Season 74 | 1962-63

The Story of 1962-63

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
EFL Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
15th
4th Round
Runners Up
6-1 vs. Peterborough United (h), League Cup
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
22 | Harry Burrows
53 | Charlie Aitken

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
53
21
11
21
32
40%
40%
60%
21%
1.40
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
53
21
11
21
89
81
8
1.1
1.68
1.53
11
21%
40%
40%
32
60%
1.40

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
15th
42
15
8
19
62
68
38
-6
1.48
1.62
0.91
9
21%
36%
45%
55%
1.26

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
3
3
11
12
9

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Everton
42
25
11
6
84
42
42
61
2
Tottenham Hotspur
42
23
9
10
111
62
49
55
3
Burnley
42
22
10
10
78
57
21
54
4
Leicester City
42
20
12
10
79
53
26
52
5
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
20
10
12
93
65
28
50
6
Sheffield Wednesday
42
19
10
13
77
63
14
48
7
Arsenal
42
18
10
14
86
77
9
46
8
Liverpool
42
17
10
15
71
59
12
44
9
Nottingham Forest
42
17
10
15
67
69
-2
44
10
Sheffield United
42
16
12
14
58
60
-2
44
11
Blackburn Rovers
42
15
12
15
79
71
8
42
12
West Ham United
42
14
12
16
73
69
4
40
13
Blackpool
42
13
14
15
58
64
-6
40
14
West Bromwich Albion
42
16
7
19
71
79
-8
39
15
Aston Villa
42
15
8
19
62
68
-6
38
16
Fulham
42
14
10
18
50
71
-21
38
17
Ipswich Town
42
12
11
19
59
78
-19
35
18
Bolton Wanderers
42
15
5
22
55
75
-20
35
19
Manchester United
42
12
10
20
67
81
-14
34
20
Birmingham City
42
10
13
19
63
90
-27
33
21
Manchester City
42
10
11
21
58
102
-44
31
22
Leyton Orient
42
6
9
27
37
81
-44
21

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division One
18 Aug 1962
Aston Villa
3-1
West Ham United
W
2736
Division One
20 Aug 1962
Aston Villa
2-1
Tottenham Hotspur
W
2737
Division One
25 Aug 1962
Manchester City
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2738
Division One
29 Aug 1962
Tottenham Hotspur
4-2
Aston Villa
L
2739
Division One
1 Sep 1962
Aston Villa
1-1
Blackpool
D
2740
Division One
4 Sep 1962
Arsenal
1-2
Aston Villa
W
2741
Division One
8 Sep 1962
Blackburn Rovers
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2742
Division One
10 Sep 1962
Aston Villa
3-1
Arsenal
W
2743
Division One
15 Sep 1962
Aston Villa
1-2
Sheffield United
L
2744
Division One
22 Sep 1962
Nottingham Forest
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2745
League Cup 2nd Round
24 Sep 1962
Aston Villa
6-1
Peterborough United
W
2746
Division One
29 Sep 1962
Aston Villa
4-2
Ipswich Town
W
2747
Division One
6 Oct 1962
Aston Villa
2-0
West Brom
W
2748
Division One
13 Oct 1962
Everton
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2749
League Cup 3rd Round
17 Oct 1962
Aston Villa
3-1
Stoke City
W
2750
Division One
20 Oct 1962
Aston Villa
1-0
Leyton Orient
W
2751
Division One
27 Oct 1962
Birmingham City
3-2
Aston Villa
L
2752
Division One
3 Nov 1962
Aston Villa
1-2
Fulham
L
2753
Division One
10 Nov 1962
Sheffield Wednesday
0-0
Aston Villa
D
2754
League Cup 4th Round
12 Nov 1962
Aston Villa
6-2
Preston North End
W
2755
Division One
17 Nov 1962
Aston Villa
2-1
Burnley
W
2756
Division One
24 Nov 1962
Manchester United
2-2
Aston Villa
D
2757
Division One
1 Dec 1962
Aston Villa
5-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
2758
League Cup Quarter Final
3 Dec 1962
Aston Villa
4-1
Norwich City
W
2759
Division One
8 Dec 1962
Leicester City
3-3
Aston Villa
D
2760
Division One
15 Dec 1962
West Ham United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2761
League Cup Semi Final
12 Jan 1963
Sunderland
1-3
Aston Villa
W
2762
FA Cup 3rd Round
16 Jan 1963
Bristol City
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2763
Division One
19 Jan 1963
Aston Villa
0-0
Blackburn Rovers
D
2764
Division One
13 Feb 1963
Liverpool
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2765
FA Cup 4th Round
7 Mar 1963
Aston Villa
3-2
Bristol City
W
2766
Division One
9 Mar 1963
Leyton Orient
0-2
Aston Villa
W
2767
FA Cup 5th Round
11 Mar 1963
Manchester United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2768
Division One
16 Mar 1963
Aston Villa
4-0
Birmingham City
W
2769
Division One
23 Mar 1963
Fulham
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2770
Division One
29 Mar 1963
Blackpool
4-0
Aston Villa
L
2771
Division One
1 Apr 1963
Aston Villa
0-2
Everton
L
2772
Division One
6 Apr 1963
Burnley
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2773
Division One
9 Apr 1963
Aston Villa
1-2
Manchester United
L
2774
Division One
13 Apr 1963
Aston Villa
0-2
Sheffield Wednesday
L
2775
Division One
15 Apr 1963
Wolves
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2776
Division One
16 Apr 1963
Aston Villa
0-2
Wolves
L
2777
Division One
20 Apr 1963
Bolton Wanderers
4-1
Aston Villa
L
2778
League Cup Semi Final
22 Apr 1963
Aston Villa
0-0
Sunderland
D
2779
Division One
1 May 1963
Sheffield United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
2780
Division One
4 May 1963
Aston Villa
0-2
Nottingham Forest
L
2781
Division One
8 May 1963
Aston Villa
3-1
Manchester City
W
2782
Division One
11 May 1963
West Brom
1-0
Aston Villa
L
2783
Division One
15 May 1963
Aston Villa
3-1
Leicester City
W
2784
Division One
18 May 1963
Aston Villa
2-0
Liverpool
W
2785
Division One
21 May 1963
Ipswich Town
1-1
Aston Villa
D
2786
League Cup Final
23 May 1963
Birmingham City
3-1
Aston Villa
L
2787
League Cup Final
27 May 1963
Aston Villa
0-0
Birmingham City
D
2788

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
24
24.55
22.53 | Preston (h), League Cup, 12 November 1962
26.68 | Arsenal (h), 10 September 1962

First Team Squad

Appearances