1990–91 Aston Villa F.C. season

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Aston Villa
1990–91 season
ChairmanDoug Ellis
ManagerJozef Vengloš
StadiumVilla Park
First Division17th
FA CupThird round
League CupFifth round
UEFA CupSecond round
Top goalscorerLeague:
All: David Platt (24)

During the 1990–91 English football season, Aston Villa competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

A season after finishing as runners-up, Villa dropped to 17th in the table following the departure of manager Graham Taylor, who took charge of the England national football team. Manager Jozef Vengloš left after just season in charge, and was replaced by Sheffield Wednesday's Ron Atkinson.

UEFA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F–A
Scorers
19 September 1990 Round 1
First leg
FC Baník Ostrava H 3–1 Platt 32', Mountfield 57', Olney 79'
3 October 1990 Round 1
Second leg
FC Baník Ostrava A 2–1 Mountfield 52', Staš 59' (o.g)
24 October 1990 Round 2
First leg
Internazionale H 2–0 Nielsen 14', Platt 67'
7 November 1990 Round 2
Second leg
Internazionale A 0–3

First-team squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Lee Butler
England GK Nigel Spink
England DF Andy Comyn
England DF Kevin Gage
England DF Derek Mountfield
England DF Chris Price
Scotland DF Bernie Gallacher
Republic of Ireland DF Paul McGrath
Denmark DF Kent Nielsen
Czech Republic DF Ivo Staš
England MF Mark Blake
No. Position Player
England MF Nigel Callaghan
England MF Gordon Cowans
England MF Tony Daley
England MF Stuart Gray
England MF David Platt
England FW Ian Olney
England FW Ian Ormondroyd
England FW Gary Penrice
Republic of Ireland FW Tony Cascarino
Trinidad and Tobago FW Dwight Yorke

Left club during season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Lee Butler (on loan to Hull City)
Scotland DF Bernie Gallacher (on loan to Blackburn Rovers)
No. Position Player
England MF Paul Birch (to Wolverhampton Wanderers)

Reserves and academy[edit]

Reserves[edit]

The following players spent most of the season playing for the reserve team, and did not appear for the senior team.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England DF Neil Cox
England DF Darrell Duffy
England DF Craig Liddle
England DF Richard Money (coach)
England DF Bryan Small
England DF Paul Towler
Republic of Ireland DF Brian Flood
No. Position Player
England MF Richard Crisp
England MF Nick Roddis
Isle of Wight MF Gareth Williams
England FW Mark Parrott
England FW Peter Withe (coach)
Wales FW David Jones
Slovakia FW Viliam Hýravý (on trial from Baník Ostrava)

Youth[edit]

The following players spent most of the season playing for the youth team, but may have also appeared for the reserve team.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Glen Livingstone
England GK Michael Oakes
England DF Chris Boden
England DF Russell Bullivant
England DF Matt Carbon
England DF Neil Hoban
England DF Wayne Peachey
England DF Dennis Pearce
England DF Riccardo Scimeca
Scotland DF Paul Browne
Wales DF Craig Goodwin
England MF Steven Cowe
England MF Graham Fenton
England MF Steve Froggatt
England MF Christopher Pearce
England MF Lee Williams
England FW Martin Carruthers
No. Position Player
England FW Garry Harrison
England FW Steven Morgan
England FW David Travis
England FW Ian Tyrrell
England FW Stephen Walker
England Darren Hedigan
England Shaun Hodgson
England Kevin Ibrahim
England Matthew McCallum
England Steven Pitcher
England Mark Pugh
England Brett Rose
Scotland Scott McIntyre
Northern Ireland Phillip McNamara
Tomlinson
McLoughlin

Schoolboys[edit]

The following players were attached to the club but did not play for the reserve or youth teams.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Republic of Ireland GK Paul Flynn
England DF Darren Evans
Scotland DF Graeme Williams
England MF Ian King
England Nicki Finney
England Otis Hutson
Keith Accison
Christopher Boyce
No. Position Player
Trevor Carter
Justin Cope
David Ferry
James S. Green
Lee Hackett
Stuart James
Adrian Rampton

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Nottingham Forest players: 1991". 11v11.com. Retrieved 11 September 2016.