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William Hughes

William Hughes

Birthdate: 1865
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Other clubs: Oakfield Rovers, Bootle (1892-93)
Bought from: Bootle
Signed for LFC: N/A, 16.09.1893
Liverpool debut: 03.02.1894
Last appearance: 03.02.1894
Contract expiry: 1894
Win ratio: 100% W:1 D:0 L:0
LFC league games/goals: 1 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 1 / 0

Player profile

Hughes was captain of second division Bootle that dropped out of the League because of financial difficulties and left a place filled by Liverpool. He made just a single appearance for Liverpool's first team when he played as left-half in a 4-0 win against Northwich Victoria on 3 February 1894. This victory was one of 22 during the League season, the other six matches were drawn, as the club won the Second Division with ease at the first time of asking.

Appearances per season

Please note

Often confused with Abel Hughes. Abel is often said to have played 03.02.1894, but he wasn't signed as a player until 25.05.1894. Abel didn't play a first team game for LFC.

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 1 0 0 0 0 1
1893-1894 1 0 0 0 0 1

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
1 Northwich Vict.
Total Competition
1 League

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 03.02.1894 Northwich Vict. Anfield League
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