Josh Hughes

Joshua Hughes (born November 3, 1991) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for USL League One club Richmond Kickers. He is also on the inactive roster for Major Arena Soccer League club Baltimore Blast, who he has played for since 2016.

Josh Hughes
Personal information
Full name Joshua Hughes
Date of birth (1991-11-03) November 3, 1991
Place of birth Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
Number 7
Youth career
2003–2010 AFC Lightning
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Berry Vikings 70 (19)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Forest City London 40 (2)
2015 Atlanta Silverbacks 14 (0)
2016 Harrisburg City Islanders 22 (0)
2016– Baltimore Blast (indoor) 18 (8)
2018 Nashville SC 0 (0)
2019– Richmond Kickers 22 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 21, 2019

Career

College and amateur

Hughes spent his entire college career at Berry College. He made a total of 69 appearances for the Vikings and tallied 14 goals and six assists.

He also played in the Premier Development League for Forest City London.[1][2][3]

Professional

On April 15, 2015, Hughes signed a professional contract with NASL side Atlanta Silverbacks.[4] He made his professional debut on July 4, 2015 in a 2–1 defeat to the Tampa Bay Rowdies.[5]

On March 23, 2016, Hughes joined USL club Harrisburg City Islanders where he became a regular starter for the 2016 season[6]

Hughes spent time with MASL side Baltimore Blast in 2017, before joining USL side Nashville SC for their inaugural season.[7] Hughes made the Nashville bench several times in 2018, but only saw action during two U.S. Open Cup matches against lower division opponents Inter Nashville FC and Mississippi Brilla.

Hughes rejoined the Blast ahead of the 2018–19 Major Arena Soccer League season.[8]

Hughes signed with USL League One side Richmond Kickers on January 2, 2019.[9]

References

  1. "2012 Forest City London stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  2. "2013 Forest City London stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  3. "2014 Forest City London stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Archived from the original on January 9, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  4. "Josh Hughes '14C signs with Atlanta Silverbacks". BerryVikings.com. Berry College Athletics. April 15, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  5. Langley, Corey (July 4, 2015). "RECAP: Silverbacks, Rowdies Swap Own Goals in Fall Opener". AtlantaSilverbacksFC.com. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  6. "City Islanders, Head Coach Bill Becher Unveil 2016 Roster". Cityislanders.com.
  7. "Nashville Bolsters Back Line with Davis". USL Championship. January 4, 2018. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  8. "Stats - Major Arena Soccer League". Maslsoccer.com. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  9. "Kickers Bring Aboard Hughes for New Season". Uslleagueone.com. January 2, 2019. Retrieved April 8, 2019.


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