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Dean Smith

2018-19

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Manager Summary

Games

125

Win Rate (%)

40

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

2018-19

Current Manager

125

1

1

40

38%

62%

3

1.43

Personal Summary

Full Name

Known as

Birth Date

Birth Place

Birth Country

International Team

Dean Smith

Dean Smith

19 March 1971

West Bromwich

England

England

Management Record

Dean Smith

Arrival

Joined

Joined From

Age

Preceded By

October 2018

Brentford

47

Steve Bruce

Dean Smith

Debut Match

Opening Season

First Match No.

Competitive Debut

Age

2018-19

#5505

Saturday, 20 October 2018

47

Dean Smith took charge of Villa for the first time in the 2-0 Championship win against Swansea City at Villa Park on Saturday, 20 October 2018 aged 47

Club Hierarchy

Served Under

2018-20 Chairman, Nassef Sawiris | Chief Executive, Christian Purslow | Sporting Director, Jesus Garcia Pitarch |
2020- Chairman, Nassef Sawiris | Chief Executive, Christian Purslow | Sporting Director, Johan Lange |

Trainers / Supported By

2018-20 John Terry | Richard O'Kelly |
2020- John Terry | Richard O'Kelly | Craig Shakespeare

Villa Honours

2018-19 Championship Play Off Winners |

Runners Up

2019-20 EFL Cup Runners Up |

League Finishes

2018-19 | 5th Championship | (Part Season) | Play Off Winners |
2019-20 | 17th Premier League |

FA Cup Finishes

2018-19 | 3rd Round |
2019-20 | 3rd Round |

League Cup Finishes

2019-20 | Runners Up |
2020-21 | 4th Round |

European Finishes

Dean Smith

Final Match

Final Season

Final Match No.

Final Competitive Game

Age

Current Manager

Dean Smith

Notable Players

2014- Jack Grealish |
2016-20 James Chester |
2016-19 Mile Jedinak |
2016-20 Jonathan Kodjia |
2016-19 Albert Adomah |
2017-19 Glenn Whelan |
2017 - Ahmed Elmohamady |
2018- John McGinn |
2018- Anwar El-Ghazi |
2018-19 Tammy Abraham |
2019- Kortney Hause |
2019- Tyrone Mings |
2019- Douglas Luiz |
2020- Ollie Watkins |
2020- Emiliano Martínez |

Dean Smith

Departure

Left

Reason

Age

Succeeded By

Management Career

Managed

2011-15 Walsall |
2015-18 Brentford |

Went on to manage

Playing Career

Position

Centre Back

 

Clubs

1989-94 Walsall |
1994-97 Hereford United |
1997-03 Leyton Orient |
2003-04 Sheffield Wednesday |
2004-05 Port Vale |

 

Biography