Season 72 | 1960-61

The Story of 1960-61

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
EFL Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
9th
5th Round
Winners
6-2 vs. Birmingham City (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
42 | Gerry Hitchens
56 | Gerry Hitchens

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
57
24
16
17
40
42%
30%
70%
14%
1.56
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
57
24
16
17
112
97
15
1.15
1.96
1.7
8
14%
42%
30%
40
70%
1.56

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
9th
42
17
9
16
78
77
43
1
1.86
1.83
1.01
5
12%
40%
38%
62%
1.43

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
4
3
9
5
3

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Tottenham Hotspur
42
31
4
7
115
55
60
66
2
Sheffield Wednesday
42
23
12
7
78
47
31
58
3
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
25
7
10
103
75
28
57
4
Burnley
42
22
7
13
102
77
25
51
5
Everton
42
22
6
14
87
69
18
50
6
Leicester City
42
18
9
15
87
70
17
45
7
Manchester United
42
18
9
15
88
76
12
45
8
Blackburn Rovers
42
15
13
14
77
76
1
43
9
Aston Villa
42
17
9
16
78
77
1
43
10
West Bromwich Albion
42
18
5
19
67
71
-4
41
11
Arsenal
42
15
11
16
77
85
-8
41
12
Chelsea
42
15
7
20
98
100
-2
37
13
Manchester City
42
13
11
18
79
90
-11
37
14
Nottingham Forest
42
14
9
19
62
78
-16
37
15
Cardiff City
42
13
11
18
60
85
-25
37
16
West Ham United
42
13
10
19
77
88
-11
36
17
Fulham
42
14
8
20
72
95
-23
36
18
Bolton Wanderers
42
12
11
19
58
73
-15
35
19
Birmingham City
42
14
6
22
62
84
-22
34
20
Blackpool
42
12
9
21
68
73
-5
33
21
Newcastle United
42
11
10
21
86
109
-23
32
22
Preston North End
42
10
10
22
43
71
-28
30

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division One
20 Aug 1960
Aston Villa
3-2
Chelsea
W
2628
Division One
22 Aug 1960
West Ham United
5-2
Aston Villa
L
2629
Division One
27 Aug 1960
Blackpool
5-3
Aston Villa
L
2630
Division One
29 Aug 1960
Aston Villa
2-1
West Ham United
W
2631
Division One
3 Sep 1960
Aston Villa
3-2
Everton
W
2632
Division One
7 Sep 1960
Cardiff City
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2633
Division One
10 Sep 1960
Blackburn Rovers
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2634
Division One
12 Sep 1960
Aston Villa
2-1
Cardiff City
W
2635
Division One
17 Sep 1960
Aston Villa
3-1
Manchester United
W
2636
Division One
24 Sep 1960
Tottenham Hotspur
6-2
Aston Villa
L
2637
Division One
1 Oct 1960
Aston Villa
1-3
Leicester City
L
2638
Division One
8 Oct 1960
Aston Villa
2-0
Newcastle United
W
2639
League Cup 2nd Round
12 Oct 1960
Aston Villa
4-1
Huddersfield Town
W
2640
Division One
15 Oct 1960
Arsenal
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2641
Division One
22 Oct 1960
Aston Villa
6-2
Birmingham City
W
2642
Division One
29 Oct 1960
West Brom
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2643
Division One
5 Nov 1960
Aston Villa
2-0
Burnley
W
2644
Division One
12 Nov 1960
Preston North End
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2645
League Cup 3rd Round
15 Nov 1960
Preston North End
3-3
Aston Villa
D
2646
Division One
19 Nov 1960
Aston Villa
2-1
Fulham
W
2647
League Cup 3rd Round Replay
23 Nov 1960
Aston Villa
3-1
Preston North End
W
2648
Division One
26 Nov 1960
Sheffield Wednesday
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2649
Division One
3 Dec 1960
Aston Villa
5-1
Manchester City
W
2650
Division One
10 Dec 1960
Nottingham Forest
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2651
League Cup 4th Round
13 Dec 1960
Aston Villa
3-3
Plymouth Argyle
D
2652
Division One
17 Dec 1960
Chelsea
2-4
Aston Villa
W
2653
League Cup 4th Round Replay
19 Dec 1960
Plymouth Argyle
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2654
Division One
24 Dec 1960
Aston Villa
0-2
Wolves
L
2655
Division One
26 Dec 1960
Wolves
3-2
Aston Villa
L
2656
Division One
31 Dec 1960
Aston Villa
2-2
Blackpool
D
2657
FA Cup 3rd Round
7 Jan 1961
Bristol Rovers
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2658
FA Cup 3rd Round Replay
9 Jan 1961
Aston Villa
4-0
Bristol Rovers
W
2659
Division One
21 Jan 1961
Aston Villa
2-2
Blackburn Rovers
D
2660
FA Cup 4th Round
28 Jan 1961
Peterborough United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2661
FA Cup 4th Round Replay
1 Feb 1961
Aston Villa
2-1
Peterborough United
W
2662
Division One
4 Feb 1961
Manchester United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2663
League Cup 4th Round Replay
6 Feb 1961
Plymouth Argyle
3-5
Aston Villa
W
2664
Division One
11 Feb 1961
Aston Villa
1-2
Tottenham Hotspur
L
2665
FA Cup 5th Round
18 Feb 1961
Aston Villa
0-2
Tottenham Hotspur
L
2666
League Cup Quarter Final
22 Feb 1961
Aston Villa
3-0
Wrexham
W
2667
Division One
25 Feb 1961
Newcastle United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2668
Division One
4 Mar 1961
Aston Villa
2-2
Arsenal
D
2669
Division One
11 Mar 1961
Birmingham City
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2670
Division One
22 Mar 1961
Everton
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2671
Division One
25 Mar 1961
Burnley
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2672
Division One
28 Mar 1961
Aston Villa
0-1
West Brom
L
2673
Division One
1 Apr 1961
Aston Villa
1-2
Nottingham Forest
L
2674
Division One
3 Apr 1961
Bolton Wanderers
3-0
Aston Villa
L
2675
Division One
4 Apr 1961
Aston Villa
4-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
2676
Division One
8 Apr 1961
Fulham
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2677
League Cup Semi Final
10 Apr 1961
Burnley
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2678
Division One
15 Apr 1961
Aston Villa
1-0
Preston North End
W
2679
Division One
19 Apr 1961
Leicester City
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2680
Division One
22 Apr 1961
Manchester City
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2681
League Cup Semi Final
26 Apr 1961
Aston Villa
2-2
Burnley
D
2682
Division One
29 Apr 1961
Aston Villa
4-1
Sheffield Wednesday
W
2683
League Cup Semi Final Replay
2 May 1961
Aston Villa
2-1
Burnley
W
2684

Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Debut Appearances

Final Appearances