Season 69 | 1957-58

1957-58 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
14th
3rd Round
5-1 vs. Leicester City (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
Eric Houghton
Manager
Chairman
Club Secretary
Eric Houghton
Christopher Buckley
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%
1957-58
46
16
9
21
77
97
-20
0.93
0.79
1.67
2.11
6
13%
35%
46%
25
54%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1957-58
14th
42
16
7
19
73
86
39
-13
1.74
2.05
0.85

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1957-58
2
2
6
5
3

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
28
8
6
103
47
56
64
2
Preston North End
42
26
7
9
100
51
49
59
3
Tottenham Hotspur
42
21
9
12
93
77
16
51
4
West Bromwich Albion
42
18
14
10
92
70
22
50
5
Manchester City
42
22
5
15
104
100
4
49
6
Burnley
42
21
5
16
80
74
6
47
7
Blackpool
42
19
6
17
80
67
13
44
8
Luton Town
42
19
6
17
69
63
6
44
9
Manchester United
42
16
11
15
85
75
10
43
10
Nottingham Forest
42
16
10
16
69
63
6
42
11
Chelsea
42
15
12
15
83
79
4
42
12
Arsenal
42
16
7
19
73
85
-12
39
13
Birmingham City
42
14
11
17
76
89
-13
39
14
Aston Villa
42
16
7
19
73
86
-13
39
15
Bolton Wanderers
42
14
10
18
65
87
-22
38
16
Everton
42
13
11
18
65
75
-10
37
17
Leeds United
42
14
9
19
51
63
-12
37
18
Leicester City
42
14
5
23
91
112
-21
33
19
Newcastle United
42
12
8
22
73
81
-8
32
20
Portsmouth
42
12
8
22
73
88
-15
32
21
Sunderland
42
10
12
20
54
97
-43
32
22
Sheffield Wednesday
42
12
7
23
69
92
-23
31

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 24 August 1957
Birmingham City
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 26 August 1957
Aston Villa
2-0
Leeds United
W
Division One
Saturday, 31 August 1957
Aston Villa
0-1
Everton
L
Division One
Wednesday, 4 September 1957
Leeds United
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 7 September 1957
Sunderland
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 14 September 1957
Aston Villa
2-0
Luton Town
W
Division One
Monday, 16 September 1957
Wolves
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 21 September 1957
Blackpool
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Monday, 23 September 1957
Aston Villa
2-3
Wolves
L
Division One
Saturday, 28 September 1957
Aston Villa
5-1
Leicester City
W
Division One
Wednesday, 2 October 1957
Arsenal
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 5 October 1957
Manchester United
4-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 12 October 1957
Chelsea
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 19 October 1957
Aston Villa
4-3
Newcastle United
W
Charity Shield
Tuesday, 22 October 1957
Manchester United
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 26 October 1957
Burnley
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 2 November 1957
Aston Villa
2-1
Portsmouth
W
Division One
Saturday, 9 November 1957
West Brom
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 16 November 1957
Aston Villa
1-1
Tottenham Hotspur
D
Division One
Saturday, 23 November 1957
Nottingham Forest
4-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 30 November 1957
Aston Villa
2-2
Preston North End
D
Division One
Saturday, 7 December 1957
Sheffield Wednesday
2-5
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 December 1957
Aston Villa
1-2
Manchester City
L
Division One
Saturday, 21 December 1957
Aston Villa
0-2
Birmingham City
L
Division One
Thursday, 26 December 1957
Aston Villa
3-0
Arsenal
W
Division One
Saturday, 28 December 1957
Everton
1-2
Aston Villa
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 4 January 1958
Stoke City
1-1
Aston Villa (Holders)
D
FA Cup 3rd Round Replay
Wednesday, 8 January 1958
Aston Villa (Holders)
3-3
Stoke City
D
Division One
Saturday, 11 January 1958
Aston Villa
5-2
Sunderland
W
FA Cup 3rd Round 2nd Replay
Monday, 13 January 1958
Aston Villa (Holders)
0-2
Stoke City
L
Division One
Saturday, 18 January 1958
Luton Town
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 1 February 1958
Aston Villa
1-1
Blackpool
D
Division One
Saturday, 8 February 1958
Leicester City
6-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 22 February 1958
Aston Villa
1-3
Chelsea
L
Division One
Saturday, 1 March 1958
Newcastle United
2-4
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 8 March 1958
Aston Villa
3-0
Burnley
W
Division One
Saturday, 15 March 1958
Portsmouth
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 29 March 1958
Tottenham Hotspur
6-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 31 March 1958
Aston Villa
3-2
Manchester United
W
Division One
Friday, 4 April 1958
Bolton Wanderers
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 5 April 1958
Aston Villa
2-1
West Brom
W
Division One
Tuesday, 8 April 1958
Aston Villa
4-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
Division One
Saturday, 12 April 1958
Preston North End
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 19 April 1958
Aston Villa
2-0
Sheffield Wednesday
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 April 1958
Manchester City
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Wednesday, 30 April 1958
Nottingham Forest
1-1
Aston Villa
D

