Season 73 | 1961-62

The Story of 1961-62

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
EFL Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
7th
Quarter Final
3rd Round
8-3 vs. Leicester City (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
21 | Harry Burrows
48 | Vic Crowe

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
51
24
8
19
32
47%
37%
63%
27%
1.57
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
51
24
8
19
85
72
13
1.18
1.67
1.41
14
27%
47%
37%
32
63%
1.57

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
7th
42
18
8
16
65
56
44
9
1.55
1.33
1.16
13
31%
43%
38%
62%
1.48

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
4
3
6
3
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Ipswich Town
42
24
8
10
93
67
26
56
2
Burnley
42
21
11
10
101
67
34
53
3
Tottenham Hotspur
42
21
10
11
88
69
19
52
4
Everton
42
20
11
11
88
54
34
51
5
Sheffield United
42
19
9
14
61
69
-8
47
6
Sheffield Wednesday
42
20
6
16
72
58
14
46
7
Aston Villa
42
18
8
16
65
56
9
44
8
West Ham United
42
17
10
15
76
82
-6
44
9
West Bromwich Albion
42
15
13
14
83
67
16
43
10
Arsenal
42
16
11
15
71
72
-1
43
11
Bolton Wanderers
42
16
10
16
62
66
-4
42
12
Manchester City
42
17
7
18
78
81
-3
41
13
Blackpool
42
15
11
16
70
75
-5
41
14
Leicester City
42
17
6
19
72
71
1
40
15
Manchester United
42
15
9
18
72
75
-3
39
16
Blackburn Rovers
42
14
11
17
50
58
-8
39
17
Birmingham City
42
14
10
18
65
81
-16
38
18
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
13
10
19
73
86
-13
36
19
Nottingham Forest
42
13
10
19
63
79
-16
36
20
Fulham
42
13
7
22
66
74
-8
33
21
Cardiff City
42
9
14
19
50
81
-31
32
22
Chelsea
42
9
10
23
63
94
-31
28

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division One
19 Aug 1961
Everton
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2685
1960-61 League Cup Final
22 Aug 1961
Rotherham United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2686
Division One
26 Aug 1961
Aston Villa
3-1
Chelsea
W
2687
Division One
28 Aug 1961
Wolves
2-2
Aston Villa
D
2688
Division One
2 Sep 1961
Sheffield United
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2689
1960-61 League Cup Final
5 Sep 1961
Aston Villa
3-0
Rotherham United
W
2690
Division One
9 Sep 1961
Aston Villa
2-4
West Ham United
L
2691
League Cup 1st Round
13 Sep 1961
Bradford City
3-4
Aston Villa
W
2692
Division One
16 Sep 1961
Blackburn Rovers
4-2
Aston Villa
L
2693
Division One
18 Sep 1961
Aston Villa
1-1
Manchester United
D
2694
Division One
23 Sep 1961
Aston Villa
5-0
Blackpool
W
2695
Division One
30 Sep 1961
Tottenham Hotspur
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2696
Division One
2 Oct 1961
Aston Villa
1-0
Wolves
W
2697
Division One
7 Oct 1961
Fulham
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2698
League Cup 2nd Round
9 Oct 1961
West Ham United
1-3
Aston Villa
W
2699
Division One
16 Oct 1961
Aston Villa
1-0
Sheffield Wednesday
W
2700
Division One
21 Oct 1961
West Brom
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2701
Division One
28 Oct 1961
Aston Villa
1-3
Birmingham City
L
2702
Division One
4 Nov 1961
Burnley
3-0
Aston Villa
L
2703
Division One
11 Nov 1961
Aston Villa
3-1
Arsenal
W
2704
Division One
18 Nov 1961
Bolton Wanderers
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2705
League Cup 3rd Round
21 Nov 1961
Aston Villa
2-3
Ipswich Town
L
2706
Division One
25 Nov 1961
Aston Villa
2-1
Manchester City
W
2707
Division One
2 Dec 1961
Leicester City
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2708
Division One
9 Dec 1961
Aston Villa
3-0
Ipswich Town
W
2709
Division One
16 Dec 1961
Aston Villa
1-1
Everton
D
2710
Division One
23 Dec 1961
Chelsea
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2711
Division One
26 Dec 1961
Cardiff City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2712
FA Cup 3rd Round
6 Jan 1962
Aston Villa
4-3
Crystal Palace
W
2713
Division One
13 Jan 1962
Aston Villa
0-0
Sheffield United
D
2714
Division One
15 Jan 1962
Manchester United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2715
Division One
20 Jan 1962
West Ham United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2716
FA Cup 4th Round
27 Jan 1962
Aston Villa
2-1
Huddersfield Town
W
2717
Division One
3 Feb 1962
Aston Villa
1-0
Blackburn Rovers
W
2718
Division One
10 Feb 1962
Blackpool
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2719
FA Cup 5th Round
17 Feb 1962
Aston Villa
2-1
Charlton Athletic
W
2720
Division One
21 Feb 1962
Aston Villa
0-0
Tottenham Hotspur
D
2721
Division One
24 Feb 1962
Aston Villa
2-0
Fulham
W
2722
Division One
3 Mar 1962
Sheffield Wednesday
3-0
Aston Villa
L
2723
FA Cup Quarter Final
10 Mar 1962
Tottenham Hotspur
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2724
Division One
14 Mar 1962
Aston Villa
1-0
West Brom
W
2725
Division One
17 Mar 1962
Birmingham City
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2726
Division One
24 Mar 1962
Aston Villa
0-2
Burnley
L
2727
Division One
31 Mar 1962
Arsenal
4-5
Aston Villa
W
2728
Division One
7 Apr 1962
Aston Villa
3-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
2729
Division One
14 Apr 1962
Manchester City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2730
Division One
21 Apr 1962
Aston Villa
8-3
Leicester City
W
2731
Division One
23 Apr 1962
Aston Villa
5-1
Nottingham Forest
W
2732
Division One
24 Apr 1962
Nottingham Forest
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2733
Division One
28 Apr 1962
Ipswich Town
2-0
Aston Villa
L
2734
Division One
1 May 1962
Aston Villa
2-2
Cardiff City
D
2735

Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Debut Appearances

Final Appearances

Squad Statistics

First Team Squad

Appearances