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The SHOCKING Facts For Villa's Season

The SHOCKING Facts For Villa's Season

Ok, the ugly truth from this season:

Overall records:

* Joint lowest club position in the Premier League (5th from bottom), in common with 1994-95, 2002-03 and 2005-06.

* The lowest number of club goals ever in top-flight football (37) i.e. since 1888 - the last worst was 2005-06 (42).

* The lowest number of club wins in top-level League football (7) since 1986-87 (8, relegation year).

* The lowest number of club wins in the Premier League (7) - the last worst was 2005-06 (10).

* The lowest club points tally since the relegation season of 1986-87 (25 years), when they finished with 36 points.

* The lowest club number of points in the Premier League (38) - the last worst was 2005-06 (42).

* Equal highest club number of home defeats in the Premier League (8) - the last was in 1993-94.

* The least number of club home wins ever in top-flight football apart from 1890-91 when 5 were won at home, but only 11 home games were played then (vs 19 now). Only 2 games were lost at home in 1890-91 (vs 8 in 2011-12).

* It (four) is the least number of club home wins ever in top-flight football at Villa Park (i.e. since 1897).

This season records:

* One home win since November 5th (13 home matches) - and that one win a scraped 90th min. goal.

* Villa finished this season with ten league games without a win (D5, L5) and scored just twice in their last six matches. W 2 D 9 L 8 since the start of the 2012 year.

* Villa have drawn 17 Premier League matches this season, equalling the most ever in a 38-match season, with Newcastle United (2003-04) and Villa themselves (2006-07).

* Villa have failed to win all eight Premier League matches they have played on a Sunday this season.

* Villa have lost 22 points from winning positions this season - more than any other club in the division.

Alex McLeish says: "I haven`t become a bad manager over-night".

Nope, you`ve perfected that over many seasons Eck, now please go and leave our beloved Club alone.

With thanks to John Lerwill, I asked him a few weeks ago if he would do this as I get nervous with stats, I don`t like getting things wrong! He`s obliged: http://www.lerwill-life.org.uk/astonvilla/



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:John Lerwill
Date:Sunday May 13 2012
Time: 8:03PM

Comments

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Cheers John.
The Fear
13/05/2012 20:06:00
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Very powerful. Facts don't lie. If Lerner and Faulkner keep him, there has to be A Massive squad overhaul, because you don't get a set of stats like that without having serious issues!
VillainYorks
13/05/2012 20:14:00
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After reading that I can't believe McLeish isn't shamed into resigning. Even with all the mitigating factors (injuries etc) no self respecting manager could oversee a season that bad and even think about defending the job they've done. We have become an embarrassment to the fans, to Birmingham, to the Premier League and to football as a sport.
lurman
13/05/2012 20:20:00
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Ouch. Just a couple of seasons ago you almost removed us from the Champions League places. What the hell has been going on at your place?
Rocky7
13/05/2012 20:21:00
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Is seven 0-0 draws in one season any kind of record?
Stephen Jay Hawkings
13/05/2012 20:22:00
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Massive overhaul needed, Hopefully we get a new defense a new manager and keep all the youngsters.
Villa 4 Ever
13/05/2012 20:28:00
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Speaks for itself.
lerneravfc
13/05/2012 20:34:00
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I just became one of Eck's 'silent majority' because I'm absolutely f*****g speechless !
CA_Villa
13/05/2012 20:34:00
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Thats shocking......absolutely shocking.....thank heavens tomorrow mornings first cup of coffee chat in the office will be about events in Manchester.....could so easily have been about us........
reza
13/05/2012 20:55:00
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Well i hope he goes and all the so called youngsters, god knows where some of you see our so called good young players but what i have seen is that they are not good enough no way good enough, get rid of them all bar Lichaj, and Baker, Clark will be going to Man u anyhow as soon as he can but the rest believe in their own hype i am affraid. get rid as soon as
andy3221
13/05/2012 21:05:00
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