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Howard Vaughton

Aston Villa FC

5 appearances, 6 goals

P 5 W 2 D 0 L 3 F 21: A 11
40% successful

1882-84

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Oliver Howard Vaughton
Born 9 January 1861 at 127 Hampton Street, Hampton, Birmingham, Warwickshire [registered in Birmingham, March 1861].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, Oliver H is marked down as a three-year old, and not three months, he is the second of two children to Thomas and Rosina, and with one servant they live at 127 Hampton Street in Birmingham. His father is aj eweler.

According to the 1871 census, Oliver H. is the second oldest, now with six more siblings,living at 129 Albert Road in Aston Manor. His father is a goldsmith jeweler employing twenty-four.

According to the 1881 census, Oliver H. is still at home with his parents, now with three more younger siblings, he is a machinist, all are still living at 129 Albert Road with one servant. His father is now retired.

According to the 1891 census, Oliver H. is the oldest of the seven children, all still at home with their parents at 94 Trinity Road in Handsworth. Oliver is a die sinker at his father's gold jewelers. They have two servants.

According to the 1901 census, Oliver H. is married to Lizzie and they have four children, Annie Reeves Smith, Catherine May Gertrude, Howard George and Eileen, along with two servants they live at Goldthorne, on Ascot Road in Moseley. He is still a die sinker, as well as a stamper and a medalist, but he now employs.

According to the 1911 census, Oliver and Lizzie have two more children, Doris and Grace, making six, and with two servants, they at 3 Ascot Road in Moseley. Oliver is a manufacturer, as well as a goldsmith.

Married to Lizzie Isobel Annie Reeves-Smith [registered in Eastbourne, December 1898].
Died 6 January 1937, in Birmingham, aged 75 years 362 days [registered in Northampton, March 1937].... why Northampton?
Funeral held on 12 January in Birmingham.
Height/Weight not known

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Began his playing career with a string of Birmingham clubs, including Waterloo FC, Birmingham FC, then Wednesday Strollers, before joining Aston Villa FC in August 1880 until May 1888. Retired with a thigh injury;
Club honours FA Cup winners 1886-87;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Howard Vaughton was also British skating champion and also played cricket for both Staffordshire and Shropshire. A road in Birmingham is also named after the Vaughton Family, which still holds strong links to Birmingham and other areas such as Wales.

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 90th players (96) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left/right, centre-forward;
First match No. 14, 18 February 1882, Ireland 0 England 13, a friendly match at Knock Ground, Bloomfield, Belfast, aged 21 years, 40 days.
Last match No. 22, 17 March 1884, Wales 0 England 4, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 23 years, 68 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1883-84;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After his football career ended he ran a silversmith's firm and was charged with making a new FA Cup after the original disappeared in mysterious circumstances in 1895.  Vice-President of Aston Villa FC in 1923, President in June 1924, for three months.  Became a Director of the club from September 1924 until December 1932, elected a life member in February 1933.  Was also on the management and ground committees of Warwickshire CCC. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.253

 

Howard Vaughton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 5 2 450 6 75 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Howard Vaughton - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 5 2 0 3 21 11 +10 1 2 4.20 2.20 40.0 -1
All 5 2 0 3 21 11 +10 1 2 4.20 2.20 40.0 -1

 

Howard Vaughton - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
Friendly 3 1 0 2 17 10 +7 0 1 5.667 3.333 33.3 -1
All 5 2 0 3 21 11 +10 1 2 4.20 2.20 40.0 -1

 

Howard Vaughton - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0

 

Howard Vaughton - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 5 full capsx

Age 21
1 14 18 February 1882 - Ireland 0 England 13, Knock Ground, Belfast Fr AW Start
il
2 15 11 March 1882 - Scotland 5 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL Start cf
3 16 13 March 1882 - Wales 5 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham Fr AL Start il
Age 23
4 21 15 March 1884 - Scotland 1 England 0, Cathkin Park, Glasgow BC AL Start ir
5 22 17 March 1884 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start ir

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