Season 79 | 1967-68

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Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division Two
16th
4th Round
2nd Round
4-1 vs. Charlton Athletic (h), Division One

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
Tommy Cummings
Saturday, 19 August 1967
Ongoing
22
45
16
7
23
36%
49%
51%
20%
1.22
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%
1967-68
45
16
7
22
58
68
-10
0.88
0.85
1.29
1.51
9
20%
36%
49%
23
51%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1967-68
16th
42
15
7
20
54
64
37
-10
1.29
1.52
0.84
8
19%
36%
48%
52%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1967-68
5
3
4
5
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Ipswich Town
42
22
15
5
79
44
35
59
2
Queens Park Rangers
42
25
8
9
67
36
31
58
3
Blackpool
42
24
10
8
71
43
28
58
4
Birmingham City
42
19
14
9
83
51
32
52
5
Portsmouth
42
18
13
11
68
55
13
49
6
Middlesbrough
42
17
12
13
60
54
6
46
7
Millwall
42
14
17
11
62
50
12
45
8
Blackburn Rovers
42
16
11
15
56
49
7
43
9
Norwich City
42
16
11
15
60
65
-5
43
10
Carlisle United
42
14
13
15
58
52
6
41
11
Crystal Palace
42
14
11
17
56
56
0
39
12
Bolton Wanderers
42
13
13
16
60
63
-3
39
13
Cardiff City
42
13
12
17
60
66
-6
38
14
Huddersfield Town
42
13
12
17
46
61
-15
38
15
Charlton Athletic
42
12
13
17
63
68
-5
37
16
Aston Villa
42
15
7
20
54
64
-10
37
17
Hull City
42
12
13
17
58
73
-15
37
18
Derby County
42
13
10
19
71
78
-7
36
19
Bristol City
42
13
10
19
48
62
-14
36
20
Preston North End
42
12
11
19
43
65
-22
35
21
Rotherham United
42
10
11
21
42
76
-34
31
22
Plymouth Argyle
42
9
9
24
38
72
-34
27

