New Norwich City manager Chris Hughton factfile

Factfile of new Norwich City manager Chris Hughton.

• Full name: Christopher William Gerard Hughton

• Born: December 11, 1958

• Birthplace: Stratford, London

• Playing career: Tottenham Hotspur (398 apps, 19 goals), West Ham United (43 apps), Brentford (32 apps)


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• Tottenham debut: Tottenham v Manchester United (League Cup second round, 1979)

• Position: Full-back

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• Playing honours: UEFA Cup winner 1984; FA Cup winner 1981, 1982, runner-up 1987; Football League Cup runner-up 1982

• International career: Republic of Ireland (53 caps, Euro 1988 and World Cup 1990 squads)

• Managerial career: Tottenham (1993-2007) reserve team manager, assistant manager, caretaker manager. Newcastle (2008-10) first team coach, caretaker manager, manager 2009-10. Birmingham manager 2011-12. Republic of Ireland assistant manager 2003-05.

• Managerial honours: Championship winner (Newcastle) 2009-10, Championship play-off semi-finalist (Birmingham) 2011-12.

• Family football links: Younger brother Henry played for Leyton Orient, Crystal Palace and Brentford. Son Cian, 23, played for Lincoln City and was released by Birmingham last month.

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