Season 64 | 1952-53

The Story of 1952-53

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
11th
Quarter Final
6-0 vs. Portsmouth (h), Division One

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
George Martin
47
17
14
16
31
36%
34%
66%
28%
1.38
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
George Martin
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
47
17
14
16
71
65
6
1.09
1.51
1.38
13
28%
36%
34%
31
66%
1.38

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
11th
42
14
13
15
63
61
41
2
1.5
1.45
1.03
12
29%
33%
36%
64%
1.31

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
3
3
8
7
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Arsenal
42
21
12
9
97
64
33
54
2
Preston North End
42
21
12
9
85
60
25
54
3
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
19
13
10
86
63
23
51
4
West Bromwich Albion
42
21
8
13
66
60
6
50
5
Charlton Athletic
42
19
11
12
77
63
14
49
6
Burnley
42
18
12
12
67
52
15
48
7
Blackpool
42
19
9
14
71
70
1
47
8
Manchester United
42
18
10
14
69
72
-3
46
9
Sunderland
42
15
13
14
68
82
-14
43
10
Tottenham Hotspur
42
15
11
16
78
69
9
41
11
Aston Villa
42
14
13
15
63
61
2
41
12
Cardiff City
42
14
12
16
54
46
8
40
13
Middlesbrough
42
14
11
17
70
77
-7
39
14
Bolton Wanderers
42
15
9
18
61
69
-8
39
15
Portsmouth
42
14
10
18
74
83
-9
38
16
Newcastle United
42
14
9
19
59
70
-11
37
17
Liverpool
42
14
8
20
61
82
-21
36
18
Sheffield Wednesday
42
12
11
19
62
72
-10
35
19
Chelsea
42
12
11
19
56
66
-10
35
20
Manchester City
42
14
7
21
72
87
-15
35
21
Stoke City
42
12
10
20
53
66
-13
34
22
Derby County
42
11
10
21
59
74
-15
32

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division One
23 Aug 1952
Aston Villa
1-2
Arsenal
L
2252
Division One
30 Aug 1952
Derby County
0-1
Aston Villa
W
2253
Division One
1 Sep 1952
Aston Villa
3-0
Sunderland
W
2254
Division One
6 Sep 1952
Aston Villa
1-5
Blackpool
L
2255
Division One
8 Sep 1952
Wolves
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2256
Division One
13 Sep 1952
Chelsea
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2257
Division One
15 Sep 1952
Aston Villa
0-1
Wolves
L
2258
Division One
20 Sep 1952
Aston Villa
3-3
Manchester United
D
2259
Division One
27 Sep 1952
Portsmouth
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2260
Division One
4 Oct 1952
Aston Villa
1-1
Bolton Wanderers
D
2261
Division One
11 Oct 1952
Aston Villa
1-0
Middlesbrough
W
2262
Division One
18 Oct 1952
Liverpool
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2263
Division One
25 Oct 1952
Aston Villa
0-0
Manchester City
D
2264
Division One
1 Nov 1952
Stoke City
1-4
Aston Villa
W
2265
Division One
8 Nov 1952
Aston Villa
1-0
Preston North End
W
2266
Division One
15 Nov 1952
Burnley
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2267
Division One
22 Nov 1952
Aston Villa
0-3
Tottenham Hotspur
L
2268
Division One
29 Nov 1952
Sheffield Wednesday
2-2
Aston Villa
D
2269
Division One
13 Dec 1952
Newcastle United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2270
Division One
20 Dec 1952
Arsenal
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2271
Division One
26 Dec 1952
Aston Villa
1-1
Charlton Athletic
D
2272
Division One
1 Jan 1953
Sunderland
2-2
Aston Villa
D
2273
Division One
3 Jan 1953
Aston Villa
3-0
Derby County
W
2274
FA Cup 3rd Round
10 Jan 1953
Aston Villa
3-1
Middlesbrough
W
2275
Division One
17 Jan 1953
Blackpool
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2276
Division One
24 Jan 1953
Aston Villa
1-1
Chelsea
D
2277
FA Cup 4th Round
31 Jan 1953
Aston Villa
0-0
Brentford
D
2278
FA Cup 4th Round Replay
4 Feb 1953
Brentford
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2279
Division One
7 Feb 1953
Manchester United
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2280
FA Cup 5th Round
14 Feb 1953
Rotherham United
1-3
Aston Villa
W
2281
Division One
18 Feb 1953
Aston Villa
6-0
Portsmouth
W
2282
Division One
21 Feb 1953
Bolton Wanderers
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2283
FA Cup Quarter Final
28 Feb 1953
Aston Villa
0-1
Everton
L
2284
Division One
4 Mar 1953
Middlesbrough
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2285
Division One
7 Mar 1953
Aston Villa
4-0
Liverpool
W
2286
Division One
14 Mar 1953
Manchester City
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2287
Division One
18 Mar 1953
Charlton Athletic
5-1
Aston Villa
L
2288
Division One
25 Mar 1953
Aston Villa
1-1
Stoke City
D
2289
Division One
28 Mar 1953
Preston North End
1-3
Aston Villa
W
2290
Division One
4 Apr 1953
Aston Villa
2-0
Burnley
W
2291
Division One
6 Apr 1953
West Brom
3-2
Aston Villa
L
2292
Division One
7 Apr 1953
Aston Villa
1-1
West Brom
D
2293
Division One
11 Apr 1953
Tottenham Hotspur
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2294
Division One
18 Apr 1953
Aston Villa
4-3
Sheffield Wednesday
W
2295
Division One
25 Apr 1953
Cardiff City
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2296
Division One
29 Apr 1953
Aston Villa
2-0
Cardiff City
W
2297
Division One
1 May 1953
Aston Villa
0-1
Newcastle United
L
2298

Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
In
From
For
Aged

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Debut Appearances

Final Appearances

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
23
28.70
27.04 | Portsmouth (a), 27 September 1952
29.63 | Arsenal (h), 23 August 1952

First Team Squad

Appearances

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Dennis Parsons
25