Stan Crowther

Date of birth03 September 1935
Place of birthBilston
NationalityEnglish
PositionWing half

A sensational signing for Manchester United, in the immediate aftermath of Munich (The FA allowed him to play in the FA Cup despite being 'Cup-tied'.) He quickly moved on to Chelsea where he was a regular for two seasons.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Aston Villa 01 Aug 1955 01 Feb 1958
Manchester United 01 Feb 1958 01 Dec 1958
Chelsea 01 Dec 1958 01 Mar 1961

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1956-57 Aston Villa FA Cup 9
1956-57 Aston Villa League Division One 24
1957-58 Aston Villa FA Charity Shield 1
1957-58 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
1957-58 Aston Villa League Division One 26
4
1957-58 Manchester United European Cup 2
1957-58 Manchester United FA Cup 5
1957-58 Manchester United League Division One 11
1958-59 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1958-59 Chelsea Fairs Cup 2
1958-59 Chelsea League Division One 21
1958-59 Manchester United League Division One 2
1959-60 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1959-60 Chelsea League Division One 30
1960-61 Chelsea League Cup 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
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
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
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
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
10 Apr 1957 Birmingham City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
13 Apr 1957 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 5-0 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
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
21 Sep 1957 Blackpool v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
28 Sep 1957 Aston Villa v Leicester City W 5-1 League Division One
02 Oct 1957 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 4-0 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
04 Jan 1958 Stoke City v Aston Villa D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1958 Stoke City v Aston Villa L 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
18 Jan 1958 Luton Town v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
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


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
1957-58 England Under-23 3


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
25 Sep 1957 England v Bulgaria W 6-2 U23
16 Oct 1957 England v Romania W 3-2 U23
15 Jan 1958 England v Scotland W 3-1 U23


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