Season 77 | 1965-66

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Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
16th
3rd Round
5th Round
6-3 vs. Fulham (a), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
28 | Tony Hateley
48 | Charlie Aitken
48 | 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.

Manager
From
To
L
P
W
D
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
Dick Taylor
Saturday, 21 August 1965
Ongoing
23
48
18
7
25
38%
48%
52%
17%
1.27
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%
1965-66
48
18
7
23
79
89
-10
0.86
0.99
1.83
1.85
8
17%
38%
48%
25
52%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1965-66
16th
42
15
6
21
69
80
36
-11
1.64
1.9
0.86
7
17%
36%
50%
50%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1965-66
3
2
4
7
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Liverpool
42
26
9
7
79
34
45
61
2
Leeds United
42
23
9
10
79
38
41
55
3
Burnley
42
24
7
11
79
47
32
55
4
Manchester United
42
18
15
9
84
59
25
51
5
Chelsea
42
22
7
13
65
53
12
51
6
West Bromwich Albion
42
19
12
11
91
69
22
50
7
Leicester City
42
21
7
14
80
65
15
49
8
Tottenham Hotspur
42
16
12
14
75
66
9
44
9
Sheffield United
42
16
11
15
56
59
-3
43
10
Stoke City
42
15
12
15
65
64
1
42
11
Everton
42
15
11
16
56
62
-6
41
12
West Ham United
42
15
9
18
70
83
-13
39
13
Blackpool
42
14
9
19
55
65
-10
37
14
Arsenal
42
12
13
17
62
75
-13
37
15
Newcastle United
42
14
9
19
50
63
-13
37
16
Aston Villa
42
15
6
21
69
80
-11
36
17
Sheffield Wednesday
42
14
8
20
56
66
-10
36
18
Nottingham Forest
42
14
8
20
56
72
-16
36
19
Sunderland
42
14
8
20
51
72
-21
36
20
Fulham
42
14
7
21
67
85
-18
35
21
Northampton Town
42
10
13
19
55
92
-37
33
22
Blackburn Rovers
42
8
4
30
57
88
-31
20

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 21 August 1965
Sheffield United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 23 August 1965
Aston Villa
0-2
Leeds United
L
Division One
Saturday, 28 August 1965
Aston Villa
2-2
Leicester City
D
Division One
Wednesday, 1 September 1965
Leeds United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 4 September 1965
Blackburn Rovers
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Monday, 6 September 1965
Aston Villa
3-1
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 11 September 1965
Aston Villa
3-0
Blackpool
W
Division One
Wednesday, 15 September 1965
Sunderland
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 18 September 1965
Fulham
3-6
Aston Villa
W
League Cup 2nd Round
Tuesday, 21 September 1965
Swansea Town
2-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 25 September 1965
Aston Villa
3-2
Tottenham Hotspur
W
Division One
Saturday, 2 October 1965
Liverpool
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 9 October 1965
Newcastle United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 13 October 1965
Sunderland
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 16 October 1965
Aston Villa
1-1
West Brom
D
Division One
Saturday, 23 October 1965
Nottingham Forest
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 30 October 1965
Aston Villa
2-0
Sheffield Wednesday
W
League Cup 4th Round
Wednesday, 3 November 1965
Fulham
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 6 November 1965
Northampton Town
2-1
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 4th Round Replay
Monday, 8 November 1965
Aston Villa
2-0
Fulham
W
Division One
Saturday, 13 November 1965
Aston Villa
0-1
Stoke City
L
League Cup Quarter Final
Wednesday, 17 November 1965
West Brom
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 20 November 1965
Burnley
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 27 November 1965
Aston Villa
2-4
Chelsea
L
Division One
Saturday, 4 December 1965
Arsenal
3-3
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 11 December 1965
Aston Villa
3-2
Everton
W
Division One
Saturday, 1 January 1966
Aston Villa
4-2
Newcastle United
W
Division One
Saturday, 8 January 1966
Everton
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 15 January 1966
Aston Villa
3-0
Nottingham Forest
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 22 January 1966
Aston Villa
1-2
Leicester City
L
Division One
Saturday, 29 January 1966
Aston Villa
0-2
Sheffield United
L
Division One
Saturday, 5 February 1966
Leicester City
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 7 February 1966
Aston Villa
1-2
West Ham United
L
Division One
Friday, 11 February 1966
West Brom
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 19 February 1966
Aston Villa
3-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 February 1966
Blackpool
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 5 March 1966
West Ham United
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 12 March 1966
Aston Villa
2-5
Fulham
L
Division One
Saturday, 19 March 1966
Tottenham Hotspur
5-5
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 26 March 1966
Aston Villa
0-3
Liverpool
L
Division One
Saturday, 2 April 1966
Aston Villa
1-2
Northampton Town
L
Division One
Wednesday, 6 April 1966
Aston Villa
1-1
Manchester United
D
Division One
Saturday, 9 April 1966
Stoke City
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 16 April 1966
Aston Villa
2-1
Burnley
W
Division One
Wednesday, 27 April 1966
Sheffield Wednesday
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 30 April 1966
Aston Villa
3-0
Arsenal
W
Division One
Monday, 9 May 1966
Manchester United
6-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 16 May 1966
Chelsea
0-2
Aston Villa
W

