Season 101 | 1989-90

1989-90 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
Runners Up
Quarter Final
3rd Round
6-0 vs. Port Vale (h), FA Cup
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
24 | David Platt
47 | Nigel Spink
47 | Nigel Spink

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, 19 August 1989
Saturday, 5 May 1990
52
28
10
14
38
54%
27%
73%
37%
1.81
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%
1989-90
52
28
10
14
81
53
28
1.84
1.53
1.56
1.02
19
37%
54%
27%
38
73%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1989-90
Runners Up
38
21
7
10
57
38
70
19
1.5
1
1.5
15
39%
55%
26%
74%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1989-90
5
3
10
4
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Liverpool
38
23
10
5
78
37
41
79
2
Aston Villa
38
21
7
10
57
38
19
70
3
Tottenham Hotspur
38
19
6
13
59
47
12
63
4
Arsenal
38
18
8
12
54
38
16
62
5
Chelsea
38
16
12
10
58
50
8
60
6
Everton
38
17
8
13
57
46
11
59
7
Southampton
38
15
10
13
71
63
8
55
8
Wimbledon
38
13
16
9
47
40
7
55
9
Nottingham Forest
38
15
9
14
55
47
8
54
10
Norwich City
38
13
14
11
44
42
2
53
11
Queens Park Rangers
38
13
11
14
45
44
1
50
12
Coventry City
38
14
7
17
39
59
-20
49
13
Manchester United
38
13
9
16
46
47
-1
48
14
Manchester City
38
12
12
14
43
52
-9
48
15
Crystal Palace
38
13
9
16
42
66
-24
48
16
Derby County
38
13
7
18
43
40
3
46
17
Luton Town
38
10
13
15
43
57
-14
43
18
Sheffield Wednesday
38
11
10
17
35
51
-16
43
19
Charlton Athletic
38
7
9
22
31
57
-26
30
20
Millwall
38
5
11
22
39
65
-26
26

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Division One
Saturday, 19 August 1989
Nottingham Forest
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Wednesday, 23 August 1989
Aston Villa
1-1
Liverpool
D
Division One
Saturday, 26 August 1989
Aston Villa
1-1
Charlton Athletic
D
Division One
Tuesday, 29 August 1989
Southampton
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 9 September 1989
Aston Villa
2-0
Tottenham Hotspur
W
Division One
Saturday, 16 September 1989
Sheffield Wednesday
1-0
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 20 September 1989
Aston Villa
2-1
Wolves
W
Division One
Saturday, 23 September 1989
Aston Villa
1-3
Queens Park Rangers
L
Division One
Saturday, 30 September 1989
Aston Villa
1-0
Derby County
W
League Cup 2nd Round
Wednesday, 4 October 1989
Wolves
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 14 October 1989
Luton Town
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Sunday, 22 October 1989
Manchester City
0-2
Aston Villa
W
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 25 October 1989
Aston Villa
0-0
West Ham United
D
Division One
Saturday, 28 October 1989
Aston Villa
2-1
Crystal Palace
W
Division One
Sunday, 5 November 1989
Aston Villa
6-2
Everton
W
League Cup 3rd Round Replay
Wednesday, 8 November 1989
West Ham United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 11 November 1989
Norwich City
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 18 November 1989
Aston Villa
4-1
Coventry City
W
Division One
Saturday, 25 November 1989
Wimbledon
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Zenith Data Systems 2nd Round
Tuesday, 28 November 1989
Hull City
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 2 December 1989
Aston Villa
2-1
Nottingham Forest
W
Division One
Saturday, 9 December 1989
Liverpool
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 16 December 1989
Millwall
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Zenith Data Systems 3rd Round
Friday, 22 December 1989
Aston Villa
2-1
Nottingham Forest
W
Division One
Tuesday, 26 December 1989
Aston Villa
3-0
Manchester United
W
Division One
Saturday, 30 December 1989
Aston Villa
2-1
Arsenal
W
Division One
Monday, 1 January 1990
Chelsea
0-3
Aston Villa
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 6 January 1990
Blackburn Rovers
2-2
Aston Villa
D
FA Cup 3rd Round Replay
Wednesday, 10 January 1990
Aston Villa
3-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
Division One
Saturday, 13 January 1990
Charlton Athletic
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Zenith Data Systems Semi Final
Wednesday, 17 January 1990
Aston Villa
2-0
Leeds United
W
Division One
Saturday, 20 January 1990
Aston Villa
2-1
Southampton
W
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 27 January 1990
Aston Villa
6-0
Port Vale
W
Zenith Data Systems Cup Final
Tuesday, 30 January 1990
Aston Villa
1-2
Middlesbrough
L
Zenith Data Systems Cup Final
Tuesday, 6 February 1990
Middlesbrough
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 10 February 1990
Aston Villa
1-0
Sheffield Wednesday
W
FA Cup 5th Round
Saturday, 17 February 1990
West Brom
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Wednesday, 21 February 1990
Tottenham Hotspur
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 24 February 1990
Aston Villa
0-3
Wimbledon
L
Division One
Sunday, 4 March 1990
Coventry City
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 10 March 1990
Aston Villa
2-0
Luton Town
W
FA Cup Quarter Final
Wednesday, 14 March 1990
Oldham Athletic
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 17 March 1990
Derby County
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Tuesday, 20 March 1990
Queens Park Rangers
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Division One
Saturday, 24 March 1990
Crystal Palace
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Sunday, 1 April 1990
Aston Villa
1-2
Manchester City
L
Division One
Wednesday, 11 April 1990
Arsenal
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Division One
Saturday, 14 April 1990
Aston Villa
1-0
Chelsea
W
Division One
Tuesday, 17 April 1990
Manchester United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Division One
Saturday, 21 April 1990
Aston Villa
1-0
Millwall
W
Division One
Saturday, 28 April 1990
Aston Villa
3-3
Norwich City
D
Division One
Saturday, 5 May 1990
Everton
3-3
Aston Villa
D

