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Aston Villa FC

Founded 21 November 1874 as The Cricketers of Villa Cross Wesleyan Church FC
Turned professional 1885

Players provided 76
Different scorers 30 (86 goals)
Total appearances
437
1882-2021

 

Villa Park

Domestic Honours FA Cup winners 1886-87, 1894-95, 1896-97, 1904-05, 1912-13, 1919-20, 1956-57, runners-up 1891-92, 1923-24, 1999-2000, 2014-15;
Football League
runners-up 1888-89, 1902-03, 1907-08, 1910-11, 1912-13, 1913-14, 1930-31, 1932-33, 1989-90, Champions 1893-94, 1895-96, 1896-97, 1898-99, 1899-1900, 1909-10, 1980-81; Division Two winners 1937-38, 1959-60, runners-up 1974-75, 1987-88; Division Three winners 1971-72;
The Sheriff of London's Charity Shield
shared 1899, runners-up 1900, winners 1901, FA Charity Shield runners-up 1910, 1957, 1972, shared 1981;
Football League Cup winners 1960-61, 1974-75, 1976-77, 1993-94, 1995-96; runners-up 1962-63, 1970-71, 2009-10, 2019-20;
After League restructure: FA Premier League runners-up 1992-93; Football League Championship fourth place-play-off runners-up 2017-18, fifth place-play-off winners 2018-19;
European Honours European Champions Club Cup winners 1981-82; 
European Super Cup winners
1982; 
Intercontinental Cup runners-up 1982;
UEFA Intertoto Cup winners
2001, 2008;
Home venue, based in Birmingham Aston Lower Grounds, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham since 1897 (renamed as Villa Park in 1900); previously occupied Wellington Road Football Ground, Perry Barr 1876-97; Aston Park 1874-76;
Home strip Claret shirts with light blue sleeves, white shorts, light blue socks.


