Season 128 | 2016-17

2016-17 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Championship
13th
3rd Round
1st Round
3-0 vs. Rotherham United (h), Championship

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
Steve Bruce
Saturday, 15 October 2016
Ongoing
36
15
7
14
22
42%
39%
61%
31%
1.44
Roberto Di Matteo
Sunday, 7 August 2016
Saturday, 1 October 2016
12
1
7
4
8
8%
33%
67%
25%
0.83
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Sporting Director
Steve Bruce
Dr. Tony Xia
Keith Wyness
Steve Round (Technical Director)
Roberto Di Matteo
Dr. Tony Xia
Keith Wyness

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%
2016-17
48
16
14
18
48
53
5
1.35
0.91
1
1.1
14
29%
33%
37%
30
63%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
2016-17
13th
46
16
14
16
47
48
62
-1
1.02
1.04
0.98
14
30%
35%
35%
65%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
2016-17
4
4
7
10
5

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Newcastle United
46
29
7
10
85
40
45
94
2
Brighton & Hove Albion
46
28
9
9
74
40
34
93
3
Reading
46
26
7
13
68
64
4
85
4
Sheffield Wednesday
46
24
9
13
60
45
15
81
5
Huddersfield Town
46
25
6
15
56
58
-2
81
6
Fulham
46
22
14
10
85
57
28
80
7
Leeds United
46
22
9
15
61
47
14
75
8
Norwich City
46
20
10
16
85
69
16
70
9
Derby County
46
18
13
15
54
50
4
67
10
Brentford
46
18
10
18
75
65
10
64
11
Preston North End
46
16
14
16
64
63
1
62
12
Cardiff City
46
17
11
18
60
61
-1
62
13
Aston Villa
46
16
14
16
47
48
-1
62
14
Barnsley
46
15
13
18
64
67
-3
58
15
Wolverhampton Wanderers
46
16
10
20
54
58
-4
58
16
Ipswich Town
46
13
16
17
48
58
-10
55
17
Bristol City
46
15
9
22
60
66
-6
54
18
Queens Park Rangers
46
15
8
23
52
66
-14
53
19
Birmingham City
46
13
14
19
45
64
-19
53
20
Burton Albion
46
13
13
20
49
63
-14
52
21
Nottingham Forest
46
14
9
23
62
72
-10
51
22
Blackburn Rovers
46
12
15
19
53
65
-12
51
23
Wigan Athletic
46
10
12
24
40
57
-17
42
24
Rotherham United
46
5
8
33
40
98
-58
23