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Darrell Duffy
Defender
Saturday, 1 July 1989
West Midland Schools
Free
Paul McGrath
Centre Back
Saturday, 1 July 1989
Manchester United
£425,000
Mark Blake
Midfielder
Saturday, 1 July 1989
Youth Team
Free
Adrian Heath
Forward
Tuesday, 1 August 1989
RCD Espanyol de Barcelona
£382,000
Andy Comyn
Defender
Tuesday, 1 August 1989
Alvechurch
£34,000
Dwight Yorke
Forward
Tuesday, 19 December 1989
Signal Hill Senior Comprehensive School
£120,000
Tony Cascarino
Centre Forward
Thursday, 1 March 1990
Millwall
£1,500,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Martin Keown
Centre Back
Monday, 7 August 1989
Everton
£750,000
Mark Lillis
Midfielder
Friday, 1 September 1989
Scunthorpe United
£40,000
David Hunt
Midfielder
Friday, 1 December 1989
Mansfield Town
Free
Adrian Heath
Forward
Thursday, 1 February 1990
Manchester City
£300,000

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Kent Nielsen
Player #666
Nottingham Forest (a), Division One
Saturday, 19 August 1989
Paul McGrath
Player #667
Nottingham Forest (a), Division One
Saturday, 19 August 1989
Adrian Heath
Player #668
Nottingham Forest (a), Division One
Saturday, 19 August 1989
Andy Comyn
Player #669
Liverpool (h), Division One
Wednesday, 23 August 1989
Mark Blake
Player #670
Luton Town (a), Division One
Saturday, 14 October 1989
Tony Cascarino
Player #671
Derby County (a) Division One
Saturday, 17 March 1990
Dwight Yorke
Player #672
Crystal Palace (a), Division One
Saturday, 24 March 1990

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Adrian Heath
Player #668
Port Vale (h), FA Cup
Saturday, 27 January 1990
Gareth Williams
Player #658
Everton (a), Division One
Saturday, 5 May 1990

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
21
26.97
25.99 | Manchester City (a), Division One
28.27 | Chelsea (h), Division One
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
Mark Blake 18.84 | Saturday, 14 October 1989
Dwight Yorke | 18.40 | Saturday, 24 March 1990
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Nigel Spink | 31.76 | Saturday, 5 May 1990
Stuart Gray | 30.00 | Wednesday, 11 April 1990

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) |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Kent Nielsen
Player #666
1989-91 Aston Villa, £500k, 90 (6) | 5 |
Paul McGrath
Player #667
1989-96 Aston Villa, £425k, 312 (8) | 9 |
Adrian Heath
Player #668
1989-90 Aston Villa, £382k, 9 (3) | 0 |
Andy Comyn
Player #669
1989-91 Aston Villa, £34k, 17 (4) | 0 |
Mark Blake
Player #670
1989-92 Aston Villa, Free, 29 (6) | 2 |
Tony Cascarino
Player #671
1990-91 Aston Villa, £1.5m, 50 (4) | 12 |
Dwight Yorke
Player #672
1990-98 Aston Villa, £120k, 234 (51) | 98 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
GK Nigel Spink
47
38
0
5
0
4
0
M David Platt
46
37
0
5
0
4
0
CB Paul McGrath
43
35
0
5
0
3
0
M Gordon Cowans
42
34
0
5
0
3
0
RB Chris Price
41
33
1
4
0
4
0
CB Derek Mountfield
40
32
0
4
0
4
0
CB Kent Nielsen
40
34
2
4
0
2
1
W Tony Daley
38
31
1
4
0
3
0
F Ian Olney
36
27
8
5
0
4
0
FB Kevin Gage
31
22
0
5
0
4
0
M Stuart Gray
30
26
3
1
1
3
0
CF Ian Ormondroyd
24
19
6
4
0
1
1
CF Tony Cascarino
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
F Adrian Heath
9
8
1
0
1
1
1
LB Bernie Gallacher
9
6
1
1
0
2
0
M Paul Birch
8
6
6
1
2
1
0
W Nigel Callaghan
8
7
1
0
0
1
1
M Gareth Williams
6
4
6
2
0
0
0
M Mark Blake
6
6
3
0
0
0
1
D Andy Comyn
3
3
1
0
0
0
1

Goals

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Nigel Spink
47
47
1.00
19
40%
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