Manager #20

Brian Little

1994-95

to

1997-98

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Manager #20

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Manager #20

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Manager Summary

Games

164

Win Rate (%)

41

Trophies

1

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

1994-95

1997-98

164

1

0

41

31%

69%

4

1.52

Personal Summary

Full Name

Known as

Birth Date

Birth Place

Birth Country

International Team

Brian Little

Brian Little

25 November 1953

Peterlee, County Durham

England

England

Management Record

Brian Little

Arrival

Joined

Joined From

Age

Preceded By

November 1994

Leicester City

40

Ron Atkinson

Brian Little

Debut Match

Opening Season

First Match No.

Competitive Debut

Age

1994-95

#4388

Sunday, 27 November 1994

41

Brian Little took charge of Villa for the first time in the 1-1 Premier League draw against Sheffield Wednesday at Villa Park on Sunday, 27 November 1994 aged 41

Club Hierarchy

Served Under

1994-98 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Steve Stride |

Trainers / Supported By

Villa Honours

1995-96 League Cup

Runners Up

None

League Finishes

1994-95 | 18th Premier League | (Part Season) |
1995-96 | 4th Premier League |
1996-97 | 5th Premier League |
1997-98 | 7th Premier League | (Part Season) |

FA Cup Finishes

1994-95 | 4th Round |
1995-96 | Semi Final |
1996-97 | 4th Round |
1997-98 | 5th Round | (Part Season) |

League Cup Finishes

1995-96 | Winners |
1996-97 | 4th Round |
1997-98 | 3rd Round |

European Finishes

1996-97 | UEFA Cup 1st Round |
1997-98 | UEFA Cup Quarter Final | (Part Season) |

Brian Little

Final Match

Final Season

Final Match No.

Final Competitive Game

Age

1997-98

#4551

Saturday, 21 February 1998

44

Brian Little took charge of Villa for the final time in the 1-2 Premier League loss against Wimbledon at Selhurst Park on Saturday, 21 February 1998 aged 44

Brian Little

Notable Players

1989-99 Dwight Yorke |
1991-03 Steve Staunton |
1991-01 Ugo Ehiogu |
1991-99 Mark Bosnich |
1993-98 Andy Townsend |
1994-03 Ian Taylor |
1994-97 Tommy Johnson |
1994-99 Gary Charles |
1994-03 Alan Wright |
1995-01 Gareth Southgate |
1995-00 Mark Draper |
1995-98 Savo Milošević |
1995-07 Lee Hendrie |

Brian Little

Departure

Left

Reason

Age

Succeeded By

February 1998

Resigned

44

John Gregory

Management Career

Managed

1986 Wolverhampton Wanderers |
1989-91 Darlington |
1991-94 Leicester City |

Went on to manage

1998-99 Stoke City |
1999-00 West Bromwich Albion |
2000-02 Hull City |
2003-06 Tranmere Rovers |
2007-08 Wrexham |
2009-11 Gainsborough Trinity |
2016 Jersey National Football Team |

Playing Career

Position

Forward

 

Clubs

1971-80 Aston Villa |

 

Biography