Manager #3

Games Managed:

From:

To:

Win Rate:

Points per Game:

Seasons:

99

1934-35

1936-37

32%

1.24

3

Jimmy McMullan

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Saturday, 25 August 1934

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To

Saturday, 31 October 1936

Jimmy McMullan

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Seasons

1934-35
1935-36
1936-37

Age*

39
40
41

Division

D1
D1
D2

Position

13th
21st
9th

Games

99
43
43
13

Won

32
14
13
5

Drew

27
13
9
5

Lost

40
16
21
3

Win %

32%
38%
30%
38%

Lost %

40%
23%
49%
23%

Unbeaten %

60%
77%
51%
77%

Goals For

181
75
81
25

Goals Vs.

223
91
111
21

Goal diff

-42
-16
-30
4

Goals / game

1.83
1.74
1.88
1.92

Conc / game

2.25
2.12
2.58
1.62

Clean sheets

11.11%
13.95%
6.98%
15.38%

Points / game

1.24
1.28
1.12
1.54

*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

James McMullan

Full Name

James McMullan

Birth Date

26 March 1895

Birth Place

Denny, Falkirk, Stirlingshire

Birth Country

Scotland

Arrival

From

Oldham Athletic

Aged

39

In

August 1934

Replaced

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Departure

Sacked

Aged

42

In

October 1936

Replaced by

Jimmy Hogan

Key Players

1926-36 Billy Kingdon |
1926-36 Jimmy Gibson |
1927-36 Joe Beresford |
1927-36 Pongo Waring |
1929-35 George Brown |
1929-47 Eric Houghton |
1931-37 Dai Astley |
1931-36 Danny Blair |
1931-37 Harry Morton |
1932-47 Ernie Callaghan |
1935-49 George Cummings |
1935-46 Alex Massie |

Game from

#1715

Game to

#1813

First Game

Saturday, 25 August 1934

Division One

Birmingham

St Andrew’s

Lost

1-2

Supported by

1934-35 Harry Cooch |
1934-37 Hubert Bourne |

Final Game

Saturday, 31 October 1936

Division Two

Sheffield United

Bramall Lane

Lost

1-5

Served under

1934-36 Chairman, J. E. Jones | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |
1936-37 Chairman, Fred Normansell | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |

Honours

Managed the Villa

Runners Up

None

Died

28 November 1964, aged 69.

Previous Clubs Managed

1921-23 Maidstone United, player manager |
1933-34 Oldham Athletic, player manager |

Playing Career

Midfielder, left half

1912-13 Third Lanark |
1913-21 Partick Thistle |
1921-23 Maidstone United |
1923-26 Partick Thistle |
1926-33 Manchester City |
1933-34 Oldham Athletic |

Villa Career

Games

99

Win Rate

32%

Loss Rate

40%

Unbeaten Rate

60%

Points per game

1.24

Subsequent Clubs

1936-37 Notts County |
1937-42 Sheffield Wednesday |

League finishes

1934-35 | 13th Division One |
1935-36 | 21st Division One | Relegated |
1936-37 | 9th Division Two | (Part Season) |

FA Cup finishes

1934-35 | 3rd Round |
1935-36 | 3rd Round |

League Cup finishes

n/a

European finishes

n/a

Jimmy McMullan

Manager #3 for Aston Villa, James McMullan, known as Jimmy McMullan was appointed as Villa's first formal manager following the restructuring of the club in the close season preceding the 1934-35 season. McMullan 'managed' Villa between 1934-35 and 1936-37 taking charge of 99 games.