09:32 05 July 2013
By Wigan Athletic
Phil Hughes - Goalkeeping Coach
After beginning his youth career at Manchester United, the Belfast-born goalkeeper played six games for Leeds United before moving on to Bury where he spent two years making 80 appearances. He then joined Wigan Athletic where he spent the majority of his professional career playing almost 100 games.
Hughes also represented Northern Ireland three times, travelling to the 1986 World Cup as understudy for Pat Jennings. However after Jennings' retirement following the tournament he became first choice 'keeper and made his international debut in October 1986 in a 0-3 defeat to England at Wembley.
His first coaching role was at Leeds united where he coached Scott Carson. He has also coached at Grimsby Town, Burnley and Bolton Wanderers.