Pat Saward

Date of birth17 August 1928
Place of birthCork
NationalityIrish
PositionWing half

Eire International

With Aston Villa, 2nd Division Champion 1960, FA Cup winner 1957.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Millwall 01 Jul 1951 01 Aug 1955
Aston Villa 01 Aug 1955 01 Mar 1961

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1955-56 Aston Villa League Division One 6
1
1956-57 Aston Villa FA Cup 9
1956-57 Aston Villa League Division One 41
1
1957-58 Aston Villa FA Charity Shield 1
1957-58 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
1957-58 Aston Villa League Division One 40
1958-59 Aston Villa League Division One 14
1959-60 Aston Villa FA Cup 5
1959-60 Aston Villa League Division Two 40
1960-61 Aston Villa League Cup 1
1960-61 Aston Villa League Division One 11


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
15 Oct 1955 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 4-4 League Division One
22 Oct 1955 Everton v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
29 Oct 1955 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 3-0 League Division One
05 Nov 1955 Burnley v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1955 Aston Villa v Luton Town W 1-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1956 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
18 Aug 1956 Aston Villa v Charlton Athletic W 3-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1956 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1956 Manchester City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1956 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Division One
01 Sep 1956 Aston Villa v Blackpool W 3-2 League Division One
05 Sep 1956 Luton Town v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
08 Sep 1956 Everton v Aston Villa W 0-4 League Division One
15 Sep 1956 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-4 League Division One
22 Sep 1956 Leeds United v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
29 Sep 1956 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1956 Portsmouth v Aston Villa L 5-1 League Division One
13 Oct 1956 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1956 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1956 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1956 Aston Villa v Burnley W 1-0 League Division One
17 Nov 1956 Preston North End v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division One
24 Nov 1956 Aston Villa v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1956 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1956 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
15 Dec 1956 Charlton Athletic v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
25 Dec 1956 Sunderland v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
29 Dec 1956 Blackpool v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1957 Luton Town v Aston Villa D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 1957 Aston Villa v Luton Town W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
12 Jan 1957 Aston Villa v Everton W 5-1 League Division One
19 Jan 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
26 Jan 1957 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa W 2-3 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 1957 Aston Villa v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
04 Feb 1957 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
09 Feb 1957 Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
16 Feb 1957 Aston Villa v Bristol City W 2-1 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1957 Aston Villa v Portsmouth D 2-2 League Division One
02 Mar 1957 Burnley v Aston Villa D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
06 Mar 1957 Aston Villa v Burnley W 2-0 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
09 Mar 1957 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1957 Aston Villa v Cardiff City W 4-1 League Division One
16 Mar 1957 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
23 Mar 1957 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 FA Cup Semi-final
28 Mar 1957 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 FA Cup Semi-final replay
30 Mar 1957 Aston Villa v Preston North End W 2-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1957 Cardiff City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1957 Chelsea v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1957 Aston Villa v Sunderland D 2-2 League Division One
13 Apr 1957 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 5-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1957 Burnley v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1957 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1957 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 4-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1957 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1957 Aston Villa v Luton Town L 1-3 League Division One
04 May 1957 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 2-1 FA Cup Final
24 Aug 1957 Birmingham City v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1957 Aston Villa v Leeds United W 2-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1957 Aston Villa v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1957 Leeds United v Aston Villa L 4-0 League Division One
07 Sep 1957 Sunderland v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1957 Aston Villa v Luton Town W 2-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1957 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
21 Sep 1957 Blackpool v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1957 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
28 Sep 1957 Aston Villa v Leicester City W 5-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1957 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Division One
12 Oct 1957 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 4-2 League Division One
19 Oct 1957 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 4-3 League Division One
22 Oct 1957 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 4-0 FA Charity Shield
26 Oct 1957 Burnley v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
02 Nov 1957 Aston Villa v Portsmouth W 2-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1957 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa L 3-2 League Division One
16 Nov 1957 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
23 Nov 1957 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Division One
30 Nov 1957 Aston Villa v Preston North End D 2-2 League Division One
07 Dec 1957 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa W 2-5 League Division One
14 Dec 1957 Aston Villa v Manchester City L 1-2 League Division One
21 Dec 1957 Aston Villa v Birmingham City L 0-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1957 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 3-0 League Division One
28 Dec 1957 Everton v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
08 Jan 1958 Aston Villa v Stoke City D 3-3 FA Cup 3rd round replay
11 Jan 1958 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 5-2 League Division One
13 Jan 1958 Stoke City v Aston Villa L 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
01 Feb 1958 Aston Villa v Blackpool D 1-1 League Division One
08 Feb 1958 Leicester City v Aston Villa L 6-1 League Division One
22 Feb 1958 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 1-3 League Division One
01 Mar 1958 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 2-4 League Division One
08 Mar 1958 Aston Villa v Burnley W 3-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1958 Portsmouth v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 6-2 League Division One
31 Mar 1958 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 3-2 League Division One
04 Apr 1958 Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa L 4-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1958 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1958 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers W 4-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1958 Preston North End v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1958 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1958 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
30 Apr 1958 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1958 Aston Villa v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1958 Aston Villa v Portsmouth W 3-2 League Division One
30 Aug 1958 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 7-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1958 Portsmouth v Aston Villa L 5-2 League Division One
06 Sep 1958 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest L 2-3 League Division One
08 Sep 1958 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
13 Sep 1958 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1958 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa L 4-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1958 Aston Villa v Blackpool D 1-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1958 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
04 Oct 1958 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
11 Oct 1958 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion L 1-4 League Division One
25 Apr 1959 Manchester City v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
29 Apr 1959 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1959 Brighton and Hove Albion v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
26 Aug 1959 Sunderland v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Two
29 Aug 1959 Aston Villa v Swansea Town W 1-0 League Division Two
31 Aug 1959 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 3-0 League Division Two
05 Sep 1959 Bristol Rovers v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
09 Sep 1959 Portsmouth v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
12 Sep 1959 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town W 3-1 League Division Two
14 Sep 1959 Aston Villa v Portsmouth W 5-2 League Division Two
19 Sep 1959 Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
26 Sep 1959 Aston Villa v Leyton Orient W 1-0 League Division Two
30 Sep 1959 Stoke City v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division Two
03 Oct 1959 Lincoln City v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
10 Oct 1959 Sheffield United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
17 Oct 1959 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division Two
24 Oct 1959 Derby County v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division Two
31 Oct 1959 Aston Villa v Plymouth Argyle W 2-0 League Division Two
07 Nov 1959 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division Two
14 Nov 1959 Aston Villa v Charlton Athletic W 11-1 League Division Two
21 Nov 1959 Bristol City v Aston Villa W 0-5 League Division Two
28 Nov 1959 Aston Villa v Scunthorpe United W 5-0 League Division Two
12 Dec 1959 Aston Villa v Cardiff City W 2-0 League Division Two
19 Dec 1959 Aston Villa v Brighton and Hove Albion W 3-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1959 Hull City v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
28 Dec 1959 Aston Villa v Hull City D 1-1 League Division Two
02 Jan 1960 Swansea Town v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division Two
09 Jan 1960 Aston Villa v Leeds United W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1960 Aston Villa v Bristol Rovers W 4-1 League Division Two
23 Jan 1960 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division Two
30 Jan 1960 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1960 Aston Villa v Huddersfield Town W 4-0 League Division Two
13 Feb 1960 Leyton Orient v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
20 Feb 1960 Port Vale v Aston Villa W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
27 Feb 1960 Aston Villa v Sheffield United L 1-3 League Division Two
01 Mar 1960 Aston Villa v Lincoln City D 1-1 League Division Two
05 Mar 1960 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
12 Mar 1960 Aston Villa v Preston North End W 2-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
15 Mar 1960 Aston Villa v Derby County W 3-2 League Division Two
19 Mar 1960 Scunthorpe United v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
26 Mar 1960 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa L 1-0 FA Cup Semi-final
02 Apr 1960 Charlton Athletic v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division Two
09 Apr 1960 Aston Villa v Bristol City W 2-1 League Division Two
16 Apr 1960 Cardiff City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division Two
18 Apr 1960 Aston Villa v Stoke City W 2-1 League Division Two
23 Apr 1960 Aston Villa v Rotherham United W 3-0 League Division Two
30 Apr 1960 Plymouth Argyle v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division Two
20 Aug 1960 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 3-2 League Division One
22 Aug 1960 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 5-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1960 Blackpool v Aston Villa L 5-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1960 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
03 Sep 1960 Aston Villa v Everton W 3-2 League Division One
07 Sep 1960 Cardiff City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1960 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1960 Aston Villa v Leicester City L 1-3 League Division One
08 Oct 1960 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 2-0 League Division One
12 Oct 1960 Aston Villa v Huddersfield Town W 4-1 League Cup 2nd round
15 Oct 1960 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1960 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 6-2 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
1953-54 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1956-57 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1957-58 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1957-58 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1958-59 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1958-59 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1959-60 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 4
1960-61 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1960-61 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1961-62 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1962-63 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 2