The 76 Players   21 with only one app.
Ply no. Name Pos Start/
Sub
App Gls
GA
Mins Playing Career
1158 Gabriel Agbonlahor AM 3
0
3 0 218 2008-09 328 days
151 Albert Allen IL   1 3 90 1888 90 min
195 Charlie Athersmith OR   12 3  1080 1892-1900 8 years
33 days
286 Joe Bache IL   7 4 630 1903-11 8 years
30 days
1029 Earl Barrett CD 2
0
2 0 180 1993 6 days
1100 Gareth Barry M 20
9
29 1 1823 2000-09 8 years
305 days
391 Frank Barson CH   1 0 90 1920 90 min
1141 Darren Bent F 5
1
6 3 418 2011 279 days
599 Joe Beresford IR   1 0 90 1934 90 min
475 George Blackburn LH   1 0 90 1924 90 min
293 Billy Brawn OR   2 0 180 1904 12 days
646 Frank Broome F   7 3 630 1938-39 1 year
10 days
Albert Brown withdrew from the match against Ireland in March 1889. Younger brother of.....
95 Arthur Brown IR   3 4 270 1882 23 days
511 George Brown CF   1 0 90 1932 90 min
1152 Scott Carson GK 2
0
2 3ᵍᵃ 180 2007 4 days
on loan from Liverpool
Bob Chatt a reserve for the April 1894 match against Scotland
1067 Stan Collymore F 0
1
1 0 8 1997 8 min
Frank Coulton a reserve for the March 1887 match against Scotland
964 Gordon Cowans M 8
0
8 1 720 1983-90 7 years
264 days
212 Jimmy Crabtree F/HB   11 0 990 1896-1902 5 years
361 days
1037 Tony Daley M 4
3
7 0 398 1991-92 216 days
1204 Fabian Delph M 5
1
6 0 416 2014-15 284 days
197 Jack Devey F   2 0 180 1892-94 1 year
363 days
484 Arthur Dorrell OL   4 1 360 1924-25 320 days
1134 Stewart Downing LW 1
3
4 0 112 2011 115 days
1085 Dion Dublin F 1
0
1 0 90 1998 90 min
346 Andy Ducat RH   3 0 270 1920 222 days
1077 Ugo Ehiogu CB 0
1
1 0 14 1996 14 min
598 Tom Gardner RH 2
0
2 0 180 1934-35 1 year
2 days
285 William Garraty IR   1 0 90 1903 90 min
270 Bill George GK   3 2ᵍᵃ 270 1902 61 days
927 John Gidman RB 1
0
1 0 90 1977 90 min
1251 Jack Grealish LM 7
5
12 0 651 2020-21 306 days
348 Bert Hall OL   1 0 90 1910 90 min
372 Harry Hampton CF   4 2 360 1913-14 1 year
18 days
321 Sam Hardy GK   7 10ᵍᵃ 630 1913-20 7 years
5 days
1087 Lee Hendrie M 0
1
1 0 13 1998 13 min
1094 Emile Heskey M/F 9
3
12 2 551 2009-10 1 year
136 days
795 Gerry Hitchens CF 3
0
3 3 270 1961 17 days
996 Steve Hodge M 8
3
11 0 794 1986-87 231 days
146 Dennis Hodgetts LF   6 1 540 1888-94 6 years
27 days
557 Eric Houghton OL   7 5 630 1930-32 2 years
48 days
1070 David James GK 2
1
3 1ᵍᵃ 180 2000-01 191 days
424 Billy Kirton IR   1 1 90 1921 90 min
297 Alec Leake CH   5 0 450 1904-05 1 year
20 days
909 Brian Little CB 0
1
1 0 17 1975 17 min
666 Eddie Lowe LH   3 0 270 1947 22 days
1043 Paul Merson M 1
0
1 1 77 1998 77 min
1160 James Milner M 5
7
12 0 533 2009-10 364 days
1244 Tyrone Mings CD 9
5
14 0 920 2019-21 1 year
326 days
953 Tony Morley OL 5
1
6 0 455 1982-83 364 days
469 Tommy Mort LB   3 0 270 1924-26 2 years
45 days
423 Frank Moss HB   5 0 450 1921-24 2 years
173 days
528 Ben Olney GK   2 2ᵍᵃ 180 1928 3 days
1019 David Platt M 15
7
22 7 1541 1989-91 1 year
209 days
198 Jack Reynolds RH   5 1 450 1894-97 3 years
31 days
1054 Kevin Richardson CD 1
0
1 0 90 1994 90 min
410 Tommy Smart RB   5 0 450 1921-29 8 years
225 days
227 Steve Smith OL   1 1 90 1895 90 min
1071 Gareth Southgate CD 34
8
42 1 3303 1995-2001 5 years
164 days
235 Howard Spencer FB   6 0 540 1897-1905 8 years
3 days
973 Nigel Spink GK 0
1
1 0ᵍᵃ 45 1983 45 min
578 Ron Starling IL   1 0 90 1937 90 min
562 Joe Tate LH   3 0 270 1931-32 1 year
186 days
709 Tommy Thompson IR   1 0 90 1951 90 min
1116 Darius Vassell F 6
16
22 6 861 2002-04 2 years
132 days
96 Howard Vaughton F   5 6 450 1882-84 2 years
27 days
401 Billy Walker IL   18 9 1620 1920-32 12 years
45 days
371 Charlie Wallace OR   3 0 270 1913-20 7 years
35 days
563 Tom Waring CF   5 4 450 1931-32 330 days
1157 Stephen Warnock D 0
1
1 0 18 2010 18 min
1259 Ollie Watkins CF 0
3
3 1 64 2021 73 days
105 Oliver Whateley IF   2 2 180 1883 14 days
232 Fred Wheldon LF   4 6 360 1897-98 1 year
41 days
263 Albert Wilkes HB   5 1 450 1901-02 1 year
46 days
952 Peter Withe CF 9
2
11 1 x 1981-84 3 years
186 days
432 Dicky York OR   2 0 180 1922-26 4 years
9 days
1153 Ashley Young AM 4
11
15 2 637 2007-11 3 years
200 days

Aston Villa first provided three players in the starting XI for England in March 1892, against Ireland.
They did so again In March 1894, against the same country.

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