Former Port Vale striker Lee Hughes has revealed that chairman Paul Wildes signed him despite manager Micky Adams having doubts about the signing.
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Who was Lee Hughes?
After joining in the New Year, veteran forward Lee Hughes helped Port Vale to promotion in the 2012-13 season. It was Hughes who scored the goal at Wycombe that mathematically secured the club’s promotion. He left in 2014 to join Forest Green Rovers.
Time at club: 2013-2014 Appearances: 34 Goals: 13 Lee Hughes player profile: A vastly experienced and somewhat controversial signing, Hughes was originally going to join the club on loan in November 2012 but the Valiants filed the transfer too late and the move was rejected by the Football League. He subsequently joined on a permanent […]
Tom Pope’s seventh of the season was not enough as Vale conceded five goals against Swindon Town at the County Ground. Tom Pope’s seventh of the season was not enough as Vale conceded five goals against Swindon Town at the County Ground. Micky Adams made one change with Tom Pope unsurprisingly replacing youngster Jordan […]
Rob Page’s Vale side snatched an unlikely draw thanks to a last-minute goal from substitute Lee Hughes. Read our match report. Rob Page’s Vale side snatched an unlikely draw against Bristol City thanks to a last-minute Lee Hughes’ goal. Page named an unchanged starting eleven for his second game as stand-in Vale manager. But it was […]
Get all the post-match reaction from Port Vale’s 2-1 home win over Bradford City with our match report, quotes and post-match stats. Vale secured their first win of the season as Doug Loft’s late goal earned them a deserved victory over Bradford. Vale took the lead just before half-time as Lee Hughes latched onto James […]
Veteran Lee Hughes has told the Sentinel that Ben Williamson has the potential to “go a lot higher than League One.” Williamson was mostly used as an impact substitute last season, but he agreed a two year deal in the summer, an indication of the potential that the club believe he has. Although Williamson is […]