Hugh McAuley (footballer, born 1976)

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Hugh McAuley
Personal information
Full name Hugh Francis McAuley
Date of birth (1976-05-13) 13 May 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth Plymouth, England
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Northwich Victoria
1996–1997 Conwy United
1997 Southport
1997–1999 Leek Town
1999–2003 Cheltenham Town 100 (9)
2003 Kidderminster Harriers 4 (0)
2003–2004 Northwich Victoria 1 (0)
2004 Forest Green Rovers 12 (0)
2004–2005 Aldershot Town 26 (0)
2005 Forest Green Rovers 10 (0)
2005–2006 Tamworth 8 (0)
2005–2006Kettering Town (loan)
2006 Hucknall Town
2006 Leigh RMI
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hugh Francis McAuley (born 13 May 1976) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He made 104 appearances in the Football League for Cheltenham Town and Kidderminster Harriers.[1]

He also played for Northwich Victoria, Conwy United, Southport, Leek Town, Forest Green Rovers, Aldershot Town, Tamworth, Kettering Town, Hucknall Town and Leigh RMI. McAuley's father, Hugh, made 205 appearances in the Football League for Tranmere Rovers, Plymouth Argyle, Charlton Athletic and Carlisle United.

McAuley is a director of The Innovation Group, a customised luxury car sourcing company.[2] The company is the sponsor of the football team McAuley and co-director Dave Webster co-own, and that McAuley's father Hughie once played for, Formby F.C.[3] In May 2012 McAuley's company agreed a three-year, six figure sponsorship deal with FA WSL club Doncaster Rovers Belles.[4]


  1. ^ "Hugh McAuley". Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  2. ^ About Innovation, The Innovation Group, retrieved 7 November 2010
  3. ^ "Plans to build a sports complex in Formby are "progressing well"". Formby Times. 12 May 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
  4. ^ Hoden, Liam (24 May 2012). "Financial boost for Belles". Thorne and District Gazette. Retrieved 27 May 2012.

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