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Mark Hughes
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Personal information
Full name Leslie Mark Hughes
Date of birth 1 November 1963 (1963-11-01) (age 46)
Place of birth Ruabon, Wrexham, Wales
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1978–1980 Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1986 Manchester United 89 (37)
1986–1988 Barcelona 28 (4)
1987–1988 Bayern Munich (loan) 18 (6)
1988–1995 Manchester United 256 (82)
1995–1998 Chelsea 95 (25)
1998–2000 Southampton 52 (2)
2000 Everton 18 (1)
2000–2002 Blackburn Rovers 50 (6)
Total 606 (163)
National team
1984–1999 Wales 72 (16[1])
Teams managed
1999–2004 Wales
2004–2008 Blackburn Rovers
2008–2009 Manchester City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Leslie Mark Hughes (born 1 November 1963 in Ruabon, Wrexham, Wales), nicknamed Sparky, is a former Welsh international football player and manager. As an international footballer, he made 72 appearances and scored 16 goals.

During his playing career he was most noted for two spells at Manchester United, but he also played for Barcelona and Bayern Munich, as well as the English clubs Chelsea, Southampton, Everton and finally Blackburn Rovers, before retiring in 2002.

He won a host of medals during his playing career, including two Premier League title medals, four FA Cups, three League Cups and two European Cup Winners' Cups. He also collected an FA Cup runners-up medal and a League Cup runners-up medal.

His reign as Wales manager was his first managerial post; he was appointed in 1999 and remained in the role until 2004. He failed to qualify for a World Cup or European Championship during his five years in charge, although he came close to securing European Championship qualification in 2004.

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Playing career

Manchester United (1980–1986)

Hughes joined Manchester United after leaving school in the summer of 1980, having been spotted by the team's North Wales talent scout Hugh Roberts.[2] However he did not make his first team debut for three years — in a 1–1 draw away to Oxford United in the FA Cup, in the 1983–84 season. Like many other United legends, "Sparky" quickly became a favourite by scoring on his debut.

When Hughes made his United debut, the club's striker partnership consisted of 27-year-old Irishman Frank Stapleton and 18-year-old Ulsterman Norman Whiteside, and breaking up that partnership would not be an easy challenge for Hughes. But Hughes quickly broke into the first team, partnering Frank Stapleton in attack while Norman Whiteside was switched to midfield to partner Ray Wilkins and stand in for the injury prone Remi Moses. The departure of Wilkins to AC Milan at the end of the season saw manager Ron Atkinson decide to use Whiteside as a first choice midfielder, enabling Hughes to keep his place in the first team, and he was rewarded handsomely as he scored 25 goals in 55 games in all competitions as United achieved an FA Cup final victory over Everton. They also finished fourth in the league.

He managed a further 20 goals in the 1985-86 season, where they led until February having won their first 10 league games of the season, before a dismal second half of the season saw them slip into fourth place in the final table. That season saw him score 17 goals in the Football League First Division - it would remain the highest goals tally in a season throughout his career.

Barcelona and Bayern Munich (1986–1988)

In the summer of 1986, Hughes was surprisingly sold to Barcelona for £2 million. The transfer had been agreed just after the turn of 1986 but not made public until the end of the season.

Manager Terry Venables was hoping for him to be a successful strike partner for Gary Lineker, who he had signed from United's rivals Everton, but Hughes was a disappointment in his only season at Barcelona and was subsequently loaned out to German club Bayern Munich for the 1987–88 season, where he regained his form.

Hughes was one of many British players who departed to the continent during the mid to late 1980s, as higher wages — coupled with the opportunity of playing in European competitions after English clubs were barred as a result of the Heysel disaster in 1985 - tempted them abroad.

Back to Manchester United (1988–1995)

In May 1988, Hughes returned to Manchester United, now managed by Alex Ferguson, for a then club record of £1.8 million. As he had done in his first spell at Old Trafford, Hughes proved to be a dynamic goalscorer and was a key player for the club over the next seven years.

He was voted PFA Player of the Year in 1988-89, his first season back in England, though United disappointed in the league and finished 11th after an erratic season which had seen them go 10 league games without a win in the autumn but then go on a strong run after the turn of the new year to lift them to third place, only for a late season collapse to drag them down to mid table.

