Jim Cumbes

Date of birth04 May 1944
Place of birthManchester
NationalityEnglish
PositionGoalkeeper

With Aston Villa, 3rd Division Champion 1972, League Cup winner 1975.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Tranmere Rovers 01 Sep 1965 01 Aug 1969
West Bromwich Albion 01 Aug 1969 01 Oct 1971
Aston Villa 01 Oct 1971 01 Jan 1978

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1971-72 Aston Villa League Division Three 29 27
1972-73 Aston Villa FA Cup 1 1
1972-73 Aston Villa League Cup 4 3
1972-73 Aston Villa League Division Two 42 30 2
1973-74 Aston Villa FA Cup 4 2 1
1973-74 Aston Villa League Cup 1
1973-74 Aston Villa League Division Two 41 26 1
1974-75 Aston Villa FA Cup 3 3
1974-75 Aston Villa League Cup 10 9 1
1974-75 Aston Villa League Division Two 38 29 1
1975-76 Aston Villa League Cup 1 1
1975-76 Aston Villa League Division One 7 6 1
1975-76 Aston Villa UEFA Cup 1 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
27 Nov 1971 Oldham Athletic v Aston Villa W 0-6 League Division Three
04 Dec 1971 Aston Villa v Bradford City W 3-0 League Division Three
18 Dec 1971 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division Three
27 Dec 1971 Swansea City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Three
01 Jan 1972 Aston Villa v Halifax Town W 1-0 League Division Three
08 Jan 1972 Rochdale v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Three
19 Jan 1972 Aston Villa v Shrewsbury Town W 3-0 League Division Three
22 Jan 1972 Aston Villa v Barnsley W 2-0 League Division Three
28 Jan 1972 Tranmere Rovers v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Three
05 Feb 1972 Aston Villa v York City W 1-0 League Division Three
12 Feb 1972 Aston Villa v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Division Three
19 Feb 1972 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Three
26 Feb 1972 Aston Villa v Port Vale W 2-0 League Division Three
04 Mar 1972 Notts County v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division Three
11 Mar 1972 Rotherham United v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division Three
15 Mar 1972 Shrewsbury Town v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Three
18 Mar 1972 Aston Villa v Walsall D 0-0 League Division Three
25 Mar 1972 Brighton and Hove Albion v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division Three
31 Mar 1972 Wrexham v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division Three
01 Apr 1972 Aston Villa v Swansea City W 2-0 League Division Three
03 Apr 1972 Aston Villa v Bristol Rovers W 2-1 League Division Three
08 Apr 1972 York City v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Three
10 Apr 1972 Aston Villa v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League Division Three
12 Apr 1972 Torquay United v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division Three
19 Apr 1972 Chesterfield v Aston Villa W 0-4 League Division Three
22 Apr 1972 Bradford City v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Three
24 Apr 1972 Mansfield Town v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Three
29 Apr 1972 Aston Villa v Torquay United W 5-1 League Division Three
05 May 1972 Aston Villa v Chesterfield W 1-0 League Division Three
12 Aug 1972 Preston North End v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
16 Aug 1972 Aston Villa v Hereford United W 4-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
19 Aug 1972 Aston Villa v Huddersfield Town W 2-0 League Division Two
26 Aug 1972 Burnley v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Division Two
29 Aug 1972 Aston Villa v Carlisle United W 1-0 League Division Two
02 Sep 1972 Aston Villa v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division Two
05 Sep 1972 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
09 Sep 1972 Cardiff City v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division Two
16 Sep 1972 Aston Villa v Swindon Town W 2-1 League Division Two
23 Sep 1972 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Sep 1972 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 2-0 League Division Two
30 Sep 1972 Aston Villa v Millwall W 1-0 League Division Two
04 Oct 1972 Aston Villa v Leeds United D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
07 Oct 1972 Fulham v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
11 Oct 1972 Leeds United v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
14 Oct 1972 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers L 0-1 League Division Two
17 Oct 1972 Blackpool v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
21 Oct 1972 Portsmouth v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
28 Oct 1972 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Two
04 Nov 1972 Sunderland v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division Two
11 Nov 1972 Aston Villa v Blackpool D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Nov 1972 Aston Villa v Luton Town L 0-2 League Division Two
25 Nov 1972 Oxford United v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
02 Dec 1972 Aston Villa v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
16 Dec 1972 Aston Villa v Orient W 1-0 League Division Two
23 Dec 1972 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division Two
26 Dec 1972 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division Two
30 Dec 1972 Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
06 Jan 1973 Aston Villa v Burnley L 0-3 League Division Two
13 Jan 1973 Everton v Aston Villa L 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round
20 Jan 1973 Brighton and Hove Albion v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division Two
27 Jan 1973 Aston Villa v Cardiff City W 2-0 League Division Two
10 Feb 1973 Swindon Town v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division Two
17 Feb 1973 Aston Villa v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Feb 1973 Orient v Aston Villa L 4-0 League Division Two
03 Mar 1973 Aston Villa v Fulham L 2-3 League Division Two
10 Mar 1973 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Two
17 Mar 1973 Aston Villa v Portsmouth W 2-0 League Division Two
24 Mar 1973 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Mar 1973 Bristol City v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division Two
31 Mar 1973 Aston Villa v Oxford United W 2-1 League Division Two
07 Apr 1973 Hull City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
14 Apr 1973 Aston Villa v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division Two
21 Apr 1973 Luton Town v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Apr 1973 Millwall v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Apr 1973 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League Division Two
28 Apr 1973 Carlisle United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division Two
25 Aug 1973 Aston Villa v Preston North End W 2-0 League Division Two
01 Sep 1973 Millwall v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
08 Sep 1973 Aston Villa v Oxford United W 2-0 League Division Two
11 Sep 1973 Crystal Palace v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
15 Sep 1973 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
19 Sep 1973 Aston Villa v Fulham D 1-1 League Division Two
22 Sep 1973 Aston Villa v Orient D 2-2 League Division Two
29 Sep 1973 Notts County v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
02 Oct 1973 Fulham v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Two
06 Oct 1973 Aston Villa v Cardiff City W 5-0 League Division Two
