Barry Hughes

Welsh footballer and manager (1937-2019)

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

Barry Hughes
Haarlem tegen FC Amsterdam 3-1 Haarlem trainer Barry Hughes , kop, Bestanddeelnr 928-8456.jpg
Barry Hughes in 1976
Personal information
Date of birth (1937-12-31)31 December 1937
Place of birth Wales
Date of death 2 June 2019(2019-06-02) (aged 81)
Youth career
West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Blauw-Wit
Teams managed
1966–1967 Alkmaar'54
1968–1970 HFC Haarlem
1970–1973 Go Ahead Eagles
1973–1980 HFC Haarlem He also briefly coached FC United Maragoli from Kenya in 1977.
1980–1983 Sparta Rotterdam
1983–1984 FC Utrecht
1984–1985 MVV
1985–1986 FC Volendam
1986–1988 Sparta Rotterdam
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Phil Shaw (30 August 1999). "Football: Gullit sunk by Shearer gamble". The Independent. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  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.