A year later, he scored twice as United drew 3-3 with Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final, before a Lee Martin goal in the replay gave United their first major trophy in five years. He was United's top goalscorer that season, scoring 15 goals in all competitions (13 of them in the league).

The following season, Hughes scored both goals against old club Barcelona as United lifted the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. Once again, he was their top scorer, this time with 21 goals in all competitions. He was the joint top scorer in the league alongside Steve Bruce on 13 goals. They also reached the Football League Cup final that year, but United suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to a Sheffield Wednesday side managed by Ron Atkinson, who had been Hughes's manager in his first spell at Old Trafford. He was also voted PFA Player of the Year again this season.

In 1991-92, Hughes suffered the disappointment of missing out on a league title medal as United were pipped to the title by Leeds United, but had some compensation in the form of a League Cup winner's medal. A year after that, he finally collected an English league title medal as United won the first-ever Premier League title. Hughes collected yet more silverware in 1994 as United won the league title as well as the FA Cup, with Hughes scoring in the final. He also scored Manchester United's consolation goal in their 3-1 defeat in the 1994 League Cup Final at the hands of Aston Villa at Wembley in that season. In doing this, he became only the second player (after Norman Whiteside in 1983) to score in the finals of both the domestic cups in the same season. This has since been achieved a third time by Didier Drogba in 2007. Hughes came close to winning both the Premier League and FA Cup again in 1995, but a failure to beat West Ham on the final day of the season and the inability to score an equaliser against Everton in the FA Cup final a year later condemned United to their first trophyless season in six years.

In April 1994, he scored a spectacular equaliser in the final minute of extra time in the FA Cup semi-final against Oldham Athletic, a goal which has been described by many as one of the finest ever scored by any Manchester United player. [3]

1994–95 was Hughes's last season at United as he agreed to join Chelsea in a surprise £1.5 million deal. There had been speculation about his future at United since January that year, as the arrival of Andy Cole had put his future in the first team under doubt, though he was given a lifeline in the first team after Eric Cantona received an 8-month ban for assaulting a spectator against Crystal Palace. There was also talk that Cantona would be on his way out of Old Trafford, as Internazionale were interested in signing him, but when Cantona signed a new three-year contract Hughes knew that Cantona was likely to be straight back in the side after his suspension finished on 30 September 1995, and knew that his best chance of first-team football would be away from Old Trafford.

Between Cole's arrival and the Cantona incident, Hughes had suffered a knee injury as he courageously scored United's goal in a 1-1 draw at Newcastle United in the Premier League. It was feared that he would be out until the following season as knee ligament damage was suspected, but the injury turned out to be less serious than originally feared and he was back in action by the end of the following month. His injury also put paid to talk of a £2.5million move to Everton that was being mooted in the aftermath of Cole's arrival.

Chelsea (1995–1998)

He left Old Trafford for the second and final time in June 1995 when he was sold to Chelsea for £1.5 million, in a summer that also saw the departures of players such as Paul Ince (to Internazionale) and Andrei Kanchelskis (to Everton). However, United still managed to achieve more success without Hughes, with the team winning the double for the second time in the subsequent season. Ironically, Hughes scored for Chelsea in both of their Premier League fixtures against Manchester United in 1995-96; a 4-1 win for United at Stamford Bridge in October and a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in early December. He was on the losing side as United beat Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup semi-final that season, less than two years after he had scored one of United's goals in their FA Cup final triumph over Chelsea.

Hughes was one of the key players in Chelsea's resurgence as a top club in the late 1990s, forming an unlikely strike partnership with Gianfranco Zola and helping to freeze out Gianluca Vialli (who became the club's player-manager in February 1998). He put in match-winning performances against Liverpool and Wimbledon in the FA Cup in 1997, and Vicenza in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup a year later, playing a big part in their glory in both of these competitions. In winning the FA Cup, he became the only player in the 20th century to win the trophy four times. He ended his Chelsea career with 39 goals from 123 games and was transferred to Southampton for £650,000 in July 1998.

