Season 95 | 1983-84

1983-84 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
European Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
10th
3rd Round
Semi Final
2nd Round
5-0 vs. Vitória Guimarães (h), UEFA Cup |

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, 27 August 1983
Saturday, 12 May 1984
55
23
12
20
35
42%
36%
64%
31%
1.47
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%
1983-84
55
23
12
20
81
77
4
1.43
1.05
1.47
1.4
17
31%
42%
36%
35
64%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1983-84
10th
42
17
9
16
59
61
60
-2
1.4
1.45
0.97
13
31%
40%
38%
62%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1983-84
3
3
5
5
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Liverpool
42
22
14
6
73
32
41
80
2
Southampton
42
22
11
9
66
38
28
77
3
Nottingham Forest
42
22
8
12
76
45
31
74
4
Manchester United
42
20
14
8
71
41
30
74
5
Queens Park Rangers
42
22
7
13
67
37
30
73
6
Arsenal
42
18
9
15
74
60
14
63
7
Everton
42
16
14
12
44
42
2
62
8
Tottenham Hotspur
42
17
10
15
64
65
-1
61
9
West Ham United
42
17
9
16
60
55
5
60
10
Aston Villa
42
17
9
16
59
61
-2
60
11
Watford
42
16
9
17
68
77
-9
57
12
Ipswich Town
42
15
8
19
55
57
-2
53
13
Sunderland
42
13
13
16
42
53
-11
52
14
Norwich City
42
12
15
15
48
49
-1
51
15
Leicester City
42
13
12
17
65
68
-3
51
16
Luton Town
42
14
9
19
53
66
-13
51
17
West Bromwich Albion
42
14
9
19
48
62
-14
51
18
Stoke City
42
13
11
18
44
63
-19
50
19
Coventry City
42
13
11
18
57
77
-20
50
20
Birmingham City
42
12
12
18
39
50
-11
48
21
Notts County
42
10
11
21
50
72
-22
41
22
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
6
11
25
27
80
-53
29

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 27 August 1983
Aston Villa
4-3
West Brom
W
Division One
Monday, 29 August 1983
Aston Villa
1-0
Sunderland
W
Division One
Saturday, 3 September 1983
Queens Park Rangers
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 7 September 1983
Nottingham Forest
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 10 September 1983
Aston Villa
1-0
Norwich City
W
UEFA Cup 1st Round
Wednesday, 14 September 1983
Vitória Guimarães
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 17 September 1983
Liverpool
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 24 September 1983
Aston Villa
1-0
Southampton
W
UEFA Cup 1st Round
Wednesday, 28 September 1983
Aston Villa
5-0
Vitória Guimarães
W
Division One
Saturday, 1 October 1983
Luton Town
1-0
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 2nd Round
Tuesday, 4 October 1983
Portsmouth
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 15 October 1983
Aston Villa
1-0
Birmingham City
W
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 19 October 1983
FC Spartak Moscow
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Sunday, 23 October 1983
Wolves
1-1
Aston Villa
D
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 26 October 1983
Aston Villa
3-2
Portsmouth
W
Division One
Saturday, 29 October 1983
Aston Villa
2-6
Arsenal
L
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 2 November 1983
Aston Villa
1-2
FC Spartak Moscow
L
Division One
Saturday, 5 November 1983
Manchester United
1-2
Aston Villa
W
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 9 November 1983
Aston Villa
3-0
Manchester City
W
Division One
Saturday, 12 November 1983
Aston Villa
1-1
Stoke City
D
Division One
Saturday, 19 November 1983
Aston Villa
3-1
Leicester City
W
Division One
Saturday, 26 November 1983
Notts County
5-2
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 4th Round
Wednesday, 30 November 1983
West Brom
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 3 December 1983
Aston Villa
1-0
West Ham United
W
Division One
Saturday, 10 December 1983
Everton
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 17 December 1983
Aston Villa
4-0
Ipswich Town
W
Division One
Monday, 26 December 1983
Watford
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Tuesday, 27 December 1983
Aston Villa
0-0
Tottenham Hotspur
D
Division One
Saturday, 31 December 1983
Aston Villa
2-1
Queens Park Rangers
W
Division One
Monday, 2 January 1984
Southampton
2-2
Aston Villa
D
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 7 January 1984
Aston Villa
1-1
Norwich City
D
FA Cup 3rd Round Replay
Wednesday, 11 January 1984
Norwich City
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 14 January 1984
West Bromwich Albion
3-1
Aston Villa
L
League Cup Quarter Final
Tuesday, 17 January 1984
Norwich City
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Friday, 20 January 1984
Aston Villa
1-3
Liverpool
L
Division One
Saturday, 4 February 1984
Aston Villa
0-0
Luton Town
D
Division One
Saturday, 11 February 1984
Norwich City
3-1
Aston Villa
L
League Cup Semi Final
Wednesday, 15 February 1984
Everton
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 18 February 1984
Arsenal
1-1
Aston Villa
D
League Cup Semi Final
Wednesday, 22 February 1984
Aston Villa
1-0
Everton
W
Division One
Saturday, 25 February 1984
Aston Villa
4-0
Wolves
W
Division One
Saturday, 3 March 1984
Aston Villa
0-3
Manchester United
L
Division One
Saturday, 10 March 1984
Stoke City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Tuesday, 13 March 1984
Coventry City
3-3
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 17 March 1984
Aston Villa
1-0
Nottingham Forest
W
Division One
Saturday, 24 March 1984
Sunderland
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 31 March 1984
Birmingham City
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 7 April 1984
Aston Villa
2-0
Coventry City
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 April 1984
Leicester City
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Wednesday, 18 April 1984
Tottenham Hotspur
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 21 April 1984
Aston Villa
2-1
Watford
W
Division One
Saturday, 28 April 1984
Aston Villa
3-1
Notts County
W
Division One
Saturday, 5 May 1984
West Ham United
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Monday, 7 May 1984
Aston Villa
0-2
Everton
L
Division One
Saturday, 12 May 1984
Ipswich Town
2-1
Aston Villa
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Tony Dorigo
Left Back
Tuesday, 19 July 1983
Thorndon School
Free
Mervyn Day
Goalkeeper
Monday, 1 August 1983
Orient
£15,000
Darren Bradley
Midfielder
Tuesday, 1 November 1983
Broadmeadow All Stars
Free
Steve Foster
Defender
Thursday, 1 March 1984
Brighton & Hove Albion
£150,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Ken McNaught
Centre Back
Monday, 1 August 1983
West Bromwich Albion
£125,000
David Geddis
Forward
Thursday, 1 September 1983
Barnsley
£50,000
Tony Morley
Winger
December 1983
West Bromwich Albion
£75,000
Mark Jones
Right Back
Thursday, 1 March 1984
Brighton & Hove Albion
Exchange
Eamonn Deacy
Full Back
Saturday, 30 June 1984
Galway United
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Steve McMahon
Player #625
West Bromwich Albion (h), Division One
Saturday, 27 August 1983
Paul Birch
Player #626
Sunderland (h), Division One
Monday, 29 August 1983
Paul Rideout
Player #627
Queens Park Rangers (a), Division One
Saturday, 3 September 1983
Mervyn Day
Player #628
Stoke City (h), Division One
Saturday, 12 November 1983
Dean Glover
Player #629
Norwich City (a), FA Cup
Wednesday, 11 January 1984
Steve Foster
Player #630
Leicester City (a), Division One
Saturday, 14 April 1984
Paul Kerr
Player #631
Leicester City (a), Division One
Saturday, 14 April 1984
Tony Dorigo
Player #632
Ipswich Town (a), Division One
Saturday, 12 May 1984