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division Two
Saturday, 19 August 1967
Norwich City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Wednesday, 23 August 1967
Plymouth Argyle
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 26 August 1967
Aston Villa
3-1
Rotherham United
W
Division Two
Monday, 28 August 1967
Aston Villa
0-1
Plymouth Argyle
L
Division Two
Saturday, 2 September 1967
Derby County
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Tuesday, 5 September 1967
Queens Park Rangers
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 9 September 1967
Aston Villa
1-0
Preston North End
W
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 13 September 1967
Northampton Town
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 16 September 1967
Charlton Athletic
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 23 September 1967
Aston Villa
0-1
Crystal Palace
L
Division Two
Saturday, 30 September 1967
Middlesbrough
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division Two
Saturday, 7 October 1967
Aston Villa
2-4
Birmingham City
L
Division Two
Saturday, 14 October 1967
Millwall
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division Two
Saturday, 21 October 1967
Aston Villa
3-2
Blackpool
W
Division Two
Saturday, 4 November 1967
Aston Villa
1-0
Carlisle United
W
Division Two
Saturday, 11 November 1967
Ipswich Town
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 18 November 1967
Aston Villa
2-3
Hull City
L
Division Two
Saturday, 25 November 1967
Bolton Wanderers
2-3
Aston Villa
W
Division Two
Saturday, 2 December 1967
Aston Villa
0-0
Huddersfield Town
D
Division Two
Saturday, 16 December 1967
Aston Villa
4-2
Norwich City
W
Division Two
Saturday, 23 December 1967
Rotherham United
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division Two
Tuesday, 26 December 1967
Cardiff City
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 30 December 1967
Aston Villa
2-1
Cardiff City
W
Division Two
Saturday, 6 January 1968
Aston Villa
2-1
Derby County
W
Division Two
Saturday, 20 January 1968
Aston Villa
4-1
Charlton Athletic
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 27 January 1968
Aston Villa
3-0
Millwall
W
Division Two
Saturday, 3 February 1968
Crystal Palace
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division Two
Saturday, 10 February 1968
Aston Villa
0-1
Middlesbrough
L
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 17 February 1968
Aston Villa
0-1
Rotherham United
L
Division Two
Saturday, 24 February 1968
Birmingham City
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Tuesday, 27 February 1968
Bristol City
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division Two
Saturday, 2 March 1968
Aston Villa
3-1
Millwall
W
Division Two
Wednesday, 13 March 1968
Blackburn Rovers
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 16 March 1968
Blackpool
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Monday, 18 March 1968
Preston North End
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 23 March 1968
Aston Villa
1-2
Blackburn Rovers
L
Division Two
Saturday, 30 March 1968
Carlisle United
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division Two
Saturday, 6 April 1968
Aston Villa
2-2
Ipswich Town
D
Division Two
Saturday, 13 April 1968
Hull City
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Monday, 15 April 1968
Portsmouth
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division Two
Tuesday, 16 April 1968
Aston Villa
1-0
Portsmouth
W
Division Two
Saturday, 20 April 1968
Aston Villa
1-1
Bolton Wanderers
D
Division Two
Saturday, 27 April 1968
Huddersfield Town
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division Two
Saturday, 4 May 1968
Aston Villa
2-4
Bristol City
L
Division Two
Saturday, 11 May 1968
Aston Villa
1-2
Queens Park Rangers
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Tommy Mitchinson
Midfielder
Tuesday, 1 August 1967
Mansfield Town
£18,000
Brian Greenhalgh
Forward
Friday, 1 September 1967
Preston North End
Free
Brian Godfrey
Forward
Friday, 1 September 1967
Preston North End
£35,000
Barry Ansell
Full Back
Sunday, 1 October 1967
Waverley Grammar School
Free
John Dunn
Goalkeeper
Monday, 1 January 1968
Torquay United
£8,000
Dick Edwards
Defender
Friday, 1 March 1968
Mansfield Town
£30,000
Mike Ferguson
Midfielder
Wednesday, 1 May 1968
Blackburn Rovers
£55,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Wilson Briggs
Full Back
July 1967
Falkirk
Free
John Gavan
Goalkeeper
July 1967
Doncaster Rovers
Free
Willie Hamilton
Forward
August 1967
Heart of Midlothian
Free
Tony Scott
Winger
September 1967
Torquay United
£5,000
Barry Stobart
Centre Forward
October 1967
Shrewsbury Town
£20,000
John Sleeuwenhoek
Centre Back
November 1967
Birmingham City
£45,000
Graham Parker
Midfielder
December 1967
Rotherham United
£6,000
Dave Pountney
Midfielder
February 1968
Shrewsbury Town
£10,000
Dave Roberts
Winger
March 1968
Shrewsbury Town
£5,000
Mike Tindall
Midfielder
June 1968
Walsall
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
John Inglis
Player #525
Plymouth Argyle (a), Division Two
Wednesday, 23 August 1967
Tommy Mitchinson
Player #526
Derby County (a), Division Two
Saturday, 2 September 1967
Fred Turnbull
Player #527
Middlesbrough (a), Division Two
Saturday, 30 September 1967
Brian Godfrey
Player #528
Middlesbrough (a), Division Two
Saturday, 30 September 1967
Brian Greenhalgh
Player #529
Middlesbrough (a), Division Two
Saturday, 30 September 1967
Barry Ansell
Player #530
Cardiff City (a), Division Two
Tuesday, 26 December 1967
John Dunn
Player #531
Oldham Athletic (h), Division Two
Saturday, 20 January 1968
Dick Edwards
Player #532
Blackpool (a), Division Two
Saturday, 16 March 1968

