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Notes: The first season of the Football League. Thomas Green scored Villa's first-ever League goal.


For more stats from this season (matches, appearances, goalscorers, reserves, tables etc), click on the Excel icon below.


1888-89


The following players were included in the 1888-89 season.
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Allen, Albert

Ashmore, Walter

Brown, Albert Arthur

Burton, John

Coulton, Frank

Cox, Gershom

Dawson, Frederick

Devey, Harry

Dixon, Arthur

Garvey, Batty

Garvey, William

Goodall, Archie

Green, Thomas

Harrison, Thomas

Hodgetts, Dennis

Hunter, Archibald

Simmonds, Henry

Thomas, Robert

Warner, Jimmy

Wollaston, Arthur

Yates, Harry







First team


Name		League	FA Cup

Albert Allen	21 - 17	3 - 1
Walter Ashmore	1 - 0	0
Albert Brown	22 - 8	3 - 1
John Burton	16 - 0	3 - 0
Frank Coulton	19 - 0	2 - 0
Gershom Cox	22 - 0	3 - 0
Frederick Dawson	3 - 0	0
Harry Devey	21 - 0	3 - 0
Arthur Dixon	3 - 1	0
Batty Garvey	2 - 0	0
Archie Goodall	14 - 7	0
Thomas Green	21 - 13	3 - 1
Thomas Harrison	2 - 0	0
Dennis Hodgetts	17 - 8	3 - 3
Archibald Hunter	19 - 7	3 - 3
Robert Thomas	0	1 - 0
Jimmy Warner	21 - 0	3 - 0
Arthur Wollaston	4 - 0	1 - 0
Harry Yates	13 - 0	2 - 0



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