Season 69 | 1957-58

The Story of 1957-58

Season Summary

Division
Final 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
Ongoing
Ongoing
Eric Houghton
46
16
9
21
25
35%
46%
54%
13%
1.24
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
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
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
PPG
46
16
9
21
77
97
-20
0.79
1.67
2.11
6
13%
35%
46%
25
54%
1.24

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
14th
42
16
7
19
73
86
39
-13
1.74
2.05
0.85
6
14%
38%
45%
55%
1.31

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
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
Game
Division One
24 Aug 1957
Birmingham City
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2487
Division One
26 Aug 1957
Aston Villa
2-0
Leeds United
W
2488
Division One
31 Aug 1957
Aston Villa
0-1
Everton
L
2489
Division One
4 Sep 1957
Leeds United
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2490
Division One
7 Sep 1957
Sunderland
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2491
Division One
14 Sep 1957
Aston Villa
2-0
Luton Town
W
2492
Division One
16 Sep 1957
Wolves
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2493
Division One
21 Sep 1957
Blackpool
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2494
Division One
23 Sep 1957
Aston Villa
2-3
Wolves
L
2495
Division One
28 Sep 1957
Aston Villa
5-1
Leicester City
W
2496
Division One
2 Oct 1957
Arsenal
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2497
Division One
5 Oct 1957
Manchester United
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2498
Division One
12 Oct 1957
Chelsea
4-2
Aston Villa
L
2499
Division One
19 Oct 1957
Aston Villa
4-3
Newcastle United
W
2500
Charity Shield
22 Oct 1957
Manchester United
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2501
Division One
26 Oct 1957
Burnley
3-0
Aston Villa
L
2502
Division One
2 Nov 1957
Aston Villa
2-1
Portsmouth
W
2503
Division One
9 Nov 1957
West Brom
3-2
Aston Villa
L
2504
Division One
16 Nov 1957
Aston Villa
1-1
Tottenham Hotspur
D
2505
Division One
23 Nov 1957
Nottingham Forest
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2506
Division One
30 Nov 1957
Aston Villa
2-2
Preston North End
D
2507
Division One
7 Dec 1957
Sheffield Wednesday
2-5
Aston Villa
W
2508
Division One
14 Dec 1957
Aston Villa
1-2
Manchester City
L
2509
Division One
21 Dec 1957
Aston Villa
0-2
Birmingham City
L
2510
Division One
26 Dec 1957
Aston Villa
3-0
Arsenal
W
2511
Division One
28 Dec 1957
Everton
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2512
FA Cup 3rd Round
4 Jan 1958
Stoke City
1-1
Aston Villa (Holders)
D
2513
FA Cup 3rd Round Replay
8 Jan 1958
Aston Villa (Holders)
3-3
Stoke City
D
2514
Division One
11 Jan 1958
Aston Villa
5-2
Sunderland
W
2515
FA Cup 3rd Round 2nd Replay
13 Jan 1958
Aston Villa (Holders)
0-2
Stoke City
L
2516
Division One
18 Jan 1958
Luton Town
3-0
Aston Villa
L
2517
Division One
1 Feb 1958
Aston Villa
1-1
Blackpool
D
2518
Division One
8 Feb 1958
Leicester City
6-1
Aston Villa
L
2519
Division One
22 Feb 1958
Aston Villa
1-3
Chelsea
L
2520
Division One
1 Mar 1958
Newcastle United
2-4
Aston Villa
W
2521
Division One
8 Mar 1958
Aston Villa
3-0
Burnley
W
2522
Division One
15 Mar 1958
Portsmouth
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2523
Division One
29 Mar 1958
Tottenham Hotspur
6-2
Aston Villa
L
2524
Division One
31 Mar 1958
Aston Villa
3-2
Manchester United
W
2525
Division One
4 Apr 1958
Bolton Wanderers
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2526
Division One
5 Apr 1958
Aston Villa
2-1
West Brom
W
2527
Division One
8 Apr 1958
Aston Villa
4-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
2528
Division One
12 Apr 1958
Preston North End
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2529
Division One
19 Apr 1958
Aston Villa
2-0
Sheffield Wednesday
W
2530
Division One
26 Apr 1958
Manchester City
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2531
Division One
30 Apr 1958
Nottingham Forest
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2532

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
25
27.11
25.14 | Albion (a), 9 November 1957
27.96 | Leeds (a), 4 September 1957

First Team Squad

Appearances