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
07 Mar 1954 Luxembourg v Republic of Ireland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 4
08 May 1957 England v Republic of Ireland L 5-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
19 May 1957 Republic of Ireland v England D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
02 Oct 1957 Denmark v Republic of Ireland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
11 May 1958 Poland v Republic of Ireland D 2-2 International Friendly
14 May 1958 Austria v Republic of Ireland L 3-1 International Friendly
05 Oct 1958 Republic of Ireland v Poland D 2-2 International Friendly
05 Apr 1959 Republic of Ireland v Czechoslovakia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Preliminary round
01 Nov 1959 Republic of Ireland v Sweden W 3-2 International Friendly
30 Mar 1960 Republic of Ireland v Chile W 2-0 International Friendly
11 May 1960 West Germany v Republic of Ireland W 0-1 International Friendly
18 May 1960 Sweden v Republic of Ireland L 4-1 International Friendly
28 Sep 1960 Republic of Ireland v Wales L 2-3 International Friendly
06 Nov 1960 Republic of Ireland v Norway W 3-1 International Friendly
03 May 1961 Scotland v Republic of Ireland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Apr 1962 Republic of Ireland v Austria L 2-3 International Friendly
12 Aug 1962 Republic of Ireland v Iceland W 4-2 UEFA European Championship 1st round
02 Sep 1962 Iceland v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship 1st round


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