Season 127 | 2015-16

2015-16 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Premier League
20th
4th Round
4th Round
5-3 vs. Notts County (h), League Cup
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
7 | Jordan Ayew
38 | Idrissa Gueye
37 | Idrissa Gueye

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
Eric Black (Caretaker)
Saturday, 2 April 2016
Sunday, 15 May 2016
7
0
1
6
1
0%
87%
13%
14%
0.14
Tim Sherwood
Saturday, 8 August 2015
Saturday, 24 October 2015
12
3
1
8
4
25%
67%
33%
17%
0.83
Rémi Garde
Sunday, 8 November 2015
Saturday, 19 March 2016
23
3
7
13
10
13%
57%
43%
22%
0.70
Kevin MacDonald (Caretaker)
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Monday, 2 November 2015
2
0
0
2
0
0%
100%
0%
0%
0.00
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Sporting Director
Eric Black (Caretaker)
Steve Hollis (Chairman), Randolph Lerner (Owner)
Tim Sherwood
Randolph Lerner (Chairman & Owner)
Tom Fox
Hendrik Almstadt
Rémi Garde
Randolph Lerner (Chairman & Owner)
Tom Fox
Hendrik Almstadt
Kevin MacDonald (Caretaker)
Randolph Lerner (Chairman & Owner)
Tom Fox
Hendrik Almstadt

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%
2015-16
44
6
9
29
37
86
-49
0.45
0.43
0.84
1.95
8
18%
14%
66%
15
34%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
2015-16
20th
38
3
8
27
27
76
17
-49
0.71
2
0.36
6
16%
8%
71%
29%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
2015-16
1
1
5
15
11

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Leicester City
38
23
12
3
68
36
32
81
2
Arsenal
38
20
11
7
65
36
29
71
3
Tottenham Hotspur
38
19
13
6
69
35
34
70
4
Manchester City
38
19
9
10
71
41
30
66
5
Manchester United
38
19
9
10
49
35
14
66
6
Southampton
38
18
9
11
59
41
18
63
7
West Ham United
38
16
14
8
65
51
14
62
8
Liverpool
38
16
12
10
63
50
13
60
9
Stoke City
38
14
9
15
41
55
-14
51
10
Chelsea
38
12
14
12
59
53
6
50
11
Everton
38
11
14
13
59
55
4
47
12
Swansea City
38
12
11
15
42
52
-10
47
13
Watford
38
12
9
17
40
50
-10
45
14
West Bromwich Albion
38
10
13
15
34
48
-14
43
15
Crystal Palace
38
11
9
18
39
51
-12
42
16
Bournemouth
38
11
9
18
45
67
-22
42
17
Sunderland
38
9
12
17
48
62
-14
39
18
Newcastle United
38
9
10
19
44
65
-21
37
19
Norwich City
38
9
7
22
39
67
-28
34
20
Aston Villa
38
3
8
27
27
76
-49
17

