Player #520

Appearances:

60

Starts:

53

Goals:

10

Seasons:

7

Dave Rudge
Dave Rudge

Source: Aston Villa Annual 1968-69

press to zoom
Dave Rudge
Dave Rudge

Source: Aston Villa Annual 1968-69

press to zoom
1/1

Dave Rudge

Position

Midfielder

From

1966-67

To

1971-72

IMAGE CREDIT

Dave Rudge

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

17
18
19
20
21
22
23

Division

D1
D1
D2
D2
D2
D3
D3

Appearances

60
0
5
16
22
17
0
0

Starts

53
0
3
15
21
14
0
0

Substitute

7
0
2
1
1
3
0
0

Unused

4
1
1
0
1
0
1
0

Goals

10
0
0
4
2
4
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

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

David Harry Rudge

Birth Date

Wednesday, 21 January 1948

Birth Place

Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |

From

Transfer in

Wolverhampton & South Staffordshire District Boys

From

For

Free

On

Saturday, 1 May 1965

Previous Clubs

Youth Team

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Hereford United

For

£6,000

On

August 1972

Subsequent Clubs

1972-75 Hereford United, £6k |
1975-76 Torquay United |

Dave Rudge
Dave Rudge

Source: Aston Villa Annual 1968-69

press to zoom
Dave Rudge
Dave Rudge

Source: Aston Villa Annual 1968-69

press to zoom
1/1

Villa Career

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

1966-72 Aston Villa, Free, 53 (7) | 10 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Dick Taylor |
Tommy Cummings |
Tommy Docherty |
Vic Crowe |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 2 October 1965

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 27 August 1966

Arsenal (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 26 August 1967

Final Appearance

Saturday, 31 January 1970

Preston North End (a), Division Two

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 24 April 1971

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Dave Rudge

Player #520 for Aston Villa, David Harry Rudge, known as Dave Rudge played as a midfielder for the club. Dave played for Villa between 1965-66 and 1969-70 making 60 appearances and scoring 10 goals.

Dave was born in Wolverhampton on 21 January 1948 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Saturday, 27 August 1966 aged 18.

Villa had signed Dave from Wolverhampton and District Boys and he signed professional forms with the club on 1 May 1965.

Dave was a regular feature of the first team in the Division Two seasons from 1967 to 1970 and played his final game for Villa on Saturday, 31 January 1970 - still aged only 20 - in a season which ended with relegation to the third tier for the first time in Villa’s history,

Dave moved on to Hereford United on 1 August 1972 for a fee of £6,000 having not made an appearance for Villa for 2 and a half years during which Villa had regained promotion to Division Two.

Dave had played under Villa managers Dick Taylor, Tommy Cummings, Tommy Docherty and Vic Crowe.