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

  • Joined

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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.

Mark Hughes

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’...

Mark Hughes

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...

Mark Hughes

Goal of the Day: Hughes's derby day header video

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

Harvey Neville in action for Manchester United Under-18s against Leicester City.

Raft of young Reds receive call-ups Article

Find out which United youngsters are representing their countries during this latest break.

Mason Greenwood and Tahith Chong share a joke during the warm-up at Southampton.

Youngsters in international action Article

A number of Academy players are away from the Aon Training Complex, representing their countries.

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Mark Hughes celebrates.

Hughes's sublime strike v Oldham video

Mark Hughes scored this stunner against Oldham to take our FA Cup semi-final to a replay in 1994...

Paul Scholes volleys the ball against Bradford City.

Five fantastic United volleys Article

Inspired by Scholesy's stunner at Bradford 19 years ago today, watch some of our all-time best volleys.

United celebrate our second goal.

Under-18s claim point against Baggies Article

A youthful United side twice led in the home match with West Brom but a competitive game ended 2-2.

Mark Hughes fires in a shot despite Martin Keown's close attention.

Opinion: Sparky deserves respect Article

The man in charge of our opponents this weekend will always be remembered fondly by older fans, writes Adam Marshall.

Mark Hughes scores in the 1994 FA Cup final against Chelsea.

Hughes's highlights video

Check out some of Sparky's best moments in a United shirt.

Owen Hargreaves

Our connections with Bayern Article

Ahead of our pre-season friendly in Germany, remind yourself of our many links to the Munich club.

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