Season 81 | 1969-70

1969-70 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division Two
21st
3rd Round
2nd Round
4-1 vs. Huddersfield Town (h), Division Two

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
P
W
D
L
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
Vic Crowe
Saturday, 31 January 1970
Ongoing
16
4
4
8
8
25%
50%
50%
31%
1.00
Tommy Docherty
Saturday, 9 August 1969
Saturday, 17 January 1970
30
5
10
15
15
17%
50%
50%
20%
0.83
Manager
Chairman
Club Secretary
Vic Crowe
Herbert Douglas Ellis
Alan Bennett
Tommy Docherty
Herbert Douglas Ellis
Alan Bennett

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%
1969-70
46
9
14
23
40
67
-27
0.69
0.6
0.87
1.46
11
24%
20%
50%
23
50%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1969-70
21st
42
8
13
21
36
62
29
-26
0.86
1.48
0.58
11
26%
19%
50%
50%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1969-70
2
2
4
11
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Huddersfield Town
42
24
12
6
68
37
31
60
2
Blackpool
42
20
13
9
56
45
11
53
3
Leicester City
42
19
13
10
64
50
14
51
4
Middlesbrough
42
20
10
12
55
45
10
50
5
Swindon Town
42
17
16
9
57
47
10
50
6
Sheffield United
42
22
5
15
73
38
35
49
7
Cardiff City
42
18
13
11
61
41
20
49
8
Blackburn Rovers
42
20
7
15
54
50
4
47
9
Queens Park Rangers
42
17
11
14
66
57
9
45
10
Millwall
42
15
14
13
56
56
0
44
11
Norwich City
42
16
11
15
49
46
3
43
12
Carlisle United
42
14
13
15
58
56
2
41
13
Hull City
42
15
11
16
72
70
2
41
14
Bristol City
42
13
13
16
54
50
4
39
15
Oxford United
42
12
15
15
35
42
-7
39
16
Bolton Wanderers
42
12
12
18
54
61
-7
36
17
Portsmouth
42
13
9
20
66
80
-14
35
18
Birmingham City
42
11
11
20
51
78
-27
33
19
Watford
42
9
13
20
44
57
-13
31
20
Charlton Athletic
42
7
17
18
35
76
-41
31
21
Aston Villa
42
8
13
21
36
62
-26
29
22
Preston North End
42
8
12
22
43
63
-20
28

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division Two
Saturday, 9 August 1969
Aston Villa
0-1
Norwich City
L
League Cup 1st Round
Wednesday, 13 August 1969
Chester
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division Two
Saturday, 16 August 1969
Huddersfield Town
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Tuesday, 19 August 1969
Carlisle United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division Two
Saturday, 23 August 1969
Aston Villa
0-2
Swindon Town
L
Division Two
Wednesday, 27 August 1969
Aston Villa
0-1
Leicester City
L
Division Two
Saturday, 30 August 1969
Middlesbrough
1-0
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 3 September 1969
Aston Villa
1-2
West Brom
L
Division Two
Saturday, 6 September 1969
Aston Villa
2-2
Millwall
D
Division Two
Saturday, 13 September 1969
Watford
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Wednesday, 17 September 1969
Bolton Wanderers
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 20 September 1969
Aston Villa
3-2
Hull City
W
Division Two
Saturday, 27 September 1969
Portsmouth
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division Two
Saturday, 4 October 1969
Aston Villa
0-0
Preston North End
D
Division Two
Wednesday, 8 October 1969
Aston Villa
4-1
Huddersfield Town
W
Division Two
Saturday, 11 October 1969
Cardiff City
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 18 October 1969
Aston Villa
0-0
Birmingham City
D
Division Two
Saturday, 25 October 1969
Oxford United
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division Two
Saturday, 1 November 1969
Aston Villa
1-1
Queens Park Rangers
D
Division Two
Saturday, 8 November 1969
Bristol City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Wednesday, 12 November 1969
Aston Villa
1-0
Carlisle United
W
Division Two
Saturday, 15 November 1969
Aston Villa
0-0
Blackpool
D
Division Two
Wednesday, 19 November 1969
Aston Villa
3-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
Division Two
Saturday, 22 November 1969
Sheffield United
5-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 6 December 1969
Blackburn Rovers
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 13 December 1969
Aston Villa
0-2
Watford
L
Division Two
Friday, 26 December 1969
Swindon Town
1-1
Aston Villa
D
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 3 January 1970
Aston Villa
1-1
Charlton Athletic
D
FA Cup 3rd Round Replay
Monday, 12 January 1970
Charlton Athletic
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 17 January 1970
Aston Villa
3-5
Portsmouth
L
Division Two
Saturday, 31 January 1970
Preston North End
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division Two
Saturday, 7 February 1970
Aston Villa
1-1
Cardiff City
D
Division Two
Saturday, 14 February 1970
Norwich City
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 21 February 1970
Aston Villa
0-2
Bristol City
L
Division Two
Wednesday, 25 February 1970
Aston Villa
1-0
Charlton Athletic
W
Division Two
Saturday, 28 February 1970
Queens Park Rangers
4-2
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Tuesday, 10 March 1970
Hull City
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 14 March 1970
Charlton Athletic
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Monday, 16 March 1970
Millwall
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Saturday, 21 March 1970
Aston Villa
1-1
Blackburn Rovers
D
Division Two
Saturday, 28 March 1970
Blackpool
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Monday, 30 March 1970
Birmingham City
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division Two
Tuesday, 31 March 1970
Aston Villa
0-0
Oxford United
D
Division Two
Saturday, 4 April 1970
Leicester City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division Two
Wednesday, 8 April 1970
Aston Villa
2-0
Middlesbrough
W
Division Two
Friday, 10 April 1970
Aston Villa
1-0
Sheffield United
W

