Manager #5

Alex Massie

1945-46

to

1949-50

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Manager #5

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Manager #5

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Manager Summary

Games

227

Win Rate (%)

32

Trophies

0

Debut Season

Final Season

Games Managed

Trophies Won

Close But No Cigar - Runners Up

Win Rate (%)

Loss Rate

Unbeaten Rate

Seasons in Charge

Points per Game

1945-46

1949-50

227

0

1

32

40%

60%

5

1.24

Personal Summary

Full Name

Known as

Birth Date

Birth Place

Birth Country

International Team

Alexander Massie

Alex Massie

13 March 1906

Possilpark, Glasgow

Scotland

Scotland

Management Record

Alex Massie

Arrival

Joined

Joined From

Age

Preceded By

Promoted

Playing Staff

39

Jimmy Hogan

Alex Massie

Debut Match

Opening Season

First Match No.

Competitive Debut

Age

1945-46

#1938

Saturday, 25 August 1945

39

Alex Massie took charge of Villa for the first time in the 1-1 Football League South draw against Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Saturday, 25 August 1945 aged 39

Club Hierarchy

Served Under

1945-50 Chairman, Fred Normansell | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |

Trainers / Supported By

1945-50 Hubert Bourne |

Villa Honours

None

Runners Up

1945-46 Regional League Runners Up |

League Finishes

1945-46 | Runners Up Football League South |
1946-47 | 8th Division One |
1947-48 | 6th Division One |
1948-49 | 10th Division One |
1949-50 | 12th Division One |

FA Cup Finishes

1945-46 | Quarter Final |
1946-47 | 3rd Round |
1947-48 | 3rd Round |
1948-49 | 4th Round |
1949-50 | 3rd Round |

League Cup Finishes

n/a

European Finishes

n/a

Alex Massie

Final Match

Final Season

Final Match No.

Final Competitive Game

Age

1949-50

#2164

Saturday, 6 May 1950

44

Alex Massie took charge of Villa for the final time in the 1-5 Division One loss against Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday, 6 May 1950 aged 44

Alex Massie

Notable Players

1929-47 Eric Houghton |
1932-47 Ernie Callaghan |
1935-49 George Cummings |
1938-55 Frank Moss |
1938-51 George Edwards |
1938-52 Joe Rutherford |
1945-55 Harry Parkes |
1945-54 Billy Goffin |
1945-61 Johnny Dixon |
1946-53 Dicky Dorsett |
1946-56 Amos Moss |
1946-51 Trevor Ford |
1947-57 Keith Jones |
1948-56 Con Martin |

Alex Massie

Departure

Left

Reason

Age

Succeeded By

July 1950

Sacked | Style of play

44

George Martin

Management Career

Managed

Villa was Alex Massie's first managerial post

Went on to manage

1950-51 Torquay United |
1951-52 Hereford United |
Hertford Town |
1973-74 Welwyn Garden City |

Playing Career

Position

Midfielder, left half

 

Clubs

Shawfield Juniors |
Petershill |
Benburb |
Ashfield |
1925-27 Ayr United |
1927-28 Bury |
1928-30 Bethlehem Steel |
1930 Dolphin |
1930-35 Heart of Midlothian |
1935-39 Aston Villa |

 

Biography

Alex passed away in Hatfield, Hertfordshire on 20 September 1977 aged 71