Manager #11

Tommy Docherty

1968-69

to

1969-70

Tommy Docherty
Tommy Docherty

Manager #11

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Manager #11

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Manager Summary

Games

53

Win Rate (%)

30

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

1968-69

1969-70

53

0

0

30

38%

62%

2

1.21

Personal Summary

Full Name

Known as

Birth Date

Birth Place

Birth Country

International Team

Thomas Henderson Docherty

Tommy Docherty

24 April 1928

The Gorbals, Glasgow

Scotland

Scotland

Management Record

Tommy Docherty

Arrival

Joined

Joined From

Age

Preceded By

December 1968

Queens Park Rangers

40

Tommy Cummings

Tommy Docherty

Debut Match

Opening Season

First Match No.

Competitive Debut

Age

1968-69

#3048

Saturday, 21 December 1968

40

Tommy Docherty took charge of Villa for the first time in the 2-1 Division Two win against Norwich City at Villa Park on Saturday, 21 December 1968 aged 40

Club Hierarchy

Served Under

1968-69 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Fred Archer |
1969-70 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Alan Bennett |

Trainers / Supported By

Villa Honours

None

Runners Up

None

League Finishes

1968-69 | 18th Division Two | (Part Season) |
1969-70 | 21st Division Two | Relegated | (Part Season) |

FA Cup Finishes

1968-69 | 5th Round |

League Cup Finishes

1969-70 | 2nd Round |

European Finishes

n/a

Tommy Docherty

Final Match

Final Season

Final Match No.

Final Competitive Game

Age

1969-70

#3102

Saturday, 17 January 1970

41

Tommy Docherty took charge of Villa for the final time in the 3-5 Division Two loss against Portsmouth at Villa Park on Saturday, 17 January 1970 aged 41

Tommy Docherty

Notable Players

1959-70 Alan Deakin |
1960-76 Charlie Aitken |
1962-71 Lew Chatterley |
1963-73 Mick Wright |
1966-73 Willie Anderson |
1967-74 Fred Turnbull |

Tommy Docherty

Departure

Left

Reason

Age

Succeeded By

January 1970

Sacked | Results

42

Vic Crowe

Management Career

Managed

1961-67 Chelsea |
1967-68 Rotherham United |
1968 Queens Park Rangers |

Went on to manage

1970-71 FC Porto |
1971 Scotland National Team (Caretaker) |
1971-72 Scotland National Team |
1972-77 Manchester United |
1977-79 Derby County |
1979-80 Queens Park Rangers |
1981 Sydney Olympic |
1981 Preston North End |
1982-83 South Melbourne |
1983 Sydney Olympic |
1984-85 Wolverhampton Wanderers |
1987-88 Atrincham FC |

Playing Career

Position

Midfielder, right half

 

Clubs

1947-49 Glasgow Celtic |
1949-58 Preston North End |
1958-61 Arsenal |
1961-62 Chelsea |

 

Biography

Tommy passed on 31 December 2020 aged 92