Season 110 | 1998-99

1998-99 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
European Progress
Biggest Win
Premier League
6th
4th Round
3rd Round
2nd Round
4-1 vs. Southampton (a), Premier League
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
16 | Julian Joachim
45 | Alan Wright
45 | Alan Wright

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
John Gregory
Saturday, 15 August 1998
Ongoing
45
19
10
16
29
42%
36%
64%
40%
1.49
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%
1998-99
45
19
10
16
63
57
6
1.45
1.1
1.4
1.27
18
40%
42%
36%
29
64%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
1998-99
6th
38
15
10
13
51
46
55
5
1.34
1.21
1.11
15
39%
30%
34%
66%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1998-99
5
4
13
11
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Manchester United
38
22
13
3
80
37
43
79
2
Arsenal
38
22
12
4
59
17
42
78
3
Chelsea
38
20
15
3
57
30
27
75
4
Leeds United
38
18
13
7
62
34
28
67
5
West Ham United
38
16
9
13
46
53
-7
57
6
Aston Villa
38
15
10
13
51
46
5
55
7
Liverpool
38
15
9
14
68
49
19
54
8
Derby County
38
13
13
12
40
45
-5
52
9
Middlesbrough
38
12
15
11
48
54
-6
51
10
Leicester City
38
12
13
13
40
46
-6
49
11
Tottenham Hotspur
38
11
14
13
47
50
-3
47
12
Sheffield Wednesday
38
13
7
18
41
42
-1
46
13
Newcastle United
38
11
13
14
48
54
-6
46
14
Everton
38
11
10
17
42
47
-5
43
15
Coventry City
38
11
9
18
39
51
-12
42
16
Wimbledon
38
10
12
16
40
63
-23
42
17
Southampton
38
11
8
19
37
64
-27
41
18
Charlton Athletic
38
8
12
18
41
56
-15
36
19
Blackburn Rovers
38
7
14
17
38
52
-14
35
20
Nottingham Forest
38
7
9
22
35
69
-34
30