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Premier League
Saturday, 8 August 2015
AFC Bournemouth
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Friday, 14 August 2015
Aston Villa
0-1
Manchester United
L
Premier League
Saturday, 22 August 2015
Crystal Palace
2-1
Aston Villa
L
League Cup 2nd Round
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Aston Villa
5-3
Notts County
W
Premier League
Saturday, 29 August 2015
Aston Villa
2-2
Sunderland
D
Premier League
Sunday, 13 September 2015
Leicester City
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 19 September 2015
Aston Villa
0-1
West Brom
L
League Cup 3rd Round
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Aston Villa
1-0
Birmingham City
W
Premier League
Monday, 26 September 2016
Liverpool
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 3 October 2015
Aston Villa
0-1
Stoke City
L
Premier League
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Chelsea
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 24 October 2015
Aston Villa
1-2
Swansea City
L
League Cup 4th Round
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Southampton
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Monday, 2 November 2015
Tottenham Hotspur
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 8 November 2015
Aston Villa
0-0
Manchester City
D
Premier League
Saturday, 21 November 2015
Everton
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 28 November 2015
Aston Villa
2-3
Watford
L
Premier League
Saturday, 5 December 2015
Southampton
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Sunday, 13 December 2015
Aston Villa
0-2
Arsenal
L
Premier League
Saturday, 19 December 2015
Newcastle United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 26 December 2015
Aston Villa
1-1
West Ham United
D
Premier League
Monday, 28 December 2015
Norwich City
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 2 January 2016
Sunderland
3-1
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 9 January 2016
Wycombe Wanderers
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Aston Villa
1-0
Crystal Palace
W
Premier League
Saturday, 16 January 2016
Aston Villa
1-1
Leicester City
D
FA Cup 3rd Round Replay
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Aston Villa
2-0
Wycombe Wanderers
W
Premier League
Saturday, 23 January 2016
West Brom
0-0
Aston Villa
D
FA Cup 4th Round
Saturday, 30 January 2016
Aston Villa
0-4
Manchester City
L
Premier League
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
West Ham United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 6 February 2016
Aston Villa
2-0
Norwich City
W
Premier League
Sunday, 14 February 2016
Aston Villa
0-6
Liverpool
L
Premier League
Saturday, 27 February 2016
Stoke City
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Tuesday, 1 March 2016
Aston Villa
1-3
Everton
L
Premier League
Saturday, 5 March 2016
Manchester City
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 13 March 2016
Aston Villa
0-2
Tottenham Hotspur
L
Premier League
Saturday, 19 March 2016
Swansea City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 2 April 2016
Aston Villa
0-4
Chelsea
L
Premier League
Saturday, 9 April 2016
Aston Villa
1-2
AFC Bournemouth
L
Premier League
Saturday, 16 April 2016
Manchester United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 23 April 2016
Aston Villa
2-4
Southampton
L
Premier League
Saturday, 30 April 2016
Watford
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 7 May 2016
Aston Villa
0-0
Newcastle United
D
Premier League
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Arsenal
4-0
Aston Villa
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Easah Suliman
Centre Back
Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Youth Team
Free
Micah Richards
Centre Back
Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Manchester City
Free
Idrissa Gueye
Midfielder
Friday, 10 July 2015
LOSC Lille
£8,100,000
Jordan Amavi
Left Back
Saturday, 18 July 2015
OGC Nice
£9,900,000
Jordan Ayew
Forward
Monday, 27 July 2015
FC Lorient
£10,800,000
José Ángel Crespo
Full Back
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Córdoba CF
£630,000
Jordan Veretout
Midfielder
Friday, 31 July 2015
FC Nantes
£9,000,000
Rudy Gestede
Centre Forward
Friday, 31 July 2015
Blackburn Rovers
£7,650,000
Matija Šarkić
Goalkeeper
Tuesday, 1 September 2015
RSC Anderlecht
Free
Tiago Ilori
Centre Back
Tuesday, 1 September 2015
Liverpool
Loan
Joleon Lescott
Centre Back
Tuesday, 1 September 2015
West Bromwich Albion
£1,260,000
Mark Bunn
Goalkeeper
Thursday, 9 July 2015
Norwich City
Free
Keinan Davis
Centre Forward
Thursday, 3 December 2015
Biggleswade Town
Free
Carney Chukwuemeka
Midfielder
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Northampton Town
Free
Oscar Borg
Left Back
Thursday, 24 March 2016
West Ham United
Free
Adama Traoré
Winger
Friday, 14 August 2015
FC Barcelona
£9,000,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Nicklas Helenius
Centre Forward
Friday, 3 July 2015
Aalborg BK
Free
Graham Burke
Forward
Wednesday, 8 July 2015
Notts County
Free
Antonio Luna
Left Back
Thursday, 9 July 2015
SD Eibar
Free
Shay Given
Goalkeeper
Friday, 10 July 2015
Stoke City
Free
Fabian Delph
Midfielder
Friday, 17 July 2015
Manchester City
£10,350,000
Christian Benteke
Centre Forward
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Liverpool
£41,850,000
Aleksandar Tonev
Winger
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Frosinone Calcio
Free
Tiago Ilori
Centre Back
Friday, 1 January 2016
Liverpool
End of Loan
Joe Cole
Midfielder
Thursday, 7 January 2016
Coventry City
Free
Philippe Senderos
Centre Back
Friday, 29 January 2016
Grasshopper Club Zurich
Free
José Ángel Crespo
Full Back
Thursday, 30 June 2016
PAOK Thessaloniki
Free
Kieran Richardson
Left Back
Thursday, 30 June 2016
Unattached
Released
Charles N'Zogbia
Winger
Thursday, 30 June 2016
Retired
Released

