Season 78 | 1966-67

1966-67 Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
21st
4th Round
2nd Round
3-0 vs. Manchester City (h), Leeds United (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
13 | Lew Chatterley
45 | Colin Withers
45 | Colin Withers

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, 20 August 1966
Saturday, 13 May 1967
26
45
12
7
19
27%
58%
42%
18%
0.96
Chairman
Club Secretary
Norman Smith
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%
1966-67
45
12
7
26
56
92
-36
0.69
0.61
1.24
2.04
8
6%
27%
58%
19
42%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1966-67
21st
42
11
7
24
54
85
29
-31
1.29
2.02
0.64
7
17%
26%
57%
43%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1966-67
2
2
3
9
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Manchester United
42
24
12
6
84
45
39
60
2
Nottingham Forest
42
23
10
9
64
41
23
56
3
Tottenham Hotspur
42
24
8
10
71
48
23
56
4
Leeds United
42
22
11
9
62
42
20
55
5
Liverpool
42
19
13
10
64
47
17
51
6
Everton
42
19
10
13
65
46
19
48
7
Arsenal
42
16
14
12
58
47
11
46
8
Leicester City
42
18
8
16
78
71
7
44
9
Chelsea
42
15
14
13
67
62
5
44
10
Sheffield United
42
16
10
16
52
59
-7
42
11
Sheffield Wednesday
42
14
13
15
56
47
9
41
12
Stoke City
42
17
7
18
63
58
5
41
13
West Bromwich Albion
42
16
7
19
77
73
4
39
14
Burnley
42
15
9
18
66
76
-10
39
15
Manchester City
42
12
15
15
43
52
-9
39
16
West Ham United
42
14
8
20
80
84
-4
36
17
Sunderland
42
14
8
20
58
72
-14
36
18
Fulham
42
11
12
19
71
83
-12
34
19
Southampton
42
14
6
22
74
92
-18
34
20
Newcastle United
42
12
9
21
39
81
-42
33
21
Aston Villa
42
11
7
24
54
85
-31
29
22
Blackpool
42
6
9
27
41
76
-35
21

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 20 August 1966
Aston Villa
1-1
Newcastle United
D
Division One
Monday, 22 August 1966
Aston Villa
0-1
Sheffield Wednesday
L
Division One
Saturday, 27 August 1966
Arsenal
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 31 August 1966
Sheffield Wednesday
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 3 September 1966
Aston Villa
3-0
Manchester City
W
Division One
Monday, 5 September 1966
Aston Villa
0-1
Southampton
L
Division One
Saturday, 10 September 1966
Blackpool
0-2
Aston Villa
W
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 14 September 1966
West Brom
6-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 17 September 1966
Aston Villa
2-6
Chelsea
L
Division One
Saturday, 24 September 1966
Leicester City
5-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 1 October 1966
Aston Villa
2-3
Liverpool
L
Division One
Saturday, 8 October 1966
Aston Villa
3-0
Leeds United
W
Division One
Saturday, 15 October 1966
West Brom
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 22 October 1966
Aston Villa
0-0
Sheffield United
D
Division One
Saturday, 29 October 1966
Tottenham Hotspur
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 5 November 1966
Aston Villa
3-2
West Brom
W
Division One
Saturday, 12 November 1966
Fulham
5-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 19 November 1966
Aston Villa
1-1
Nottingham Forest
D
Division One
Saturday, 26 November 1966
Burnley
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 3 December 1966
Aston Villa
2-1
Manchester United
W
Division One
Saturday, 10 December 1966
Stoke City
6-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 17 December 1966
Newcastle United
0-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Monday, 26 December 1966
Sunderland
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Tuesday, 27 December 1966
Aston Villa
2-1
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 31 December 1966
Aston Villa
0-1
Arsenal
L
Division One
Saturday, 14 January 1967
Aston Villa
3-2
Blackpool
W
Division One
Saturday, 21 January 1967
Chelsea
3-1
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 28 January 1967
Preston North End
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 4 February 1967
Aston Villa
0-1
Leicester City
L
Division One
Saturday, 11 February 1967
Liverpool
1-0
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 18 February 1967
Liverpool
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 25 February 1967
Leeds United
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 4 March 1967
Aston Villa
3-3
Tottenham Hotspur
D
Division One
Saturday, 18 March 1967
Sheffield United
3-3
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Friday, 24 March 1967
West Ham United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 25 March 1967
Aston Villa
2-1
Stoke City
W
Division One
Tuesday, 28 March 1967
Aston Villa
0-2
West Ham United
L
Division One
Saturday, 1 April 1967
Everton
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 8 April 1967
Aston Villa
1-1
Fulham
D
Division One
Saturday, 15 April 1967
Nottingham Forest
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 19 April 1967
Manchester City
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 22 April 1967
Aston Villa
0-1
Burnley
L
Division One
Saturday, 29 April 1967
Manchester United
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 6 May 1967
Aston Villa
2-4
Everton
L
Division One
Saturday, 13 May 1967
Southampton
6-2
Aston Villa
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Fred Turnbull
Centre Back
Thursday, 1 September 1966
Centre '64 FC
Free
John Woodward
Forward
Saturday, 1 October 1966
Stoke
£27,500
John Chambers
Midfielder
Saturday, 1 October 1966
Birmingham Boys
Free
Peter Broadbent
Forward
Saturday, 1 October 1966
Shrewsbury Town
£7,500
Willie Anderson
Midfielder
Sunday, 1 January 1967
Manchester United
£20,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Gordon Lee
Full Back
July 1966
Shrewsbury Town
£0
Jimmy MacEwan
Winger
August 1966
Walsall
Free
Phil Woosnam
Forward
September 1966
Atlanta Chiefs
Free
Tony Hateley
Centre Forward
October 1966
Chelsea
£100,000
Ray Bloomfield
Winger
January 1967
Atlanta Chiefs
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Dave Rudge
Player #520
Arsenal (a), Division One
Saturday, 27 August 1966
John Woodward
Player #521
Liverpool (h), Division One
Saturday, 1 October 1966
Peter Broadbent
Player #522
Sheffield United (h), Division One
Saturday, 22 October 1966
Willie Anderson
Player #523
Chelsea (a), Division One
Saturday, 21 January 1967
Lionel Martin
Player #524
Southampton (a), Division One
Saturday, 13 May 1967

