Player #506

Appearances:

130

Starts:

126

Goals:

7

Seasons:

5

Dave Pountney
Dave Pountney

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Dave Pountney
Dave Pountney

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Dave Pountney

Position

Midfielder

From

1963-64

To

1967-68

IMAGE CREDIT

Dave Pountney

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

23
24
25
26
27

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D2

Appearances

130
19
46
36
27
2

Starts

126
19
46
34
26
1

Substitute

4
0
0
2
1
1

Unused

5
0
0
3
2
0

Goals

7
3
2
2
0
0

*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

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David Harold Pountney

Birth Date

Thursday, 12 October 1939

Birth Place

Baschurch, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Shrewsbury Town

From

For

£20,000

On

October 1963

Previous Clubs

Baschurch County School |
Shropshire & District Boys |
Myddle Youth Club |
1957-63 Shrewsbury Town |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Shrewsbury Town

For

£10,000

On

February 1968

Subsequent Clubs

1968-70 Shrewsbury Town |
1970-73 Chester City |
1973-76 Oswestry Town |
Welshpool Town |

Dave Pountney
Dave Pountney

Source: Football card of Dave Pountney issued by Soccer Star.

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Dave Pountney
Dave Pountney

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1963-67 Aston Villa, £20k, 126 (4) | 7 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Joe Mercer |
Dick Taylor |
Tommy Cummings |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 26 October 1963

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 26 October 1963

Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Thursday, 26 December 1963

Final Appearance

Saturday, 2 September 1967

Derby County (a), Division Two

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 2 September 1967

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Dave Pountney

Player #506 for Aston Villa, David Harold Pountney, known as Dave Pountney, played as a midfielder for the club in the wing half position.

Dave played for Villa between 1963-64 and 1967-68 making 130 appearances and scoring 7 goals.

Dave was born in Baschurch, Shrewsbury on 12 October 1939 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Saturday, 26 October 1963 aged 24.

Villa had signed Dave from Shrewsbury Town for a fee of £20,000 on 1 October 1963.

Dave became a regular fixture in the Villa first team however during the 5 seasons that Dave spent at Villa Park there was precious little success to speak of.

Dave’s Villa spent 4 seasons in the bottom 6 of Division One before succumbing to relegation to the second division in the 1967-68 season.

Dave would only appear twice in the 1967-68 Division Two season and played his final game for Villa on Saturday, 2 September 1967 aged 27 before returning to Shrewsbury Town in February 1968 for a fee of £10,000.

Dave had played under Villa managers Joe Mercer, Dick Taylor and Tommy Cummings.