Manager #21

John Gregory

1997-98

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2001-02

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Manager Summary

Games

189

Win Rate (%)

43

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

1997-98

2001-02

189

0

1

43

29%

71%

5

1.57

Personal Summary

Full Name

Known as

Birth Date

Birth Place

Birth Country

International Team

John Charles Gregory

John Gregory

11 May 1954

Scunthorpe

England

England

Management Record

John Gregory

Arrival

Joined

Joined From

Age

Preceded By

February 1998

Wycombe Wanderers

43

Brian Little

John Gregory

Debut Match

Opening Season

First Match No.

Competitive Debut

Age

1997-98

#4552

Saturday, 28 February 1998

43

John Gregory took charge of Villa for the first time in the 2-1 Premier League win against Liverpool at Villa Park on Saturday, 28 February 1998 aged 43

Club Hierarchy

Served Under

1998-01 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Steve Stride |

Trainers / Supported By

Villa Honours

None

Runners Up

1999-00 FA Cup Runners Up

League Finishes

1997-98 | 7th Premier League | (Part Season) |
1998-99 | 6th Premier League |
1999-00 | 6th Premier League |
2000-01 | 8th Premier League |
2001-02 | 8th Premier League | (Part Season) |

FA Cup Finishes

1997-98 | 5th Round | (Part Season) |
1998-99 | 4th Round |
1999-00 | Runners Up |
2000-01 | 4th Round |
2001-02 | 3rd Round |

League Cup Finishes

1998-99 | 3rd Round |
1999-00 | Semi Final |
2000-01 | 3rd Round |
2001-02 | 4th Round |

European Finishes

1997-98 | UEFA Cup Quarter Final | (Part Season) |
1998-99 | UEFA Cup 2nd Round |
2001-02 | UEFA Cup 1st Round |

John Gregory

Final Match

Final Season

Final Match No.

Final Competitive Game

Age

2001-02

#4740

Monday, 21 January 2002

47

John Gregory took charge of Villa for the final time in the 2-1 Premier League win against Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Monday, 21 January 2002 aged 47

John Gregory

Notable Players

1989-99 Dwight Yorke |
1991-01 Ugo Ehiogu |
1991-99 Mark Bosnich |
1994-03 Ian Taylor |
1994-03 Alan Wright |
1995-01 Gareth Southgate |
1995-07 Lee Hendrie |
1997-09 Gareth Barry |
1998-03 Paul Merson |
1998-04 Dion Dublin |
1998-06 Mark Delaney |
1999-00 Benito Carbone |
2000-01 Luc Nilis |
2001-05 Thomas Hitzlsperger |
2001-07 Juan Pablo Ángel |
2001-02 Peter Schmeichel |
2001-08 Olof Mellberg |

John Gregory

Departure

Left

Reason

Age

Succeeded By

January 2001

Resigned

47

Graham Taylor

Management Career

Managed

1989-90 Portsmouth |
1990 Plymouth Argyle (Caretaker) |
1994-96 Aston Villa (Assistant) |
1996-98 Wycombe Wanderers |

Went on to manage

2002-03 Derby County |
2006-07 Queens Park Rangers |
2009-10 Maccabi Ahi Nazareth F.C. |
2010-11 F.C. Ashdod, Israel |
2011 FC Kairat, Kazakhstan |
2013-15 Crawley Town |
2017-19 Chennaiyin FC, India |

Playing Career

Position

Midfielder

 

Clubs

1972-77 Northampton Town |
1977-79 Aston Villa |
1979-81 Brighton & Hove Albion |
1981-86 Queens Park Rangers |
1986-88 Derby County |
1988-90 Portsmouth |
1990 Plymouth Argyle |
1990 Bolton Wanderers |

 

Biography