Tyler Hughes

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Tyler Hughes
Personal information
Full name Tyler John Hughes
Date of birth (1980-11-05) November 5, 1980 (age 33)
Place of birth Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Victoria Highlanders
Number 13
Youth career
1998–2001 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002 Wilmington Hammerheads
2003–2004 Toronto Lynx 47 (0)
2005–2006 Östers IF 16 (2)
2010– Victoria Highlanders 44 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 2, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Tyler Hughes (born November 5, 1980, in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian soccer player currently playing for Victoria Highlanders in the USL Premier Development League.

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Hughes had a standout career at Coastal Carolina University that saw him earn four All-Conference and two All-South selections.

Professional[edit]

Hughes made his professional debut with the Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Second Division in 2002. In 2003 he signed for the Toronto Lynx, where he earn a starting position and finished sixth on the club in minutes played in his debut season. He played for the Lynx again in 2004 playing 22 games but failed to reach the playoffs for the second straight year.

In 2005 Hughes was signed by Swedish side Östers IF, and in his first season he played ten games, in 2006 he played six games and scored two goals.

After his release from Östers IF Hughes returned to Canada; after playing in amateur leagues in his native British Columbia for a couple of years, he trialled with USSF Division 2 Pro League side Austin Aztex, before signing with the Victoria Highlanders of the USL Premier Development League in 2010.[1]

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