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Championship
Sunday, 7 August 2016
Sheffield Wednesday
1-0
Aston Villa
L
EFL Cup 1st Round
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Luton Town
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 13 August 2016
Aston Villa
3-0
Rotherham United
W
Championship
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Aston Villa
1-1
Huddersfield Town
D
Championship
Saturday, 20 August 2016
Derby County
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Championship
Saturday, 27 August 2016
Bristol City
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Sunday, 11 September 2016
Aston Villa
2-2
Nottingham Forest
D
Championship
Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Aston Villa
1-1
Brentford
D
Championship
Saturday, 17 September 2016
Ipswich Town
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Championship
Saturday, 24 September 2016
Aston Villa
1-1
Newcastle United
D
Championship
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Barnsley
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Championship
Saturday, 1 October 2016
Preston North End
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 15 October 2016
Aston Villa
1-1
Wolves
D
Championship
Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Reading
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Championship
Saturday, 22 October 2016
Aston Villa
1-0
Fulham
W
Championship
Sunday, 30 October 2016
Birmingham City
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Championship
Saturday, 5 November 2016
Aston Villa
2-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
Championship
Friday, 18 November 2016
Brighton & Hove Albion
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Championship
Saturday, 26 November 2016
Aston Villa
3-1
Cardiff City
W
Championship
Saturday, 3 December 2016
Leeds United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 10 December 2016
Aston Villa
1-0
Wigan Athletic
W
Championship
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Norwich City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Sunday, 18 December 2016
Queens Park Rangers
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Championship
Monday, 26 December 2016
Aston Villa
2-1
Burton Albion
W
Championship
Thursday, 29 December 2016
Aston Villa
1-1
Leeds United
D
Championship
Monday, 2 January 2017
Cardiff City
1-0
Aston Villa
L
FA Cup 3rd Round
Sunday, 8 January 2017
Tottenham Hotspur
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 14 January 2017
Wolves
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Aston Villa
2-2
Preston North End
D
Championship
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Brentford
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 4 February 2017
Nottingham Forest
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 11 February 2017
Aston Villa
0-1
Ipswich Town
L
Championship
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Aston Villa
1-3
Barnsley
L
Championship
Monday, 20 February 2017
Newcastle United
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 25 February 2017
Aston Villa
1-0
Derby County
W
Championship
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Aston Villa
2-0
Bristol City
W
Championship
Saturday, 4 March 2017
Rotherham United
2-0
Aston Villa
W
Championship
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Huddersfield Town
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Saturday, 11 March 2017
Aston Villa
2-0
Sheffield Wednesday
W
Championship
Saturday, 18 March 2017
Wigan Athletic
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Championship
Saturday, 1 April 2017
Aston Villa
2-0
Norwich City
W
Championship
Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Aston Villa
1-0
Queens Park Rangers
W
Championship
Saturday, 8 April 2017
Burton Albion
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Championship
Saturday, 15 April 2017
Aston Villa
1-3
Reading
L
Championship
Monday, 17 April 2017
Fulham
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Sunday, 23 April 2017
Aston Villa
1-0
Birmingham City
W
Championship
Saturday, 29 April 2017
Blackburn Rovers
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Championship
Sunday, 7 May 2017
Aston Villa
1-1
Brighton & Hove Albion
D

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Jake Doyle-Hayes
Midfielder
Friday, 1 July 2016
Youth Team
Free
Mitch Clark
Right Back
Friday, 1 July 2016
Youth Team
Free
Rushian Hepburn-Murphy
Forward
Friday, 1 July 2016
Youth Team
Free
Corey Blackett-Taylor
Winger
Friday, 1 July 2016
Youth Team
Free
Tommy Elphick
Centre Back
Friday, 1 July 2016
AFC Bournemouth
£3,510,000
Pierluigi Gollini
Goalkeeper
Friday, 8 July 2016
Hellas Verona
£4,500,000
Aaron Tshibola
Midfielder
Sunday, 10 July 2016
Reading
£5,310,000
Ross McCormack
Forward
Thursday, 4 August 2016
Fulham
£12,870,000
James Chester
Centre Back
Friday, 12 August 2016
West Bromwich Albion
£8,370,000
Mile Jedinak
Midfielder
Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Crystal Palace
£4,140,000
Ritchie De Laet
Right Back
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Leicester City
£2,070,000
Jonathan Kodjia
Centre Forward
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Bristol City
£11,610,000
Albert Adomah
Winger
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Middlesbrough
£3,150,000
Sam Johnstone
Goalkeeper
Thursday, 5 January 2017
Manchester United
Loan
Henri Lansbury
Midfielder
Friday, 20 January 2017
Nottingham Forest
£3,060,000
James Bree
Right Back
Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Barnsley
£3,150,000
Birkir Bjarnason
Midfielder
Wednesday, 25 January 2017
FC Basel 1893
£1,800,000
Conor Hourihane
Midfielder
Thursday, 26 January 2017
Barnsley
£3,150,000
Scott Hogan
Forward
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Brentford
£9,450,000
Neil Taylor
Left Back
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Swansea City
Free

