Season 70 | 1958-59

The Story of 1958-59

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
21st
Semi Final
4-1 vs. Everton (a), FA Cup

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
6 Dec 1958
Ongoing
Joe Mercer
28
10
6
12
16
36%
43%
57%
18%
1.29
Ongoing
29 Nov 1958
Eric Houghton
20
5
3
12
8
25%
60%
40%
10%
0.90
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Joe Mercer
Christopher Buckley
Fred Archer
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
48
15
9
24
68
91
-23
0.75
1.42
1.9
7
15%
31%
50%
24
50%
1.12

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
21st
42
11
8
23
58
87
30
-29
1.38
2.07
0.67
5
12%
26%
55%
45%
0.98

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
3
2
3
9
6

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
28
5
9
110
49
61
61
2
Manchester United
42
24
7
11
103
66
37
55
3
Arsenal
42
21
8
13
88
68
20
50
4
Bolton Wanderers
42
20
10
12
79
66
13
50
5
West Bromwich Albion
42
18
13
11
88
68
20
49
6
West Ham United
42
21
6
15
85
70
15
48
7
Burnley
42
19
10
13
81
70
11
48
8
Blackpool
42
18
11
13
66
49
17
47
9
Birmingham City
42
20
6
16
84
68
16
46
10
Blackburn Rovers
42
17
10
15
76
70
6
44
11
Newcastle United
42
17
7
18
80
80
0
41
12
Preston North End
42
17
7
18
70
77
-7
41
13
Nottingham Forest
42
17
6
19
71
74
-3
40
14
Chelsea
42
18
4
20
77
98
-21
40
15
Leeds United
42
15
9
18
57
74
-17
39
16
Everton
42
17
4
21
71
87
-16
38
17
Luton Town
42
12
13
17
68
71
-3
37
18
Tottenham Hotspur
42
13
10
19
85
95
-10
36
19
Leicester City
42
11
10
21
67
98
-31
32
20
Manchester City
42
11
9
22
64
95
-31
31
21
Aston Villa
42
11
8
23
58
87
-29
30
22
Portsmouth
42
6
9
27
64
112
-48
21

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division One
23 Aug 1958
Aston Villa
1-1
Birmingham City
D
2533
Division One
25 Aug 1958
Aston Villa
3-2
Portsmouth
W
2534
Division One
30 Aug 1958
West Ham United
7-2
Aston Villa
L
2535
Division One
3 Sep 1958
Portsmouth
5-2
Aston Villa
L
2536
Division One
6 Sep 1958
Aston Villa
2-3
Nottingham Forest
L
2537
Division One
8 Sep 1958
Aston Villa
1-3
Wolves
L
2538
Division One
13 Sep 1958
Chelsea
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2539
Division One
17 Sep 1958
Wolves
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2540
Division One
20 Sep 1958
Aston Villa
1-1
Blackpool
D
2541
Division One
27 Sep 1958
Blackburn Rovers
2-3
Aston Villa
W
2542
Division One
4 Oct 1958
Aston Villa
2-1
Newcastle United
W
2543
Division One
11 Oct 1958
Aston Villa
1-4
West Brom
L
2544
Division One
18 Oct 1958
Leeds United
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2545
Division One
22 Oct 1958
Aston Villa
1-2
Arsenal
L
2546
Division One
25 Oct 1958
Aston Villa
2-1
Bolton Wanderers
W
2547
Division One
1 Nov 1958
Luton Town
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2548
Division One
8 Nov 1958
Aston Villa
2-4
Everton
L
2549
Division One
15 Nov 1958
Leicester City
6-3
Aston Villa
L
2550
Division One
22 Nov 1958
Aston Villa
2-0
Preston North End
W
2551
Division One
29 Nov 1958
Burnley
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2552
Division One
6 Dec 1958
Aston Villa
1-1
Manchester City
D
2553
Division One
13 Dec 1958
Arsenal
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2554
Division One
20 Dec 1958
Birmingham City
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2555
Division One
26 Dec 1958
Manchester United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2556
Division One
27 Dec 1958
Aston Villa
0-2
Manchester United
L
2557
Division One
3 Jan 1959
Aston Villa
1-2
West Ham United
L
2558
FA Cup 3rd Round
10 Jan 1959
Aston Villa
2-1
Rotherham United
W
2559
FA Cup 4th Round
24 Jan 1959
Chelsea
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2560
Division One
31 Jan 1959
Aston Villa
3-1
Chelsea
W
2561
Division One
7 Feb 1959
Blackpool
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2562
FA Cup 5th Round
14 Feb 1959
Everton
1-4
Aston Villa
W
2563
Division One
18 Feb 1959
Aston Villa
1-0
Blackburn Rovers
W
2564
Division One
21 Feb 1959
Newcastle United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2565
FA Cup Quarter Final
28 Feb 1959
Aston Villa
0-0
Burnley
D
2566
FA Cup Quarter Final Replay
3 Mar 1959
Burnley
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2567
Division One
7 Mar 1959
Aston Villa
2-1
Leeds United
W
2568
FA Cup Semi Final
14 Mar 1959
Aston Villa
0-1
Nottingham Forest
L
2569
Division One
18 Mar 1959
Bolton Wanderers
1-3
Aston Villa
W
2570
Division One
21 Mar 1959
Aston Villa
3-1
Luton Town
W
2571
Division One
27 Mar 1959
Tottenham Hotspur
3-2
Aston Villa
L
2572
Division One
28 Mar 1959
Everton
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2573
Division One
30 Mar 1959
Aston Villa
1-1
Tottenham Hotspur
D
2574
Division One
4 Apr 1959
Aston Villa
1-2
Leicester City
L
2575
Division One
11 Apr 1959
Preston North End
4-2
Aston Villa
L
2576
Division One
18 Apr 1959
Aston Villa
0-0
Burnley
D
2577
Division One
20 Apr 1959
Nottingham Forest
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2578
Division One
25 Apr 1959
Manchester City
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2579
Division One
29 Apr 1959
West Brom
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2580

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
23
28.06
25.67 | Leeds (a), 19 October 1958
29.30 | Burnley (h), 18 April 1959

First Team Squad

Appearances