Manager #14

Games Managed:

From:

To:

Win Rate:

Points per Game:

Seasons:

137

1981-82

1983-84

46%

1.56

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Tony Barton

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Wednesday, 10 February 1982

From

To

Saturday, 12 May 1984

Tony Barton

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Seasons

1981-82
1982-83
1983-84

Age*

44
45
46

Division

D1
D1
D1

Position

11th
6th
10th

Games

137
25
57
55

Won

63
12
28
23

Drew

25
7
6
12

Lost

49
6
23
20

Win %

46%
48%
49%
42%

Lost %

36%
24%
40%
36%

Unbeaten %

64%
76%
60%
64%

Goals For

198
34
83
81

Goals Vs.

167
23
67
77

Goal diff

31
11
16
4

Goals / game

1.45
1.36
1.46
1.47

Conc / game

1.22
0.92
1.18
1.4

Clean sheets

36.50%
48.00%
36.84%
30.91%

Points / game

1.56
1.72
1.58
1.47

*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

Anthony Edward Barton

Full Name

Anthony Edward Barton

Birth Date

8 April 1937

Birth Place

Sutton, Surrey

Birth Country

England

Arrival

From

Coaching Staff

Aged

44

In

1980

Replaced

Ron Saunders

Departure

Sacked

Aged

47

In

June 1984

Replaced by

Graham Turner

Key Players

1975-85 Dennis Mortimer |
1975-94 Gordon Cowans |
1977-83 Jimmy Rimmer |
1977-83 Ken McNaught |
1977-89 Allan Evans |
1978-88 Gary Shaw |
1978-87 Gary Williams |
1978-86 Brendan Ormsby |
1978-86 Colin Gibson |
1978-83 Kenny Swain |
1979-84 Tony Morley |
1979-85 Des Bremner |
1979-96 Nigel Spink |
1980-85 Peter Withe |
1981-88 Mark Walters |
1983-91 Paul Birch |

Game from

#3719

Game to

#3855

First Game

Wednesday, 10 February 1982

Division One

Southampton

Villa Park

Drew

1-1

Supported by

Final Game

Saturday, 12 May 1984

Division One

Ipswich Town

Portman Road

Lost

1-2

Served under

1981-82 Chairman, Ron Bendall | Club Secretary, Steve Stride |
1982-84 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Steve Stride |

Honours

1981-82 European Cup Winners | 1982-83 UEFA Super Cup Winners |

Runners Up

1982-83 Intercontinental Cup Runners Up |

Died

20 August 1993, aged 56

Previous Clubs Managed

Villa was Tony Barton's first managerial post

Playing Career

Winger

1954-59 Fulham |
1959-61 Nottingham Forest |
1961-67 Portsmouth |

Villa Career

Games

137

Win Rate

46%

Loss Rate

36%

Unbeaten Rate

64%

Points per game

1.56

Subsequent Clubs

1984-85 Northampton Town |
1991 Portsmouth (Caretaker) |

League finishes

1981-82 | 11th Division One | (Part season)
1982-83 | 6th Division One |
1983-84 | 10th Division One |

FA Cup finishes

1981-82 | 5th Round | (Part season) |
1982-83 | Quarter Final |
1983-84 | 3rd Round |

League Cup finishes

1982-83 | 2nd Round |
1983-84 | Semi Final |

European finishes

1981-82 | European Cup Winners | (Part season)
1982-83 | European Cup 3rd Round |
1983-84 | UEFA Cup 2nd Round |

Tony Barton