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Willie Hamilton
Forward
Sunday, 1 August 1965
Hibernian FC
£25,000
John Inglis
Centre Forward
Wednesday, 1 September 1965
Glenrothes FC
Free
Tony Scott
Winger
Friday, 1 October 1965
West Ham United
£25,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Ron Wylie
Forward
July 1965
Birmingham City
Free
Stan Horne
Midfielder
September 1965
Manchester City
Free
Alan Baker
Forward
May 1966
Walsall
£10,000
Johnny Martin
Winger
May 1966
Colchester United
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Willie Hamilton
Player #518
Leeds United (h), Division One
Monday, 23 August 1965
Tony Scott
Player #519
Newcastle United (a), Division One
Saturday, 9 October 1965

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Ray Bloomfield
Player #517
Chelsea (h), Division One
Saturday, 27 November 1965
John Gavan
Player #501
Northampton Town (h), Division One
Saturday, 2 April 1966
Jimmy MacEwan
Player #475
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One
Wednesday, 27 April 1966
Alan Baker
Player #490
Manchester United (a), Division One
Monday, 9 May 1966
Phil Woosnam
Player #500
Chelsea (a), Division One
Monday, 16 May 1966

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
23
24.85
23.25 | Fulham (a), League Cup
26.78 | Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
18.92 | RB Mick Wright | Sheffield United (a), Division One
19.42 | M Bobby Park | Chelsea (h), Division One
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
37.12 | W Jimmy MacEwan | Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One
26.43 | M Dave Pountney | Fulham (h), Division One

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Gordon Lee
Player #466
1958-66 Aston Villa, Free, 142 (0) | 2 |
Jimmy MacEwan
Player #475
1959-66 Aston Villa, £8k, 181 (0) | 32 |
Alan Deakin
Player #478
1959-69 Aston Villa, Free, 269 (1) | 9 |
Mike Tindall
Player #480
1959-67 Aston Villa, Free, 134 (2) | 9 |
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 |
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 |
Willie Hamilton
Player #518
1965-66 Aston Villa, £25k, 54 (9) |
Tony Scott
Player #519
1965-67 Aston Villa, £25k, 54 (3) | 5 |
Dave Rudge
Player #520
1966-72 Aston Villa, Free, 53 (7) | 10 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
LB Charlie Aitken
48
42
0
1
0
5
0
CF Tony Hateley
44
39
0
1
0
4
0
CB John Sleeuwenhoek
44
38
0
1
0
5
0
RB Mick Wright
43
36
1
1
0
5
0
GK Colin Withers
42
38
0
1
0
3
0
F Willie Hamilton
42
37
0
1
0
4
0
W Johnny MacLeod
42
36
1
1
0
4
0
F Phil Woosnam
40
35
0
1
0
4
0
M Dave Pountney
36
30
2
1
0
3
0
W Tony Scott
29
25
0
1
0
3
0
M Mike Tindall
29
26
0
0
0
3
0
M Alan Deakin
29
26
0
0
0
3
0
M Bobby Park
18
13
2
0
0
3
0
M Graham Parker
11
8
0
1
0
2
0
F Alan Baker
10
8
1
0
0
1
0
GK John Gavan
6
4
0
0
0
2
0
D Keith Bradley
6
5
1
0
0
0
0
CF Barry Stobart
6
5
0
0
0
1
0
M Lew Chatterley
5
4
1
0
0
0
0
W Jimmy MacEwan
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
W Ray Bloomfield
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
W Dave Roberts
1
1
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Colin Withers
42
76
1.81
7
17%
GK John Gavan
6
13
2.17
1
17%
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