Season 75 | 1963-64

1963-64 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
19th
3rd Round
3rd Round
4-0 vs. Blackpool (a), Manchester United (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
19 | Tony Hateley
44 | John Sleeuwenhoek

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
Saturday, 24 August 1963
Saturday, 18 April 1964
Joe Mercer
46
12
13
21
25
26%
46%
54%
26%
1.07
Chairman
Club Secretary
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
PPG
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
1963-64
46
12
13
21
66
76
-10
0.81
0.87
1.43
1.65
12
26%
26%
46%
25
54%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1963-64
19th
42
11
12
19
62
71
34
-9
1.48
1.69
0.87
11
26%
26%
45%
55%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1963-64
2
1
4
6
5

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Liverpool
42
26
5
11
92
45
47
57
2
Manchester United
42
23
7
12
90
62
28
53
3
Everton
42
21
10
11
84
64
20
52
4
Tottenham Hotspur
42
22
7
13
97
81
16
51
5
Chelsea
42
20
10
12
72
56
16
50
6
Sheffield Wednesday
42
19
11
12
84
67
17
49
7
Blackburn Rovers
42
18
10
14
89
65
24
46
8
Arsenal
42
17
11
14
90
82
8
45
9
Burnley
42
17
10
15
71
64
7
44
10
West Bromwich Albion
42
16
11
15
70
61
9
43
11
Leicester City
42
16
11
15
61
58
3
43
12
Sheffield United
42
16
11
15
61
64
-3
43
13
Nottingham Forest
42
16
9
17
64
68
-4
41
14
West Ham United
42
14
12
16
69
74
-5
40
15
Fulham
42
13
13
16
58
65
-7
39
16
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
12
15
15
70
80
-10
39
17
Stoke City
42
14
10
18
77
78
-1
38
18
Blackpool
42
13
9
20
52
73
-21
35
19
Aston Villa
42
11
12
19
62
71
-9
34
20
Birmingham City
42
11
7
24
54
92
-38
29
21
Bolton Wanderers
42
10
8
24
48
80
-32
28
22
Ipswich Town
42
9
7
26
56
121
-65
25

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 24 August 1963
Nottingham Forest
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Monday, 26 August 1963
Aston Villa
1-3
Stoke City
L
Division One
Saturday, 31 August 1963
Aston Villa
1-2
Blackburn Rovers
L
Division One
Wednesday, 4 September 1963
Stoke City
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 7 September 1963
Blackpool
0-4
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Tuesday, 10 September 1963
Arsenal
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 14 September 1963
Aston Villa
2-0
Chelsea
W
Division One
Monday, 16 September 1963
Aston Villa
2-4
Tottenham Hotspur
L
Division One
Saturday, 21 September 1963
West Ham United
0-1
Aston Villa
W
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 25 September 1963
Aston Villa
3-1
Barnsley
W
Division One
Saturday, 28 September 1963
Aston Villa
0-1
Sheffield United
L
Division One
Saturday, 5 October 1963
Liverpool
5-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 7 October 1963
Aston Villa
0-1
Everton
L
Division One
Saturday, 12 October 1963
West Brom
4-3
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 16 October 1963
Aston Villa
0-2
West Ham United
L
Division One
Saturday, 19 October 1963
Aston Villa
2-1
Arsenal
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 October 1963
Sheffield Wednesday
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 2 November 1963
Aston Villa
3-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
Division One
Saturday, 9 November 1963
Fulham
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 16 November 1963
Aston Villa
4-0
Manchester United
W
Division One
Saturday, 23 November 1963
Burnley
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 30 November 1963
Aston Villa
0-0
Ipswich Town
D
Division One
Saturday, 7 December 1963
Leicester City
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 14 December 1963
Aston Villa
3-0
Nottingham Forest
W
Division One
Saturday, 21 December 1963
Blackburn Rovers
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Thursday, 26 December 1963
Wolves
3-3
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 28 December 1963
Aston Villa
2-2
Wolves
D
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 4 January 1964
Aston Villa
0-0
Aldershot
D
FA Cup 3rd Round Replay
Wednesday, 8 January 1964
Aldershot
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 11 January 1964
Aston Villa
3-1
Blackpool
W
Division One
Saturday, 18 January 1964
Chelsea
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 25 January 1964
Tottenham Hotspur
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 1 February 1964
Aston Villa
2-2
West Ham United
D
Division One
Saturday, 8 February 1964
Sheffield United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Wednesday, 19 February 1964
Aston Villa
2-2
Liverpool
D
Division One
Saturday, 22 February 1964
Aston Villa
1-0
West Brom
W
Division One
Friday, 28 February 1964
Everton
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 7 March 1964
Aston Villa
2-2
Sheffield Wednesday
D
Division One
Saturday, 21 March 1964
Aston Villa
2-2
Fulham
D
Division One
Saturday, 28 March 1964
Bolton Wanderers
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Monday, 30 March 1964
Aston Villa
0-3
Birmingham City
L
Division One
Tuesday, 31 March 1964
Birmingham City
3-3
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 4 April 1964
Aston Villa
2-0
Burnley
W
Division One
Monday, 6 April 1964
Manchester United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 11 April 1964
Ipswich Town
4-3
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 18 April 1964
Aston Villa
1-3
Leicester City
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Bobby Park
Midfielder
July 1963
Darlington Wool Firms FC
Free
Mick Wright
Right Back
September 1963
Ellesmere Port
Free
Dave Pountney
Midfielder
October 1963
Shrewsbury Town
£20,000
Dave Roberts
Winger
December 1963
Lucas Eagle FC
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Derek Dougan
Forward
July 1963
Peterborough United
£21,000
Bobby Thomson
Forward
September 1963
Birmingham City
Free
Ken Fencott
Forward
June 1964
Lincoln City
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Tony Hateley
Player #504
Nottingham Forest (a), Division One
Saturday, 24 August 1963
Mick Wright
Player #505
Blackpool (a), Division One
Saturday, 7 September 1963
Dave Pountney
Player #506
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One
Saturday, 26 October 1963
Stan Horne
Player #507
Leicester City (a), Division One
Saturday, 7 December 1963
Bob Wilson
Player #508
Sheffield Wednesday (h), Division One
Saturday, 7 March 1964
Graham Parker
Player #509
Leicester City (h), Division One
Saturday, 18 April 1964

