Manager #31

Steve Bruce

2016-17

to

2018-19

Steve Bruce
Steve Bruce

Manager #31

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Manager #31

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Manager Summary

Games

102

Win Rate (%)

45

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

2016-17

2018-19

102

0

1

45

30%

70%

3

1.6

Personal Summary

Full Name

Known as

Birth Date

Birth Place

Birth Country

International Team

Stephen Roger Bruce

Steve Bruce

31 December 1960

Corbridge, Northumberland

England

England

Management Record

Steve Bruce

Arrival

Joined

Joined From

Age

Preceded By

October 2016

Unattached

55

Roberto Di Matteo

Steve Bruce

Debut Match

Opening Season

First Match No.

Competitive Debut

Age

2016-17

#5402

Saturday, 15 October 2016

55

Steve Bruce took charge of Villa for the first time in the 1-1 Championship draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Villa Park on Saturday, 15 October 2016 aged 55

Club Hierarchy

Served Under

2016-18 Chairman, Dr. Tony Xia | Chief Executive, Keith Wyness |
2018 Chairman, Nassef Sawiris | Chief Executive, Christian Purslow |

Trainers / Supported By

Colin Calderwood | Stephen Clemence |

Villa Honours

None

Runners Up

2017-18 Play Off Runners Up

League Finishes

2016-17 | 13th Championship | (Part Season) |
2017-18 | 4th Championship | Play Off Runners Up |
2018-19 | 5th Championship | (Part Season) |

FA Cup Finishes

2016-17 | 3rd Round |
2017-18 | 3rd Round |

League Cup Finishes

2017-18 | 3rd Round |
2018-19 | 3rd Round |

European Finishes

n/a

Steve Bruce

Final Match

Final Season

Final Match No.

Final Competitive Game

Age

2018-19

#5503

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

57

Steve Bruce took charge of Villa for the final time in the 3-3 Championship draw against Preston North End at Villa Park on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 aged 57

Steve Bruce

Notable Players

2014- Jack Grealish |
2016-19 Tommy Elphick |
2016-20 James Chester |
2016-19 Mile Jedinak |
2016-20 Jonathan Kodjia |
2016-19 Albert Adomah |
2017-19 Glenn Whelan |
2017-18 John Terry |
2017 - Ahmed Elmohamady |
2017-18 Robert Snodgrass |
2018- John McGinn |
2018- Anwar El-Ghazi |
2018-19 Tammy Abraham |

Steve Bruce

Departure

Left

Reason

Age

Succeeded By

October 2018

Sacked | Results

58

Dean Smith

Management Career

Managed

1998-99 Sheffield United |
1999-00 Huddersfield Town |
2001 Wigan Athletic |
2001 Crystal Palace |
2001-07 Birmingham City |
2007-09 Wigan Athletic |
2009-11 Sunderland |
2012-16 Hull City |

Went on to manage

2019 Sheffield Wednesday |
2019- Newcastle United |

Playing Career

Position

Centre Back

 

Clubs

1979-84 Gillingham |
1984-87 Norwich City |
1987-96 Manchester United |
1996-98 Birmingham City |
1998-99 Sheffield United |

 

Biography