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First Team Coach

Andrew Hughes

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Biography

Date of birth

02/01/1978

Signed

26/05/2016

Country

England

Andrew Hughes joined Huddersfield Town as the Club’s new First Team Coach in late May 2016.

The 39 year-old joins Head Coach David Wagner’s Technical Staff from Crystal Palace, where he worked with the First Team under Alan Pardew.

Ahead of joining the Premier League Eagles in January 2016, Hughes had worked as First Team Development Coach at Rotherham United and as Professional Development Coach at Bolton Wanderers.

A central midfielder or full back during a long playing career, Andrew’s coaching experience began at his final club, Charlton Athletic, where he worked with the squad whilst sidelined with an Achilles injury.

Having come through the youth system and turning professional at Oldham Athletic, Hughes played over 600 professional games for the likes of Notts County, Reading and Leeds United; gaining promotion from League 1 on three separate occasions alongside a Division Three championship.

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