Leighton Phillips

Date of birth25 September 1949
Place of birthNeath
NationalityWelsh
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Wales International

With Aston Villa, League Cup winner 1977.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Cardiff City 01 Apr 1967 01 Sep 1974
Aston Villa 01 Sep 1974 01 Nov 1978
Swansea City 01 Nov 1978 01 Aug 1981
Charlton Athletic 01 Aug 1981 01 Mar 1983

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1974-75 Aston Villa League Division Two 23
2
2
1975-76 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
1975-76 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1975-76 Aston Villa League Division One 33
2
2
1975-76 Aston Villa UEFA Cup 2
1976-77 Aston Villa FA Cup 4
1976-77 Aston Villa League Cup 10
1976-77 Aston Villa League Division One 40
1977-78 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
1977-78 Aston Villa League Cup 3
1977-78 Aston Villa League Division One 35
1977-78 Aston Villa UEFA Cup 8
1978-79 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1
1978-79 Aston Villa League Division One 3
2


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
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
12 Oct 1974 Aston Villa v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division Two
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
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
29 Nov 1974 Aston Villa v Oxford United D 0-0 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
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
08 Mar 1975 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa W 2-3 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
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
20 Sep 1975 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
27 Sep 1975 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1975 Aston Villa v Royal Antwerp L 0-1
Agg: 1-5
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
04 Oct 1975 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1975 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
11 Oct 1975 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
18 Oct 1975 Everton v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1975 Aston Villa v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
01 Nov 1975 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
15 Nov 1975 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1975 Aston Villa v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1975 Aston Villa v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
06 Dec 1975 Stoke City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
13 Dec 1975 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 3-2 League Division One
20 Dec 1975 Leeds United v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1976 Southampton v Aston Villa D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 1976 Aston Villa v Southampton L 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
10 Jan 1976 Arsenal v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
17 Jan 1976 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
31 Jan 1976 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers L 0-2 League Division One
07 Feb 1976 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
14 Feb 1976 Sheffield United v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
21 Feb 1976 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
24 Feb 1976 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1976 Burnley v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
06 Mar 1976 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town D 0-0 League Division One
13 Mar 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 5-2 League Division One
10 Apr 1976 Aston Villa v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1976 Coventry City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
17 Apr 1976 West Ham United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1976 Aston Villa v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
21 Aug 1976 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 4-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1976 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1976 Everton v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
01 Sep 1976 Aston Villa v Manchester City W 3-0 League Cup 2nd round
04 Sep 1976 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town W 5-2 League Division One
11 Sep 1976 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1976 Aston Villa v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division One
21 Sep 1976 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
25 Sep 1976 Aston Villa v Leicester City W 2-0 League Division One
02 Oct 1976 Stoke City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
16 Oct 1976 Sunderland v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
20 Oct 1976 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 5-1 League Division One
23 Oct 1976 Aston Villa v Bristol City W 3-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1976 Aston Villa v Wrexham W 5-1 League Cup 4th round
30 Oct 1976 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
06 Nov 1976 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 3-2 League Division One
10 Nov 1976 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
20 Nov 1976 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
27 Nov 1976 Norwich City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1976 Aston Villa v Millwall W 2-0 League Cup Quarter-final
11 Dec 1976 Leeds United v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
15 Dec 1976 Aston Villa v Liverpool W 5-1 League Division One
18 Dec 1976 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1976 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 3-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1977 Leicester City v Aston Villa W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
22 Jan 1977 West Ham United v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
29 Jan 1977 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
05 Feb 1977 Aston Villa v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
12 Feb 1977 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
16 Feb 1977 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers D 2-2
Agg: 2-2
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
22 Feb 1977 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 3-0 League Cup Semi-final replay
26 Feb 1977 Aston Villa v Port Vale W 3-0 FA Cup 5th round
02 Mar 1977 Aston Villa v Derby County W 4-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1977 Leicester City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
12 Mar 1977 Everton v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Cup Final
16 Mar 1977 Aston Villa v Everton D 1-1 League Cup Final replay
19 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 2-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
23 Mar 1977 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 4-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1977 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
09 Apr 1977 Derby County v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
13 Apr 1977 Aston Villa v Everton W 3-2 League Cup Final 2nd replay
16 Apr 1977 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1977 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
23 Apr 1977 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1977 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1977 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
04 May 1977 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
07 May 1977 Aston Villa v Leeds United W 2-1 League Division One
10 May 1977 Birmingham City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
16 May 1977 Aston Villa v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
20 May 1977 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division One
23 May 1977 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 4-0 League Division One
20 Aug 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1977 Aston Villa v Manchester City L 1-4 League Division One
27 Aug 1977 Aston Villa v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
31 Aug 1977 Exeter City v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Cup 2nd round
03 Sep 1977 Bristol City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1977 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 1-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1977 Aston Villa v Fenerbahçe W 4-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
17 Sep 1977 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1977 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
28 Sep 1977 Fenerbahçe v Aston Villa W 0-2
Agg: 0-6
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
01 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1977 Leeds United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1977 Leicester City v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 3-0 League Division One
19 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Górnik Zabrze W 2-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
22 Oct 1977 West Ham United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
26 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1977 Górnik Zabrze v Aston Villa D 1-1
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
05 Nov 1977 Liverpool v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
12 Nov 1977 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough L 0-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1977 Chelsea v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
23 Nov 1977 Aston Villa v Athletic Bilbao W 2-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
29 Nov 1977 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 4-2 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1977 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
07 Dec 1977 Athletic Bilbao v Aston Villa D 1-1
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
10 Dec 1977 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1977 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1977 Derby County v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division One
31 Dec 1977 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1978 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Everton v Aston Villa L 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round
28 Jan 1978 Aston Villa v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division One
04 Feb 1978 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1978 Birmingham City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v Barcelona D 2-2 UEFA Cup 4th round 1st leg
04 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division One
11 Mar 1978 Norwich City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
15 Mar 1978 Barcelona v Aston Villa L 2-1
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Cup 4th round 2nd leg
18 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 4-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1978 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
25 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1978 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 0-3 League Division One
05 Apr 1978 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1978 Newcastle United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1978 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1978 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
07 Oct 1978 Arsenal v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
10 Oct 1978 Crystal Palace v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
14 Oct 1978 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
16 Oct 1978 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace W 3-0 League Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
27 Oct 1978 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough L 0-2 League Division One
04 Nov 1978 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1970-71 Wales British Home Championship 3
1970-71 Wales UEFA European Championship 1
1970-71 Wales Under-23 1
1971-72 Wales British Home Championship 2
1971-72 Wales UEFA European Championship 2
1971-72 Wales Under-23 1
1972-73 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
1972-73 Wales Under-23 2
1973-74 Wales British Home Championship 1
1973-74 Wales FIFA World Cup
1
1974-75 Wales British Home Championship 3
1974-75 Wales UEFA European Championship 5
1975-76 Wales British Home Championship 2
1975-76 Wales Centenary Match 1
1975-76 Wales UEFA European Championship 3
1
1976-77 Wales British Home Championship 2
1976-77 Wales FIFA World Cup 2
1976-77 Wales International Friendly 1
1977-78 Wales British Home Championship 2
1977-78 Wales FIFA World Cup 2
1977-78 Wales International Friendly 3
1978-79 Wales British Home Championship 3
1978-79 Wales UEFA European Championship 4
1978-79 Wales Under-21 1
1979-80 Wales British Home Championship 1
1
1979-80 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
1979-80 Wales International Friendly 1
1979-80 Wales UEFA European Championship 2
1980-81 Wales British Home Championship 2
1980-81 Wales FIFA World Cup 4
1981-82 Wales FIFA World Cup 2
1982-83 Wales UEFA Under-21 1


