Season 64 | 1952-53

1952-53 Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

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
George Martin
Manager
Chairman
Club Secretary
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
PPG
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
1952-53
47
17
14
16
71
65
6
0.98
1.09
1.51
1.38
13
28%
36%
34%
31
66%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1952-53
11th
42
14
13
15
63
61
41
2
1.5
1.45
1.03

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1952-53
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
Division One
Saturday, 23 August 1952
Aston Villa
1-2
Arsenal
L
Division One
Saturday, 30 August 1952
Derby County
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Monday, 1 September 1952
Aston Villa
3-0
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 6 September 1952
Aston Villa
1-5
Blackpool
L
Division One
Monday, 8 September 1952
Wolves
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 13 September 1952
Chelsea
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 15 September 1952
Aston Villa
0-1
Wolves
L
Division One
Saturday, 20 September 1952
Aston Villa
3-3
Manchester United
D
Division One
Saturday, 27 September 1952
Portsmouth
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 4 October 1952
Aston Villa
1-1
Bolton Wanderers
D
Division One
Saturday, 11 October 1952
Aston Villa
1-0
Middlesbrough
W
Division One
Saturday, 18 October 1952
Liverpool
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 25 October 1952
Aston Villa
0-0
Manchester City
D
Division One
Saturday, 1 November 1952
Stoke City
1-4
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 8 November 1952
Aston Villa
1-0
Preston North End
W
Division One
Saturday, 15 November 1952
Burnley
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 22 November 1952
Aston Villa
0-3
Tottenham Hotspur
L
Division One
Saturday, 29 November 1952
Sheffield Wednesday
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 13 December 1952
Newcastle United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 20 December 1952
Arsenal
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Friday, 26 December 1952
Aston Villa
1-1
Charlton Athletic
D
Division One
Thursday, 1 January 1953
Sunderland
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 3 January 1953
Aston Villa
3-0
Derby County
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 10 January 1953
Aston Villa
3-1
Middlesbrough
W
Division One
Saturday, 17 January 1953
Blackpool
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 24 January 1953
Aston Villa
1-1
Chelsea
D
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 31 January 1953
Aston Villa
0-0
Brentford
D
FA Cup 4th Round Replay
Wednesday, 4 February 1953
Brentford
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 7 February 1953
Manchester United
3-1
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 5th Round
Saturday, 14 February 1953
Rotherham United
1-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Wednesday, 18 February 1953
Aston Villa
6-0
Portsmouth
W
Division One
Saturday, 21 February 1953
Bolton Wanderers
0-0
Aston Villa
D
FA Cup Quarter Final
Saturday, 28 February 1953
Aston Villa
0-1
Everton
L
Division One
Wednesday, 4 March 1953
Middlesbrough
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 7 March 1953
Aston Villa
4-0
Liverpool
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 March 1953
Manchester City
4-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 18 March 1953
Charlton Athletic
5-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 25 March 1953
Aston Villa
1-1
Stoke City
D
Division One
Saturday, 28 March 1953
Preston North End
1-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 4 April 1953
Aston Villa
2-0
Burnley
W
Division One
Monday, 6 April 1953
West Brom
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Tuesday, 7 April 1953
Aston Villa
1-1
West Brom
D
Division One
Saturday, 11 April 1953
Tottenham Hotspur
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 18 April 1953
Aston Villa
4-3
Sheffield Wednesday
W
Division One
Saturday, 25 April 1953
Cardiff City
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Wednesday, 29 April 1953
Aston Villa
2-0
Cardiff City
W
Division One
Friday, 1 May 1953
Aston Villa
0-1
Newcastle United
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Graham Cordell
Goalkeeper
May 1953
Rochdale
Free
Dicky Dorsett
Left Back
May 1953
Retired
Released

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Peter McParland
Player #435
Wolverhampton Wanderers (h), Division One
Monday, 15 September 1952
Norman Lockhart
Player #436
Wolverhampton Wanderers (h), Division One
Monday, 15 September 1952
Dennis Parsons
Player #437
Charlton Athletic (h), Division One
Friday, 26 December 1952

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Graham Cordell
Player #433
Manchester United (h), Division One
Saturday, 20 September 1952
Dicky Dorsett
Player #405
Newcastle United (h), Division One
Friday, 1 May 1953

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
Youngest Player
Oldest Player

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Frank Moss 1938-55
Player #386
1938-55 Aston Villa, £2k, 314 | 3 |
Harry Parkes
Player #395
1945-55 Aston Villa, Free, 344 | 4 |
Billy Goffin
Player #396
1945-54 Aston Villa, Free, 173 | 42 |
Johnny Dixon
Player #401
1945-61 Aston Villa, Free, 437 | 144 |
Dicky Dorsett
Player #405
1946-53 Aston Villa, £3k, 270 | 27 |
Amos Moss
Player #406
1946-56 Aston Villa, Free, 108 | 5 |
Keith Jones
Player #411
1947-57 Aston Villa, Free, 199 | 0 |
Albert Vinall
Player #412
1947-54 Aston Villa, Free, 11 | 1 |
Larry Canning
Player #414
1948-54 Aston Villa, Free, 41 | 3 |
Con Martin
Player #416
1948-56 Aston Villa, £10k, 212 | 1 |
Herbert Smith
Player #420
1948-53 Aston Villa, Free, 54 | 9 |
Colin Gibson
Player #421
1949-55 Aston Villa, £17.5k, 167 | 25 |
Tommy Thompson
Player #425
1950-55 Aston Villa, £12.5k, 165 | 76 |
Stan Lynn
Player #426
1950-61 Aston Villa, £10k, 324 | 38 |
Davy Walsh
Player #428
1951-55 Aston Villa, £25k, 113 | 40 |
Ron Jeffries
Player #429
1951-53 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 0 |
Peter Aldis
Player #430
1951-59 Aston Villa, Free, 296 | 1 |
Danny Blanchflower
Player #431
1951-55 Aston Villa, £15k, 155 | 10 |
Derek Pace
Player #432
1950-58 Aston Villa, Free, 107 | 42 |
Graham Cordell
Player #433
1951-52 Aston Villa, Free, 5 | 0 |
Ken Roberts
Player #434
1952-55 Aston Villa, Free, 46 | 7 |
Peter McParland
Player #435
1952-62 Aston Villa, £3.8k, 342 | 120 |
Norman Lockhart
Player #436
1952-56 Aston Villa, £15.5k, 85 | 12 |
Dennis Parsons
Player #437
1952-56 Aston Villa, Free, 41 | 0 |

Appearances

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Dennis Parsons
25
33
1.32
6
24%
GK Keith Jones
20
28
1.40
7
35%
GK Graham Cordell
2
4
2.00
0
0%
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