Manager #3

Jimmy McMullan

1934-35

to

1936-37

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Manager #3

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Manager Summary

Games

99

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

1934-35

1936-37

99

0

0

32

40%

60%

3

1.24

Personal Summary

Full Name

Known as

Birth Date

Birth Place

Birth Country

International Team

James McMullan

Jimmy McMullan

26 March 1895

Denny, Falkirk, Stirlingshire

Scotland

Scotland

Management Record

Jimmy McMullan

Arrival

Joined

Joined From

Age

Preceded By

August 1934

Oldham Athletic

39

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Jimmy McMullan

Debut Match

Opening Season

First Match No.

Competitive Debut

Age

1934-35

#1715

Saturday, 25 August 1934

39

Jimmy McMullan took charge of Villa for the first time in the 1-2 Division One loss against Birmingham at St Andrew’s on Saturday, 25 August 1934 aged 39

Club Hierarchy

Served Under

1934-36 Chairman, J. E. Jones | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |
1936-37 Chairman, Fred Normansell | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |

Trainers / Supported By

1934-35 Harry Cooch |
1934-37 Hubert Bourne |

Villa Honours

None

Runners Up

None

League Finishes

1934-35 | 13th Division One |
1935-36 | 21st Division One | Relegated |
1936-37 | 9th Division Two | (Part Season) |

FA Cup Finishes

1934-35 | 3rd Round |
1935-36 | 3rd Round |

League Cup Finishes

n/a

European Finishes

n/a

Jimmy McMullan

Final Match

Final Season

Final Match No.

Final Competitive Game

Age

1936-37

#1813

Saturday, 31 October 1936

41

Jimmy McMullan took charge of Villa for the final time in the 1-5 Division Two loss against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Saturday, 31 October 1936 aged 41

Jimmy McMullan

Notable Players

1926-36 Billy Kingdon |
1926-36 Jimmy Gibson |
1927-36 Joe Beresford |
1927-36 Pongo Waring |
1929-35 George Brown |
1929-47 Eric Houghton |
1931-37 Dai Astley |
1931-36 Danny Blair |
1931-37 Harry Morton |
1932-47 Ernie Callaghan |
1935-49 George Cummings |
1935-46 Alex Massie |

Jimmy McMullan

Departure

Left

Reason

Age

Succeeded By

October 1936

Sacked | Results

42

Jimmy Hogan

Management Career

Managed

1921-23 Maidstone United, player manager |
1933-34 Oldham Athletic, player manager |

Went on to manage

1936-37 Notts County |
1937-42 Sheffield Wednesday |

Playing Career

Position

Midfielder, left half

 

Clubs

1912-13 Third Lanark |
1913-21 Partick Thistle |
1921-23 Maidstone United |
1923-26 Partick Thistle |
1926-33 Manchester City |
1933-34 Oldham Athletic |

 

Biography

Manager #3 for Aston Villa, James McMullan, known as Jimmy McMullan was appointed as Villa's first formal manager following the restructuring of the club in the close season preceding the 1934-35 season. McMullan 'managed' Villa between 1934-35 and 1936-37 taking charge of 99 games.

McMullan passed away on 28 November 1964 aged 69.