Leslie Mark Hughes, OBE is a Welsh football manager and former player who was most recently manager of Premier League club Southampton. During his playing career he usually operated as a forward or midfielder, and 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. He also made 72 appearances for Wales scoring 16 goals. He retired from playing in 2002. He won a host of winners' medals during his playing career, including two Premier League titles, 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. Hughes was the first player to win the PFA Players' Player of the Year award twice, in 1989 and 1991. His reign as Wales manager was his first managerial post; he was appointed in 1999 and remained in the role until 2004.
About Mark Hughes
Professional soccer manager who debuted in 1999 for the Wales National team.
He played soccer professionally for seven teams from 1980 to 2002.
He both played for and managed the Blackburn Rovers.
He had three children with his wife Jill Hughes.
He coached Emmanuel Adebayor on Manchester City.
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- Wales national football team managers
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- English Football Hall of Fame inductees
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