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

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
13 Jan 1971 Wales v Scotland W 1-0 Under-23
21 Apr 1971 Wales v Czechoslovakia L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 1
15 May 1971 Wales v Scotland D 0-0 British Home Championship
19 May 1971 England v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
22 May 1971 Northern Ireland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
27 Oct 1971 Czechoslovakia v Wales L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
24 Nov 1971 Romania v Wales L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
26 Jan 1972 Scotland v Wales L 2-0 U23
24 May 1972 Scotland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
27 May 1972 Wales v Northern Ireland D 0-0 British Home Championship
15 Nov 1972 Wales v England L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
29 Nov 1972 Wales v England L 0-3 U23
14 Mar 1973 Wales v Scotland L 1-2 U23
26 Sep 1973 Poland v Wales L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
18 May 1974 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Home Championship
04 Sep 1974 Austria v Wales L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 2
30 Oct 1974 Wales v Hungary W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
20 Nov 1974 Wales v Luxembourg W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
16 Apr 1975 Hungary v Wales W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 2
01 May 1975 Luxembourg v Wales W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 2
17 May 1975 Wales v Scotland D 2-2 British Home Championship
21 May 1975 England v Wales D 2-2 British Home Championship
23 May 1975 Northern Ireland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
19 Nov 1975 Wales v Austria W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
24 Mar 1976 Wales v England L 1-2 Centenary Match
24 Apr 1976 Yugoslavia v Wales L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
08 May 1976 Wales v England L 0-1 British Home Championship
14 May 1976 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Home Championship
22 May 1976 Wales v Yugoslavia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
06 Oct 1976 Wales v West Germany L 0-2 International Friendly
17 Nov 1976 Scotland v Wales L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
30 Mar 1977 Wales v Czechoslovakia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
28 May 1977 Wales v Scotland D 0-0 British Home Championship
31 May 1977 England v Wales W 0-1 British Home Championship
06 Sep 1977 Wales v Kuwait D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Sep 1977 Kuwait v Wales D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Oct 1977 Wales v Scotland L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 7
16 Nov 1977 Czechoslovakia v Wales L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
14 Dec 1977 West Germany v Wales D 1-1 International Friendly
13 May 1978 Wales v England L 1-3 British Home Championship
17 May 1978 Scotland v Wales D 1-1 British Home Championship
25 Oct 1978 Wales v Malta W 7-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
29 Nov 1978 Wales v Turkey W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
06 Feb 1979 Wales v England L 0-1 Under-21
02 May 1979 Wales v West Germany L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 7
19 May 1979 Wales v Scotland W 3-0 British Home Championship
23 May 1979 England v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
25 May 1979 Northern Ireland v Wales D 1-1 British Home Championship
02 Jun 1979 Malta v Wales W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 7
11 Sep 1979 Wales v Republic of Ireland W 2-1 International Friendly
17 Oct 1979 West Germany v Wales L 5-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
21 Nov 1979 Turkey v Wales L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
21 May 1980 Scotland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
23 May 1980 Wales v Northern Ireland L 0-1 British Home Championship
02 Jun 1980 Iceland v Wales W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Group 3
15 Oct 1980 Wales v Turkey W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
19 Nov 1980 Wales v Czechoslovakia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
25 Mar 1981 Turkey v Wales W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
16 May 1981 Wales v Scotland W 2-0 British Home Championship
20 May 1981 England v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
30 May 1981 Wales v USSR D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
09 Sep 1981 Czechoslovakia v Wales L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
18 Nov 1981 USSR v Wales L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
22 Sep 1982 Wales v Norway D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group


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