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Callum Robinson
Forward
Monday, 4 July 2016
Preston North End
Free
Lewis Kinsella
Left Back
Friday, 29 July 2016
Colchester United
Free
Brad Guzan
Goalkeeper
Friday, 29 July 2016
Middlesbrough
Free
Idrissa Gueye
Midfielder
Tuesday, 2 August 2016
Everton
£7,650,000
Ciaran Clark
Centre Back
Wednesday, 3 August 2016
Newcastle United
£5,400,000
Janoi Donacien
Right Back
Friday, 5 August 2016
Accrington Stanley
Free
Scott Sinclair
Winger
Tuesday, 30 June 2015, Sunday, 7 August 2016
Manchester City, Glasgow Celtic
End of Loan, £3,690,000
Jores Okore
Centre Back
Saturday, 27 August 2016
FC Copenhagen
Free
Joe Bennett
Left Back
Saturday, 27 August 2016
Cardiff City
Free
Joleon Lescott
Centre Back
Monday, 29 August 2016
AEK Athens
Free
Adama Traoré
Winger
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Middlesbrough
£7,430,000
Rudy Gestede
Centre Forward
Wednesday, 4 January 2017
Middlesbrough
£6,390,000
Jordan Ayew
Forward
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Swansea City
£5,310,000
Ashley Westwood
Midfielder
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Burnley
£5,220,000
Niall Mason
Right Back
Friday, 30 June 2017
Doncaster Rovers
Free
Carlos Sánchez
Midfielder
Friday, 30 June 2017
ACF Fiorentina
£2,700,000

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Pierluigi Gollini
Player #893
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Championship
Sunday, 7 August 2016
Tommy Elphick
Player #894
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Championship
Sunday, 7 August 2016
Aaron Tshibola
Player #895
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Championship
Sunday, 7 August 2016
Ross McCormack
Player #896
Sheffield Wednesday (a), Championship
Sunday, 7 August 2016
James Chester
Player #897
Rotherham United (h), Championship
Saturday, 13 August 2016
Mile Jedinak
Player #898
Bristol City (a), Championship
Saturday, 27 August 2016
Ritchie De Laet
Player #899
Bristol City (a), Championship
Saturday, 27 August 2016
Jonathan Kodjia
Player #900
Nottingham Forest (h), Championship
Sunday, 11 September 2016
Albert Adomah
Player #901
Ipswich Town (a), Championship
Saturday, 17 September 2016
Keinan Davis
Player #902
Tottenham Hotspur (a), FA Cup
Sunday, 8 January 2017
Sam Johnstone
Player #903
Tottenham Hotspur (a), FA Cup
Sunday, 8 January 2017
Henri Lansbury
Player #904
Preston North End (h), Championship
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Conor Hourihane
Player #905
Brentford (a), Championship
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Birkir Bjarnason
Player #906
Brentford (a), Championship
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
James Bree
Player #907
Nottingham Forest (a), Championship
Saturday, 4 February 2017
Scott Hogan
Player #908
Nottingham Forest (a), Championship
Saturday, 4 February 2017
Neil Taylor
Player #909
Ipswich Town (h), Championship
Saturday, 11 February 2017
Corey Blackett-Taylor
Player #910
Huddersfield Town (h), Championship
Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Jores Okore
Player #862
Luton Town (a), EFL Cup
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Adama Traoré
Player #886
Rotherham United (h), Championship
Saturday, 13 August 2016
Libor Kozák
Player #866
Bristol City (a), Championship
Saturday, 27 August 2016
Micah Richards
Player #880
Wolverhampton Wanderers (h), Championship
Saturday, 15 October 2016
Aly Cissokho
Player #873
Reading (a), Championship
Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Pierluigi Gollini
Player #893
Norwich City (a), Championship
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Rudy Gestede
Player #885
Leeds United (h), Championship
Thursday, 29 December 2016
Jordan Ayew
Player #883
Leeds United (h), Championship
Thursday, 29 December 2016
Aaron Tshibola
Player #895
Wolverhampton Wanderers (a), Championship
Saturday, 14 January 2017
Ashley Westwood
Player #853
Preston North End (h), Championship
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Jordan Amavi
Player #884
Brighton & Hove Albion (h), Championship
Sunday, 7 May 2017
Nathan Baker
Player #838
Brighton & Hove Albion (h), Championship
Sunday, 7 May 2017

