Liam Hughes

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Liam Hughes
Personal information
Full name Liam John Hughes
Date of birth (1988-09-11) 11 September 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Gornal, Dudley, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 (0)
2007 Bury (loan) 4 (0)
2008 Stafford Rangers (loan) 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 2010.

Liam John Hughes (born 11 September 1988) is an English former professional football striker. He drifted out of the professional game after being released by Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2009.

Career[edit]

Hughes was a product of the Wolves academy, but failed to make a first team appearance after signing professional forms in 2007. He had a two-month loan spell at League Two side Bury in November 2007, making his Football League début on 24 November 2007 as a substitute in a 2-1 defeat at Morecambe. To date, Hughes has only made three further appearances at league level.

After failing to convince his parent club, he was released in early 2009. In July 2009, Hughes featured as a trialist for Hereford United in their pre-season friendly against local rivals Pegasus Juniors,[1] but was not offered a contract. Instead he continued his playing career with non-league Pensnett United, while also entering full-time work.

In June 2010 he was jailed for up for 32 months for his part in an armed robbery in his hometown of Gornal on 13 February 2010.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hereford United beat Hellenic League side Pegasus Juniors in pre-season opener". Hereford Journal. 2009-07-09. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  2. ^ "Former Wolves starlet jailed". Express & Star. 3 June 2010. 

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