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Dave Pountney
Player #506
Derby County (a), Division Two
Saturday, 2 September 1967
John Inglis
Player #525
Northampton Town (a), League Cup
Wednesday, 13 September 1967
Tony Scott
Player #519
Charlton Athletic (a), Division Two
Saturday, 16 September 1967
Barry Stobart
Player #514
Middlesbrough (a), Division Two
Saturday, 30 September 1967
John Sleeuwenhoek
Player #489
Blackpool (h), Division Two
Saturday, 21 October 1967
Graham Parker
Player #509
Hull City (h), Division Two
Saturday, 18 November 1967
Mike Tindall
Player #480
Bolton Wanderers (a), Division Two
Saturday, 25 November 1967
Barry Ansell
Player #530
Cardiff City (a), Division Two
Tuesday, 26 December 1967
Dave Roberts
Player #513
Bristol City (a), Division Two
Tuesday, 27 February 1968
Johnny MacLeod
Player #510
Huddersfield Town (a), Division Two
Saturday, 27 April 1968

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
28
24.17
22.80 | Queens Park Rangers (h), Division Two
25.46 | Norwich City (a), Division Two
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
19.61 | M Dave Rudge | Rotherham United (h), Division Two
20.29 | CF John Inglis | Plymouth Argyle (h), Division Two
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
34.87 | F Peter Broadbent | Preston North End (a), Division Two
34.88 | F Peter Broadbent | Blackburn Rovers (h), Division Two

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 |
Lew Chatterley
Player #502
1963-71 Aston Villa, Free, 160 (4) | 27 |
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 |
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 |
John Inglis
Player #525
1967-68 Aston Villa, Free, 2 (1) | 0 |
Tommy Mitchinson
Player #526
1967-68 Aston Villa, £18k, 52 (0) | 9 |
Fred Turnbull
Player #527
1967-74 Aston Villa, Free, 183 (1) | 3 |
Brian Godfrey
Player #528
1967-71 Aston Villa, £35k, 156 (3) | 23 |
Brian Greenhalgh
Player #529
1967-68 Aston Villa, Free, 38 (2) | 12 |
Barry Ansell
Player #530
1967 Aston Villa, £30k, 1 (0) | 0 |
John Dunn
Player #531
1968-71 Aston Villa, £8k, 118 (0) | 0 |
Dick Edwards
Player #532
1968-70 Aston Villa, Free, 77 (0) | 2 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
M Willie Anderson
45
42
0
2
0
1
0
M Lew Chatterley
45
42
0
2
0
1
0
M Tommy Mitchinson
38
36
0
2
0
0
0
GK Colin Withers
37
34
0
2
0
1
0
LB Charlie Aitken
35
30
2
2
0
1
0
F Brian Godfrey
35
33
0
2
0
0
0
RB Mick Wright
32
29
0
2
0
0
1
M Bobby Park
31
25
3
2
0
1
0
M Alan Deakin
31
28
0
2
0
1
0
F Brian Greenhalgh
29
28
0
1
0
0
0
W Johnny MacLeod
23
20
1
2
0
0
0
D Keith Bradley
21
16
4
0
0
1
0
M Dave Rudge
16
15
1
0
0
0
0
CB John Sleeuwenhoek
13
12
0
0
0
1
0
F John Woodward
12
8
2
1
1
0
0
CB Fred Turnbull
11
11
0
0
0
0
0
D Dick Edwards
11
11
0
0
0
0
0
CF Barry Stobart
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
F Peter Broadbent
9
8
1
0
0
0
0
GK John Dunn
8
8
0
0
0
0
0
M Mike Tindall
6
5
1
0
0
0
0
W Tony Scott
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
W Dave Roberts
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
CF John Inglis
3
1
1
0
0
1
0
M Dave Pountney
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
M Graham Parker
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
M Lionel Martin
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
FB Barry Ansell
1
1
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Colin Withers
37
57
1.54
8
22%
GK John Dunn
8
11
1.38
1
13%
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