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
39
26.81
24.67 | Luton Town (a), EFL Cup
28.20 | Preston North End (a), Championship
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
André Green | 18.05 | Wednesday, 10 August 2016
André Green | 18.05 | Sunday, 7 August 2016
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Mile Jedinak | 32.74 | Sunday, 23 April 2017
Alan Hutton | 32.40 | Monday, 17 April 2017

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Gabby Agbonlahor
Player #794
2006-18 Aston Villa, Free, 343 (51) | 89 |
Nathan Baker
Player #838
2008-17 Aston Villa, Free, 114 (8) | 1 |
Gary Gardner
Player #841
2009-18 Aston Villa, Free, 25 (22) | 1 |
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 |
Jed Steer
Player #865
2013- Aston Villa, £486k, 35 (1) | 0 |
Libor Kozák
Player #866
2013-17 Aston Villa, £5.85m, 12 (10) | 4 |
Jack Grealish
Player #870
2011-21 Aston Villa, Free, 164 (49) | 32 |
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 |
Carles Gil
Player #877
2014-18 Aston Villa, £3.78m, 25 (9) | 3 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Pierluigi Gollini
Player #893
2016-17 Aston Villa, £4.5m, 20 (0) | 0 |
Tommy Elphick
Player #894
2016-19 Aston Villa, £3.51m, 39 (7) | 1 |
Aaron Tshibola
Player #895
2016-20 Aston Villa, £5.31m, 7 (3) | 1 |
Ross McCormack
Player #896
2016-19 Aston Villa, £12.87m, 14 (10) | 3 |
James Chester
Player #897
2016-20 Aston Villa, £8.37m, 126 (0) | 9 |
Mile Jedinak
Player #898
2016-19 Aston Villa, £4.14m, 66 (14) | 2 |
Ritchie De Laet
Player #899
2016-19 Aston Villa, £2.07m, 9 (5) | 0 |
Jonathan Kodjia
Player #900
2016-20 Aston Villa, £11.61m, 69 (37) | 30 |
Albert Adomah
Player #901
2016-19 Aston Villa, £3.15m, 107 (18) | 22 |
Keinan Davis
Player #902
2016- Aston Villa, Free, 28 (57) | 6 |
Sam Johnstone
Player #903
2017-18 Aston Villa (L) 70 (0) | 0 |
Henri Lansbury
Player #904
2016-21 Aston Villa, £3.06m, 32 (21) | 2 |
Conor Hourihane
Player #905
2016- Aston Villa, £3.15m, 118 (33) | 30 |
Birkir Bjarnason
Player #906
2016-19 Aston Villa, £1.8m, 31 (23) | 6 |
James Bree
Player #907
2016-20 Aston Villa, £3.15m, 21 (7) | 0 |
Scott Hogan
Player #908
2016-20 Aston Villa, £9.45m, 32 (29) | 10 |
Neil Taylor
Player #909
2016-21 Aston Villa, Exchange, 102 (2) | 0 |
Corey Blackett-Taylor
Player #910
2015-19 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (2) | 0 |
Callum O'Hare
Player #916
2017-19 Aston Villa, Free, 5 (4) | 0 |
Easah Suliman
Player #917
2017-20 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (1) | 0 |
Matija Šarkić
Unused Substitute
2016-20 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 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 |
Riccardo Calder
Unused Substitute
2014-17 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Brad Watkins
Unused Substitute
2015-18 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
CB James Chester
46
45
45
1
1
0
0
0
W Albert Adomah
39
38
30
1
1
0
0
1
CF Jonathan Kodjia
36
36
36
0
0
0
0
0
RB Alan Hutton
36
34
31
1
1
1
0
8
LB Jordan Amavi
36
34
26
1
1
1
1
11
M Mile Jedinak
34
33
33
1
1
0
0
1
CB Nathan Baker
34
32
31
1
1
1
1
8
M Jack Grealish
33
31
20
1
1
1
1
7
M Leandro Bacuna
31
30
22
1
1
0
0
8