Manager #32

Games Managed:

From:

To:

Win Rate:

Points per Game:

Seasons:

138

2018-19

2021-22

40%

1.4

4

Dean Smith

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Saturday, 20 October 2018

From

To

Sunday, 7 November 2021

Dean Smith

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

2018-19
2019-20
2020-21
2021-22

Age*

47
48
49
50

Division

CH
PL
PL
PL

Position

5th
17th
11th
15th*

Games

138
38
46
41
13

Won

55
19
14
18
4

Drew

28
10
9
7
2

Lost

55
9
23
16
7

Win %

40%
50%
30%
44%
31%

Lost %

40%
24%
50%
39%
54%

Unbeaten %

60%
76%
50%
61%
46%

Goals For

210
66
62
61
21

Goals Vs.

192
47
76
48
21

Goal diff

18
19
-14
13
0

Goals / game

1.52
1.74
1.35
1.49
1.62

Conc / game

1.39
1.24
1.65
1.17
1.62

Clean sheets

28%
28.95%
17.39%
39.02%
31%

Points / game

1.4
1.76
1.11
1.49
1.08

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

Dean Smith

Full Name

Dean Smith

Birth Date

19 March 1971

Birth Place

West Bromwich

Birth Country

England

Arrival

From

Brentford

Aged

47

In

October 2018

Replaced

Steve Bruce, Kevin MacDonald (caretaker)

Departure

Poor form

Aged

50

In

Sunday, 7 November 2021

Replaced by

tbc

Key Players

2014-21 Jack Grealish |
2016-20 James Chester |
2016-19 Mile Jedinak |
2016-20 Jonathan Kodjia |
2016-19 Albert Adomah |
2017-19 Glenn Whelan |
2017-21 Ahmed Elmohamady |
2018- John McGinn |
2018- Anwar El-Ghazi |
2018-19 Tammy Abraham |
2019- Kortney Hause |
2019- Tyrone Mings |
2019- Douglas Luiz |
2019- Matt Targett |
2020- Ollie Watkins |
2020- Emiliano Martínez |
2020- Matty Cash |

Game from

#5505

Game to

#5643

First Game

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Championship

Swansea City

Villa Park

Won

2-0

Supported by

2018-20 John Terry | Richard O'Kelly |
2020-21 John Terry | Richard O'Kelly | Craig Shakespeare
2021-22 Craig Shakespeare

Final Game

Friday, 5 November 2021

Premier League

Southampton

St Mary's Stadium

Lost

0-1

Served under

2018-20
Chairman, Nassef Sawiris |
Chief Executive, Christian Purslow |
Sporting Director, Jesus Garcia Pitarch |

2020-
Chairman, Nassef Sawiris |
Chief Executive, Christian Purslow |
Sporting Director, Johan Lange |

Honours

2018-19 Championship Play Off Winners |

Runners Up

2019-20 EFL Cup Runners Up |

Previous Clubs Managed

2011-15 Walsall |
2015-18 Brentford |

Playing Career

Centre Back

1989-94 Walsall |
1994-97 Hereford United |
1997-03 Leyton Orient |
2003-04 Sheffield Wednesday |
2004-05 Port Vale |

Villa Career

Games

138

Win Rate

40%

Loss Rate

40%

Unbeaten Rate

60%

Points per game

1.4

Subsequent Clubs

2021- Norwich City

League finishes

2018-19 | 5th Championship | (Part Season) | Play Off Winners |
2019-20 | 17th Premier League |
2020-21 | 11th Premier League |
2021-22 | 15th Premier League* | (Part Season) |

FA Cup finishes

2018-19 | 3rd Round |
2019-20 | 3rd Round |
2020-21 | 3rd Round |

League Cup finishes

2019-20 | Runners Up |
2020-21 | 4th Round |
2021-22 | 4th Round |

European finishes

n/a

Dean Smith