Clubs played for: Sunderland, Derby County, Leicester City, Carlisle United (1966-1979).
Birthplace: Coatbridge, Scotland
Biography: Billy Hughes, a key player in the 1973 FA Cup win, has died at the age of 70 after a long illness (December 20th 2019). A Scottish international and brother of John, was clubhouse manager and steward of the Stressholme Golf Club in Darlington and later became Steward of the Newark Conservative Club. Sunderland legend He scored four times in the FA Cup run which culminated in victory over Leeds at Wembley, including the winner in the semi-final against Arsenal. Hughes won one Scotland cap and also played for Derby County and Leicester. He also had brief spells in Canada and America and a loan with the Carlisle United.
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