History: June 3
Today in Villa history.
3rd Jun 2008
History: June 3

1921: Reg Beresford born in Walsall. He was associated with Villa during the Second World War but played for Birmingham City and Crystal Palace after hostilities ended.

1994: Wolves paid £1.25 million for Tony Daley, offering him a four year contract, although because of injury he was already one year into his contract before he made his debut.

Random Villa Fact

Harry Hampton scored five goals on 5th October 1912 as Villa hammered Sheffield Wednesday 10-0 at Villa Park. Harold Halse had given Villa the lead in the third minute and both Clem Stephenson and Joe Bache hit a brace. Hampton was the first Villa player to score five goals in a league match, while Halse, Len Capewell, George Brown and Gerry Hitchens later equalled the feat. This remains the Owls' record league defeat.

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