Manager #17

Games Managed:

From:

To:

Win Rate:

Points per Game:

Seasons:

150

1987-88

1989-90

46%

1.61

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Graham Taylor

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Saturday, 15 August 1987

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To

Saturday, 5 May 1990

Graham Taylor

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Seasons

1987-88
1988-89
1989-90

Age*

42
43
44

Division

D2
D1
D1

Position

2nd
17th
2nd

Games

150
51
47
52

Won

69
26
15
28

Drew

35
12
13
10

Lost

46
13
19
14

Win %

46%
51%
32%
54%

Lost %

31%
25%
40%
27%

Unbeaten %

69%
75%
60%
73%

Goals For

227
74
72
81

Goals Vs.

171
53
66
58

Goal diff

56
22
6
23

Goals / game

1.51
1.45
1.53
1.56

Conc / game

1.14
1.02
1.4
1.02

Clean sheets

27.33%
31.37%
12.77%
36.54%

Points / game

1.61
1.76
1.23
1.81

*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

Graham Taylor

Full Name

Graham Taylor

Birth Date

15 September 1944

Birth Place

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Birth Country

England

Arrival

From

Watford

Aged

42

In

May 1987

Replaced

Billy McNeill, Frank Upton (caretaker)

Departure

Resigned

Aged

46

In

July 1990

Replaced by

Jozef Vengloš

Key Players

1977-89 Allan Evans |
1979-96 Nigel Spink |
1981-88 Mark Walters |
1983-91 Paul Birch |
1984-94 Tony Daley |
1987-91 Kevin Gage |
1987-89 Alan McInally |
1987-91 David Platt |
1988-92 Chris Price |
1989-92 Kent Nielsen |
1989-97 Paul McGrath |

Game from

#4008

Game to

#4157

First Game

Saturday, 15 August 1987

Division Two

Ipswich Town

Portman Road

Drew

1-1

Supported by

Final Game

Saturday, 5 May 1990

Division One

Everton

Goodison Park

Drew

3-3

Served under

1987-00 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Steve Stride |

Honours

Managed the Villa

Runners Up

1989-90 | Runners Up Division One |

Died

12 January 2017, aged 72

Previous Clubs Managed

1972-77 Lincoln City |
1977-87 Watford |

Playing Career

Full Back

1962-68 Grimsby Town |
1968-72 Lincoln City |

Villa Career

Games

150

Win Rate

46%

Loss Rate

31%

Unbeaten Rate

69%

Points per game

1.61

Subsequent Clubs

1990-93 England National Team |
1994-95 Wolverhampton Wanderers |
1996-01 Watford |
2002-03 Aston Villa |

League finishes

1987-88 | 2nd Division Two |
1988-89 | 17th Division One |
1989-90 | Runners Up Division One |

FA Cup finishes

1987-88 | 4th Round |
1988-89 | 4th Round |
1989-90 | Quarter Final |

League Cup finishes

1987-88 | 4th Round |
1988-89 | 5th Round |
1989-90 | 3rd Round |

European finishes

n/a

Graham Taylor