Season 76 | 1964-65

1964-65 Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
16th
5th Round
Semi Final
7-1 vs. Bradford City (h), League Cup

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.

Manager
From
To
L
P
W
D
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
Dick Taylor
Saturday, 22 August 1964
Ongoing
23
53
22
8
30
42%
43%
57%
25%
1.40
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%
1964-65
53
22
8
23
81
94
-13
0.88
0.86
1.53
1.77
13
25%
42%
43%
30
57%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1964-65
16th
42
16
5
21
57
82
37
-25
1.36
1.95
0.7
9
21%
38%
50%
50%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1964-65
3
2
8
7
5

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Manchester United
42
26
9
7
89
39
50
61
2
Leeds United
42
26
9
7
83
52
31
61
3
Chelsea
42
24
8
10
89
54
35
56
4
Everton
42
17
15
10
69
60
9
49
5
Nottingham Forest
42
17
13
12
71
67
4
47
6
Tottenham Hotspur
42
19
7
16
87
71
16
45
7
Liverpool
42
17
10
15
67
73
-6
44
8
Sheffield Wednesday
42
16
11
15
57
55
2
43
9
West Ham United
42
19
4
19
82
71
11
42
10
Blackburn Rovers
42
16
10
16
83
79
4
42
11
Stoke City
42
16
10
16
67
66
1
42
12
Burnley
42
16
10
16
70
70
0
42
13
Arsenal
42
17
7
18
69
75
-6
41
14
West Bromwich Albion
42
13
13
16
70
65
5
39
15
Sunderland
42
14
9
19
64
74
-10
37
16
Aston Villa
42
16
5
21
57
82
-25
37
17
Blackpool
42
12
11
19
67
78
-11
35
18
Leicester City
42
11
13
18
69
85
-16
35
19
Sheffield United
42
12
11
19
50
64
-14
35
20
Fulham
42
11
12
19
60
78
-18
34
21
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
13
4
25
59
89
-30
30
22
Birmingham City
42
8
11
23
64
96
-32
27

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 22 August 1964
Aston Villa
1-2
Leeds United
L
Division One
Wednesday, 26 August 1964
Chelsea
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 29 August 1964
Arsenal
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 31 August 1964
Aston Villa
2-2
Chelsea
D
Division One
Saturday, 5 September 1964
Aston Villa
0-4
Blackburn Rovers
L
Division One
Wednesday, 9 September 1964
Sunderland
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 12 September 1964
Blackpool
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 14 September 1964
Aston Villa
2-1
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 19 September 1964
Aston Villa
2-0
Sheffield Wednesday
W
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 23 September 1964
Luton Town
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 September 1964
Liverpool
5-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 5 October 1964
Aston Villa
1-2
Everton
L
Division One
Saturday, 10 October 1964
West Ham United
3-0
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 14 October 1964
Leeds United
2-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 17 October 1964
Aston Villa
0-1
West Brom
L
Division One
Saturday, 24 October 1964
Manchester United
7-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 31 October 1964
Aston Villa
2-0
Fulham
W
League Cup 4th Round
Wednesday, 4 November 1964
Aston Villa
3-1
Reading
W
Division One
Saturday, 7 November 1964
Nottingham Forest
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 14 November 1964
Aston Villa
3-0
Stoke City
W
Division One
Saturday, 21 November 1964
Tottenham Hotspur
4-0
Aston Villa
L
League Cup Quarter Final
Monday, 23 November 1964
Aston Villa
7-1
Bradford City
W
Division One
Saturday, 28 November 1964
Aston Villa
1-0
Burnley
W
Division One
Saturday, 5 December 1964
Sheffield United
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 12 December 1964
Leeds United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 19 December 1964
Aston Villa
3-1
Arsenal
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 December 1964
Wolves
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 2 January 1965
Blackburn Rovers
5-1
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 9 January 1965
Aston Villa
3-0
Coventry City
W
Division One
Saturday, 16 January 1965
Aston Villa
3-2
Blackpool
W
League Cup Semi Final Leg
Wednesday, 20 January 1965
Aston Villa
2-3
Chelsea
L
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 30 January 1965
Sheffield United
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 6 February 1965
Aston Villa
0-1
Liverpool
L
League Cup Semi Final
Wednesday, 10 February 1965
Chelsea
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 13 February 1965
Birmingham City
0-1
Aston Villa
W
FA Cup 5th Round
Saturday, 20 February 1965
Aston Villa
1-1
Wolves
D
FA Cup 5th Round Replay
Wednesday, 24 February 1965
Wolves
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 27 February 1965
West Brom
3-1
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 5th Round 2nd Replay
Monday, 1 March 1965
Aston Villa
1-3
Wolves
L
Division One
Saturday, 13 March 1965
Everton
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 15 March 1965
Sheffield Wednesday
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 20 March 1965
Aston Villa
2-1
Nottingham Forest
W
Division One
Monday, 22 March 1965
Aston Villa
3-2
Wolves
W
Division One
Saturday, 27 March 1965
Stoke City
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 31 March 1965
Aston Villa
2-3
West Ham United
L
Division One
Saturday, 3 April 1965
Aston Villa
1-0
Tottenham Hotspur
W
Division One
Saturday, 10 April 1965
Burnley
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Monday, 12 April 1965
Aston Villa
3-0
Birmingham City
W
Division One
Saturday, 17 April 1965
Aston Villa
2-1
Sheffield United
W
Division One
Monday, 19 April 1965
Leicester City
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Tuesday, 20 April 1965
Aston Villa
1-0
Leicester City
W
Division One
Saturday, 24 April 1965
Fulham
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Wednesday, 28 April 1965
Aston Villa
2-1
Manchester United
W