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Micah Richards
Player #880
AFC Bournemouth (a), Premier League
Saturday, 8 August 2015
Idrissa Gueye
Player #881
AFC Bournemouth (a), Premier League
Saturday, 8 August 2015
Jordan Veretout
Player #882
AFC Bournemouth (a), Premier League
Saturday, 8 August 2015
Jordan Ayew
Player #883
AFC Bournemouth (a), Premier League
Saturday, 8 August 2015
Jordan Amavi
Player #884
AFC Bournemouth (a), Premier League
Saturday, 8 August 2015
Rudy Gestede
Player #885
AFC Bournemouth (a), Premier League
Saturday, 8 August 2015
Adama Traoré
Player #886
Crystal Palace (a), Premier League
Saturday, 22 August 2015
Mark Bunn
Player #887
Notts County (h), League Cup
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Joleon Lescott
Player #888
Leicester City (a), Premier League
Sunday, 13 September 2015
José Ángel Crespo
Player #889
Stoke City (h), Premier League
Saturday, 3 October 2015
Jordan Lyden
Player #890
Wycombe Wanderers (a), FA Cup
Saturday, 9 January 2016
André Green
Player #891
Tottenham Hotspur (h), Premier League
Sunday, 13 March 2016
Kevin Toner
Player #892
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 15 May 2016

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Joe Cole
Player #875
Notts County (h), League Cup
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Joe Bennett
Player #855
Notts County (h), League Cup
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
José Ángel Crespo
Player #889
Southampton (a), League Cup
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Charles N'Zogbia
Player #842
Everton (a), Premier League
Saturday, 21 November 2015
Jordan Veretout
Player #882
Swansea City (a), Premier League
Saturday, 19 March 2016
Carles Gil
Player #877
Chelsea (h), Premier League
Saturday, 2 April 2016
Graham Burke
Player #852
Bradford City (a), League Cup
Saturday, 16 April 2016
Kieran Richardson
Player #872
Manchester United (a), Premier League
Saturday, 16 April 2016
Ciaran Clark
Player #824
Newcastle United (h), Premier League
Saturday, 7 May 2016
Joleon Lescott
Player #888
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Kevin Toner
Player #892
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Idrissa Gueye
Player #881
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Carlos Sánchez
Player #874
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Kevin Toner
Player #892
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Brad Guzan
Player #817
Arsenal (a), Premier League
Sunday, 15 May 2016

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
39
27.11
25.60 | Notts County (h), League Cup
28.41 | Southampton (a), Premier League
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
Adama Traoré | 19.59 | Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Rushian Hepburn-Murphy | 17.64 | Saturday, 7 May 2016
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Joleon Lescott | 34.14 | Monday, 26 September 2016
Joe Cole | 33.82 | Tuesday, 25 August 2015

