

William represented Villa in the 1892-93 and 1893-94 seasons making a total of 10 appearances.

William was born in Perry Barr, just a mile from the current Villa ground, on 12th April 1865 and made his debut as a 27 year old on 7th January 1893.

Villa had signed William from Wolverhampton Wanderers and he went on to help Villa secure the League Championship in 1893-94.

Although not a regular starter for Villa, in the Championship winning season William made 4 appearances to contribute to the 1893-94 league title.

William’s final game for Villa came on the 3rd March 1894 aged 28 after which he moved on to Walsall Town Swifts.

William played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

William passed away in Perry Barr on the 10th June 1935 aged 70.