Season 100 | 1988-89

1988-89 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
17th
4th Round
Quarter Final
6-0 vs. Birmingham City (h), Simod Cup
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
22 | Alan McInally
45 | David Platt
45 | David Platt

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
Graham Taylor
Saturday, 27 August 1988
Ongoing
47
15
13
19
28
32%
40%
60%
13%
1.23
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%
1988-89
47
15
13
19
72
66
6
1.05
1.09
1.53
1.4
6
13%
32%
40%
28
60%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1988-89
17th
38
9
13
16
45
56
40
-11
1.18
1.47
0.8
3
8%
24%
42%
58%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1988-89
3
2
7
8
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Arsenal
38
22
10
6
73
36
37
76
2
Liverpool
38
22
10
6
65
28
37
76
3
Nottingham Forest
38
17
13
8
64
43
21
64
4
Norwich City
38
17
11
10
48
45
3
62
5
Derby County
38
17
7
14
40
38
2
58
6
Tottenham Hotspur
38
15
12
11
60
46
14
57
7
Coventry City
38
14
13
11
47
42
5
55
8
Everton
38
14
12
12
50
45
5
54
9
Queens Park Rangers
38
14
11
13
43
37
6
53
10
Millwall
38
14
11
13
47
52
-5
53
11
Manchester United
38
13
12
13
45
35
10
51
12
Wimbledon
38
14
9
15
50
46
4
51
13
Southampton
38
10
15
13
52
66
-14
45
14
Charlton Athletic
38
10
12
16
44
58
-14
42
15
Sheffield Wednesday
38
10
12
16
34
51
-17
42
16
Luton Town
38
10
11
17
42
52
-10
41
17
Aston Villa
38
9
13
16
45
56
-11
40
18
Middlesbrough
38
9
12
17
44
61
-17
39
19
West Ham United
38
10
8
20
37
62
-25
38
20
Newcastle United
38
7
10
21
32
63
-31
31

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 27 August 1988
Aston Villa
2-2
Millwall
D
Division One
Saturday, 3 September 1988
Arsenal
2-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 10 September 1988
Aston Villa
1-1
Liverpool
D
Division One
Saturday, 17 September 1988
West Ham United
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 24 September 1988
Aston Villa
1-1
Nottingham Forest
D
League Cup 2nd Round
Tuesday, 27 September 1988
Birmingham City
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 1 October 1988
Sheffield Wednesday
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 8 October 1988
Aston Villa
0-1
Wimbledon
L
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 12 October 1988
Aston Villa
5-0
Birmingham City
W
Division One
Saturday, 15 October 1988
Charlton Athletic
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 22 October 1988
Aston Villa
2-0
Everton
W
Division One
Saturday, 29 October 1988
Aston Villa
2-1
Tottenham Hotspur
W
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 2 November 1988
Aston Villa
3-1
Millwall
W
Division One
Saturday, 5 November 1988
Manchester United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Simod Cup 1st Round
Wednesday, 9 November 1988
Aston Villa
6-0
Birmingham City
W
Division One
Saturday, 12 November 1988
Southampton
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 19 November 1988
Aston Villa
1-2
Derby County
L
Simod Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 23 November 1988
Derby County
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 26 November 1988
Coventry City
2-1
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 4th Round
Wednesday, 30 November 1988
Aston Villa
6-2
Ipswich Town
W
Division One
Saturday, 3 December 1988
Aston Villa
3-1
Norwich City
W
Division One
Saturday, 10 December 1988
Middlesbrough
3-3
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 17 December 1988
Luton Town
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Monday, 26 December 1988
Aston Villa
2-1
Queens Park Rangers
W
Division One
Saturday, 31 December 1988
Aston Villa
3-0
Arsenal
L
Division One
Tuesday, 3 January 1989
Liverpool
1-0
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 7 January 1989
Crewe Alexandra
2-3
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 January 1989
Aston Villa
3-1
Newcastle United
W
League Cup Quarter Final
Wednesday, 18 January 1989
West Ham United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 21 January 1989
Nottingham Forest
4-0
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 28 January 1989
Aston Villa
0-1
Wimbledon
L
Division One
Saturday, 4 February 1989
Aston Villa
2-0
Sheffield Wednesday
W
Division One
Saturday, 11 February 1989
Wimbledon
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Tuesday, 14 February 1989
Everton
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 25 February 1989
Aston Villa
1-2
Charlton Athletic
L
Division One
Wednesday, 1 March 1989
Tottenham Hotspur
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Sunday, 12 March 1989
Aston Villa
0-0
Manchester United
D
Division One
Saturday, 18 March 1989
Millwall
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 25 March 1989
Aston Villa
0-1
West Ham United
L
Division One
Monday, 27 March 1989
Queens Park Rangers
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 1 April 1989
Aston Villa
2-1
Luton Town
W
Division One
Saturday, 8 April 1989
Newcastle United
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 22 April 1989
Norwich City
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 29 April 1989
Aston Villa
1-1
Middlesbrough
D
Division One
Tuesday, 2 May 1989
Aston Villa
1-2
Southampton
L
Division One
Saturday, 6 May 1989
Derby County
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 13 May 1989
Aston Villa
1-1
Coventry City
D