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Mark Jones
Player #621
Notts County (a), Division One
Saturday, 26 November 1983
Tony Morley
Player #608
West Ham United (h), Division One
Saturday, 3 December 1983
Eamonn Deacy
Player #613
Ipswich Town (a), Division One
Saturday, 12 May 1984

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
24
25.25
23.75 | Everton (a), Division One
26.41 | Luton Town (a), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
Paul Rideout | 19.08 | Saturday, 10 September 1983
Tony Dorigo | 18.38 | Saturday, 12 May 1984
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Peter Withe | 32.72 | Saturday, 12 May 1984
Des Bremner | 31.68 | Monday, 7 May 1984

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) |
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 |
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 |
Eamonn Deacy
Player #613
1979-84 Aston Villa, Free, 30 (10) | 1 |
Nigel Spink
Player #615
1979-95 Aston Villa, £4k, 447 (5) | 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 |
Steve McMahon
Player #625
1983-85 Aston Villa, £180k, 90 (1) | 7 |
Paul Birch
Player #626
1983-91 Aston Villa, Free, 189 (28) | 23 |
Paul Rideout
Player #627
1983-85 Aston Villa, £350k, 64 (22) |
Mervyn Day
Player #628
1983-85 Aston Villa, £15k, 33 (0) | 0 |
Dean Glover
Player #629
1984-87 Aston Villa, Free, 30 (8) | 1 |
Steve Foster
Player #630
1984 Aston Villa, £150k, 17 (0) | 3 |
Paul Kerr
Player #631
1984-86 Aston Villa, Free, 23 (10) | 6 |
Tony Dorigo
Player #632
1984-87 Aston Villa, Free, 127 (6) | 1 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
Europe Starts
Europe Subs
RB Gary Williams
50
41
0
0
0
6
0
3
0
M Dennis Mortimer
50
38
0
2
0
6
0
4
0
CB Allan Evans
49
37
0
2
0
6
0
4
0
CF Peter Withe
49
37
0
2
0
6
0
4
0
M Steve McMahon
49
38
0
2
0
5
0
4
0
F Mark Walters
48
34
4
2
0
4
0
3
1
CB Brendan Ormsby
43
35
0
1
0
3
0
4
0
GK Nigel Spink
41
29
0
2
0
6
0
4
0
M Colin Gibson
39
29
0
0
0
6
0
4
0
M Alan Curbishley
33
26
1
0
0
4
0
2
0
F Paul Rideout
32
23
3
0
1
3
1
1
0
M Des Bremner
26
14
4
2
0
4
0
2
0
M Des Bremner
26
14
4
2
0
4
0
2
0
F Gary Shaw
17
11
1
2
0
3
0
0
0
GK Mervyn Day
14
14
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
FB Eamonn Deacy
14
12
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
W Tony Morley
12
6
1
0
0
1
0
3
1
M Ray Walker
11
5
3
2
0
0
1
0
0
M Andy Blair
10
9
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
D Steve Foster
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
RB Mark Jones
7
5
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
M Paul Kerr
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
D Dean Glover
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
LB Tony Dorigo
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Nigel Spink
41
60
1.46
13
32%
GK Mervyn Day
14
17
1.21
4
29%
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