Villa’s England Internationals
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Complete as at Mar 29, 2022.

Notes:

Caps were also limited by the fact that England did not enter international competition (the World Cup) until 1950.

The following table is sortable by clicking on any white column heading (click twice where necessary)...
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No. Player Name From/To Position Apps Goals Captain? First Cap
with Villa?
Comment

=01.

Brown, Arthur Alfred

1882

Forward

3

4

Yes

=01.

Vaughton, Oliver Howard

1882-84

Forward

5

6

Yes

Shares the record for the most number of goals in one game: 5.

03.

Whateley, Oliver

1883

Forward

2

2

Yes

04.

Allen, Albert Arthur

1888

Forward

1

3

Yes

05.

Hodgetts, Dennis

1888-94

Wing/Forward

6

1

Yes

06.

Athersmith, William Charles

1892-1900

Forward

12

3

Yes

07.

Devey, John Henry George

1892-94

Forward

2

1

Yes

08.

Reynolds, John

1894-97

Midfield

5

Yes

09.

Smith, Stephen

1895

Wing

1

Yes

10.

Crabtree, James William

1896-1902

Defence/Midfield

11

Yes

Said to be England's greatest all-round player before WW2.

11.

Spencer, Howard

1897-1905

Full-back

6

Yes

Yes

12.

Wheldon, George Frederick

1897-98

Forward

4

6

Yes

13.

Wilkes, Albert

1901-02

Midfield

5

1

Yes

14.

George, William

1902

Goal

3

Yes

15.

Garraty, William

1903

Forward

1

Yes

16.

Bache, Joseph William

1903-11

Forward

7

4

Yes

17.

Brawn, William Frederick

1904

Forward

2

Yes

18.

Leake, Alexander

1904-05

Midfield

5

Yes

19.

Hall, Albert Edward

1910

Wing

1

Yes

20.

Hampton, Henry (‘Harry’)

1913-14

Forward

4

2

Yes

21.

Wallace, Charles William

1913-20

Wing

3

Yes

22.

Hardy, Samuel

1914-20

Goal

7

23.

Barson, Frank

1920

Midfield(CH)

1

Yes

24.

Ducat, Andrew

1920

Midfield

3

25.

Walker, William Henry

1920-32

Forward

18

9

Yes

Yes

Villa's most capped player until David Platt, 60 years later.

26.

Kirton, William John

1921

Forward

1

Yes

27.

Moss, Frank

1921-24

Midfield

5

Yes

Yes

28.

Smart, Thomas

1921-29

Full-back

5

Yes

29.

York, Richard Ernest

1922-26

Wing

2

Yes

30.

Blackburn, George Frederick

1924

Midfield

1

Yes

31.

Dorrell, Arthur Reginald

1924-25

Wing

4

1

Yes

32.

Mort, Thomas

1924-26

Full-back

3

Yes

33.

Olney, Benjamin Albert

1928

Goal

2

Yes

34.

Houghton, William Eric

1930-31

Wing

7

5

Yes

35.

Tate, Joseph Thomas

1931-32

Midfield

3

Yes

36.

Waring, Thomas

1931-32

Forward

5

4

Yes

37.

Brown, George

1932

Forward

1

38.

Starling, Ronald William

1937

Forward

1

39.

Beresford, Joseph

1934

Forward

1

40.

Gardner, Thomas

1934-35

Midfield

2

41.

Broome, Frank Henry

1938-39

Wing/Forward

7

3

Yes

42.

Lowe, Edmund

1947

Midfield

3

Yes

43.

Thompson, Thomas

1951

Forward

1

Yes

44.

Hitchens, Gerald Archibald

1961

Forward

3

3

Yes

Caps gained after season 1960-61 and immediately before transfer to Internazionale (Milan) after his display for England against Italy. He was subsequently the first England player to be capped while playing for an overseas club.

45.

Little, Brian

1975

Forward

1

Yes

46.

Gidman, John

1977

Full-back

1

Yes

47.

Morley, Anthony William

1981-82

Wing

6

Yes

48.

Withe, Peter

1981-84

Forward

11

1

Yes

49.

Spink, Nigel Philip

1983

Goal

1

Yes

50.

Cowans, Gordon Sidney

1983-90

Forward

8

1

Yes

51.

Hodge, Stephen Brian

1986

Midfield

11

Yes

52.

Platt, David Andrew

1989-91

Midfield

22

7

Yes

53.

Daley, Anthony Mark

1991-92

Wing

7

Yes

54.

Barrett, Earl Delisser

1993

Full-back

2

Yes

55.

Richardson, Kevin

1994

Midfield

1

Yes

56.

Southgate, Gareth

1995-2002

Centre-back

42

1

Yes

57.

Ehiogu, Ugochuku

1996

Centre-back

1

1

Yes

58.

Collymore, Stanley Victor

1997

Forward

1

59.

Dublin, Dion

1998

Forward

1

Yes

60.

Hendrie, Lee Andrew

1998

Forward

1

Yes

61.

Merson, Paul Charles

1998

Forward

1

62.

Barry, Gareth

2000-09

Defence/Midfield

29

2

Yes

63.

James, David Benjamin

2001

Goal

3

64.

Vassell, Darius

2002-04

Forward

22

6

Yes

Mostly played as a match substitute: a scoring "super-sub".

65.

Young, Ashley

2007-11

Wing

15

2

Yes

He first started a match on his 10th cap.

66.

Agbonlahor, Gabriel

2008-09

Forward

3

Yes

Also selected for England squads in 2011 & 2013

67.

Heskey, Emile

2009-10

Forward

12

2

68.

Milner, James

2009-10

Midfield

12

Yes

69.

Warnock, Stephen

2010

Full-back

1

70.

Bent, Darren

2011

Forward

6

3

71.

Downing, Stewart

2011

Wing

4

72.

Delph, Fabian

2014-15

Midfield

6

Yes

73.

Mings, Tyrone

2019-22

Centre-back

17

2

Yes

74.

Grealish, Jack

2020-21

Midfield

12

Yes

75.

Watkins, Oliver

2021-22

Forward

7

2

Yes