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Howard Vaughton
Aston Villa FC

5 caps, 6 goals
40% successful
1882-84
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 450


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Howard Vaughton Profile

Full name Oliver Howard Vaughton
Popular name Howard Vaughton
Born  9 January 1861 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire;
Died 6 January 1937, in Birmingham, aged 75 years;
Height/Weight -

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 90th players to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left;
First match No. 14, 18 February 1882, Ireland 0 England 13, friendly match at Knock Ground, Bloomfield, Belfast.  Aged 21 years, 40 days; scored five goals;
Last match No. 22, 17 March 1884, Wales 0 England 4, a British Championship match at 'The Racecourse', 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 (1971). Hatton Press, p.253.

 

Howard Vaughton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Gls Av. min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 5 2 450 6 75 min 0 None None

 

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 Championships
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
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. International Select Committee - 5 full caps
1 14 18-Feb-1882 Ireland 0 England 13 Knock Ground, Bloomfield, Belfast Fr AW Start
n/k
n/a
2 15 11-Mar-1882 Scotland 5 England 1 Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow` Fr AL Start
n/a
3 16 13-Mar-1882 Wales 5 England 3 Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham Fr AL Start n/a
4 21 15-Mar-1884 Scotland 1 England 0 Cathkin Park, Glasgow BC AL Start n/a
5 22 17-Mar-1884 Wales 0 England 4 Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AW Start n/a

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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