Southampton (1998–2000)

He was signed for Southampton for £650,000 by manager Dave Jones as an alternative to injury-plagued David Hirst, who retired within 18 months of Hughes's arrival. Unfortunately, the goals failed to flow and Hughes was pushed back into midfield where his experience helped Southampton maintain their Premier League status. His 2 goals for the Saints came against Blackburn Rovers, who he was later to join, and a memorable volley at home to Newcastle United on 15 August 1999. Hughes suffered with disciplinary problems throughout his career, and in his first season at The Dell he received 14 yellow cards, a total which has never been exceeded in the Premier League.[4]

Everton and Blackburn Rovers (2000–2002)

When Glenn Hoddle arrived as Southampton's manager, Hughes did not fit in to his plans and he left for Everton. He only played 16 times over the course of two seasons, scoring a single goal against Watford.[5] He left on a free transfer to Blackburn Rovers, moving outside the top division for the first time in his playing career in 2000–01. He played a key role in getting Blackburn promoted from Division One in 2001. He also lifted the League Cup with Blackburn in February 2002,[6] before finally hanging up his boots in July 2002 a few months short of his 39th birthday.[7]

Wales international career (1984-1999)

He scored just 17 minutes into his Welsh debut, netting the winning goal against England on 2 May 1984.[8] He went on to play 72 times for his country, scoring 16 times.

Managerial career

Wales (1999–2004)

Mark Hughes was appointed Welsh national coach in 1999.[9] Initially appointed on a temporary basis alongside Neville Southall to replace Bobby Gould, Hughes had soon done enough to earn himself a long-term contract, with Southall soon leaving the set-up.[10] When he had taken over Wales were going through a bad patch, but in the five years with Hughes in charge Wales came close to qualifying for Euro 2004.

In their qualifying group Wales beat Italy—only to be denied a place in the final tournament after losing to Russia in the playoffs.

Blackburn Rovers (2004–2008)

Hughes quit the Welsh national side in September 2004 to take charge of Blackburn Rovers in the FA Premier League, the last club he had played for.[11] His key aim was to keep Blackburn clear of relegation which he succeeded in doing, whilst also taking the club to an FA Cup semi-final for the first time in over 40 years.[12]

In his second season, Blackburn surprised even the most optimistic supporters by finishing inside the top six of the Premier League and qualifying for the UEFA Cup, beating teams such as Chelsea, Manchester United (twice) and Arsenal along the way. After just missing out on the League Cup final, his team sealed their spot in Europe by defeating champions Chelsea 1–0 at home.[13]

On 4 May 2006, Hughes and assistant Mark Bowen signed new three-year contracts to remain at Blackburn until the summer of 2009.[14]

Hughes then set about creating a formidable side at Ewood Park. He entered the transfer market, bringing in players such as Benni McCarthy (£2 million), David Bentley (£500,000), Ryan Nelsen (free), Stephen Warnock (£1.5 million), Roque Santa Cruz (£3.5 million), and Christopher Samba (£400,000). Rovers finished 10th in the Premier League in 2006–07, and reached the UEFA Cup round of 32, where they were knocked out by Bayer Leverkusen 3–2 on aggregate.[15] Rovers faced Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-final, their third consecutive semi-final since Hughes took charge. The match ended in defeat 2–1.[16]

He won the October 2007 Award for the English Premier league manager of the month,[17] and eventually led Blackburn to a league finish of 7th in 2007-08, Hughes' final season in charge at Ewood Park.

Manchester City (2008–2009)

On 2 June 2008, Manchester City sacked manager Sven-Göran Eriksson.[18] Hughes was reported to be the first choice of City owner Thaksin Shinawatra to replace Eriksson.[19] However, interest was also reported from Chelsea, who had recently sacked their manager, Avram Grant.[20] Blackburn Rovers confirmed on 2 June that they had agreed to allow Hughes to talk to Manchester City.[21]

The following day, Blackburn agreed a compensation package for Hughes to take over as manager of Manchester City, and he was appointed as head coach on 4 June 2008 on a three year contract.[22] Following the appointment, Manchester City's executive chairman Garry Cook stated that "The Club intends to invest in new players as well as securing the long term services of key members of the current first team squad. Mark has already identified some of the players and backroom staff that he wants to see here at City, and we will begin the process of recruiting them immediately."[23] The players who did arrive were Jo, Tal Ben-Haim, Vincent Kompany, Shaun Wright-Phillips returning from Chelsea and Pablo Zabaleta.

Hughes first game in charge resulted in a 4-2 loss at Villa Park but was followed up with 3-0 wins against West Ham United and Sunderland.

