Manager #14

Tony Barton

1981-82

to

1983-84

Tony Barton
Tony Barton

Manager #14

Tony Barton
Tony Barton

Manager #14

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Manager Summary

Games

137

Win Rate (%)

46

Trophies

2

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

1981-82

1983-84

137

2

1

46

36%

64%

3

1.56

Personal Summary

Full Name

Known as

Birth Date

Birth Place

Birth Country

International Team

Anthony Edward Barton

Tony Barton

8 April 1937

Sutton, Surrey

England

England

Management Record

Tony Barton

Arrival

Joined

Joined From

Age

Preceded By

Promoted

Coaching Staff

44

Ron Saunders

Tony Barton

Debut Match

Opening Season

First Match No.

Competitive Debut

Age

1981-82

#3719

Wednesday, 10 February 1982

44

Tony Barton took charge of Villa for the first time in the 1-1 Division One draw against Southampton at Villa Park on Wednesday, 10 February 1982 aged 44

Club Hierarchy

Served Under

1981-82 Chairman, Ron Bendall | Club Secretary, Steve Stride |
1982-84 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Steve Stride |

Trainers / Supported By

Villa Honours

1981-82 European Cup Winners | 1982-83 UEFA Super Cup Winners |

Runners Up

1982-83 Intercontinental Cup Runners Up |

League Finishes

1981-82 | 11th Division One | (Part season)
1982-83 | 6th Division One |
1983-84 | 10th Division One |

FA Cup Finishes

1981-82 | 5th Round | (Part season) |
1982-83 | Quarter Final |
1983-84 | 3rd Round |

League Cup Finishes

1982-83 | 2nd Round |
1983-84 | Semi Final |

European Finishes

1981-82 | European Cup Winners | (Part season)
1982-83 | European Cup 3rd Round |
1983-84 | UEFA Cup 2nd Round |

Tony Barton

Final Match

Final Season

Final Match No.

Final Competitive Game

Age

1983-84

#3855

Saturday, 12 May 1984

47

Tony Barton took charge of Villa for the final time in the 1-2 Division One loss against Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday, 12 May 1984 aged 47

Tony Barton

Notable Players

1975-85 Dennis Mortimer |
1975-94 Gordon Cowans |
1977-83 Jimmy Rimmer |
1977-83 Ken McNaught |
1977-89 Allan Evans |
1978-88 Gary Shaw |
1978-87 Gary Williams |
1978-86 Brendan Ormsby |
1978-86 Colin Gibson |
1978-83 Kenny Swain |
1979-84 Tony Morley |
1979-85 Des Bremner |
1979-96 Nigel Spink |
1980-85 Peter Withe |
1981-88 Mark Walters |
1983-91 Paul Birch |

Tony Barton

Departure

Left

Reason

Age

Succeeded By

June 1984

Sacked | Results

47

Graham Turner

Management Career

Managed

Villa was Tony Barton's first managerial post

Went on to manage

1984-85 Northampton Town |
1991 Portsmouth (Caretaker) |

Playing Career

Position

Winger

 

Clubs

1954-59 Fulham |
1959-61 Nottingham Forest |
1961-67 Portsmouth |

 

Biography

Tony passed on 20 August 1993 aged 56