Scottish flag William Groves

Born09 November 1869, Leith
NationalityScottish
PositionWing half

With Aston Villa, 1st Division Champion 1894

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1893-94 Aston Villa FA Cup 4
1893-94 Aston Villa League Division One 22
4


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Sep 1893 Aston Villa v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
02 Oct 1893 Sheffield United v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
07 Oct 1893 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
14 Oct 1893 Darwen v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
21 Oct 1893 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa W 3-6 League Division One
28 Oct 1893 Aston Villa v Burnley W 4-0 League Division One
30 Oct 1893 Aston Villa v Sheffield United W 4-0 League Division One
04 Nov 1893 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
11 Nov 1893 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 2-1 League Division One
18 Nov 1893 Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
25 Nov 1893 Aston Villa v Preston North End W 2-0 League Division One
02 Dec 1893 Derby County v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division One
09 Dec 1893 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 League Division One
16 Dec 1893 Newton Heath v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
23 Dec 1893 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1893 Aston Villa v Darwen W 9-0 League Division One
27 Jan 1894 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 4-2 FA Cup 1st round
03 Feb 1894 Aston Villa v Newton Heath W 5-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1894 Sunderland v Aston Villa D 2-2 FA Cup 2nd round
21 Feb 1894 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 3-1 FA Cup 2nd round replay
24 Feb 1894 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa L 3-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
03 Mar 1894 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
24 Mar 1894 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1894 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1894 Burnley v Aston Villa W 3-6 League Division One
14 Apr 1894 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1887-88 Scotland British Championships 1
1
1888-89 Scotland British Championships 1
3
1889-90 Scotland British Championships 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Mar 1888 Scotland v Wales W 5-1 British Championships
09 Mar 1889 Scotland v Ireland W 7-0 British Championships
05 Apr 1890 Scotland v England D 1-1 British Championships


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.