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Gordon Cowans
Midfielder
Tuesday, 1 April 1975, Friday, 1 July 1988, Thursday, 1 July 1993,
Mansfield Schools
Free, Free, Free
Ian Olney
Forward
Friday, 1 July 1988
Ebley FC
Free
Nigel Callaghan
Winger
Sunday, 1 January 1989
Derby County
£650,000
Ian Ormondroyd
Forward
Wednesday, 1 February 1989
Bradford City
£650,000
Kent Nielsen
Centre Back
Thursday, 1 June 1989
Bröndby IF
£500,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Warren Aspinall
Midfielder
Friday, 26 August 1988
Portsmouth
£350,000
Garry Thompson
Forward
Thursday, 1 December 1988
Watford
£350,000
Gary Shaw
Forward
Thursday, 1 December 1988
FC Kärnten, Austria
Free
Andy A Gray
Midfielder
Wednesday, 1 February 1989
Queens Park Rangers
£450,000
Alan McInally
Centre Forward
Friday, 30 June 1989
Bayern Munich
£1,490,000
Allan Evans
Centre Back
August 1989
Leicester City
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Chris Price
Player #659
Millwall (h), Division One
Saturday, 27 August 1988
Derek Mountfield
Player #660
West Ham United (a), Division One
Saturday, 17 September 1988
Ian Olney
Player #661
Birmingham City (h), League Cup
Wednesday, 12 October 1988
Ian Ormondroyd
Player #662
Sheffield Wednesday (h), Division One
Saturday, 4 February 1989
Nigel Callaghan
Player #663
Sheffield Wednesday (h), Division One
Saturday, 4 February 1989
Lee Butler
Player #664
Everton (a), Division One
Tuesday, 14 February 1989
Darrell Duffy
Player #665
Derby County (a) Division One
Saturday, 6 May 1989

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Garry Thompson
Player #641
Wimbledon (h), Division One
Saturday, 8 October 1988
Andy A Gray
Player #655
Wimbledon (h), FA Cup
Saturday, 28 January 1989
Darrell Duffy
Player #665
Derby County (a), Division One
Saturday, 6 May 1989
Mark Lillis
Player #653
Derby County (a), Division One
Saturday, 6 May 1989
David Hunt
Player #649
Derby County (a), Division One
Saturday, 6 May 1989
Steve Sims
Player #650
Coventry City (h), Division One
Saturday, 13 May 1989
Alan McInally
Player #654
Coventry City (h), Division One
Saturday, 13 May 1989
Martin Keown
Player #642
Coventry City (h), Division One
Saturday, 13 May 1989
Allan Evans
Player #598
Coventry City (h), Division One
Saturday, 13 May 1989