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Gerry Hitchens
Forward
December 1957
Cardiff City
£22,500
Les Jones
Full Back
January 1958
Luton Town
Free
Wally Hazelden
Forward
February 1958
Wigan Schoolboy Football
Free
Mike Tindall
Midfielder
April 1958
South Birmingham Boys
Free
Harry Burrows
Winger
March 1958
Wigan Boys
Free
Brian Handley
Centre Forward
September 1957
Goole Town
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Keith Jones
Goalkeeper
July 1957
Port Vale
£3,000
Mike Pinner
Goalkeeper
October 1957
Arsenal
Free
Roy Pritchard
Full Back
November 1957
Notts County
Free
Roy Chapman
Forward
November 1957
Lincoln City
Free
Derek Pace
Centre Forward
December 1957
Sheffield United
£12,000
Stan Crowther
Midfielder
February 1958
Manchester United
£18,000
Arthur Sabin
Goalkeeper
March 1958
Died
£0
Ken O Roberts
Winger
May 1958
Retired
Released
Jackie Hinchliffe
Midfielder
June 1958
Workington
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Jackie Hinchliffe
Player #462
Manchester United (a), Division One
Saturday, 5 October 1957
Wally Hazelden
Player #463
West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
Saturday, 9 November 1957
Gerry Hitchens
Player #464
Birmingham City (h), Division One
Saturday, 21 December 1957
Les Jones
Player #465
Blackpool (h), Division One
Saturday, 1 February 1958

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Roy Pritchard
Player #454
Chelsea (a), Division One
Saturday, 12 October 1957
Jackie Hinchliffe
Player #462
Chelsea (a), Division One
Saturday, 12 October 1957
Roy Chapman
Player #438
West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
Saturday, 9 November 1957
Arthur Sabin
Player #461
Tottenham Hotspur (h), Division One
Saturday, 16 November 1957
Ken O Roberts
Player #440
Tottenham Hotspur (h), Division One
Saturday, 16 November 1957
Derek Pace
Player #432
Manchester City (h), Division One
Saturday, 14 December 1957
George Ashfield
Player #453
Luton Town (a), Division One
Saturday, 18 January 1958
Stan Crowther
Player #458
Leicester City (a), Division One
Saturday, 8 February 1958
Les Jones
Player #465
Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One
Friday, 4 April 1958

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
Johnny Dixon
Player #401
1945-61 Aston Villa, Free, 437 | 144 |
Stan Lynn
Player #426
1950-61 Aston Villa, £10k, 324 | 38 |
Peter Aldis
Player #430
1951-59 Aston Villa, Free, 296 | 1 |
Derek Pace
Player #432
1950-58 Aston Villa, Free, 107 | 42 |
Peter McParland
Player #435
1952-62 Aston Villa, £3.8k, 342 | 120 |
Roy Chapman
Player #438
1953-57 Aston Villa, Free, 19 | 8 |
Ken O Roberts
Player #440
1954-55 Aston Villa, Free, 39 | 3 |
Mike Pinner
Player #442
1954-57 Aston Villa, Free, 4 | 0 |
Vic Crowe
Player #443
1954-64 Aston Villa, Free, 351 | 12 |
Trevor Birch
Player #446
1954-60 Aston Villa, Free, 22 | 0 |
Tommy Southren
Player #447
1954-58 Aston Villa, £12k, 72 | 7 |
Ray Hogg
Player #449
1955-58 Aston Villa, Free, 21 | 0 |
Pat Saward
Player #451
1955-60 Aston Villa, £7k, 170 | 2 |
Jackie Sewell
Player #452
1955-59 Aston Villa, £20k, 146 | 40 |
George Ashfield
Player #453
1955-59 Aston Villa, Free, 10 | 0 |
Roy Pritchard
Player #454
1956-57 Aston Villa, Free, 3 | 0 |
Les J Smith
Player #455
1956-60 Aston Villa, £25k, 130 | 25 |
Jimmy Dugdale
Player #456
1956-62 Aston Villa, £25k, 255 | 3 |
Nigel Sims
Player #457
1956-64 Aston Villa, Free, 309 | 0 |
Stan Crowther
Player #458
1956-58 Aston Villa, £750, 62 | 4 |
Billy Myerscough
Player #459
1956-59 Aston Villa, Free, 73 | 17 |
Dennis Jackson
Player #460
1957-59 Aston Villa, Free, 8 | 0 |
Arthur Sabin
Player #461
1957 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 0 |
Jackie Hinchliffe
Player #462
1957-58 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 0 |
Wally Hazelden
Player #463
1957-58 Aston Villa, Free, 19 | 5 |
Gerry Hitchens
Player #464
1957-61 Aston Villa, £22.5k, 160 | 96 |
Les Jones
Player #465
1958-59 Aston Villa, Free, 5 | 0 |

Appearances

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Nigel Sims
45
95
2.11
6
13%
GK Arthur Sabin
1
1
1.00
0
0%
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