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Pat McMahon
Midfielder
Tuesday, 1 July 1969
Glasgow Celtic
Free
Bruce Rioch
Midfielder
Tuesday, 1 July 1969
Luton Town
£100,000
Neil Rioch
Centre Back
Tuesday, 1 July 1969
Luton Town
£10,000
Evan Williams
Goalkeeper
Saturday, 16 August 1969
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Loan
Geoff Crudgington
Goalkeeper
Monday, 1 September 1969
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Free
Emment Kapengwe
Midfielder
Monday, 1 September 1969
Atlanta Chiefs
Free
Fred Mwila
Midfielder
Monday, 1 September 1969
Atlanta Chiefs
Free
Jimmy Brown
Midfielder
Wednesday, 1 October 1969
Midlothian Boys
Free
John Phillips
Goalkeeper
Wednesday, 1 October 1969
Shrewsbury Town
£35,000
George Curtis
Centre Back
Monday, 1 December 1969
Coventry City
£30,000
Andy Lochhead
Centre Forward
Sunday, 1 February 1970
Leicester City
£35,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
John Chambers
Midfielder
July 1969
Southend United
Free
Peter Broadbent
Forward
October 1969
Stockport County
Free
Evan Williams
Goalkeeper
October 1969
Wolverhampton Wanderers
End of Loan
Alan Deakin
Midfielder
October 1969
Walsall
Free
Mike Ferguson
Midfielder
November 1969
Queens Park Rangers
£11,500
John Griffiths
Midfielder
May 1970
Stockport County
Free
Dick Edwards
Defender
June 1970
Torquay United
£8,000

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Chico Hamilton
Player #540
Norwich City (h), Division Two
Saturday, 9 August 1969
Bruce Rioch
Player #541
Norwich City (h), Division Two
Saturday, 9 August 1969
Pat McMahon
Player #542
Norwich City (h), Division Two
Saturday, 9 August 1969
Neil Rioch
Player #543
Huddersfield Town (a), Division Two
Saturday, 16 August 1969
Evan Williams
Player #544
Huddersfield Town (a), Division Two
Saturday, 16 August 1969
Brian Rowan
Player #545
Watford (a), Division Two
Saturday, 13 September 1969
Jimmy Brown
Player #546
Bolton Wanderers (a), Division Two
Wednesday, 17 September 1969
John Phillips
Player #547
Birmingham City (h), Division Two
Saturday, 18 October 1969
Emment Kapengwe
Player #548
Carlisle United (h), Division Two
Wednesday, 12 November 1969
Fred Mwila
Player #549
Blackpool (h), Division Two
Saturday, 15 November 1969
George Curtis
Player #550
Swindon Town (a), Division Two
Friday, 26 December 1969
Andy Lochhead
Player #551
Bristol City (h), Division Two
Saturday, 21 February 1970

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Brian Rowan
Player #545
Watford (a), Division Two
Saturday, 13 September 1969
John Griffiths
Player #539
Watford (a), Division Two
Saturday, 13 September 1969
Alan Deakin
Player #478
Preston North End (h), Division Two
Saturday, 4 October 1969
Evan Williams
Player #544
Cardiff City (a), Division Two
Saturday, 11 October 1969
Mike Ferguson
Player #533
Birmingham City (h), Division Two
Saturday, 18 October 1969
Fred Mwila
Player #549
Blackpool (h), Division Two
Saturday, 15 November 1969
Dick Edwards
Player #532
Portsmouth (h), Division Two
Saturday, 17 January 1970
Barry Lynch
Player #538
Portsmouth (h), Division Two
Saturday, 17 January 1970
John Phillips
Player #547
Norwich City (a), Division Two
Saturday, 14 February 1970
Emment Kapengwe
Player #548
Millwall (a), Division Two
Monday, 16 March 1970
Barrie Hole
Player #535
Blackburn Rovers (h), Division Two
Saturday, 21 March 1970