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Bobby Thomson
Player #477
Arsenal (a), Division One
Tuesday, 10 September 1963
Vic Crowe
Player #443
Aldershot (a), FA Cup
Wednesday, 8 January 1964
Nigel Sims
Player #457
Chelsea (a), Division One
Saturday, 18 January 1964
Ken Fencott
Player #496
West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Saturday, 22 February 1964
Cammie Fraser
Player #499
Manchester United (a), Division One
Monday, 6 April 1964
Tommy Ewing
Player #497
Ipswich Town (a), Division One
Saturday, 11 April 1964
Stan Horne
Player #507
Leicester City (h), Division One
Saturday, 18 April 1964
George Graham
Player #503
Leicester City (h), Division One
Saturday, 18 April 1964
Bob Wilson
Player #508
Leicester City (h), Division One
Saturday, 18 April 1964

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
25
24.58
22.28 | Burnley (a), Division One
25.86 | West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
Youngest Player
16.96 | Mick Wright | Blackpool (a), Division One
Oldest Player
35.10 | W Jimmy MacEwan | Leicester City (h), Division One

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Vic Crowe
Player #443
1954-64 Aston Villa, Free, 351 | 12 |
Nigel Sims
Player #457
1956-64 Aston Villa, Free, 309 | 0 |
Gordon Lee
Player #466
1958-66 Aston Villa, Free, 142 (0) | 2 |
Ron Wylie
Player #471
1958-65 Aston Villa, £9.25k, 244 | 27 |
Jimmy MacEwan
Player #475
1959-66 Aston Villa, £8k, 181 (0) | 32 |
Bobby Thomson
Player #477
1959-63 Aston Villa, £8k, 172 | 70 |
Alan Deakin
Player #478
1959-69 Aston Villa, Free, 269 (1) | 9 |
Harry Burrows
Player #479
1959-65 Aston Villa, Free, 181 | 73 |
Mike Tindall
Player #480
1959-67 Aston Villa, Free, 134 (2) | 9 |
Geoff Sidebottom
Player #486
1961-64 Aston Villa, £15k, 88 | 0 |
John Sleeuwenhoek
Player #489
1961-67 Aston Villa, Free, 260 (0) | 1 |
Alan Baker
Player #490
1961-66 Aston Villa, Free, 109 (1) | 17 |
Charlie Aitken
Player #492
1961-77 Aston Villa, Free, 656 (4) | 14 |
Ken Fencott
Player #496
1961-64 Aston Villa, Free, 5 | 0 |
Tommy Ewing
Player #497
1962-64 Aston Villa, £20k, 45 | 6 |
Wilson Briggs
Player #498
1962-63 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 0 |
Cammie Fraser
Player #499
1962-64 Aston Villa, £24.5k, 40 | 1 |
Phil Woosnam
Player #500
1962-67 Aston Villa, £25k, 125 (0) | 29 |
John Gavan
Player #501
1963-67 Aston Villa, Free, 12 (0) | 0 |
Lew Chatterley
Player #502
1963-71 Aston Villa, Free, 160 (4) | 27 |
George Graham
Player #503
1963-64 Aston Villa, Free, 10 | 2 |
Tony Hateley
Player #504
1963-66 Aston Villa, £22k, 148 (0) | 86 |
Mick Wright
Player #505
1963-73 Aston Villa, Free, 315 (3) | 1 |
Dave Pountney
Player #506
1963-67 Aston Villa, £20k, 126 (4) | 7 |
Stan Horne
Player #507
1963-64 Aston Villa, Free, 6 (0) | 0 |
Bob Wilson
Player #508
1964 Aston Villa, Free, 9 | 0 |
Graham Parker
Player #509
1964-67 Aston Villa, Free, 20 (0) | 1 |

Appearances

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Nigel Sims
29
43
1.48
9
31%
GK Bob Wilson
9
19
2.11
1
11%
GK Geoff Sidebottom
8
14
1.75
2
25%
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