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Joe Bache

Aston Villa FC

7 appearances, 4 goals

P 7 W 4 D 3 L 0 F 11: A 6
79% successful

1903-11

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
630

Profile

Full name Joseph William Bache
Born 8 February 1880 in Stourbridge, Worcestershire [registered in Stourbridge, March 1880].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, a very young Bache was living at 82 Enville Street in Stourbridge. He is the youngest of four children living with his parents, Henry and Joyce (née Long). His father is a boiler maker.

According to the 1891 census, Bache, now a scholar, was now living at 78 Enville Street in Stourbridge. Still the youngest of four children.  His father is still a boiler maker.

According to the 1901 census, Bache, now a Professional Footballer, still living at 78 Enville Street. The only one of the children living with his parents.

According to the 1911 census, Bache, still a Professional Footballer, is married and living with his wife of three years, Rose Emma Devenport, at The Lindens, in Baylie Street, Stourbridge. They are also the parent of their six month old son, Joseph William.

Married twice, firstly to Minnie Zoah Bevan [registered in Stourbridge, September 1902]. Minnie died in December 1905. Then secondly, to Rose Emma Devenport Brookes on 3 June 1907, Cropthorne, Worcestershire [registered in Pershore, June 1907].
Died 10 November 1960 at 18 Summer Hill Terrace, St. Paul's, Birmingham, aged 80 years 276 days [registered in Birmingham, December 1960].
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 11st. 10lbs [1913].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Bewdley Victoria before joining Stourbridge FC. He joined Aston Villa FC for a £100 transfer fee in December 1900. He later became the Villa Captain and scored 167 goals in 431 league appearances. He made a war-time guest appearance with Notts County FC. He joined Mid-Rhondda FC as player-manager in August 1920 and then Grimsby Town FC as player-coach on 20 July 1920 to 1921, he played in five league matches, scoring once. After which he became a coach in Germany for four years, including a spell with Mannheim FC from October 1924.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1904-05, 1912-13; Football League runners-up 1902-03, 1907-08, 1910-11, 1912-13, 1913-14, Champions 1909-10; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1910,
Individual honours Football League (seven appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 285th players (286) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 85, 2 March 1903, England 2 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Fratton Park, Frogmore Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, aged 23 years 22 days.
Last match No. 110, 1 April 1911, England 1 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 31 years 52 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1902-03, 1903-04, 1904-05, 1906-07, 1909-10, 1910-11;
Team honours British Championships shared 1902-03, winners 1903-04, 1904-05, 1910-11;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Like his father, Joe was trained as a boiler maker. After returning from Rot Weiss in Frankfurt, Germany, Bache rejoined Aston Villa FC as their second-team coach in August 1927 until July 1928. He was later employed as a licensee in Aston. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.17.

 

Joe Bache - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
8 7 7 630 4 158 min 4 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.

 

Joe Bache - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 3 1 0 5 2 +3 0 2 1.25 0.50 87.5 +3
Away 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 0 0 2.00 1.333 66.7 +1
All - British Championship 7 4 3 0 11 6 +5 0 2 1.571 0.857 78.6 +4

 

Joe Bache - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1902-03 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1903-04 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
BC 1904-05 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1906-07 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1909-10 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1910-11 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 7 4 3 0 11 6 +5 0 2 1.571 0.857 78.6 +4
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 7 4 3 0 11 6 +5 0 2 1.571 0.857 78.6 +4
All 7 4 3 0 11 6 +5 0 2 1.571 0.857 78.6 +4

 

Joe Bache - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 7 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 7 full capsx

Age 23
1 78 2 March 1903 - England 2 Wales 1, Fratton Park, Portsmouth BC HW Start 12 il
- 79 4 April 1903 - England 1 Scotland 2, Bramall Lane, Sheffield HL withdrawn
Age 24
2 80 29 February 1904 - Wales 2 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start 77 il
3 81 12 March 1904 - Ireland 1 England 3, Solitude Ground, Belfast AW Start 12 il
Age 25
4 85 1 April 1905 - England 1 Scotland 0, Sports Arena, Crystal Palace BC HW Start 78 il
Age 27
5 89 16 February 1907 - England 1 Ireland 0, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start il
Age 30
6 105 12 February 1910 - Ireland 1 England 1, Solitude Ground, Belfast BC AD Start il
Age 31
7 110 1 April 1911 - England 1 Scotland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HD Start il

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