Season 94 | 1982-83

1982-83 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
European Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
6th
Quarter Final
2nd Round
3rd Round
4-0 vs. Stoke City (h), Coventry City (h), Tottenham Hotspur (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
24 | Gary Shaw
57 | Gordon Cowans
57 | Gordon Cowans

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
Tony Barton
Saturday, 28 August 1982
Ongoing
57
28
6
23
34
49%
40%
60%
37%
1.58
Chairman
Club Secretary
Herbert Douglas Ellis
Steve Stride

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%
1982-83
57
28
6
23
83
67
16
1.62
1.24
1.46
1.18
21
37%
49%
40%
34
60%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1982-83
6th
42
21
5
16
62
50
68
12
1.48
1.19
1.24
16
38%
50%
38%
62%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1982-83
5
4
7
6
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Liverpool
42
24
10
8
87
37
50
82
2
Watford
42
22
5
15
74
57
17
71
3
Manchester United
42
19
13
10
56
38
18
70
4
Tottenham Hotspur
42
20
9
13
65
50
15
69
5
Nottingham Forest
42
20
9
13
62
50
12
69
6
Aston Villa
42
21
5
16
62
50
12
68
7
Everton
42
18
10
14
66
48
18
64
8
West Ham United
42
20
4
18
68
62
6
64
9
Ipswich Town
42
15
13
14
64
50
14
58
10
Arsenal
42
16
10
16
58
56
2
58
11
West Bromwich Albion
42
15
12
15
51
49
2
57
12
Southampton
42
15
12
15
54
58
-4
57
13
Stoke City
42
16
9
17
53
64
-11
57
14
Norwich City
42
14
12
16
52
58
-6
54
15
Notts County
42
15
7
20
55
71
-16
52
16
Sunderland
42
12
14
16
48
61
-13
50
17
Birmingham City
42
12
14
16
40
55
-15
50
18
Luton Town
42
12
13
17
65
84
-19
49
19
Coventry City
42
13
9
20
48
59
-11
48
20
Manchester City
42
13
8
21
47
70
-23
47
21
Swansea City
42
10
11
21
51
69
-18
41
22
Brighton & Hove Albion
42
9
13
20
38
68
-30
40

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 28 August 1982
Aston Villa
1-3
Sunderland
L
Division One
Tuesday, 31 August 1982
Everton
5-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 4 September 1982
Southampton
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 8 September 1982
Aston Villa
4-1
Luton Town
W
Division One
Saturday, 11 September 1982
Aston Villa
4-1
Nottingham Forest
W
European Cup 1st Round
Wednesday, 15 September 1982
Aston Villa (Holders)
3-1
Beşiktaş J.K.
W
Division One
Saturday, 18 September 1982
Manchester City
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 25 September 1982
Aston Villa
2-0
Swansea City
W
European Cup 1st Round
Wednesday, 29 September 1982
Beşiktaş J.K.
0-0
Aston Villa (Holders)
D
Division One
Saturday, 2 October 1982
West Brom
1-0
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 6 October 1982
Aston Villa
1-2
Notts County
L
Division One
Saturday, 9 October 1982
Notts County
4-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 16 October 1982
Aston Villa
3-0
Watford
W
European Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 20 October 1982
FC Dinamo București
0-2
Aston Villa (Holders)
W
Division One
Saturday, 23 October 1982
Norwich City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 2nd Round
Tuesday, 26 October 1982
Notts County
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 30 October 1982
Aston Villa
4-0
Tottenham Hotspur
W
European Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 3 November 1982
Aston Villa (Holders)
4-2
FC Dinamo București
W
Division One
Saturday, 6 November 1982
Coventry City
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 13 November 1982
Aston Villa
1-0
Brighton & Hove Albion
W
Division One
Saturday, 20 November 1982
Aston Villa
2-1
Manchester United
W
Division One
Saturday, 27 November 1982
Stoke City
0-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 4 December 1982
Aston Villa
1-0
West Ham United
W
Division One
Tuesday, 7 December 1982
Arsenal
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Intercontinental Cup
Sunday, 12 December 1982
Aston Villa
0-2
Peñarol
L
Division One
Sunday, 19 December 1982
Aston Villa
2-4
Liverpool
L
Division One
Monday, 27 December 1982
Birmingham City
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 29 December 1982
Aston Villa
1-1
Ipswich Town
D
Division One
Saturday, 1 January 1983
Manchester United
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Monday, 3 January 1983
Aston Villa
2-0
Southampton
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 8 January 1983
Northampton Town
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 15 January 1983
Sunderland
2-0
Aston Villa
L
UEFA Super Cup Final
Wednesday, 19 January 1983
FC Barcelona
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 22 January 1983
Aston Villa
1-1
Manchester City
D
UEFA Super Cup Final
Wednesday, 26 January 1983
Aston Villa
3-0
FC Barcelona
W
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 29 January 1983
Aston Villa
1-0
Wolves
W
Division One
Saturday, 5 February 1983
Nottingham Forest
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 12 February 1983
Aston Villa
2-0
Everton
W
FA Cup 5th Round
Saturday, 19 February 1983
Aston Villa
4-1
Watford
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 February 1983
Watford
2-1
Aston Villa
L
European Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 2 March 1983
Aston Villa (Holders)
1-2
Juventus F.C.
L
Division One
Saturday, 5 March 1983
Aston Villa
3-2
Norwich City
W
Division One
Tuesday, 8 March 1983
Aston Villa
2-0
Notts County
W
FA Cup Quarter Final
Saturday, 12 March 1983
Arsenal
2-0
Aston Villa
L
European Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 16 March 1983
Juventus F.C.
3-1
Aston Villa (Holders)
L
Division One
Saturday, 19 March 1983
Aston Villa
4-0
Coventry City
W
Division One
Wednesday, 23 March 1983
Tottenham Hotspur
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 26 March 1983
Brighton & Hove Albion
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 2 April 1983
Ipswich Town
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Monday, 4 April 1983
Aston Villa
1-0
Birmingham City
W
Division One
Saturday, 9 April 1983
Luton Town
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Tuesday, 19 April 1983
Aston Villa
1-0
West Brom
W
Division One
Saturday, 23 April 1983
West Ham United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 30 April 1983
Aston Villa
4-0
Stoke City
W
Division One
Monday, 2 May 1983
Swansea City
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 7 May 1983
Liverpool
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 14 May 1983
Aston Villa
2-1
Arsenal
W

