Jamie Hughes (footballer)
Jamie Joseph Hughes (born 5 April 1977) is an English former professional footballer who is notable for becoming the first British footballer to fail a test for a performance-enhancing drug. While a YTS player with Division One Tranmere Rovers in May 1995, he failed a drugs test and was discovered to have taken amphetamines. His punishment for the offence was a six-month ban from football (suspended for two years).
|Full name||Jamie Joseph Hughes|
|Date of birth||5 April 1977|
|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|1997–1999||Connah's Quay Nomads||62||(37)|
|2000||→ Cwmbran Town (loan)||13||(4)|
|2000–2001||Connah's Quay Nomads||10||(2)|
|2005||Connah's Quay Nomads||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Hughes has since played at non-league level for clubs including Vauxhall Motors, Lancaster City and Ashton United. He also played for Rhyl, Bangor City and Connah's Quay Nomads in the League of Wales and Derry City in the Irish league.