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Player Profile: Billy Hughes

Summary | Matches

Full Name: William Marshall Hughes

Born: Wednesday, 6th March 1918
Place of Birth: Llanelly, Wales
Height: 5' 10"
Died: Tuesday, 16th June 1981

Career:
Watchers Celtic
Birmingham City
Luton Town
Chelsea (Mar 1948 to Jun 1951) - cost: £12,000
Hereford United

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 13th March 1948, Chelsea 3 - 0 Charlton Athletic

100th Appearance: Friday, 23rd March 1951, Burnley 2 - 1 Chelsea

Last Appearance: Saturday, 14th April 1951, Derby County 1 - 0 Chelsea

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1947 / 48 800008
1948 / 49 38000038
1949 / 50 24700031
1950 / 51 23500028
Total9312000105

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
Total000000


* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Billy Hughes made 105 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League13th Mar 1948Chelsea30Charlton Athletic61,566 match won
League20th Mar 1948Arsenal02Chelsea56,596 match won
League26th Mar 1948Chelsea22Manchester City64,396 match drawn
League27th Mar 1948Chelsea20Preston North End55,561 match won
League29th Mar 1948Manchester City10Chelsea31,643 match lost
League3rd Apr 1948Stoke City20Chelsea26,408 match lost
League10th Apr 1948Chelsea10Sheffield United43,949 match won
League14th Apr 1948Everton23Chelsea28,366 match won
League21st Aug 1948Chelsea10Middlesbrough60,981 match won
League25th Aug 1948Newcastle United22Chelsea58,020 match drawn
League28th Aug 1948Birmingham City10Chelsea48,264 match lost
League1st Sep 1948Chelsea23Newcastle United50,207 match lost
League4th Sep 1948Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers42,971 match drawn
League8th Sep 1948Charlton Athletic11Chelsea38,492 match drawn
League11th Sep 1948Chelsea60Everton42,736 match won
League16th Sep 1948Chelsea22Charlton Athletic45,357 match drawn
League18th Sep 1948Preston North End32Chelsea32,164 match lost
League25th Sep 1948Chelsea10Burnley53,193 match won
League2nd Oct 1948Stoke City43Chelsea31,004 match lost
League9th Oct 1948Liverpool11Chelsea42,709 match drawn
League16th Oct 1948Chelsea33Blackpool77,696 match drawn
League30th Oct 1948Chelsea01Arsenal56,476 match lost
League6th Nov 1948Huddersfield Town34Chelsea18,693 match won
League13th Nov 1948Chelsea11Manchester United62,542 match drawn
League20th Nov 1948Sheffield United21Chelsea29,646 match lost
League27th Nov 1948Chelsea21Aston Villa32,920 match won
League4th Dec 1948Sunderland AFC30Chelsea38,934 match lost
League11th Dec 1948Chelsea41Wolverhampton Wanderers43,971 match won
League18th Dec 1948Middlesbrough11Chelsea23,464 match drawn
League25th Dec 1948Chelsea12Portsmouth43,422 match lost
League27th Dec 1948Portsmouth52Chelsea43,642 match lost
League19th Feb 1949Burnley30Chelsea28,754 match lost
League26th Feb 1949Chelsea22Stoke City39,259 match drawn
League5th Mar 1949Chelsea21Liverpool42,746 match won
League12th Mar 1949Blackpool21Chelsea20,292 match lost
League19th Mar 1949Chelsea10Sheffield United42,394 match won
League26th Mar 1949Aston Villa11Chelsea47,446 match drawn
League2nd Apr 1949Chelsea50Huddersfield Town48,136 match won
League9th Apr 1949Manchester United11Chelsea30,123 match drawn
League15th Apr 1949Manchester City10Chelsea36,554 match lost
League16th Apr 1949Chelsea03Derby County60,299 match lost
League18th Apr 1949Chelsea11Manchester City25,864 match drawn
League23rd Apr 1949Arsenal12Chelsea54,604 match won
League30th Apr 1949Chelsea01Sunderland AFC32,003 match lost
League4th May 1949Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea19,084 match drawn
League7th May 1949Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea36,720 match drawn
League20th Aug 1949Birmingham City03Chelsea45,068 match won
League24th Aug 1949Chelsea12Arsenal63,196 match lost
League27th Aug 1949Chelsea12Derby County59,038 match lost
League17th Sep 1949Fulham11Chelsea45,924 match drawn
League24th Sep 1949Stoke City23Chelsea28,674 match won
League1st Oct 1949Chelsea01Burnley54,574 match lost
League8th Oct 1949Chelsea30Manchester City45,153 match won
