Season 71 | 1959-60

The Story of 1959-60

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division Two
1st
Semi Final
11-1 vs. Charlton Athletic (h), Division Two

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
Joe Mercer
47
29
9
9
38
62%
19%
81%
34%
2.04
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Joe Mercer
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
47
29
9
9
97
48
49
2.02
2.06
1.02
16
34%
62%
19%
38
81%
2.04

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
1st
42
25
9
8
89
43
59
46
2.12
1.02
2.07
15
36%
60%
19%
81%
2.00

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
5
5
14
3
1

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Aston Villa
42
25
9
8
89
43
46
59
2
Cardiff City
42
23
12
7
90
62
28
58
3
Liverpool
42
20
10
12
90
66
24
50
4
Sheffield United
42
19
12
11
68
51
17
50
5
Middlesbrough
42
19
10
13
90
64
26
48
6
Huddersfield Town
42
19
9
14
73
52
21
47
7
Charlton Athletic
42
17
13
12
90
87
3
47
8
Rotherham United
42
17
13
12
61
60
1
47
9
Bristol Rovers
42
18
11
13
72
78
-6
47
10
Leyton Orient
42
15
14
13
76
61
15
44
11
Ipswich Town
42
19
6
17
78
68
10
44
12
Swansea Town
42
15
10
17
82
84
-2
40
13
Lincoln City
42
16
7
19
75
78
-3
39
14
Brighton & Hove Albion
42
13
12
17
67
76
-9
38
15
Scunthorpe United
42
13
10
19
57
71
-14
36
16
Sunderland
42
12
12
18
52
65
-13
36
17
Stoke City
42
14
7
21
66
83
-17
35
18
Derby County
42
14
7
21
61
77
-16
35
19
Plymouth Argyle
42
13
9
20
61
89
-28
35
20
Portsmouth
42
10
12
20
59
77
-18
32
21
Hull City
42
10
10
22
48
76
-28
30
22
Bristol City
42
11
5
26
60
97
-37
27

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division Two
22 Aug 1959
Brighton & Hove Albion
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2581
Division Two
26 Aug 1959
Sunderland
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2582
Division Two
29 Aug 1959
Aston Villa
1-0
Swansea Town
W
2583
Division Two
31 Aug 1959
Aston Villa
3-0
Sunderland
W
2584
Division Two
5 Sep 1959
Bristol Rovers
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2585
Division Two
9 Sep 1959
Portsmouth
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2586
Division Two
12 Sep 1959
Aston Villa
2-1
Ipswich Town
W
2587
Division Two
14 Sep 1959
Aston Villa
5-2
Portsmouth
W
2588
Division Two
19 Sep 1959
Huddersfield Town
0-1
Aston Villa
W
2589
Division Two
26 Sep 1959
Aston Villa
1-0
Leyton Orient
W
2590
Division Two
30 Sep 1959
Stoke City
3-3
Aston Villa
D
2591
Division Two
3 Oct 1959
Lincoln City
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2592
Division Two
10 Oct 1959
Sheffield United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2593
Division Two
17 Oct 1959
Aston Villa
1-0
Middlesbrough
W
2594
Division Two
24 Oct 1959
Derby County
2-2
Aston Villa
D
2595
Division Two
31 Oct 1959
Aston Villa
2-0
Plymouth Argyle
W
2596
Division Two
7 Nov 1959
Liverpool
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2597
Division Two
14 Nov 1959
Aston Villa
11-1
Charlton Athletic
W
2598
Division Two
21 Nov 1959
Bristol City
0-5
Aston Villa
W
2599
Division Two
28 Nov 1959
Aston Villa
5-0
Scunthorpe United
W
2600
Division Two
5 Dec 1959
Rotherham United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2601
Division Two
12 Dec 1959
Aston Villa
2-0
Cardiff City
W
2602
Division Two
19 Dec 1959
Aston Villa
3-1
Brighton & Hove Albion
W
2603
Division Two
26 Dec 1959
Hull City
0-1
Aston Villa
W
2604
Division Two
28 Dec 1959
Aston Villa
1-1
Hull City
D
2605
Division Two
2 Jan 1960
Swansea Town
1-3
Aston Villa
W
2606
FA Cup 3rd Round
9 Jan 1960
Aston Villa
2-1
Leeds United
W
2607
Division Two
16 Jan 1960
Aston Villa
4-1
Bristol Rovers
W
2608
Division Two
23 Jan 1960
Ipswich Town
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2609
FA Cup 4th Round
30 Jan 1960
Chelsea
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2610
Division Two
6 Feb 1960
Aston Villa
4-0
Huddersfield Town
W
2611
Division Two
13 Feb 1960
Leyton Orient
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2612
FA Cup 5th Round
20 Feb 1960
Port Vale
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2613
Division Two
27 Feb 1960
Aston Villa
1-3
Sheffield United
L
2614
Division Two
1 Mar 1960
Aston Villa
1-1
Lincoln City
D
2615
Division Two
5 Mar 1960
Middlesbrough
0-1
Aston Villa
W
2616
FA Cup Quarter Final
12 Mar 1960
Aston Villa
2-0
Preston North End
W
2617
Division Two
15 Mar 1960
Aston Villa
3-2
Derby County
W
2618
Division Two
19 Mar 1960
Scunthorpe United
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2619
FA Cup Semi Final
26 Mar 1960
Aston Villa
0-1
Wolves
L
2620
Division Two
30 Mar 1960
Aston Villa
4-4
Liverpool
D
2621
Division Two
2 Apr 1960
Charlton Athletic
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2622
Division Two
9 Apr 1960
Aston Villa
2-1
Bristol City
W
2623
Division Two
16 Apr 1960
Cardiff City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2624
Division Two
18 Apr 1960
Aston Villa
2-1
Stoke City
W
2625
Division Two
23 Apr 1960
Aston Villa
3-0
Rotherham United
W
2626
Division Two
30 Apr 1960
Plymouth Argyle
3-0
Aston Villa
L
2627

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
27.73
26.49 | Swansea (a), 2 January 1960
28.90 | Cardiff (a), 16 April 1960

First Team Squad

Appearances