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Will Hughes

Facts About Will Hughes

Celebrated Name Will Hughes
Age 27 Years
Nick Name Will
Birth Name William James Hughes
Birth Date 1995-04-17
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality British
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Weybridge, England
Horoscope Aries
School St Peter's Junior school and Repton School
Career Start 2007
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 1 inches
Weight 73kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €9 Million
Salary £1.5 Million
Current Team Crystal Palace
Position Midfielder
Jersey Number 12
Links Twitter

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William James Hughes is an English professional football player who plays for Premier League club Crystal Palace as a midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of Mickleover Jubilee in 2007 and played until 2011. He then joined the youth team of Derby County in 2011 and began his career at the club. He made his debut for the club's reserve team on 22 September 2011 and also made two additional appearances in the Central League Cup. He made his first-team breakthrough during the 2012-13 season. After playing six seasons at Derby County, on 1 July 2017, he made his move to the Premier League with Watford helping the Hornets reach the FA Cup final in 2019 and maintain top-flight football for three seasons. Following Watford’s relegation in 2020, he played a crucial role as Watford earned promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking, finishing the Championship league campaign as runners-up. On 28 August 2021, he signed a three-year deal with Premier League club Crystal Palace for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around £6 million. He made his debut for the club on 30 November 2021.

On the international level, he has represented England at various age levels. He has represented England at U17 and U21 levels. He is yet to make his international team debut for England. 

What is Will Hughes Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player. 

Where is Will Hughes From?

William James Hughes was born on 17 April 1995. His birthplace is Weybridge, England. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. Born in Weybridge, Surrey, he moved to Derby at the age of two. He was first educated at St Peter's Junior school and then Repton School for a secondary school in Derbyshire, where he was a boarder attending on a sports scholarship. He holds British nationality. His horoscope sign is Aries. 

Will Hughes Derby County

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Will Hughes Club Career

  • Growing up, he played cricket and football.
  • He played for Repton's football team, reaching the final of the Independent Schools Football Association Under-15 Cup in 2010, where he scored the first goal in a 3-1 extra-time defeat to Brentwood. 
  • He started playing football for the youth team of Mickleover Jubilee in 2007 and played until 2011. 
  • He then joined the youth team of Derby County in 2011 and began his career at the club. He made his debut for the club's reserve team on 22 September 2011 and also made two additional appearances in the Central League Cup. 
  • He made his first-team breakthrough during the 2012-13 season. He scored his first goal for the club on 1 September 2012 in a 5-1 win against Watford. In October 2012, he signed a new contract with the club until summer 2015. He was then named the Football Young Player of the Month for November 2012, after a series of impressive performances. In April 2013, he signed a one-year extension to his contract after his 18th birthday, extending his stay until June 2016. During that season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 
  • On 1 July 2014, he agreed on a new four-year contract at Derby County, which would see his contract at the club extended until the end of the 2017-18 season. During his 2013-14 season, he made 48 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions. 

Will Hughes Watford

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  • During his 2014-15 season, he made 48 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions. 
  • On 8 August 2015 in the season opener against Bolton, he damaged his anterior cruciate ligaments in his right knee and was ruled out for six months. In April 2016, he rejoined the first-team squad at Derby after returning to full fitness. During his 2015-16 season, he made only 10 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 13 January 2017, he signed a new contract with Derby, running until the summer of 2020. On 7 May 2017, he made his final appearance for the club in a 1-1 draw against Rotherham United, coming on as a substitute at half-time for Craig Bryson. During his 2016-17 season, he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions. 
  • After playing six seasons at Derby County, on 1 July 2017, he joined Premier League club, Watford, on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around £8 million. He made his Premier League debut for the club on 28 October 2017 in a 1-0 defeat against Stoke City at Vicarage Road. On 19 November 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 victory over West Ham United. In his first season, he made 16 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • He was part of a Watford side that reached the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium during the 2018-19 season, where they would be defeated 6-0 by domestic treble winners Manchester City in the final. During that season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.

Will Hughes Crystal Palace

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  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Watford was relegated to the Championship at the end of the following season. 
  • Following Watford’s relegation in 2020, he played a crucial role as Watford earned promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking, finishing the Championship league campaign as runners-up. During his 2020-21 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 28 August 2021, he signed a three-year deal with Premier League club Crystal Palace for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around £6 million. He made his debut for the club on 30 November 2021 in a 1-0 away loss against Leeds United. 

Will Hughes England

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Will Hughes International Career

  • He has represented England at various age levels. 
  • He has represented England at U17 and U21 levels. 
  • On 17 January 2012, he was called up to the England U17 for the first time for the Algarve Tournament in February 2012. He appeared in all three matches, as England won the three-match tournament with seven points.
  • In March 2012, he was also called up 2012 UEFA European U17 Championship elite round, however, England failed to qualify for the main tournament, finishing third in their group on four points.
  • In August 2012, he was named as standby for the England U19 squad for a friendly against Germany U19 in September.
  • In November 2012, he made his first appearance for the England U21 squad in a friendly against Northern Ireland U21 on 13 November.
  • On 19 November 2013, he scored his first goal for England U21 against San Marino U21.
  • He is yet to make his international team debut for England.

Will Hughes Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Will Hughes Height and Weight

Will Hughes stands at a height of 1.85m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a bodyweight of 73kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight.

Will Hughes Net Worth and Salary

Will Hughes earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2017, he joined Premier League club, Watford, on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around £8 million. In August 2021, he signed a three-year deal with Premier League club Crystal Palace for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around £1.5 million. As of 2021, his net worth is €9 million and his salary is £1 million. His market value is around €7 million. 

Did You Know?

  • Following Watford’s relegation in 2020, he played a crucial role as Watford earned promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking, finishing the Championship league campaign as runners-up.
  • He claimed eligibility to play for the Wales national team through Welsh paternal grandparents in 2019. However, earlier research by the Football Association of Wales in 2015 concluded that only his great-grandparents were Welsh and therefore he was ineligible to represent Wales.
  • He is yet to make his international team debut for England.
  • He wears shirt number 12 for Crystal Palace.