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Barry Hughes

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Barry Hughes
Hughes in 1976
Personal information
Date of birth (1937-12-31)31 December 1937
Place of birth Caernarfon, Wales
Date of death 2 June 2019(2019-06-02) (aged 81)
Place of death Amsterdam, Netherlands
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1953–1960 West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1963 Blauw-Wit
1963–1965 Alkmaar '54
Teams managed
1965–1967 Alkmaar '54
1968–1970 HFC Haarlem
1970–1973 Go Ahead Eagles
1973–1980 HFC Haarlem
1980–1983 Sparta Rotterdam
1983–1984 FC Utrecht
1984–1985 MVV
1985–1986 FC Volendam
1986–1988 Sparta Rotterdam
1988–1989 Beerschot
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Barry Hughes (31 December 1937 – 2 June 2019) was a Welsh professional football player and manager.

Hughes began his career with the youth team of English team West Bromwich Albion,[1] but left without making a first-team appearance in the Football League.[2]

Hughes began his coaching career in 1966 with Alkmaar'54, and later managed a variety of Dutch club sides including HFC Haarlem, Go Ahead Eagles, Sparta Rotterdam, FC Utrecht, MVV and FC Volendam.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Phil Shaw (30 August 1999). "Football: Gullit sunk by Shearer gamble". The Independent. Retrieved 11 June 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. "WEST BROMWICH ALBION : 1946/47 - 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Archived from the original on 5 June 2010. Retrieved 11 June 2010.