John Hughes (footballer, born 1942)

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John Hughes
Personal information
Full name John Gareth Hughes
Date of birth (1942-02-18) 18 February 1942 (age 75)
Place of birth Prestatyn, Wales
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–1962 Rhyl
1962 Chester 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Hughes (born 18 February 1942, Prestatyn) is a former Welsh footballer who played for Chester in The Football League.

Hughes joined Chester from Rhyl in the summer of 1962 and was one of nine new signings in the side for Chester's opening game of 1962–63 at Gillingham.[1] He again wore the number nine shirt in their second game of the season at Darlington,[2] but did not play for the club again.


  • Sumner, Chas (1997). On the Borderline: The Official History of Chester City F.C. 1885-1997. Yore Publications. ISBN 978-1-874427-52-0. 


  1. ^ Sumner (1997), 74-75
  2. ^ Sumner (1997), stats section (62-63)