Season 60 | 1948-49

The Story of 1948-49

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
10th
4th Round
5-1 vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
14 | Trevor Ford
44 | Harry Parkes

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
46
17
12
17
29
37%
37%
63%
22%
1.37
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
46
17
12
17
64
75
-11
0.85
1.39
1.63
10
22%
37%
37%
29
63%
1.37

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
10th
42
16
10
16
60
76
42
-16
1.43
1.81
0.79
9
21%
38%
38%
62%
1.38

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
3
3
12
9
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Portsmouth
42
25
8
9
84
42
42
58
2
Manchester United
42
21
11
10
77
44
33
53
3
Derby County
42
22
9
11
74
55
19
53
4
Newcastle United
42
20
12
10
70
56
14
52
5
Arsenal
42
18
13
11
74
44
30
49
6
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
17
12
13
79
66
13
46
7
Manchester City
42
15
15
12
47
51
-4
45
8
Sunderland
42
13
17
12
49
58
-9
43
9
Charlton Athletic
42
15
12
15
63
67
-4
42
10
Aston Villa
42
16
10
16
60
76
-16
42
11
Stoke City
42
16
9
17
66
68
-2
41
12
Liverpool
42
13
14
15
53
43
10
40
13
Chelsea
42
12
14
16
69
68
1
38
14
Bolton Wanderers
42
14
10
18
59
68
-9
38
15
Burnley
42
12
14
16
43
50
-7
38
16
Blackpool
42
11
16
15
54
67
-13
38
17
Birmingham City
42
11
15
16
36
38
-2
37
18
Everton
42
13
11
18
41
63
-22
37
19
Middlesbrough
42
11
12
19
46
57
-11
34
20
Huddersfield Town
42
12
10
20
40
69
-29
34
21
Preston North End
42
11
11
20
62
75
-13
33
22
Sheffield United
42
11
11
20
57
78
-21
33

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division One
21 Aug 1948
Aston Villa
2-1
Liverpool
W
2074
Division One
25 Aug 1948
Bolton Wanderers
3-0
Aston Villa
L
2075
Division One
28 Aug 1948
Blackpool
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2076
Division One
30 Aug 1948
Aston Villa
2-4
Bolton Wanderers
L
2077
Division One
4 Sep 1948
Aston Villa
1-1
Derby County
D
2078
Division One
8 Sep 1948
Newcastle United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2079
Division One
11 Sep 1948
Arsenal
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2080
Division One
13 Sep 1948
Aston Villa
2-4
Newcastle United
L
2081
Division One
18 Sep 1948
Aston Villa
3-3
Huddersfield Town
D
2082
Division One
25 Sep 1948
Manchester United
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2083
Division One
2 Oct 1948
Aston Villa
4-3
Sheffield United
W
2084
Division One
9 Oct 1948
Aston Villa
1-1
Portsmouth
D
2085
Division One
16 Oct 1948
Manchester City
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2086
Division One
23 Oct 1948
Aston Villa
4-3
Charlton Athletic
W
2087
Division One
30 Oct 1948
Stoke City
4-2
Aston Villa
L
2088
Division One
6 Nov 1948
Aston Villa
3-1
Burnley
W
2089
Division One
13 Nov 1948
Preston North End
0-1
Aston Villa
W
2090
Division One
20 Nov 1948
Aston Villa
0-1
Everton
L
2091
Division One
27 Nov 1948
Chelsea
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2092
Division One
4 Dec 1948
Aston Villa
0-3
Birmingham City
L
2093
Division One
11 Dec 1948
Middlesbrough
6-0
Aston Villa
L
2094
Division One
18 Dec 1948
Liverpool
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2095
Division One
25 Dec 1948
Wolves
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2096
Division One
27 Dec 1948
Aston Villa
5-1
Wolves
W
2097
Division One
1 Jan 1949
Aston Villa
2-5
Blackpool
L
2098
FA Cup
8 Jan 1949
Aston Villa
1-1
Bolton Wanderers
D
2099
FA Cup
15 Jan 1949
Bolton Wanderers
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2100
FA Cup
17 Jan 1949
Aston Villa
2-1
Bolton Wanderers
W
2101
Division One
22 Jan 1949
Aston Villa
1-0
Arsenal
W
2102
FA Cup
29 Jan 1949
Aston Villa
1-2
Cardiff City
L
2103
Division One
12 Feb 1949
Huddersfield Town
0-1
Aston Villa
W
2104
Division One
19 Feb 1949
Aston Villa
2-1
Manchester United
W
2105
Division One
26 Feb 1949
Sheffield United
0-1
Aston Villa
W
2106
Division One
5 Mar 1949
Portsmouth
3-0
Aston Villa
L
2107
Division One
12 Mar 1949
Aston Villa
1-0
Manchester City
W
2108
Division One
19 Mar 1949
Everton
1-3
Aston Villa
W
2109
Division One
26 Mar 1949
Aston Villa
1-1
Chelsea
D
2110
Division One
2 Apr 1949
Burnley
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2111
Division One
9 Apr 1949
Aston Villa
2-0
Preston North End
W
2112
Division One
15 Apr 1949
Sunderland
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2113
Division One
16 Apr 1949
Charlton Athletic
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2114
Division One
19 Apr 1949
Aston Villa
1-1
Sunderland
D
2115
Division One
23 Apr 1949
Aston Villa
2-1
Stoke City
W
2116
Division One
27 Apr 1949
Derby County
2-2
Aston Villa
D
2117
Division One
30 Apr 1949
Birmingham City
0-1
Aston Villa
W
2118
Division One
7 May 1949
Aston Villa
1-1
Middlesbrough
D
2119

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
26
29.12
27.56 | Manchester United (a), 25 September 1948
30.31 | Cardiff (h), 29 January 1949

First Team Squad

Appearances