Manager #9

Games Managed:

From:

To:

Win Rate:

Points per Game:

Seasons:

146

1964-65

1966-67

36%

1.22

3

Dick Taylor

From

Saturday, 22 August 1964

To

Saturday, 13 May 1967

Dick Taylor

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

1964-65
1965-66
1966-67

Age*

46
47
48

Division

D1
D1
D1

Position

16th
16th
21st

Games

146
53
48
45

Won

52
22
18
12

Drew

22
8
7
7

Lost

72
23
23
26

Win %

36%
42%
38%
27%

Lost %

49%
43%
48%
58%

Unbeaten %

51%
57%
52%
42%

Goals For

225
81
88
56

Goals Vs.

275
94
89
92

Goal diff

-50
-13
-1
-36

Goals / game

1.54
1.53
1.83
1.24

Conc / game

1.88
1.77
1.85
2.04

Clean sheets

19.86%
42%
16.67%
17.78%

Points / game

1.22
1.4
1.27
0.96

*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

Richard Eric Taylor

Full Name

Richard Eric Taylor

Birth Date

9 April 1918

Birth Place

Wolverhampton

Birth Country

England

Arrival

From

Coaching Staff

Aged

46

In

1958

Replaced

Joe Mercer

Departure

Sacked

Aged

49

In

May 1967

Replaced by

Tommy Cummings

Key Players

1959-70 Alan Deakin | 1960-68 John Sleeuwenhoek | 1960-76 Charlie Aitken | 1962-66 Phil Woosnam | 1962-71 Lew Chatterley | 1963-67 Tony Hateley | 1963-73 Mick Wright | 1966-73 Willie Anderson |

Game from

#2835

Game to

#2980

First Game

Saturday, 22 August 1964

Division One

Leeds United

Villa Park

Lost

1-2

Supported by

Final Game

Saturday, 13 May 1967

Division One

Southampton

The Dell

Lost

2-6

Served under

1964-66 Chairman, Christopher Buckley | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |
1966-67 Chairman, Norman Smith | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |

Honours

Managed the Villa

Runners Up

None

Died

1995, aged 77

Previous Clubs Managed

Villa was Dick Taylor's first managerial post

Playing Career

Centre Back

1938-48 Grimsby Town |
1948-54 Scunthorpe United |

Villa Career

Games

146

Win Rate

36%

Loss Rate

49%

Unbeaten Rate

51%

Points per game

1.22

Subsequent Clubs

Retired

League finishes

1964-65 | 16th Division One |
1965-66 | 16th Division One |
1966-67 | 21st Division One | Relegated |

FA Cup finishes

1964-65 | 5th Round |
1965-66 | 3rd Round |
1966-67 | 4th Round |

League Cup finishes

1964-65 | Semi Final |
1965-66 | Quarter Final |
1966-67 | 2nd Round |

European finishes

n/a

Dick Taylor