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Aaron Hughes

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Aaron William Hughes (born 8 November 1979) is a Northern Irish former professional footballer who played as a defender. Hughes played mainly at centre back, but was also used at right back or left back, as well as anywhere in midfield. He is renowned for his disciplined defending, having made 455 Premier League appearances without getting sent off, which is the second-most in the history of the league, behind only Ryan Giggs.He began his career with Newcastle United, making his debut in 1997 and playing 279 games for the club across all competitions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aaron Hughes has received more than 769,732 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Aaron Hughes is the 10,875th most popular soccer player (down from 9,707th in 2019), the 6,588th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,855th in 2019) and the 595th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 34

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  • 2.45

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  • 4.63

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Among soccer players, Aaron Hughes ranks 10,875 out of 16,880Before him are Oleg Ivanov, Joffre Guerrón, Václav Černý, Cristian Darío Álvarez, Diogo Luís Santo, and Miho Fukumoto. After him are Jordyn Huitema, Yasuhiro Toyoda, Stjepan Jukić, Sotaro Yasunaga, Kazuaki Yoshinaga, and Sandro André da Silva.

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Among people born in 1979, Aaron Hughes ranks 842Before him are Kim Eun-jung, Park Dong-hyuk, Tomáš Zdechovský, Brett Lancaster, Ivan Heshko, and Oscar Loya. After him are Stjepan Jukić, Chuck Comeau, Andrew Scheer, Paolo Castellini, Fernando Fernández, and Chris Gayle.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Aaron Hughes ranks 6,588 out of 7,765Before him are Nadine Dorries (1957), Sammy Nelson (1949), Tom Forsyth (1949), Steve McMahon (1961), Darius Vassell (1980), and Roy Aitken (1958). After him are Carlton Cole (1983), Fran Healy (1973), Ross Turnbull (1985), William Dalrymple (1965), Abdullah bin Mutaib Al Saud (1984), and Oli McBurnie (1996).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Aaron Hughes ranks 595Before him are Conor Coady (1993), Sammy Nelson (1949), Tom Forsyth (1949), Steve McMahon (1961), Darius Vassell (1980), and Roy Aitken (1958). After him are Carlton Cole (1983), Ross Turnbull (1985), Oli McBurnie (1996), George Burley (1956), David Narey (1956), and Steven Fletcher (1987).

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