Player #522

Appearances:

67

Starts:

65

Goals:

2

Seasons:

4

Peter Broadbent
Peter Broadbent

Source: Football card #15 of 24 Peter Broadbent issued by the Wizard Comic under the Famous Footballers 1956 series.

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Peter Broadbent
Peter Broadbent

Source: Football card #15 of 24 Peter Broadbent issued by the Wizard Comic under the Famous Footballers 1956 series.

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Peter Broadbent

Position

Forward

From

1966-67

To

1969-70

IMAGE CREDIT

Peter Broadbent

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

33
34
35
36

Division

D1
D2
D2
D2

Appearances

67
31
9
27
0

Starts

65
31
8
26
0

Substitute

2
0
1
1
0

Unused

3
0
1
2
0

Goals

2
0
0
2
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

Peter Frank Broadbent

Birth Date

Monday, 15 May 1933

Birth Place

Elvington, Kent

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Shrewsbury Town

From

For

£7,500

On

Saturday, 1 October 1966

Previous Clubs

1950-51 Brentford |
1951-65 Wolverhampton Wanderers |
1965-66 Shrewsbury Town |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Stockport County

For

Free

On

October 1969

Subsequent Clubs

1969-70 Stockport County |
1970-71 Bromsgrove Rovers |

Peter Broadbent
Peter Broadbent

Source: Football card #15 of 24 Peter Broadbent issued by the Wizard Comic under the Famous Footballers 1956 series.

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Peter Broadbent
Peter Broadbent

Source: Football card #15 of 24 Peter Broadbent issued by the Wizard Comic under the Famous Footballers 1956 series.

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Villa Career

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

1966-69 Aston Villa, £7.5k, 65 (2) | 2 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Dick Taylor |
Tommy Cummings |
Tommy Docherty |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 22 October 1966

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 22 October 1966

Sheffield United (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Wednesday, 29 January 1969

Final Appearance

Saturday, 19 April 1969

Hull City (a), Division Two

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 19 April 1969

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

England

Died

1 April 2013, Aged 79

Peter Broadbent

Player #522 for Aston Villa, Peter Broadbent, played as a forward for the club. Peter played for Villa between 1966-67 and 1968-69 making 69 appearances and scoring twice.

Peter was born in Elvington, Kent on 15 May 1933 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Saturday, 22 October 1966 at the veteran age of 33.

Villa had signed Peter from Shrewsbury Town on 1 October 1966 for a fee of £8,000

Peter was a regular in the first team across his 3 seasons however he was unable to score a league goal for Villa in 66 appearances.

During his time with Villa, Peter suffered relegation in 1966–67, and could only finish 16th and 18th in the Second Division in 1967–68 and 1968–69.

Peter did however score twice in the FA Cup games during a turbulent time at Villa Park, in which Dick Taylor, Tommy Cummings, and Tommy Docherty all had brief spells as manager.

Peter played his final game for Villa on Saturday, 19 April 1969 aged just 35 and he moved on to Stockport County on 1 October 1969

Peter passed away in Himley, Staffordshire on 1 April 2013 aged 79.