First Team Squad – 2015/16

This was Aston Villa’s first team squad for 2015/16, you may be looking for the current squad.

# Player Position Nationality DOB U21? HG?
1 Brad Guzan GK United States 09/09/84 No No
2 Tiago Ilori (on loan) DF Portugal 26/02/93 No No
3 Joe Bennett DF England 28/03/90 No Yes
4 Micah Richards DF England 24/06/88 No Yes
5 Jores Okore DF Denmark 11/08/92 No No
6 Ciaran Clark DF Republic of Ireland 26/09/89 No Yes
7 Leandro Bacuna MF Netherlands 21/08/91 No No
8 Idrissa Gueye MF Senegal 26/09/89 No No
9 Scott Sinclair MF England 25/03/89 No Yes
11 Gabby Agbonlahor FW England 13/10/86 No Yes
13 Jed Steer GK England 23/09/92 No Yes
14 Phillipe Senderos DF Switerland 14/02/85 No No
15 Ashley Westwood MF England 01/04/90 No Yes
16 Joleon Lescott DF England 16/08/82 No Yes
17 Jordan Veretout MF France 01/03/93 No No
18 Kieran Richardson DF England 21/10/84 No Yes
19 Jordan Ayew FW Ghana 11/09/91 No No
20 Adama Traoré MF Spain 25/01/96 Yes No
21 Alan Hutton DF Scotland 30/11/84 No No
22 Gary Gardner MF England 29/06/92 No Yes
23 Jordan Amavi DF France 09/03/94 Yes No
24 Carlos Sánchez MF Colombia 06/02/86 No No
25 Carles Gil MF Spain 22/11/92 No No
26 Lewis Kinsella DF England 02/09/94 Yes Yes
27 Libor Kozák FW Czech Republic 30/05/89 No No
28 Charles N’Zogbia MF France 28/05/86 No Yes
29 Rushian Hepburn-Murphy FW England 19/09/98 Yes Yes
30 Andre Green FW England 02/05/98 Yes Yes
31 Mark Bunn GK England 16/11/84 No Yes
32 Janoi Donacien DF Saint Lucia 03/11/93 No Yes
33 José Ángel Crespo DF Spain 09/01/87 No No
34 Easah Suliman DF England 26/01/98 Yes Yes
35 Corey Taylor FW England 23/09/97 Yes Yes
36 Jerrell Sellars FW England 28/04/95 Yes Yes
37 Callum Robinson FW England 02/02/95 Yes Yes
38 Jordan Lyden MF Australia 30/01/96 Yes Yes
39 Rudy Gestede FW Benin 10/10/88 No No
40 Jack Grealish MF Republic of Ireland 10/09/95 Yes Yes
41 Brad Watkins GK England 11/09/94 Yes Yes
46 Kevin Toner DF Republic of Ireland 18/07/96 Yes Yes
Nathan Baker DF England 23/04/91 No Yes
Benjamin Siegrist GK Switzerland 31/01/92 No Yes
Riccardo Calder MF England 01/07/96 Yes Yes

January Exits/Arrivals

  • Tiago Ilori’s loan was cancelled and he was recalled by parent club Liverpool.
  • 7th Jan – Joe Cole’s loan to Coventry was made permanent.
  • 27th Jan – Philippe Senderos, who was not listed in September’s Premier League 25-man squad, agreed to a contract termination.

Loan Details

  • Callum Robinson joined Bristol City on a season long loan, but was back at Villa by Christmas. In January he joined Preston for the remainder of the season.
  • Janoi Donacien went to Wycombe for a month before joining Newport County until the end of the year, later extended until the end of the season.
  • Nathan Baker joined Bristol City in the Championship for all of the 2015/16 season. He had initially kept his squad number 2, but that was later re-issued to Tiago Ilori who joined on loan from Liverpool before being recalled in January having seen almost no playing time at Villa.
  • Jed Steer joined Huddersfield for a month, extended a month, then extended through to the end of the season.
  • Joe Bennett went to Bournemouth until the end of the year, then Sheffield Wednesday until the end of the season.
  • Kevin Toner spent a month at Kidderminster.
  • José Ángel Crespo went to Rayo Vallecano for the second half of the season.
  • Lewis Kinsella went to Kidderminster during February for a month, later extending until the end of the season.
  • Jerrell Sellars went to Wycombe during March until the end of the season.