Manager #11

Games Managed:

From:

To:

Win Rate:

Points per Game:

Seasons:

53

1968-69

1969-70

30%

1.21

2

Tommy Docherty

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Saturday, 21 December 1968

From

To

Saturday, 17 January 1970

Tommy Docherty

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

1968-69
1969-70

Age*

40
41

Division

D2
D2

Position

18th
21st

Games

53
23
30

Won

16
11
5

Drew

17
7
10

Lost

20
5
15

Win %

30%
48%
17%

Lost %

38%
22%
50%

Unbeaten %

62%
78%
50%

Goals For

53
27
26

Goals Vs.

64
18
46

Goal diff

-11
9
-20

Goals / game

1
1.17
0.87

Conc / game

1.21
0.78
1.53

Clean sheets

26.42%
34.78%
20.00%

Points / game

1.23
1.74
0.83

*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

Thomas Henderson Docherty

Full Name

Thomas Henderson Docherty

Birth Date

24 April 1928

Birth Place

The Gorbals, Glasgow

Birth Country

Scotland

Arrival

From

Queens Park Rangers

Aged

40

In

December 1968

Replaced

Arthur Cox (caretaker), Tommy Cummings

Departure

Sacked

Aged

42

In

January 1970

Replaced by

Vic Crowe

Key Players

1959-70 Alan Deakin |
1960-76 Charlie Aitken |
1962-71 Lew Chatterley |
1963-73 Mick Wright |
1966-73 Willie Anderson |
1967-74 Fred Turnbull |

Game from

#3050

Game to

#3102

First Game

Saturday, 21 December 1968

Division Two

Norwich City

Villa Park

Won

2-1

Supported by

Final Game

Saturday, 17 January 1970

Division Two

Portsmouth

Villa Park

Lost

3-5

Served under

1968-69 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |
1969-70 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Alan Bennett |

Honours

Managed the Villa

Runners Up

None

Died

31 December 2020, aged 92

Previous Clubs Managed

1961-67 Chelsea |
1967-68 Rotherham United |
1968 Queens Park Rangers |

Playing Career

Midfielder, right half

1947-49 Glasgow Celtic |
1949-58 Preston North End |
1958-61 Arsenal |
1961-62 Chelsea |

Villa Career

Games

53

Win Rate

30%

Loss Rate

38%

Unbeaten Rate

62%

Points per game

1.21

Subsequent Clubs

1970-71 FC Porto |
1971 Scotland National Team (Caretaker) |
1971-72 Scotland National Team |
1972-77 Manchester United |
1977-79 Derby County |
1979-80 Queens Park Rangers |
1981 Sydney Olympic |
1981 Preston North End |
1982-83 South Melbourne |
1983 Sydney Olympic |
1984-85 Wolverhampton Wanderers |
1987-88 Atrincham FC |

League finishes

1968-69 | 18th Division Two | (Part Season) |
1969-70 | 21st Division Two | Relegated | (Part Season) |

FA Cup finishes

1968-69 | 5th Round |

League Cup finishes

1969-70 | 2nd Round |

European finishes

n/a

Tommy Docherty