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Premier League
Saturday, 15 August 1998
Everton
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Sunday, 23 August 1998
Aston Villa
3-1
Middlesbrough
W
Premier League
Saturday, 29 August 1998
Sheffield Wednesday
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Wednesday, 9 September 1998
Aston Villa
1-0
Newcastle United
W
Premier League
Saturday, 12 September 1998
Aston Villa
2-0
Wimbledon
W
UEFA Cup 1st Round
Tuesday, 15 September 1998
Aston Villa
3-2
Strømsgodset IF
W
Premier League
Saturday, 19 September 1998
Leeds United
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 26 September 1998
Aston Villa
1-0
Derby County
W
UEFA Cup 1st Round
Tuesday, 29 September 1998
Strømsgodset IF
0-3
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 3 October 1998
Coventry City
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 17 October 1998
West Ham United
0-0
Aston Villa
D
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
Tuesday, 20 October 1998
RC Celta de Vigo
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 24 October 1998
Aston Villa
1-1
Leicester City
D
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 28 October 1998
Chelsea
4-1
Aston Villa
L
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
Tuesday, 3 November 1998
Aston Villa
1-3
RC Celta de Vigo
L
Premier League
Saturday, 7 November 1998
Aston Villa
3-2
Tottenham Hotspur
W
Premier League
Saturday, 14 November 1998
Southampton
1-4
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 21 November 1998
Aston Villa
2-4
Liverpool
L
Premier League
Saturday, 28 November 1998
Nottingham Forest
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 5 December 1998
Aston Villa
1-1
Manchester United
D
Premier League
Wednesday, 9 December 1998
Chelsea
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 13 December 1998
Aston Villa
3-2
Arsenal
W
Premier League
Monday, 21 December 1998
Charlton Athletic
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 26 December 1998
Blackburn Rovers
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Monday, 28 December 1998
Aston Villa
2-1
Sheffield Wednesday
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 2 January 1999
Aston Villa
3-0
Hull City
W
Premier League
Saturday, 9 January 1999
Middlesbrough
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Monday, 18 January 1999
Aston Villa
3-0
Everton
W
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 23 January 1999
Aston Villa
0-2
Fulham
L
Premier League
Saturday, 30 January 1999
Newcastle United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 6 February 1999
Aston Villa
1-3
Blackburn Rovers
L
Premier League
Wednesday, 17 February 1999
Aston Villa
1-2
Leeds United
L
Premier League
Sunday, 21 February 1999
Wimbledon
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 27 February 1999
Aston Villa
1-4
Coventry City
L
Premier League
Wednesday, 10 March 1999
Derby County
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 13 March 1999
Tottenham Hotspur
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 21 March 1999
Aston Villa
0-3
Chelsea
L
Premier League
Friday, 2 April 1999
Aston Villa
0-0
West Ham United
D
Premier League
Tuesday, 6 April 1999
Leicester City
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 10 April 1999
Aston Villa
3-0
Southampton
W
Premier League
Saturday, 17 April 1999
Liverpool
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 24 April 1999
Aston Villa
2-0
Nottingham Forest
W
Premier League
Saturday, 1 May 1999
Manchester United
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 8 May 1999
Aston Villa
3-4
Charlton Athletic
L
Premier League
Sunday, 16 May 1999
Arsenal
1-0
Aston Villa
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
David Unsworth
Defender
Wednesday, 1 July 1998
West Ham United
£4,140,000
Jlloyd Samuel
Full Back
Wednesday, 1 July 1998
Youth Team
Free
Gavin Melaugh
Midfielder
Saturday, 1 August 1998
Youth Team
Free
Darius Vassell
Forward
Wednesday, 1 July 1998
Youth Team
Free
Paul Merson
Midfielder
Thursday, 10 September 1998
Middlesbrough
£5,400,000
Steve Watson
Full Back
Thursday, 15 October 1998
Newcastle United
£5,400,000
Dion Dublin
Centre Forward
Friday, 6 November 1998
Coventry City
£7,740,000
Colin Calderwood
Centre Back
Friday, 1 January 1999
Tottenham Hotspur
£297,000
Peter Enckelman
Goalkeeper
Monday, 1 February 1999
TPS Turku
£513,000
Steve Stone
Midfielder
Friday, 12 March 1999
Nottingham Forest
£7,200,000
Mark Delaney
Full Back
Wednesday, 10 March 1999
Cardiff City
£338,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Fernando Nélson
Right Back
Tuesday, 7 July 1998
FC Porto
£1,020,000
David Unsworth
Defender
Saturday, 1 August 1998
Everton
£4,140,000
Dwight Yorke
Forward
Saturday, 22 August 1998
Manchester United
£12,600,000
Neil Davis
Forward
Sunday, 1 November 1998
Walsall
Free
Ben Petty
Midfielder
Friday, 27 November 1998
Stoke City
Free
Gary Charles
Right Back
Thursday, 14 January 1999
S.L. Benfica
£1,500,000
Lee Collins
Defender
Friday, 19 February 1999
Stoke City
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
David Unsworth
Bought, never played
Did not make a matchday squad
Did not make a matchday squad
Alan Thompson
Player #729
Everton (a), Premier League
Saturday, 15 August 1998
Darius Vassell
Player #730
Middlesbrough (h), Premier League
Sunday, 23 August 1998
Paul Merson
Player #731
Wimbledon (h), Premier League
Saturday, 12 September 1998
Fabio Ferraresi
Player #732
Strømsgodset IF (a), UEFA Cup
Tuesday, 29 September 1998
Steve Watson
Player #733
Leicester City (h), Premier League
Saturday, 24 October 1998
Tommy Jaszczun
Player #734
Chelsea (a), League Cup
Wednesday, 28 October 1998
Dion Dublin
Player #735
Tottenham Hotspur (h), Premier League
Saturday, 7 November 1998
Adam Rachel
Player #736
Blackburn Rovers (a), Premier League
Saturday, 26 December 1998
Aaron Lescott
Player #737
Hull City (h), FA Cup
Saturday, 2 January 1999
Steve Stone
Player #738
Tottenham Hotspur (a), Premier League
Saturday, 13 March 1999
Colin Calderwood
Player #739
Chelsea (h), Premier League
Sunday, 21 March 1999
Mark Delaney
Player #740
Nottingham Forest (h), Premier League
Saturday, 24 April 1999

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
David Unsworth
Bought, never played
Did not make a matchday squad
Did not make a matchday squad
David Hughes
Player #723
Tottenham Hotspur (h), Premier League
Saturday, 19 April 1997
Dwight Yorke
Player #672
Everton (a), Premier League
Saturday, 15 August 1998
Fabio Ferraresi
Player #732
Strømsgodset IF (a), UEFA Cup
Tuesday, 29 September 1998
Darren Byfield
Player #726
Chelsea (a), League Cup
Wednesday, 28 October 1998
Tommy Jaszczun
Player #734
Chelsea (a), League Cup
Wednesday, 28 October 1998
Adam Rachel
Player #736
Blackburn Rovers (a), Premier League
Saturday, 26 December 1998
Gary Charles
Player #707
Hull City (h), FA Cup
Saturday, 2 January 1999
Stan Collymore
Player #724
Chelsea (h), Premier League
Sunday, 21 March 1999
Mark Bosnich
Player #692
Liverpool (a), Premier League
Saturday, 17 April 1999
Simon Grayson
Player #725
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 16 May 1999
Riccardo Scimeca
Player #713
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 16 May 1999

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
35
26.25
25.03 | Hull City (h), FA Cup
28.56 | Manchester United (a), Premier League
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
Gareth Barry | 17.48 | Saturday, 15 August 1998
Gareth Barry | 18.02 | Saturday, 27 February 1999
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Colin Calderwood | 34.34 | Sunday, 16 May 1999
Paul Merson | 31.10 | Saturday, 17 April 1999