League15th Oct 1949Charlton Athletic10Chelsea48,181 match lost
League22nd Oct 1949Chelsea13Aston Villa44,705 match lost
League29th Oct 1949Wolverhampton Wanderers22Chelsea42,008 match drawn
League5th Nov 1949Chelsea14Portsmouth31,650 match lost
League12th Nov 1949Huddersfield Town12Chelsea12,565 match won
League19th Nov 1949Chelsea32Everton34,190 match won
League26th Nov 1949Middlesbrough21Chelsea24,815 match lost
League3rd Dec 1949Chelsea11Blackpool47,636 match drawn
League10th Dec 1949Newcastle United22Chelsea43,329 match drawn
League17th Dec 1949Chelsea30Birmingham City28,672 match won
League24th Dec 1949Derby County22Chelsea28,899 match drawn
League26th Dec 1949Chelsea11Liverpool55,920 match drawn
League27th Dec 1949Liverpool22Chelsea58,757 match drawn
League31st Dec 1949Chelsea21West Bromwich Albion41,610 match won
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1950Brentford01Chelsea38,000 match won
F.A. Cup28th Jan 1950Chelsea30Newcastle United64,664 match won
League4th Feb 1950Chelsea22Stoke City45,097 match drawn
F.A. Cup11th Feb 1950Chesterfield Town11Chelsea27,500 match drawn
F.A. Cup15th Feb 1950Chelsea30Chesterfield Town59,660 match won
F.A. Cup4th Mar 1950Chelsea20Manchester United70,362 match won
League11th Mar 1950Everton11Chelsea50,328 match drawn
F.A. Cup18th Mar 1950Arsenal22Chelsea67,752 match drawn
F.A. Cup22nd Mar 1950Arsenal10Chelsea66,482 match lost
League25th Mar 1950Portsmouth40Chelsea28,574 match lost
League21st Oct 1950Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea40,014 match lost
League28th Oct 1950Chelsea30Sunderland AFC51,315 match won
League4th Nov 1950Charlton Athletic12Chelsea29,913 match won
League11th Nov 1950Chelsea10Manchester United51,882 match won
League18th Nov 1950Aston Villa42Chelsea29,185 match lost
League25th Nov 1950Chelsea12Derby County26,908 match lost
League2nd Dec 1950Liverpool10Chelsea28,717 match lost
League9th Dec 1950Chelsea20Fulham43,835 match won
League23rd Dec 1950Chelsea11Middlesbrough35,313 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1951Rochdale23Chelsea17,249 match won
League13th Jan 1951Chelsea31Newcastle United43,840 match won
League20th Jan 1951West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea30,985 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Jan 1951Exeter City11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1951Chelsea20Exeter City46,134 match won
League3rd Feb 1951Chelsea11Stoke City27,061 match drawn
F.A. Cup10th Feb 1951Chelsea11Fulham69,434 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1951Fulham30Chelsea29,346 match lost
League17th Feb 1951Everton30Chelsea33,005 match lost
League24th Feb 1951Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea40,964 match drawn
League28th Feb 1951Chelsea02Blackpool36,074 match lost
League3rd Mar 1951Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea59,449 match lost
League17th Mar 1951Sunderland AFC11Chelsea24,270 match drawn
League23rd Mar 1951Burnley21Chelsea22,266 match lost
League24th Mar 1951Chelsea23Charlton Athletic38,196 match lost
League26th Mar 1951Chelsea02Burnley23,723 match lost
League31st Mar 1951Manchester United41Chelsea25,779 match lost
League7th Apr 1951Chelsea11Aston Villa28,569 match drawn
League14th Apr 1951Derby County10Chelsea16,364 match lost
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Chelsea Player Billy Hughes

Games Won: 33
Win Percentage: 31.43%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 105 appearances, Billy Hughes played alongside the following 32 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (86)
Sydney Bathgate (40)
Roy Bentley (100)
Hugh Billington (63)
Jim Bowie (37)
Bobby Campbell (90)
Bill Dickson (18)
Charlie Dyke (18)
Len Goulden (32)
Billy Gray (50)
John Harris (102)
Wally Hinshelwood (14)
Freddie Jenkins (1)
Benny Jones (32)
Fred Lewis (5)
James Macauley (45)
John McInnes (18)
Phil McKnight (2)
Harry Medhurst (77)
Frank Mitchell (51)
Eric Parsons (3)
Peter Pickering (27)
Bill Robertson (1)
Jack Saunders (2)
Bobby Smith (13)
Albert Tennant (1)
Sid Tickridge (3)
Tommy Walker (27)
Bob Warren (1)
Stan Willemse (1)
Reg Williams (34)
Danny Winter (56)