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Bob Chatt

Aston Villa FC




Full name Robert Chatt
Born late 1869 in Barnard Castle, county Durham [registered in Teesdale, December 1869]
Baptised 7 November 1869 at Parochial Chapelry, Barnard Castle
Died early 1955 [registered in Durham SW, March 1955]
Height/Weight not known



Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Cleator Moor FC, before joining local Northern League club, Middlesbrough Ironoplis FC. He moved on to Aston Villa FC in August 1893. He made 86 league appearances, scoring nineteen goals, until he left in June 1898, when he retired from the professional game. He was reinstated as an amateur and went back to his Durham roots as he joined Stockton FC. He went on to play for South Shields FC and Willington Athletic FC.
Club honours Football League Champions 1893-94, 1895-96, 1896-97; FA Cup winners 1894-95; FA Amateur Cup winners 1898-99;
Individual honours not known
Distinctions not known

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-forward
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Chatt became the trainer at various clubs, starting with Doncaster Rovers FC for 1904-05. Port Vale in 1905-06. Then onto Manchester City FC from 1906 until 1916. He returned to South Shields in 1919, then Caerphilly FC for 1921-22 and finally Newport County AFC from 1922 until 1931.


Bob Chatt - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 0 min 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.


Bob Chatt - Match History
 Clubs: Aston Villa F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 24
- 52 7 April 1894 - Scotland 2 England 2, Celtic Park, Glasgow BC AD reserve