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
David Unsworth
Bought, never played
1998-99 Aston Villa, £4.14m, 0 (0) | 0 |
Dwight Yorke
Player #672
1990-98 Aston Villa, £120k, 234 (51) | 98 |
Ugo Ehiogu
Player #680
1991-00 Aston Villa, £40k, 285 (17) | 15 |
Mark Bosnich
Player #692
1992-99 Aston Villa, £150k, 227 (1) | 0 |
Michael Oakes
Player #703
1992-99 Aston Villa, Free, 59 (2) | 0 |
Ian Taylor
Player #705
1994-03 Aston Villa, £1.35m, 254 (37) | 44 |
Gary Charles
Player #707
1995-99 Aston Villa, £1.45m, 92 (13) | 4 |
Alan Wright
Player #709
1995-03 Aston Villa, £1.35m, 324 (5) | 5 |
Gareth Southgate
Player #710
1995-01 Aston Villa, £3.38m, 241 (0) | 9 |
Mark Draper
Player #711
1995-99 Aston Villa, £4.39m, 141 (14) | 11 |
Riccardo Scimeca
Player #713
1995-99 Aston Villa, Free, 68 (29) | 2 |
Lee Hendrie
Player #716
1995-06 Aston Villa, Free, 243 (65) | 31 |
Julian Joachim
Player #717
1996-01 Aston Villa, £1.89m, 113 (58) | 44 |
Neil Davis
Player #718
1996-98 Aston Villa, £28k, 0 (3) | 0 |
David Hughes
Player #723
1997-99 Aston Villa, Free, 4 (3) | 0 |
Stan Collymore
Player #724
1997-00 Aston Villa, £9.45m, 49 (12) | 15 |
Simon Grayson
Player #725
1997-99 Aston Villa, £1.35m, 43 (20) | 2 |
Darren Byfield
Player #726
1997-00 Aston Villa, Free, 3 (7) | 0 |
Richard Walker
Player #727
1997-01 Aston Villa, Free, 4 (6) | 2 |
Gareth Barry
Player #728
1998-09 Aston Villa, Tribunal, 440 (52) |
Alan Thompson
Player #729
1998-00 Aston Villa, £6.48m, 44 (13) | 5 |
Darius Vassell
Player #730
1998-05 Aston Villa, Free, 124 (77) | 43 |
Paul Merson
Player #731
1998-02 Aston Villa, £5.4m, 125 (19) | 19 |
Fabio Ferraresi
Player #732
1998-99 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (1) | 0 |
Steve Watson
Player #733
1998-00 Aston Villa, £5.4m, 50 (3) | 1 |
Tommy Jaszczun
Player #734
1998-00 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (1) | 0 |
Dion Dublin
Player #735
1998-04 Aston Villa, £7.74m, 148 (41) | 58 |
Adam Rachel
Player #736
1996-99 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (1) | 0 |
Aaron Lescott
Player #737
1998-00 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (1) | 0 |
Steve Stone
Player #738
1999-02 Aston Villa, £7.2m, 86 (35) | 7 |
Colin Calderwood
Player #739
1999-00 Aston Villa, £297k, 26 (4) | 0 |
Mark Delaney
Player #740
1999-06 Aston Villa, £338k, 175 (18) | 2 |
Peter Enckelman
Player #743
1999-03 Aston Villa, £513k, 65 (2) | 0 |
Jlloyd Samuel
Player #745
1998-07 Aston Villa, Free, 168 (32) | 3 |
Michael Standing
Unused Substitute
1998-02 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Matthew Ghent
Unused Substitute
1997-00 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Alan Lee
Unused Substitute
1998-99 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Ben Petty
Unused Substitute
1998-99 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Lee Collins
Unused Substitute
1997-99 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
Europe Starts
Europe Subs
Unused Sub
LB Alan Wright
45
38
0
2
0
1
0
4
0
0
CB Gareth Southgate
44
38
0
2
0
0
0
4
0
0
F Julian Joachim
43
29
7
2
0
1
0
4
0
2
M Ian Taylor
38
31
2
1
0
1
0
2
1
0
M Gareth Barry
37
27
5
2
0
0
0
3
0
4
M Lee Hendrie
37
31
1
2
0
0
0
3
0
1
CB Ugo Ehiogu
31
23
2
2
0
1
0
3
0
1
RB Steve Watson
30
26
1
2
0
1
0
0
0
1
M Mark Draper
29
13
10
1
0
1
0
3
1
6
M Alan Thompson
28
20
4
0
0
0
1
3
0
4
GK Michael Oakes
28
23
0
2
0
1
0
2
0
16
M Paul Merson
27
21
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
CF Stan Collymore
24
11
9
1
0
0
0
3
0
1
CF Dion Dublin
24
24
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
CB Riccardo Scimeca
23
15
2
2
0
1
0
1
2
5
FB Simon Grayson
19
4
10
0
1
1
0
2
1
15
RB Gary Charles
17
10
1
0
1
1
0
4
0
5
GK Mark Bosnich
17
15
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
2
F Darius Vassell
11
0
6
0
1
0
1
0
3
17
M Steve Stone
10
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
CB Colin Calderwood
8
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
F Darren Byfield
2
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
RB Mark Delaney
2
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
F Dwight Yorke
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
M Fabio Ferraresi
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
8
GK Adam Rachel
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
17
D Aaron Lescott
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
3
M Tommy Jaszczun
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
2

Goals