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Alan Curbishley
Midfielder
Tuesday, 1 March 1983
Birmingham
£100,000
Steve McMahon
Midfielder
Sunday, 1 May 1983
Everton
£180,000
Paul Rideout
Forward
Wednesday, 1 June 1983
Swindon Town
£350,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Ivor Linton
Midfielder
Sunday, 1 August 1982
Peterborough United
Free
Noel Blake
Centre Back
Wednesday, 15 September 1982
Birmingham City
£55,000
Kenny Swain
Right Back
Friday, 1 October 1982
Nottingham Forest
£25,000
Pat Heard
Left Back
Saturday, 1 January 1983
Sheffield Wednesday
£60,000
Robert Hopkins
Midfielder
Saturday, 1 January 1983
Birmingham City
Free
Jimmy Rimmer
Goalkeeper
Thursday, 30 June 1983
Swansea City
Free
Terry Bullivant
Midfielder
Thursday, 30 June 1983
Charlton Athletic
£90,000

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Alan Curbishley
Player #623
Birmingham City (h), Division One
Monday, 4 April 1983
Ray Walker
Player #624
West Ham United (a), Division One
Saturday, 23 April 1983

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Kenny Swain
Player #606
Everton (a), Division One
Tuesday, 31 August 1982
Robert Hopkins
Player #616
Notts County (a), Division One
Saturday, 9 October 1982
Pat Heard
Player #617
Peñarol (n), Intercontinental Cup
Sunday, 12 December 1982
Jimmy Rimmer
Player #593
Birmingham City (a), Division One
Monday, 27 December 1982
David Geddis
Player #611
Arsenal (h), Division One
Saturday, 14 May 1983
Ken McNaught
Player #594
Arsenal (h), Division One
Saturday, 14 May 1983

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
23
26.20
24.64 | Watford (h), FA Cup
27.45 | Sunderland (h), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
Mark Walters | 18.25 | Saturday, 28 August 1982
Mark Walters | 18.28 | Wednesday, 8 September 1982
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Jimmy Rimmer | 34.90 | Monday, 27 December 1982
Des Bremner | 30.66 | Saturday, 30 April 1983