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
30
24.28
22.45 | Bolton Wanderers (h), Division Two
25.75 | Bristol City (h), Division Two
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
15.97 | M Jimmy Brown | Bolton Wanderers (a), Division Two
18.21 | M John Griffiths | Leicester City (h), Division Two
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
30.95 | CB George Curtis | Sheffield United (h), Division Two
29.91 | F Brian Godfrey | Blackburn Rovers (h), Division Two

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Alan Deakin
Player #478
1959-69 Aston Villa, Free, 269 (1) | 9 |
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 |
Keith Bradley
Player #516
1965-72 Aston Villa, Free, 134 (9) | 2 |
Dave Rudge
Player #520
1966-72 Aston Villa, Free, 53 (7) | 10 |
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 |
Fred Turnbull
Player #527
1967-74 Aston Villa, Free, 183 (1) | 3 |
Brian Godfrey
Player #528
1967-71 Aston Villa, £35k, 156 (3) | 23 |
John Dunn
Player #531
1968-71 Aston Villa, £8k, 118 (0) | 0 |
Dick Edwards
Player #532
1968-70 Aston Villa, Free, 77 (0) | 2 |
Mike Ferguson
Player #533
1968-69 Aston Villa, £55k, 41 (1) | 2 |
Barrie Hole
Player #535
1968-70 Aston Villa, £65k, 53 (0) | 9 |
Brian Tiler
Player #536
1968-72 Aston Villa, £33.5k, 125 (2) | 4 |
Dave Simmons
Player #537
1969-70 Aston Villa, £15k, 12 (6) | 7 |
Barry Lynch
Player #538
1969-72 Aston Villa, Free, 3 (0) | 0 |
John Griffiths
Player #539
1969-70 Aston Villa, Free, 2 (2) | 0
Chico Hamilton
Player #540
1969-76 Aston Villa, £40k, 234 (16) | 48 |
Bruce Rioch
Player #541
1969-74 Aston Villa, £100k, 173 (5) | 37 |
Pat McMahon
Player #542
1969-74 Aston Villa, Free, 141 (8) | 30 |
Neil Rioch
Player #543
1970-73 Aston Villa, £10k, 16 (7) | 3 |
Evan Williams
Player #544
1969 Aston Villa, (L) 13 (0) | 0 |
Brian Rowan
Player #545
1969-71 Aston Villa, Free, 1 (0) | 0 |
Jimmy Brown
Player #546
1969-74 Aston Villa, Free, 84 (3) | 1 |
John Phillips
Player #547
1969-70 Aston Villa, £35k, 17 (0) | 0 |
Emment Kapengwe
Player #548
1969-70 Aston Villa, Free, 3 (0) | 0 |
Fred Mwila
Player #549
1969 Aston Villa, Free, 1 (0) | 0 |
George Curtis
Player #550
1969-72 Aston Villa, £30k, 58 (0) | 3 |
Andy Lochhead
Player #551
1970-73 Aston Villa, £35k, 150 (4) | 44 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
M Bruce Rioch
46
42
0
2
0
2
0
RB Mick Wright
46
42
0
2
0
2
0
M Willie Anderson
41
36
1
2
0
2
0
CB Brian Tiler
36
33
0
1
0
2
0
LB Charlie Aitken
34
31
0
1
0
2
0
M Lew Chatterley
32
31
1
0
0
0
0
F Brian Godfrey
30
25
3
2
0
0
0
M Pat McMahon
25
20
3
0
0
2
0
M Lionel Martin
23
18
3
2
0
0
0
M Barrie Hole
21
19
0
0
0
2
0
M Chico Hamilton
21
16
2
1
0
2
0
D Dick Edwards
21
17
0
2
0
2
0
CB George Curtis
20
18
0
2
0
0
0
M Dave Rudge
17
14
3
0
0
0
0
GK John Phillips
17
15
0
2
0
0
0
GK John Dunn
16
15
0
0
0
1
0
CB Fred Turnbull
14
13
0
1
0
0
0
GK Evan Williams
13
12
0
0
0
1
0
CF Andy Lochhead
12
11
1
0
0
0
0
M Mike Ferguson
10
8
0
0
0
1
1
D Keith Bradley
9
9
0
0
0
0
0
M Jimmy Brown
7
6
0
1
0
0
0
F Dave Simmons
7
2
3
0
2
0
0
W Emment Kapengwe
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
M John Griffiths
3
0
2
0
0
1
0
FB Barry Lynch
2
1
0
1
0
0
0
CB Neil Rioch
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
F Fred Mwila
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
M Alan Deakin
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
FB Brian Rowan
1
1
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK John Phillips
17
26
1.53
1
6%
GK John Dunn
16
21
1.31
8
50%
GK Evan Williams
13
20
1.54
2
15%
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