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Offline Chico Hamilton III

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League goals in successive seasons
« on: September 08, 2017, 12:22:05 PM »
A friend of mine worked this out and sent it to me. Gabby's up there:

League goals in successive seasons

   15 - Joe Bache (1900-01 1914-15)
   14 - Billy Walker (1919-20 1932-33)
   13 - Gabriel Agbonlahor (2005-06 2017-18)
Johnny Dixon (1946-47 1958-59)
   11 - Charlie Athersmith (1890-91 1900-01)
John Devey (1891-92 1901-02)
Allan Evans (1977-78 1987-88)
Harry Hampton (1904-05 1914-15)
Dicky York (1919-20 1929-30)

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2017, 01:08:40 PM »
A friend of mine worked this out and sent it to me. Gabby's up there:

League goals in successive seasons

   15 - Joe Bache (1900-01 1914-15)
   14 - Billy Walker (1919-20 1932-33)
   13 - Gabriel Agbonlahor (2005-06 2017-18)
Johnny Dixon (1946-47 1958-59)
   11 - Charlie Athersmith (1890-91 1900-01)
John Devey (1891-92 1901-02)
Allan Evans (1977-78 1987-88)
Harry Hampton (1904-05 1914-15)
Dicky York (1919-20 1929-30)


In there by the skin of his teeth thanks to one goal in each of the past 2 seasons.

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2017, 03:26:33 PM »
How quickly did we switch Evans to centre-half?

Offline dcdavecollett

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2017, 06:19:07 PM »
In first-team terms, almost immediately.

Offline Meanwood Villa

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2017, 07:12:15 PM »
He hasn't scored in 2017/18 yet. The derby isn't until October. All the names on that list could justifiably be considered club legends apart from that fat wanker. A catalogue of disastrous seasons and lack of fortitude on the part of the leadership of the club have led him to be in that exalted company.  Nothing more.

Offline Damo70

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2017, 10:14:13 PM »
Do we have any stats for own goals in successive seasons? Surely Dunne and Keown would feature.

Offline The Left Side

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2017, 11:50:45 PM »
He hasn't scored in 2017/18 yet. The derby isn't until October. All the names on that list could justifiably be considered club legends apart from that fat wanker. A catalogue of disastrous seasons and lack of fortitude on the part of the leadership of the club have led him to be in that exalted company.  Nothing more.

Didn't he score against Hull in the first game of the season?

Offline ADVILLAFAN

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2017, 12:30:40 AM »
Yes, think he scored from an El Mohamady ball in.

Offline Meanwood Villa

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2017, 08:35:38 AM »
Yes, think he scored from an El Mohamady ball in.

Oops. I stand by everything else I said though.

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2017, 01:14:10 PM »
How could you forget, it was only the other week and we're hardly goal machines.

Online luke95

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2017, 10:55:58 AM »
Gabbys average over those 13 seasons is less than 6 goals a season .
Shocking that he is still worshipped by so many Villa fans

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2017, 11:46:51 AM »
Gabbys average over those 13 seasons is less than 6 goals a season .
Shocking that he is still worshipped by so many Villa fans

I don't think I'm being greedy in expecting more than that average from a central defender.

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #12 on: September 10, 2017, 07:09:06 PM »
Eric Houghton beats them all with 16 successive seasons (1930-31 to 1945-46) if you include war league years.

Offline Lobsterboy

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2017, 05:17:39 PM »
Gabbys average over those 13 seasons is less than 6 goals a season .
Shocking that he is still worshipped by so many Villa fans

Apart from Benteke and Kodjia most of our strikers have struggled to get 6 goals a season in the last few years! Absolutely woeful!

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Re: League goals in successive seasons
« Reply #14 on: September 11, 2017, 05:33:21 PM »
Gabbys average over those 13 seasons is less than 6 goals a season .
Shocking that he is still worshipped by so many Villa fans

Apart from Benteke and Kodjia most of our strikers have struggled to get 6 goals a season in the last few years! Absolutely woeful!

True , but then none of them have milked the club for atleast 8 yrs either.