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Johnny Martin
Winger
July 1964
Ashington and County Durham Schools
Free
Ray Bloomfield
Winger
August 1964
Arsenal
Free
Johnny MacLeod
Winger
September 1964
Arsenal
£40,000
Barry Stobart
Centre Forward
November 1964
Manchester City
£20,000
Colin Withers
Goalkeeper
November 1964
Birmingham
£18,000
Dave Rudge
Midfielder
Saturday, 1 May 1965
Wolverhampton & South Staffordshire District Boys
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
George Graham
Forward
July 1964
Chelsea
£5,950
Tommy Ewing
Winger
July 1964
Partick Thistle
Free
Vic Crowe
Midfielder
July 1964
Peterborough United
Free
Bob Wilson
Goalkeeper
August 1964
Cardiff City
£2,000
Nigel Sims
Goalkeeper
September 1964
Peterborough United
Free
Geoff Sidebottom
Goalkeeper
January 1965
Scunthorpe United
Free
Cammie Fraser
Full Back
February 1965
Birmingham City
£9,000
Harry Burrows
Winger
March 1965
Stoke CIty
£30,000

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Johnny MacLeod
Player #510
Blackburn Rovers (h), Division One
Saturday, 5 September 1964
Johnny Martin
Player #511
Blackpool (a), Division One
Saturday, 12 September 1964
Bobby Park
Player #512
Sheffield Wednesday (h), Division One
Saturday, 19 September 1964
Dave Roberts
Player #513
Luton Town (a), League Cup
Wednesday, 23 September 1964
Barry Stobart
Player #514
Stoke City (h), Division One
Saturday, 14 November 1964
Colin Withers
Player #515
Tottenham Hotspur (a), Division One
Saturday, 21 November 1964
Keith Bradley
Player #516
Birmingham City (a), Division One
Saturday, 13 February 1965
Ray Bloomfield
Player #517
Everton (a), Division One
Saturday, 13 March 1965

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Johnny Martin
Player #511
Blackpool (a), Division One
Saturday, 12 September 1964
Geoff Sidebottom
Player #486
Bradford City (h), League Cup
Monday, 23 November 1964
Harry Burrows
Player #479
West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
Saturday, 27 February 1965
Gordon Lee
Player #466
West Ham United (h), Division One
Wednesday, 31 March 1965
Ron Wylie
Player #471
Fulham (a), Division One
Saturday, 24 April 1965

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
25
25.02
22.27 | Manchester United (h), Division One
27.38 | Wolverhampton Wanderers (a), FA Cup
Youngest Player
17.77 | W Dave Roberts | Luton Town (a), League Cup
Oldest Player
35.96 | W Jimmy MacEwan | West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Graham Parker
Player #509
1964-67 Aston Villa, Free, 20 (0) | 1 |
Johnny MacLeod
Player #510
1964-68 Aston Villa, £40k, 137 (3) | 18 |
Johnny Martin
Player #511
1964-66 Aston Villa, Free, 1 (0) | 0 |
Bobby Park
Player #512
1964-69 Aston Villa, Free, 71 (12) | 10 |
Dave Roberts
Player #513
1964-68 Aston Villa, Free, 18 (1) | 2 |
Barry Stobart
Player #514
1964-67 Aston Villa, £20k, 53 (0) | 20 |
Colin Withers
Player #515
1964-69 Aston Villa, £18k, 163 (0) | 0 |
Keith Bradley
Player #516
1965-72 Aston Villa, Free, 134 (9) | 2 |
Ray Bloomfield
Player #517
1965 Aston Villa, Free, 3 (0) | 0 |

Appearances

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Colin Withers
32
49
1.53
10
31%
GK Geoff Sidebottom
19
44
2.32
3
16%
GK John Gavan
2
1
0.50
1
50%
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