On 1 September 2008 Manchester City were taken over by the Abu Dhabi United investment group,[24] who made large amounts of transfer funds available to Hughes, allowing City to break the British transfer record and sign Robinho from Real Madrid for £32.5m.[25] Hughes was very active in the January 2009 transfer window, signing Wayne Bridge from Chelsea, Craig Bellamy from West Ham United, Shay Given from Newcastle United as well as Nigel de Jong from Hamburger SV.

City finished 10th in Hughes' first season with the club as well as reaching the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup. City's home form was amongst the best in the league while their away form was amongst the worst.

2009–10 season

In the summer of 2009 Hughes added the likes of Gareth Barry from Aston Villa, Roque Santa Cruz from Blackburn Rovers, Carlos Tévez from Media Sports Investments, Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Touré from Arsenal to his squad. In addition he also signed defenders Joleon Lescott from Everton for a reported £22m and former Arsenal and twice Champions League winner with Barcelona, Sylvinho on a free transfer.[26]

Hughes started the 2009–10 campaign with a 2–0 away win at his former club Blackburn Rovers.[27] A further 1–0 win against another former club Barcelona in the Joan Gamper Trophy at a capacity Camp Nou.[28] was followed up by a 1–0 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Eastlands.[29] Hughes's team then beat Crystal Palace in the Carling Cup 2–0 and Portsmouth 1–0 to maintain a 100% clean sheet start to the season.[30] City continued in good form beating Arsenal 4-2 and West Ham 3-1 either side of a 4-3 derby day defeat to Manchester United, City would then however, go on a run of seven straight draws. City did beat Scunthorpe United and Arsenal 5-1 and 3-0 respectively in the Carling Cup to reach their first semi-final since 1981 which they eventually lost to rivals Manchester United, despite winning the first leg. Hughes then led City to their first victory over Chelsea for five years with a 2-1 victory.

That last victory was one of only two wins in eleven successive Premier League matches, and Hughes was sacked on 19 December 2009 and replaced by Roberto Mancini.[31]

Honours

As a player

Manchester United
Chelsea
Blackburn Rovers

Statistics

Player

[33] [34]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
1982-83 Manchester United First Division 0 0
1983-84 11 4
1984-85 38 16
1985-86 40 17
Spain League Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga Europe Total
1986-87 Barcelona La Liga 28 4 2 0 - 7 1 37 5
Germany League DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal Europe Total
1987-88 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 18 6
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
1988-89 Manchester United First Division 38 14
1989-90 37 13
1990-91 31 10
1991-92 39 11
1992-93 Premier League 41 15
1993-94 36 11
1994-95 34 8
1995-96 Chelsea Premier League 31 8
1996-97 35 8 6 5 2 1
1997-98 29 9 5 2 3 1
1998-99 Southampton Premier League 32 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 36 1
1999-00 20 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 25 1
1999-00 Everton Premier League 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
2000-01 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
2000-01 Blackburn Rovers First Division 29 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 34 5
2001-02 Premier League 21 1 3 0 6 1 0 0 30 2
Total England 560 153
Spain 28 4 2 0 - 7 1 37 5
Germany 18 6
Career Total 606 163

Manager

Team Country From To Record
G W D L Win %
Wales Wales September 1999 September 2004 &0000000000000041.00000041 &0000000000000012.00000012 &0000000000000015.00000015 &0000000000000014.00000014 &0000000000000029.27000029.27
Blackburn Rovers England 15 September 2004 3 June 2008 &0000000000000188.000000188 &0000000000000082.00000082 &0000000000000047.00000047 &0000000000000059.00000059 &0000000000000043.62000043.62
Manchester City England 4 June 2008 19 December 2009 &0000000000000077.00000077 &0000000000000036.00000036 &0000000000000015.00000015 &0000000000000026.00000026 &0000000000000046.75000046.75
Total &0000000000000307.000000307 &0000000000000130.000000130 &0000000000000078.00000078 &0000000000000099.00000099 &0000000000000042.35000042.35
As of 19 December 2009.

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Awards
Preceded by
Wales Joe Calzaghe
BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year
2002
Succeeded by
Wales Nicole Cooke

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Leslie Mark Hughes (born November 1, 1963) is a Welsh football manager and former player. He is currently the manager of Manchester City. Hughes played for Manchester United, Chelsea, and Barcelona during the 1980s and 1990s.








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