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LUFC Hughes hoping for run in the side

Crowd favourite and Mr Versatility Andy Hughes is hoping for a run in the side after making his first start since September in Saturday`s 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Hughes took his chance in the right back position with Paul Connolly serving a one-match suspension after picking up five yellow cards this season.

Speaking on the official website, Hughes said, 'Paul Connolly has done well and it's up to me to push him. I was fortunate to play because he was suspended and I'd like to think I took my chance. But it's up to the manager to decide what to do.'

The 32 year old has played a number of positions since arriving at Elland Road and spent most of last season in the left back position after a long-term injury to Ben Parker.

Hughes is popular with the vast majority of fans due to his 100% commitment to the side and ability to play wherever and whenever the manager asks.


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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 7 2010

Time: 2:44PM

Your Comments

I think he will be straight back on the bench for the weekend trip to Burnely.
dazza71
I dont think he did much wrong on Saturday but expect Connolly to be back after his enforced rest.
erni
He's having a laugh!!!!
Tiny T
Hughes done well against Palace...No way is going to keep Connolly out of that berth and it amazes me how he's a fans favorite?...
iwa
He may not be blessed with skill but he would run through walls for Leeds United, thats why iwa.
King Billy
 

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