Leeds United F.C. History
Leeds United F.C. History : Foreword
1919-29 - The Twenties
1930-39 - The Thirties
1939-46 - The War Years
1947-49 - Post War Depression
1949-57 - The Reign of King John
1957-63 - From Charles to Revie
1961-75 - The Revie Years
1975-82 - The Downward Spiral
1982-88 - The Dark Years
1988-96 - The Wilko Years
1996-04 - The Rollercoaster Ride
2004-17 - Down Among The Deadmen
100 Greatest LUFC Players Ever
Greatest Leeds United Games
Players' Profiles
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Leeds United/City Statistics
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Hughes: Robert (Bobby)

1915-1916 (Leeds City War-time Guest Player Details)

Outside Left

Born: Pelaw: 05-08-1892

Debut: v Hull City (h): 12-09-1908

58 11st 6lb (1908)

Hughes started in his native North-East with his hometown club Pelaw, before joining Southern League Northampton Town where he was Managed by Herbert Chapman and played with John Hampson and other players who later guested with Leeds City. He played once for the Southern League representative team. He guested for Leeds in the 1915-16 season and all four of his games saw him in the Outside Left position. After the War he left Northampton Town and joined Second Division Hull City in 1919. He scored nine goals in fifty-six League appearances and did not score in three FA Cup games before moving to First Division Sheffield United where he only made two League appearances before joining Third Division South Brentford in 1923. He scored seven goals in sixteen League games at Griffin Park and made one F.A. Cup appearance. He moved on to Third Division North Rochdale in 1924 and scored forty-eight goals, one of which was a penalty, in one hundred and twenty-seven League games and two goals in five F.A. Cup games, before joining Wigan Borough in 1928. After making sixty-six League appearances, in which he scored fifteen goals, including one from the penalty spot, and scoring one goal in four F.A. Cup games, he left at the end of the 1929-30 season and finished his career with Non-League Ashton National. He died in 1955.

War-time Guest AppearancesGoals
Principal Tournament 20
Subsidiary Tournament 20
Total 40