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Chelsea FC Profile: Mark Hughes

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Full Name: Leslie Mark Hughes

Nickname(s): Sparky

Born: Friday, 1st November 1963 (age: 60)
Place of birth: Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales
Height: 5' 9 1/2"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1995 to 1998

Playing Career:

Manchester United
Bayern Munich
Manchester United
Chelsea (Jun 1995 to Jul 1998) - cost: £1,500,000
Blackburn Rovers

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 19th August 1995, Chelsea 0 - 0 Everton

Age on debut: 31 years 9 months 18 days

100th Appearance: Wednesday, 26th November 1997, Chelsea 2 - 0 Everton (Substitute)

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Sunday, 10th May 1998, Chelsea 2 - 0 Bolton Wanderers


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1995 / 96 31620039
1996 / 97 35 (3)7 (1)20044 (4)
1997 / 98 29 (4)16 (3)3 (3)140 (10)
Total95 (7)14 (1)10 (3)3 (3)1123 (14)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1995 / 96 8400012
1996 / 97 8510014
1997 / 98 9021113

* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Mark Hughes made 123 appearances for Chelsea, of which 14 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League19th Aug 1995Chelsea00Everton29,858 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1995Nottingham Forest00Chelsea27,007 match drawn booked
League26th Aug 1995Middlesbrough20Chelsea28,286 match lost
League30th Aug 1995Chelsea22Coventry City24,398 match drawn scored 1 goal booked
League11th Sep 1995West Ham United13Chelsea19,228 match won
League16th Sep 1995Chelsea30Southampton26,237 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup20th Sep 1995Stoke City00Chelsea15,574 match drawn booked
League24th Sep 1995Newcastle United20Chelsea36,225 match lost
League30th Sep 1995Chelsea10Arsenal31,048 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup4th Oct 1995Chelsea01Stoke City16,272 match lost
League14th Oct 1995Aston Villa01Chelsea34,922 match won
League21st Oct 1995Chelsea14Manchester United31,019 match lost scored 1 goal
League28th Oct 1995Blackburn Rovers30Chelsea27,733 match lost
League4th Nov 1995Chelsea00Sheffield Wednesday23,216 match drawn
League18th Nov 1995Leeds United10Chelsea36,209 match lost booked
League22nd Nov 1995Chelsea32Bolton Wanderers17,495 match won booked
League25th Nov 1995Chelsea00Tottenham Hotspur31,059 match drawn booked
League2nd Dec 1995Manchester United11Chelsea42,019 match drawn Captain
League9th Dec 1995Chelsea10Newcastle United31,098 match won
League16th Dec 1995Arsenal11Chelsea38,295 match drawn booked
League23rd Dec 1995Manchester City01Chelsea28,668 match won booked
League26th Dec 1995Chelsea12Wimbledon21,906 match lost booked
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1996Chelsea11Newcastle United25,151 match drawn scored 1 goal booked
League13th Jan 1996Everton11Chelsea34,968 match drawn booked sent off
F.A. Cup17th Jan 1996Newcastle United22Chelsea36,535 match drawn Sub on 112 mins
League20th Jan 1996Chelsea10Nottingham Forest24,482 match won Sub on 88 mins
League24th Feb 1996Southampton23Chelsea15,226 match won booked
F.A. Cup28th Feb 1996Chelsea41Grimsby Town28,545 match won Sub on 85 minsscored 1 goal
League2nd Mar 1996Wimbledon11Chelsea17,048 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Mar 1996Chelsea22Wimbledon30,805 match drawn scored 1 goal
League12th Mar 1996Chelsea11Manchester City17,078 match drawn
League16th Mar 1996Liverpool20Chelsea40,820 match lost Sub on 71 mins booked
F.A. Cup20th Mar 1996Wimbledon13Chelsea21,380 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Mar 1996Chelsea11Queens Park Rangers25,590 match drawn Sub on 52 mins booked
F.A. Cup31st Mar 1996Manchester United21Chelsea38,421 match lost
League13th Apr 1996Chelsea41Leeds United22,313 match won scored 3 goals (1 Pen)
League17th Apr 1996Sheffield Wednesday00Chelsea25,094 match drawn
League27th Apr 1996Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea32,918 match drawn scored 1 goal
League5th May 1996Chelsea23Blackburn Rovers28,436 match lost
League18th Aug 1996Southampton00Chelsea15,186 match drawn
League21st Aug 1996Chelsea10Middlesbrough28,272 match won booked
League24th Aug 1996Chelsea20Coventry City25,024 match won
League4th Sep 1996Arsenal33Chelsea38,132 match drawn booked
League7th Sep 1996Sheffield Wednesday02Chelsea30,983 match won
League15th Sep 1996Chelsea11Aston Villa27,729 match drawn
League Cup18th Sep 1996Blackpool14Chelsea9,666 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Sep 1996Liverpool51Chelsea40,739 match lost
League28th Sep 1996Chelsea11Nottingham Forest27,673 match drawn booked
League12th Oct 1996Leicester City13Chelsea20,766 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Oct 1996Chelsea24Wimbledon28,020 match lost
League Cup22nd Oct 1996Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea16,867 match lost booked
League26th Oct 1996Chelsea31Tottenham Hotspur28,373 match won
League2nd Nov 1996Manchester United12Chelsea55,198 match won
League16th Nov 1996Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea27,229 match drawn booked
