Biography

Wales youth international who broke into the Under-18s' side at full-back towards the end of the 2018/19 season.

A defender who likes to get forward and produce crosses into the box, he made two appearances in total for Neil Ryan's side while still a schoolboy.

He became a first-year scholar in July 2019.

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  • Position

    Defender

  • Country

    Wales

  • Date of birth

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Mark Hughes scores a volley.

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Oldham video

The fan takeover continues with @gezzball, who has selected Sparky's unforgettable volley in 1994...

Steve Bruce and Eric Cantona celebrate the latter's goal for Manchester United against Manchester City in November 1994

Watch in full: United 5 Man City 0 video

Enjoy every minute of a classic Eric Cantona match, as we mark The King’s birthday weekend...

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Sheffield Wednesday video

Sparky played his last game on this day in '95, after 10 seasons of amazing goals. This strike might be his best...

Mike Phelan, Bryan Robson and Lee Sharpe pose with the Cup Winners' Cup silverware in 1991

Glory Days: That 1991 night in Rotterdam Article

We recall how the Reds beat favourites Barcelona to claim the Cup Winners' Cup on 15 May 1991.

Mark Hughes playing for Manchester United in 1991.

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Barcelona video

On 15 May 1991, Sparky's incredible finish from an acute angle secured our victory in the Cup Winners' Cup final...

Watch in full: United 9 Ipswich 0 video

Did you miss our Saturday-night live stream? No problem, you can see the game here, on demand…

Mark Hughes heads in one of Manchester United's nine goals against Ipswich Town in March 1995

Match Rewind: United 9 Ipswich 0 video

You voted for our record PL win to be shown in full from 19:00 BST. In the meantime, enjoy the goals here...

Nicky Butt in action for Manchester United against Mark Hughes of Chelsea.

A Premier League XI from United's Academy Article

We've picked a team of players who came through the Reds' youth system to serve clubs in the top flight.

Mark Hughes in action against Barcelona in 1991 Cup Winners' Cup final

Watch: 1991 Cup Winners' Cup final video

Sparky's double helped down his former employers 28 years ago, on an unforgettable night in Rotterdam...

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Goal of the Day: Hughes v Man City video

Mark Hughes’s strike in the first Manchester derby of the Premier League era is our latest ‘Goal of the Day’...

Mark Hughes playing for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Hughes v City Article

Sparky, a man who has ties with both sides of Manchester, scored the winner in the derby in 1992.

Tahith Chong and James Garner celebrate at Newcastle.

Young Reds set for international action Article

Our round-up of the United players involved in younger-age squads during this break.

Mark Hughes

Goal of the Day: Sparky's rocket past Shilton Article

Mark Hughes's slaloming run and finish beyond Peter Shilton is Tuesday’s featured strike.

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Goal of the Day: Hughes v Derby video

Sparky’s slaloming run and finish beyond the sprawling Peter Shilton is Tuesday’s ‘Goal of the Day’...

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Goal of the Day: Hughes's derby-day header Article

Today’s strike comes courtesy of Sparky, who headed a memorable goal at Maine Road on this day in 1990...

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