Manager #31

Games Managed:

From:

To:

Win Rate:

Points per Game:

Seasons:

102

2016-17

2018-19

45%

1.6

3

Steve Bruce

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Saturday, 15 October 2016

From

To

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Steve Bruce

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

2016-17
2017-18
2018-19

Age*

55
56
57

Division

CH
CH
CH

Position

13th
4th
5th

Games

102
36
53
13

Won

46
15
27
4

Drew

25
7
12
6

Lost

31
14
14
3

Win %

45%
42%
51%
31%

Lost %

30%
39%
26%
46%

Unbeaten %

70%
61%
74%
54%

Goals For

137
37
80
20

Goals Vs.

107
38
50
19

Goal diff

30
-1
30
1

Goals / game

1.34
1.03
1.51
1.54

Conc / game

1.05
1.06
0.94
1.46

Clean sheets

34.31%
30.56%
41.51%
15.38%

Points / game

1.6
1.44
1.75
1.38

*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

Stephen Roger Bruce

Full Name

Stephen Roger Bruce

Birth Date

31 December 1960

Birth Place

Corbridge, Northumberland

Birth Country

England

Arrival

From

Unattached

Aged

55

In

October 2016

Replaced

Roberto Di Matteo

Departure

Sacked

Aged

58

In

October 2018

Replaced by

Kevin MacDonald (caretaker), Dean Smith

Key Players

2014-21 Jack Grealish |
2016-19 Tommy Elphick |
2016-20 James Chester |
2016-19 Mile Jedinak |
2016-20 Jonathan Kodjia |
2016-19 Albert Adomah |
2017-19 Glenn Whelan |
2017-18 John Terry |
2017-21 Ahmed Elmohamady |
2017-18 Robert Snodgrass |
2018- John McGinn |
2018- Anwar El-Ghazi |
2018-19 Tammy Abraham |

Game from

#5402

Game to

#5503

First Game

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Championship

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Villa Park

Drew

1-1

Supported by

Colin Calderwood | Stephen Clemence |

Final Game

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Championship

Preston North End

Villa Park

Drew

3-3

Served under

2016-18 Chairman, Dr. Tony Xia | Chief Executive, Keith Wyness |
2018 Chairman, Nassef Sawiris | Chief Executive, Christian Purslow |

Honours

Managed the Villa

Runners Up

2017-18 Play Off Runners Up

Previous Clubs Managed

1998-99 Sheffield United |
1999-00 Huddersfield Town |
2001 Wigan Athletic |
2001 Crystal Palace |
2001-07 Birmingham City |
2007-09 Wigan Athletic |
2009-11 Sunderland |
2012-16 Hull City |

Playing Career

Centre Back

1979-84 Gillingham |
1984-87 Norwich City |
1987-96 Manchester United |
1996-98 Birmingham City |
1998-99 Sheffield United |

Villa Career

Games

102

Win Rate

45%

Loss Rate

30%

Unbeaten Rate

70%

Points per game

1.6

Subsequent Clubs

2019 Sheffield Wednesday |
2019- Newcastle United |

League finishes

2016-17 | 13th Championship | (Part Season) |
2017-18 | 4th Championship | Play Off Runners Up |
2018-19 | 5th Championship | (Part Season) | Play Off Winners |

FA Cup finishes

2016-17 | 3rd Round |
2017-18 | 3rd Round |

League Cup finishes

2017-18 | 3rd Round |
2018-19 | 3rd Round |

European finishes

n/a

Steve Bruce