League23rd Nov 1996Chelsea11Newcastle United28,401 match drawn
League1st Dec 1996Leeds United20Chelsea32,671 match lost Sub on 76 mins booked
League15th Dec 1996Sunderland30Chelsea19,683 match lost Sub on 60 mins
League21st Dec 1996Chelsea31West Ham United28,315 match won scored 2 goals
League26th Dec 1996Aston Villa02Chelsea39,339 match won
League28th Dec 1996Chelsea22Sheffield Wednesday27,467 match drawn scored 1 goal
League1st Jan 1997Chelsea10Liverpool28,329 match won
F.A. Cup4th Jan 1997Chelsea30West Bromwich Albion27,446 match won Sub on 78 mins
League11th Jan 1997Nottingham Forest20Chelsea28,358 match lost Captain
League18th Jan 1997Chelsea31Derby County28,293 match won
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1997Chelsea42Liverpool27,950 match won Sub on 46 minsscored 1 goal
League1st Feb 1997Tottenham Hotspur12Chelsea33,027 match won
F.A. Cup16th Feb 1997Leicester City22Chelsea19,125 match drawn scored 1 goal
League22nd Feb 1997Chelsea11Manchester United28,336 match drawn
F.A. Cup26th Feb 1997Chelsea10Leicester City26,053 match won booked
League1st Mar 1997Derby County32Chelsea18,039 match lost
League5th Mar 1997Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers25,784 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Mar 1997Portsmouth14Chelsea15,701 match won scored 1 goal
League12th Mar 1997West Ham United32Chelsea24,502 match lost Sub on 74 minsscored 1 goal
League16th Mar 1997Chelsea62Sunderland24,027 match won scored 2 goals booked
League19th Mar 1997Chelsea10Southampton28,079 match won
League22nd Mar 1997Middlesbrough10Chelsea29,811 match lost Sub on 46 mins booked
League9th Apr 1997Coventry City31Chelsea19,917 match lost Sub on 85 mins
F.A. Cup13th Apr 1997Wimbledon03Chelsea32,674 match won scored 2 goals
League16th Apr 1997Newcastle United31Chelsea36,320 match lost Sub on 55 mins
League19th Apr 1997Chelsea21Leicester City27,723 match won Sub on 77 minsscored 1 goal
League3rd May 1997Chelsea00Leeds United26,277 match drawn
League11th May 1997Everton12Chelsea38,321 match won Sub on 60 mins
F.A. Cup17th May 1997Middlesbrough02Chelsea79,160 match won
F.A. Charity Shield3rd Aug 1997Manchester United11Chelsea73,636 match drawn Sub on 76 minsscored 1 goal
League9th Aug 1997Coventry City32Chelsea22,691 match lost Sub on 67 mins booked
League30th Aug 1997Chelsea42Southampton28,832 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Sep 1997Crystal Palace03Chelsea26,186 match won scored 1 goal booked
League21st Sep 1997Chelsea23Arsenal31,290 match lost Sub on 57 mins
League24th Sep 1997Manchester United22Chelsea55,163 match drawn scored 1 goal booked
League27th Sep 1997Chelsea10Newcastle United31,050 match won Sub on 58 mins
League5th Oct 1997Liverpool42Chelsea36,647 match lost
League Cup15th Oct 1997Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers18,671 match drawn Sub on 61 mins
League18th Oct 1997Chelsea10Leicester City33,356 match won Sub on 74 mins
Europe23rd Oct 1997Tromsø32Chelsea6,438 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League26th Oct 1997Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea24,080 match lost
League1st Nov 1997Aston Villa02Chelsea39,372 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Nov 1997Chelsea21West Ham United33,256 match won booked
League Cup19th Nov 1997Chelsea21Southampton20,968 match won Sub on 106 mins
League22nd Nov 1997Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea27,683 match lost
League26th Nov 1997Chelsea20Everton32,736 match won Sub on 51 mins
League29th Nov 1997Chelsea40Derby County33,837 match won Sub on 79 minsscored 1 goal booked
League29th Dec 1997Southampton10Chelsea15,237 match lost
F.A. Cup4th Jan 1998Chelsea35Manchester United34,792 match lost Captain booked
League Cup7th Jan 1998Ipswich Town22Chelsea22,088 match drawn Sub on 90 mins
League10th Jan 1998Chelsea31Coventry City33,395 match won
League18th Jan 1998Everton31Chelsea32,355 match lost booked
League Cup28th Jan 1998Arsenal21Chelsea38,114 match lost Sub on 59 minsscored 1 goal
League31st Jan 1998Chelsea20Barnsley34,442 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Feb 1998Arsenal20Chelsea38,083 match lost
League Cup18th Feb 1998Chelsea31Arsenal34,330 match won scored 1 goal booked
League21st Feb 1998Leicester City20Chelsea21,335 match lost booked
League28th Feb 1998Chelsea01Manchester United34,517 match lost
Europe5th Mar 1998Real Betis12Chelsea31,000 match won Sub on 85 mins
League14th Mar 1998West Ham United21Chelsea25,829 match lost Captain
League Cup29th Mar 1998Middlesbrough02Chelsea77,698 match won Sub on 83 mins booked
League5th Apr 1998Derby County01Chelsea30,062 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Apr 1998Leeds United31Chelsea37,246 match lost booked
Europe16th Apr 1998Chelsea31Vicenza33,810 match won Sub on 70 minsscored 1 goal
League19th Apr 1998Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday29,075 match won booked
League25th Apr 1998Chelsea41Liverpool34,639 match won Sub on 81 minsscored 2 goals
League29th Apr 1998Chelsea01Blackburn Rovers33,311 match lost
League2nd May 1998Newcastle United31Chelsea36,710 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League10th May 1998Chelsea20Bolton Wanderers34,845 match won