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Gabby Agbonlahor
Player #794
2006-18 Aston Villa, Free, 343 (51) | 89 |
Brad Guzan
Player #817
2008-16 Aston Villa, £900k, 170 (1) | 0 |
Ciaran Clark
Player #824
2008-16 Aston Villa, Free, 145 (18) | 10 |
Nathan Baker
Player #838
2008-17 Aston Villa, Free, 114 (8) | 1 |
Gary Gardner
Player #841
2009-18 Aston Villa, Free, 25 (22) | 1 |
Charles N'Zogbia
Player #842
2011-15 Aston Villa, £9.72m, 63 (30) | 5 |
Alan Hutton
Player #843
2011-19 Aston Villa, £4.05m, 177 (25) | 3 |
Ashley Westwood
Player #853
2012-17 Aston Villa, £2.25m, 151 (9) | 5 |
Joe Bennett
Player #855
2012-16 Aston Villa, £2.84m, 31 (7) | 1 |
Leandro Bacuna
Player #860
2013-17 Aston Villa, £1.26m, 101 (30) | 8 |
Jores Okore
Player #862
2013-17 Aston Villa, £4.23m, 43 (4) | 0 |
Aleksandar Tonev
Player #863
2013-15 Aston Villa, £2,88m, 8 (12) | 0 |
Jed Steer
Player #865
2013- Aston Villa, £486k, 35 (1) | 0 |
Libor Kozák
Player #866
2013-17 Aston Villa, £5.85m, 12 (10) | 4 |
Callum Robinson
Player #867
2013-16 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (5) | 0 |
Jack Grealish
Player #870
2011-21 Aston Villa, Free, 164 (49) | 32 |
Philippe Senderos
Player #871
2014-16 Aston Villa, Free, 8 (1) | 0 |
Kieran Richardson
Player #872
2014-16 Aston Villa, £675k, 32 (9) | 0 |
Aly Cissokho
Player #873
2014-17 Aston Villa, £2.25m, 56 (2) | 0 |
Carlos Sánchez
Player #874
2014-16 Aston Villa, £5.4m, 42 (14) | 1 |
Joe Cole
Player #875
2014-16 Aston Villa, Free, 5 (11) | 1 |
Carles Gil
Player #877
2014-18 Aston Villa, £3.78m, 25 (9) | 3 |
Scott Sinclair
Player #878
2015-16 Aston Villa, (L), £3.15m, 30 (15) | 9 |
Rushian Hepburn-Murphy
Player #879
2014-20 Aston Villa, Free, 2 (15) | 0 |
Micah Richards
Player #880
2015-19 Aston Villa, Free, 29 (2) | 2 |
Idrissa Gueye
Player #881
2015-16 Aston Villa, £8.1m, 37 (1) | 1 |
Jordan Veretout
Player #882
2015-17 Aston Villa, £9m, 24 (5) | 0 |
Jordan Ayew
Player #883
2015-17 Aston Villa, £10.8m, 48 (10) | 10 |
Jordan Amavi
Player #884
2015-18 Aston Villa, £9.9m, 39 (9) | 0 |
Rudy Gestede
Player #885
2015-17 Aston Villa, £7.65m, 26 (29) | 10 |
Adama Traoré
Player #886
2015-17 Aston Villa, £9m, 1 (11) | 1 |
Mark Bunn
Player #887
2015-19 Aston Villa, Free, 20 (1) | 0 |
Joleon Lescott
Player #888
2015-16 Aston Villa, £1.26m, 31 (0) | 1 |
José Ángel Crespo
Player #889
2015-16 Aston Villa, £630k, 2 (0) |
Jordan Lyden
Player #890
2015-19 Aston Villa, Free, 3 (5) | 0 |
André Green
Player #891
2014-20 Aston Villa, Free, 21 (27) | 1 |
Kevin Toner
Player #892
2015-18 Aston Villa, Free, 3 (1) | 0 |
Keinan Davis
Player #902
2016- Aston Villa, Free, 28 (57) | 6 |
Corey Blackett-Taylor
Player #910
2015-19 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (2) | 0 |
Easah Suliman
Player #917
2017-20 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (1) | 0 |
Jerell Sellars
Unused Substitute
2015-17 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Niall Mason
Unused Substitute
2015-17 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Tiago Ilori
Unused Substitute
2015-16 Aston Villa, (L) 0 (0) | 0 |
Riccardo Calder
Unused Substitute
2014-17 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Lewis Kinsella
Unused Substitute
2014-16 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Brad Watkins
Unused Substitute
2015-18 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Janoi Donacien
Unused Substitute
2013-16 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
Unused Sub
M Idrissa Gueye
38
35
0
2
1
0
0
0
M Ashley Westwood
37
31
1
3
0
2
0
3
F Jordan Ayew
36
27
3
2
1
1
2
4
CF Rudy Gestede
36
14
18
2
0
2
0
2
M Leandro Bacuna
35
27
4
2
0
2
0
7
W Scott Sinclair
33
19
8
3
0
2
1
10
GK Brad Guzan
32
28
0
2
0
2
0
11
CB Joleon Lescott
31
30
0
0
0
1
0
7
RB Alan Hutton
30
26
2
0
0
2
0
5
M Jordan Veretout
29
21
4
1
1
2
0
9
CB Micah Richards
28
23
1
3
0
1
0
8
W Carles Gil
27
17
6
2
1
1
0
13
M Carlos Sánchez
23
16
4
1
0
2
0
7
CB Ciaran Clark
23
16
2
3
0
2
0
13
M Jack Grealish
21
9
7
1
1
1
2
9
RB Aly Cissokho
19
18
0
1
0
0
0
2
F Gabby Agbonlahor
18
13
2
0
1
2
0
0
LB Kieran Richardson
15
8
3
2
0
2
0
12
CB Jores Okore
14
12
0
1
1
0
0
7