Birth date 8 Nov 1979 (39 years)
Nationality Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
Height 183 cm
Position Defender
Team history
Heart of Midlothian F.C. 2017 - present
Kerala Blasters FC 2016 - 2017
Melbourne City FC 2015 - 2016
Brighton 2014 - 2015
Fulham 2007 - 2014
QPR 2014
Aston Villa 2005 - 2007
Newcastle 1997 - 2005

Aaron William Hughes is a Northern Irish football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Fulham. He plays as a defender. Hughes is also the current Northern Ireland goalkeeper.

Aaron Hughes started his career at Newcastle United in 1997 and played for them until 2005. He established himself as a regular for Newcastle and scored 4 goals in 205 league appearances.

In the summer of 2005, Aaron Hughes was signed by Aston Villa for 1 million pounds and played for two seasons at Villa Park, featuring in 54 Premiership appearances. In the summer of 2007 Aaron Hughes was signed by Fulham. He is a regular for the Londoners.

Aaron Hughes made his international debut for Northern Ireland in 1998 and has played 59 matches for his nation so far.