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Mark Hughes made 0 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Mark Hughes made 0 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

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Chelsea FC Player Mark Hughes

Games Won: 53
Win Percentage: 43.09%
Starts as Captain: 4
Total Bookings: 35
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea first-team career of 123 appearances, Mark Hughes played alongside the following 46 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Celestine Babayaro (10)
Anthony Barness (1)
Craig Burley (57)
Laurent Charvet (12)
Steve Clarke (93)
Neil Clement (1)
Nick Colgan (1)
Nick Crittenden (2)
Ed de Goey (29)
Roberto Di Matteo (74)
Michael Duberry (61)
Tore André Flo (31)
Craig Forrest (2)
Paul Furlong (29)
Danny Granville (18)
Frode Grodås (24)
Ruud Gullit (54)
Gareth Hall (5)
Steven Hampshire (1)
Jon Harley (2)
Kevin Hitchcock (30)
Paul Hughes (19)
Erland Johnsen (45)
Dmitri Kharine (41)
Bernard Lambourde (9)
Graeme Le Saux (25)
Frank Leboeuf (66)
David Lee (35)
Scott Minto (39)
Jody Morris (23)
Andy Myers (49)
Eddie Newton (65)
Mark Nicholls (25)
Paul Parker (3)
Gavin Peacock (27)
Dan Petrescu (89)
Terry Phelan (19)
Gus Poyet (13)
David Rocastle (1)
Frank Sinclair (58)
Nigel Spackman (16)
John Spencer (35)
Mark Stein (9)
Gianluca Vialli (50)
Dennis Wise (102)
Gianfranco Zola (56)