Billy Garraty Stats

 

League Appearances
Season Games Goals
1897-98    2          0
1898-99    9          6
1899-00  39        30
1900-01  40        11
1901-02  28         7
1902-03  30        15
1903-04 18          9
1904-05 37         10
1905-06 37         21
1906-07 5             2
1907-08 10           0

League: 224 Matches – 96 Goals

Cup: 31 Matches – 15 Goals

Villa’s all time top 10 goalscorers :

244 Billy Walker,

242 Harry Hampton,

186 John Devey,

170 Eric Houghton,

167 Pongo Waring,

144 Johnny Dixon,

120 Peter McParland,

111 Billy Garraty

100 Dai Astley,

100 Len Capewell.

Honours during time with Villa

1898-99   Football League Champions (4th time)
1899-00   Football League Champions (5th time)
1900-01   F.A. Cup semi-finalists
1902-03   Football League runner-up
          F.A. Cup semi-finalists
1904-05   F.A. Cup Winners (4th time)
1907-08   Football League runner-up
1909-10   Football League Champions (6th time)
1910-11   Football League runner-up

After 224 league matches and 96 goals, he transferred to Leicester Fosse FC on 7 September 1908 and to West Bromwich Albion FC on 30 October 1908. Garraty joined Lincoln City AFC on 23 November 1910, being permitted to remain living in Birmingham. Retired in 1911.

FA Cup winners 1904-05; Football League Champions 1898-99, 1899-1900, runners-up 1902-03, 1907-08; The Sheriff of London’s Charity Shield shared 1899, runners-up 1900, winners 1901;

Top Goalscorer Football League (27, 1899-1900) Golden Boot and second highest number of goals in a single season for Aston Villa – second only to the great Pongo Waring.

One England cap 2nd March 1903, England 2 Wales 1 British Championship Match (championship shared 1902-1903) played at Fratton Park, Portsmouth aged 24 years 147 days.

Billy would have had two known caps had he not been injured and had to withdraw for the game with Ireland on 14th February , 1903 whereby England beat Ireland 4-0 and the Molineux, Wolverhapton.

Height 5′ 9″ Weight 12st 0lbs (1906)