Season 58 | 1946-47

The Story of 1946-47

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
8th
3rd Round
5-2 vs. Brentford (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
13 | Dicky Dorsett
43 | Les Smith

Manager Summary

P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

From
To
Manager
P
W
D
L
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
Ongoing
Ongoing
Alex Massie
43
18
9
16
27
42%
37%
63%
26%
1.47
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Alex Massie
Fred Normansell
Fred Archer

Season Statistics

Pos: Final League Position; P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; F: Goals Scored; A: Goals Conceded; Pts: Final League Points; GD: Goal Difference (A-F); PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); GR: Goal Ratio (F/A); GPG: Goals Scored per Game; CPG: Goals Conceded per Game; CS: Clean Sheets; CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

Results - All Competitions

P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
PPG
43
18
9
16
68
58
10
1.17
1.58
1.35
11
26%
42%
37%
27
63%
1.47

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
8th
42
18
9
15
67
53
45
14
1.6
1.26
1.26
11
26%
43%
36%
64%
1.50

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
2
2
4
4
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Liverpool
42
25
7
10
84
52
32
57
2
Manchester United
42
22
12
8
95
54
41
56
3
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
25
6
11
98
56
42
56
4
Stoke City
42
24
7
11
90
53
37
55
5
Blackpool
42
22
6
14
71
70
1
50
6
Sheffield United
42
21
7
14
89
75
14
49
7
Preston North End
42
18
11
13
76
74
2
47
8
Aston Villa
42
18
9
15
67
53
14
45
9
Sunderland
42
18
8
16
65
66
-1
44
10
Everton
42
17
9
16
62
67
-5
43
11
Middlesbrough
42
17
8
17
73
68
5
42
12
Portsmouth
42
16
9
17
66
60
6
41
13
Arsenal
42
16
9
17
72
70
2
41
14
Derby County
42
18
5
19
73
79
-6
41
15
Chelsea
42
16
7
19
69
84
-15
39
16
Grimsby Town
42
13
12
17
61
82
-21
38
17
Blackburn Rovers
42
14
8
20
45
53
-8
36
18
Bolton Wanderers
42
13
8
21
57
69
-12
34
19
Charlton Athletic
42
11
12
19
57
71
-14
34
20
Huddersfield Town
42
13
7
22
53
79
-26
33
21
Brentford
42
9
7
26
45
88
-43
25
22
Leeds United
42
6
6
30
45
90
-45
18

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division One
31 Aug 1946
Aston Villa
0-1
Middlesbrough
L
1988
Division One
2 Sep 1946
Aston Villa
0-1
Everton
L
1989
Division One
7 Sep 1946
Derby County
1-2
Aston Villa
W
1990
Division One
11 Sep 1946
Wolves
1-2
Aston Villa
W
1991
Division One
14 Sep 1946
Aston Villa
0-2
Arsenal
L
1992
Division One
16 Sep 1946
Aston Villa
3-0
Wolves
W
1993
Division One
21 Sep 1946
Blackpool
1-0
Aston Villa
L
1994
Division One
28 Sep 1946
Aston Villa
5-2
Brentford
W
1995
Division One
5 Oct 1946
Blackburn Rovers
0-1
Aston Villa
W
1996
Division One
12 Oct 1946
Aston Villa
1-1
Portsmouth
D
1997
Division One
19 Oct 1946
Aston Villa
4-0
Charlton Athletic
W
1998
Division One
26 Oct 1946
Preston North End
3-1
Aston Villa
L
1999
Division One
2 Nov 1946
Aston Villa
0-0
Manchester United
D
2000
Division One
9 Nov 1946
Stoke City
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2001
Division One
16 Nov 1946
Aston Villa
1-1
Bolton Wanderers
D
2002
Division One
23 Nov 1946
Chelsea
1-3
Aston Villa
W
2003
Division One
30 Nov 1946
Aston Villa
2-3
Sheffield United
L
2004
Division One
7 Dec 1946
Grimsby Town
0-3
Aston Villa
W
2005
Division One
14 Dec 1946
Aston Villa
2-1
Leeds United
W
2006
Division One
21 Dec 1946
Liverpool
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2007
Division One
25 Dec 1946
Aston Villa
2-2
Huddersfield Town
D
2008
Division One
26 Dec 1946
Huddersfield Town
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2009
Division One
28 Dec 1946
Middlesbrough
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2010
Division One
1 Jan 1947
Everton
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2011
Division One
4 Jan 1947
Aston Villa
2-0
Derby County
W
2012
FA Cup
11 Jan 1947
Burnley
5-1
Aston Villa
L
2013
Division One
18 Jan 1947
Arsenal
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2014
Division One
25 Jan 1947
Aston Villa
1-1
Blackpool
D
2015
Division One
1 Feb 1947
Brentford
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2016
Division One
15 Feb 1947
Portsmouth
3-2
Aston Villa
L
2017
Division One
22 Feb 1947
Charlton Athletic
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2018
Division One
8 Mar 1947
Manchester United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2019
Division One
22 Mar 1947
Bolton Wanderers
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2020
Division One
29 Mar 1947
Aston Villa
2-0
Chelsea
W
2021
Division One
4 Apr 1947
Sunderland
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2022
Division One
5 Apr 1947
Sheffield United
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2023
Division One
8 Apr 1947
Aston Villa
4-0
Sunderland
W
2024
Division One
12 Apr 1947
Aston Villa
3-3
Grimsby Town
D
2025
Division One
19 Apr 1947
Leeds United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2026
Division One
26 Apr 1947
Aston Villa
1-2
Liverpool
L
2027
Division One
10 May 1947
Aston Villa
2-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
2028
Division One
17 May 1947
Aston Villa
4-2
Preston North End
W
2029
Division One
26 May 1947
Aston Villa
0-1
Stoke City
L
2030

Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Debut Appearances

Final Appearances

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
27
29.27
27.54 | Blackpool (h), 25 January 1947
30.98 | Grimsby (h), 12 April 1947

First Team Squad

Appearances