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Dennis Mortimer
Player #584
1975-84 Aston Villa, £175k, 399 (1) | 36 |
Gordon Cowans
Player #586
1976-85 Aston Villa, Free, 356 (52) | 1988-91 Aston Villa, £250k, 145 (7) | 1993-94 Aston Villa, Free , 17 (0) |
Jimmy Rimmer
Player #593
1977-82 Aston Villa, £70k, 276 (0) | 0 |
Ken McNaught
Player #594
1977-83 Aston Villa, £200k, 259 (0) | 13 |
Allan Evans
Player #598
1978-89 Aston Villa, £30k, 461 (8) | 61 |
Gary Shaw
Player #600
1978-88 Aston Villa, Free, 208 (79) |
Gary Williams
Player #602
1977-87 Aston Villa, Free, 296 (5) | 2 |
Brendan Ormsby
Player #603
1977-85 Aston Villa, Free, 136 (4) | 8 |
Colin J Gibson
Player #605
1978-85 Aston Villa, Free, 232 (5) | 17 |
Kenny Swain
Player #606
1978-82 Aston Villa, £100k, 178 (0) | 5 |
Tony Morley
Player #608
1979-83 Aston Villa, £220k, 170 (10) | 34 |
Des Bremner
Player #610
1979-84 Aston Villa, £275k, 222 (5) | 10 |
David Geddis
Player #611
1979-83 Aston Villa, £300k, 51 (5) | 16 |
Terry Bullivant
Player #612
1979-83 Aston Villa, £220k, 11 (3) | 0 |
Eamonn Deacy
Player #613
1979-84 Aston Villa, Free, 30 (10) | 1 |
Nigel Spink
Player #615
1979-95 Aston Villa, £4k, 447 (5) | 0 |
Robert Hopkins
Player #616
1980-82 Aston Villa, Free, 1 (2) | 1 |
Pat Heard
Player #617
1980-82 Aston Villa, £150k, 22 (6) | 2 |
Noel Blake
Player #618
1980-82 Aston Villa, Free, 4 (0) | 0 |
Peter Withe
Player #619
1980-85 Aston Villa, £500k, 232 (0) | 90 |
Andy Blair
Player #620
1981-88 Aston Villa, Free, 41 (25) | 1 |
Mark Jones
Player #621
1982-83 Aston Villa, Free, 26 (7) | 0 |
Mark Walters
Player #622
1982-87 Aston Villa, Free, 204 (18) | 48 |
Alan Curbishley
Player #623
1983-84 Aston Villa, £100k, 41 (2) | 1 |
Ray Walker
Player #624
1983-86 Aston Villa, Free, 18 (9) | 0 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
Europe Starts
Europe Subs
M Gordon Cowans
57
42
0
4
0
2
0
9
0
CB Ken McNaught
55
41
0
3
0
2
0
9
0
F Gary Shaw
53
39
0
3
0
2
0
9
0
M Des Bremner
52
37
1
3
0
2
0
9
0
CB Allan Evans
51
39
1
4
0
0
0
7
0
M Dennis Mortimer
50
38
0
3
0
2
0
7
0
RB Gary Williams
50
35
1
4
0
2
0
8
0
CF Peter Withe
48
35
0
3
0
1
0
9
0
W Tony Morley
47
29
4
4
0
2
0
8
0
M Colin Gibson
33
23
0
3
0
1
0
5
1
GK Nigel Spink
30
22
0
4
0
0
0
4
0
F Mark Walters
28
18
4
2
1
0
0
1
2
GK Jimmy Rimmer
27
20
0
0
0
2
0
5
0
RB Mark Jones
24
17
0
1
0
2
0
4
0
M Andy Blair
11
6
0
2
0
0
0
3
0
M Pat Heard
10
5
2
0
0
0
1
2
0
M Alan Curbishley
7
6
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
FB Eamonn Deacy
7
4
0
1
0
0
1
0
1
F David Geddis
5
2
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
RB Kenny Swain
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
M Ray Walker
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
M Robert Hopkins
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
CB Brendan Ormsby
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0

Goals

Player
Total
League
FA Cup
EFL Cup
Europe
F Gary Shaw
24
17
1
0
6
CF Peter Withe
20
16
1
1
2
M Gordon Cowans
13
10
1
0
2
W Tony Morley
7
5
1
0
1
M Dennis Mortimer
5
4
0
0
1
CB Allan Evans
4
4
0
0
0
F Mark Walters
3
1
1
0
1
CB Ken McNaught
3
2
0
0
1
M Colin Gibson
2
1
1
0
0
Own Goal
1
1
0
0
0
FB Eamonn Deacy
1
1
0
0
0

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Nigel Spink
30
32
1.07
11
37%
GK Jimmy Rimmer
27
35
1.30
10
37%
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