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Tony Hateley
Player #504
Sheffield United (h), Division One
Saturday, 22 October 1966
Willie Hamilton
Player #518
Nottingham Forest (h), Division One
Saturday, 19 November 1966

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
22
24.78
22.57 | West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
25.92 | Blackpool (h), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
18.61 | M Dave Rudge | Arsenal (a), Division One
18.75 | M Dave Rudge | West Bromwich Albion (a), Division One
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
34.02 | F Peter Broadbent | Southampton (a), Division One
28.18 | W Johnny MacLeod | Liverpool (a), Division One

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
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 |
Charlie Aitken
Player #492
1961-77 Aston Villa, Free, 656 (4) | 14 |
Wilson Briggs
Player #498
1962-63 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 0 |
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 |
Graham Parker
Player #509
1964-67 Aston Villa, Free, 20 (0) | 1 |
Johnny MacLeod
Player #510
1964-68 Aston Villa, £40k, 137 (3) | 18 |
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 |
John Woodward
Player #521
1966-68 Aston Villa, £27.5k, 24 (5) | 8 |
Peter Broadbent
Player #522
1966-69 Aston Villa, £7.5k, 65 (2) | 2 |
Willie Anderson
Player #523
1969-73 Aston Villa, £20k, 264 (2) | 44 |
Lionel Martin
Player #524
1967-72 Aston Villa, Free, 44 (12) | 9 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
GK Colin Withers
45
42
0
2
0
1
0
CB John Sleeuwenhoek
44
42
0
1
0
1
0
LB Charlie Aitken
42
39
0
2
0
1
0
W Johnny MacLeod
38
34
1
2
0
1
0
RB Mick Wright
37
35
0
2
0
0
0
M Lew Chatterley
35
32
1
1
0
1
0
D Keith Bradley
33
29
1
2
0
1
0
F Peter Broadbent
31
29
0
2
0
0
0
M Mike Tindall
28
26
1
0
0
1
0
M Dave Pountney
27
24
1
2
0
0
0
W Tony Scott
25
20
3
1
0
1
0
M Alan Deakin
23
20
1
1
0
1
0
CF Barry Stobart
20
18
0
2
0
0
0
M Willie Anderson
18
17
0
1
0
0
0
M Bobby Park
17
12
4
0
0
1
0
W Dave Roberts
13
11
1
1
0
0
0
F Willie Hamilton
12
12
0
0
0
0
0
CF Tony Hateley
12
11
0
0
0
1
0
M Dave Rudge
5
3
1
0
1
0
0
F John Woodward
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
M Graham Parker
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
M Lionel Martin
1
1
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Colin Withers
45
92
2.04
8
18%
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