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
24
26.46
25.43 | Birmingham City (a), League Cup
28.12 | Coventry City (h), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
Darrell Duffy | 18.31 | Saturday, 6 May 1989
Ian Olney | 19.06 | Tuesday, 3 January 1989
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Allan Evans | 32.61 | Saturday, 13 May 1989
Allan Evans | 32.01 | Saturday, 8 October 1988

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
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) |
Nigel Spink
Player #615
1979-95 Aston Villa, £4k, 447 (5) | 0 |
Paul Birch
Player #626
1983-91 Aston Villa, Free, 189 (28) | 23 |
Tony Daley
Player #637
1985-94 Aston Villa, Free, 233 (47) | 38 |
Garry Thompson
Player #641
1986-88 Aston Villa, £450k, 66 (4) | 18 |
Martin Keown
Player #642
1986-89 Aston Villa, £200k, 127 (3) | 3 |
Warren Aspinall
Player #644
1987-88 Aston Villa, £350k, 45 (5) | 16 |
Bernie Gallacher
Player #647
1987-91 Aston Villa, Free, 67 (2) | 1 |
David Hunt
Player #649
1987-89 Aston Villa, Free, 13 (2) | 0 |
Steve Sims
Player #650
1987-91 Aston Villa, £50k, 46 (0) | 0 |
Kevin Gage
Player #651
1987-91 Aston Villa, £110k, 136 (2) | 12 |
Mark Lillis
Player #653
1987-89 Aston Villa, £130k, 36 (1) | 4 |
Alan McInally
Player #654
1987-89 Aston Villa, £225k, 60 (9) | 28 |
Andy A Gray
Player #655
1987-89 Aston Villa, £150k, 39 (5) | 9 |
Stuart Gray
Player #656
1987-91 Aston Villa, £175k, 123 (4) | 13 |
David Platt
Player #657
1988-91 Aston Villa, £200k, 148 (0) | 64 |
Gareth Williams
Player #658
1988-91 Aston Villa, £10k, 8 (7) | 0 |
Chris Price
Player #659
1988-92 Aston Villa, £125k, 134 (2) | 2 |
Derek Mountfield
Player #660
1988-91 Aston Villa, £450k, 111 (2) | 18 |
Ian Olney
Player #661
1988-92 Aston Villa, Free, 76 (32) | 21 |
Ian Ormondroyd
Player #662
1989-91 Aston Villa, £650k, 51 (18) | 10 |
Nigel Callaghan
Player #663
1989-92 Aston Villa, £650k, 27 (4) | 1 |
Lee Butler
Player #664
1989-91 Aston Villa, Free, 8 (0) | 0 |
Darrell Duffy
Player #665
1989-93 Aston Villa, Free, 1 (0) | 0 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
M David Platt
45
38
0
2
0
5
0
RB Chris Price
42
36
0
1
0
5
0
GK Nigel Spink
41
34
0
2
0
5
0
M Stuart Gray
40
35
0
2
0
3
0
M Gordon Cowans
40
32
1
2
0
5
0
CB Martin Keown
40
32
2
2
0
4
0
CF Alan McInally
38
32
1
2
0
3
0
W Tony Daley
36
25
4
2
0
5
0
FB Kevin Gage
35
27
1
2
0
5
0
CB Allan Evans
31
26
1
2
0
2
0
CB Derek Mountfield
31
22
2
2
0
5
0
M Andy Gray
23
15
3
1
1
3
0
F Ian Olney
18
8
7
0
1
1
1
W Nigel Callaghan
16
15
1
0
0
0
0
CB Steve Sims
13
12
0
0
0
1
0
CF Ian Ormondroyd
12
9
3
0
0
0
0
M Paul Birch
12
6
6
0
0
0
0
LB Bernie Gallacher
7
3
1
0
0
2
1
CF Garry Thompson
6
2
3
0
0
1
0
GK Lee Butler
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
M Mark Lillis
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
M Gareth Williams
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
D Darrell Duffy
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
M David Hunt
1
1
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Nigel Spink
41
60
1.46
5
12%
GK Lee Butler
4
4
1.00
1
25%
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