09 Oct 1973 York City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
13 Oct 1973 Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
20 Oct 1973 Aston Villa v Bristol City D 2-2 League Division Two
23 Oct 1973 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Division Two
27 Oct 1973 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
03 Nov 1973 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division Two
10 Nov 1973 Portsmouth v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
17 Nov 1973 Aston Villa v Hull City D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Nov 1973 Swindon Town v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Two
08 Dec 1973 Sunderland v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
15 Dec 1973 Luton Town v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Two
22 Dec 1973 Aston Villa v Notts County D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1973 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
29 Dec 1973 Oxford United v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division Two
01 Jan 1974 Aston Villa v Millwall D 0-0 League Division Two
05 Jan 1974 Aston Villa v Chester W 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1974 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Two
19 Jan 1974 Preston North End v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
26 Jan 1974 Arsenal v Aston Villa D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 1974 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
02 Feb 1974 Aston Villa v Luton Town L 0-1 League Division Two
16 Feb 1974 Burnley v Aston Villa L 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
23 Feb 1974 Cardiff City v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
27 Feb 1974 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division Two
02 Mar 1974 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion L 1-3 League Division Two
13 Mar 1974 Aston Villa v Carlisle United W 2-1 League Division Two
16 Mar 1974 Bristol City v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
23 Mar 1974 Aston Villa v Portsmouth W 4-1 League Division Two
01 Apr 1974 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa W 2-4 League Division Two
06 Apr 1974 Aston Villa v Swindon Town D 1-1 League Division Two
13 Apr 1974 Hull City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
15 Apr 1974 Aston Villa v Blackpool L 0-1 League Division Two
16 Apr 1974 Blackpool v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division Two
24 Apr 1974 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 League Division Two
27 Apr 1974 Carlisle United v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
03 May 1974 Orient v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
17 Aug 1974 York City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
20 Aug 1974 Hull City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Aug 1974 Aston Villa v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division Two
11 Sep 1974 Aston Villa v Everton D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round
18 Sep 1974 Everton v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Cup 2nd round replay
21 Sep 1974 Aston Villa v Millwall W 3-0 League Division Two
28 Sep 1974 Southampton v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
02 Oct 1974 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest W 3-0 League Division Two
05 Oct 1974 Oldham Athletic v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
09 Oct 1974 Crewe Alexandra v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Cup 3rd round
12 Oct 1974 Aston Villa v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division Two
16 Oct 1974 Aston Villa v Crewe Alexandra W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
19 Oct 1974 Sunderland v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
26 Oct 1974 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Division Two
02 Nov 1974 Fulham v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division Two
09 Nov 1974 Aston Villa v Notts County L 0-1 League Division Two
12 Nov 1974 Hartlepool United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Cup 4th round
16 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division Two
23 Nov 1974 Aston Villa v Portsmouth W 2-0 League Division Two
25 Nov 1974 Aston Villa v Hartlepools United W 6-1 League Cup 4th round replay
29 Nov 1974 Aston Villa v Oxford United D 0-0 League Division Two
03 Dec 1974 Colchester United v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Cup Quarter-final
07 Dec 1974 Bristol City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Two
14 Dec 1974 Aston Villa v York City W 4-0 League Division Two
21 Dec 1974 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
26 Dec 1974 Aston Villa v Bristol Rovers W 1-0 League Division Two
28 Dec 1974 Cardiff City v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division Two
04 Jan 1975 Oldham Athletic v Aston Villa W 0-3 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1975 Aston Villa v Bristol City W 2-0 League Division Two
15 Jan 1975 Chester v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
18 Jan 1975 Oxford United v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
22 Jan 1975 Aston Villa v Chester W 3-2
Agg: 5-4
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
25 Jan 1975 Aston Villa v Sheffield United W 4-1 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1975 Notts County v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division Two
08 Feb 1975 Aston Villa v Fulham D 1-1 League Division Two
15 Feb 1975 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 3-2 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1975 Portsmouth v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division Two
22 Feb 1975 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 2-0 League Division Two
01 Mar 1975 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 1-0 League Cup Final
05 Mar 1975 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division Two
08 Mar 1975 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division Two
15 Mar 1975 Aston Villa v Southampton W 3-0 League Division Two
22 Mar 1975 Orient v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Two
29 Mar 1975 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division Two
01 Apr 1975 Millwall v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division Two
09 Apr 1975 Aston Villa v Cardiff City W 2-0 League Division Two
12 Apr 1975 Aston Villa v Oldham Athletic W 5-0 League Division Two
19 Apr 1975 Blackpool v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division Two
23 Apr 1975 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa W 0-4 League Division Two
26 Apr 1975 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 2-0 League Division Two
30 Apr 1975 Norwich City v Aston Villa W 1-4 League Division Two
16 Aug 1975 Aston Villa v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
19 Aug 1975 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1975 Norwich City v Aston Villa L 5-3 League Division One
27 Aug 1975 Aston Villa v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1975 Aston Villa v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1975 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1975 Aston Villa v Oldham Athletic W 2-0 League Cup 2nd round
13 Sep 1975 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 2-0 League Division One
17 Sep 1975 Royal Antwerp v Aston Villa L 4-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.